DRAFTING MACHINEA machine that combines the functions of a T-
square or straightedge, a triangle, a ruler, and a protractor.
DRAWING The representation of objects, ideas, or emotions on a flat
surface using line, tone, or color.
DRAWING THROUGHSketching in the structural lines of an object as if
it were transparent.
DRIERA substance used to hasten the drying times of paint or ink.
DROP CARDSDrop-out or drop-in title cards rigged to fall in and out of
DROP OUTMasked or opaqued areas present in the halftone negative,
print, or plate.
DROP-OUT HALFTONEA halftone reproduction that eliminates the
screen dots in white areas, often accomplished photographically by the
platemaker or by re-etching.
DRY BRUSHDrawing or painting with a brush that contains very little
substance to create a textural effect.
DRY MOUNTMounting photographs without paste or rubber cement.
DRY MOUNT PRESSAn electrically heated press that activates an
adhesive sheet or foil placed between the image and the illustration board.
DUCKA lead weight used to position a spline while drawing irregular
DUMMYA rough draft or proposal of printed material pasted or bound
together in exact reproduction size that show the areas illustration and text
DUOTONETwo-color halftone print made from a screened photograph.
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