FIRST GENERATION Photographically reproduced copy made from the
FIX To spray with a clear coat to protect or preserve an image surface.
FIXATIVE Any clear solution sprayed or coated on a surface to stabilize,
protect, or preserve an image.
FIXER A solution or chemical that stabilizes the development of
FLEXIBLE CURVE RULEA scale or rule that bends in shape to irregular
FLAKE WHITE See WHITE LEAD.
FLANNEL BOARD Also called FELTBOARD. A presentation board
covered in felt or flannel that cut out shapes backed with a slightly abrasive
backing will cling to.
FLAPPING See MOUNTING AND FLAPPING.
FLAT BRUSH A flat oil painting brush that is thicker and with longer
bristles than the bright brush.
FLAT COLOR Color that is dull or grayed or has a matte surface.
FLAT TONE An area of uniform or even color.
FLIP CARD One of a series of photographs or drawings shown in
sequence to tell a story or deliver a message.
FLOP To reverse from right to left or vice versa.
FLOPPY DISK A disk of magnetic oxide that stores electronic data for
retrieval by a computer disk drive.
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