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Thick, rough-textured paper used for drawing and for strong envelopes.
- ‘The fine tones of watercolors are recreated on top-quality cartridge paper, identical to the original, according to company officials.’
- ‘The top ones were drawn on cartridge paper and then painted in watercolour using sepia colour paint, and the bottom ones were painted straight onto watercolour paper using light red.’
- ‘The first cartoon strip submitted for publication in 1981 was drawn in pen and ink on cartridge paper and about three times larger than the printed size.’
- ‘I'd intended to draw it first on cartridge paper, then watercolour it on watercolour paper, but I decided that would take too long and that I would colour the first version using pencils.’
- ‘We set up a painting station under our gazebo - laying out newspapers, cartridge paper, water buckets, paint bottles and brush holders.’
- ‘They were squatted all along the river bank with oversized pads of cartridge paper and soft dark pencils.’
- ‘We will send you a great new Audi Blogbond beautifully presented on blank A4 cartridge paper - for a one-off payment of only £5.74.’
- ‘It all began with a large sheet of blank cartridge paper calling to be filled with images.’
- ‘We had to draw on newsprint because there wasn't enough cartridge paper to go round.’
- ‘Once upstairs, she found a wooden door marked with an A4 piece of cartridge paper, decorated with glitter and sequins and spelling out her first name in finger-painted letters.’
- ‘You need ordinary envelopes and cheap cartridge paper or newsprint.’
- ‘So how did you get into this business, I ask, as he sets up a crisp new sheet of white cartridge paper on his easel.’
- ‘The only thing ringing in her head was the scratching of the pencil lead on the cartridge paper.’
Mid 17th century: originally used to make cartridge cases.
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