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graphic design 2 ON PAPER
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A BRIEF HISTORY OF PAPER ± Paper comes from Greek word, “Papyrus” Papyrus is a plant that grows on the banks of the River Nile in Egypt. Paper is mostly a natural product. ± Natural paper was invented in China, around 105 C.E. It took 1,000 years for paper to reach Europe. ± The first paper mill- a factory that produces paper- was established in the town of Xativa, Spain. ± Before the 19 th century, all paper was handmade! The first papermaking machine was invented by Nicholas-Louis Robert in 1798. It was patented by Henry and Sealy Fourdrinier. Modern papermaking machines are named Fourdriniers.
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TYPES OF PAPER ± Printing paper Paper that is used in the mass production of designs. ± Artist’s Papers Paper used by artists for drawing, painting, sketching.
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CHARACTERISTICS OF PAPER ± Items to consider when selecting paper: FINISH BRIGHTNESS COLOR OPACITY WEIGHT BULK RECYCLED CONTENT
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CHARACTERISTICS OF PAPER ± Finish The final feel of the surface of the page when printed. Typical finishes include
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2011 for the course GRA 113c taught by Professor Lopez during the Fall '11 term at Miami Dade College, Miami.

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