RULING PENAn instrument that holds ink between two adjustable blades.
RUNNING HEADThe title repeated at the top of consecutive pages in a
book or magazine.
SABLE BRUSHA flat or round-shaped brush made from the tail hair of a
Kolinsky (Asiatic) mink.
SAFELIGHT A colored light used to illuminate a darkroom without
harming photosensitive film or paper.
SANDPAPER PADA pad of sandpaper sheets mounted on a strip of wood
used to sharpen a pencil lead or pastel.
SANS SERIFWithout serifs, a letter that does not have a finishing stroke.
SATURATIONThe purity or intensity of color.
SCALE(1) Proportions or relative dimensions; (2) To enlarge or reduce
without changing the original proportions.
SCALE CLIPA clip attached to a scale that focuses on the scale currently
SCALE DRAWINGA drawing that shows relative sizes and proportions.
SCALINGAlso called DIMENSIONING or SIZING. Enlarging or
reducing copy or an image to the correct dimensions to occupy a given area.
SCANNING AREAThe total area or picture that the camera sees.
SCRAP FILESee RESEARCH FILE.
SCRATCHBOARDA type of illustration board with a chalky surface
uniformly covered with ink.
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