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2011-10-16 21:32:13

They’re the building block of graphite – ultra-thin sheets of carbon, just one atom thick, whose discovery was lauded in 2010 with a Nobel Prize in Physics.

2011-08-31 07:00:00

Madison Art and Framing has opened a retail picture framing shop on Madison’s south side. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) August 31, 2011 J and S Framing,

2011-08-17 08:00:00

CLEVELAND, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Faber-Castell combines centuries of experience with high quality materials to produce the finest art products available for professional artists.

2011-08-04 09:00:00

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2010-09-16 16:05:54

A pencil, containing a solid pigment core within a protective casing, is a common writing implement or art medium. Having a case keeps the pigment from breaking as well as from marking the user's hand. Pencils differ from pens because they leave marks by physical abrasion rather than staining the paper. The pigment leaves behind a trail of material that adheres to the sheet of paper or other writing surface. Cores are usually made of graphite mixed with clay to bind it. Graphite is durable...

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