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Commercial Paper

An unsecured, short-term debt security issued by a corporation. Commercial paper is usually issued at a discount from par, and is a popular investment with mutual funds. It usually is issued in large denominations (over $250,000) and has a maturity of less than 270 days, with most maturing within one or two months of issue. It is a highly liquid investment and forms part of the money market. It is often simply called paper.


A short-term unsecured note. This is generally used interchangeably with the term commercial paper.


Short-term, unsecured debt securities that a corporation issues are often referred to as paper -- for short-term commercial paper. The term is sometimes used to refer to any corporate bonds, whether secured or unsecured, short or long term.


Slang for promissory notes.If a seller is willing to provide some or all of the financing for a property, the seller would say,“I'm willing to hold some paper.” Lenders who specialize in loans to borrowers with less-than-ideal credit histories are said to specialize in B paper.

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Bonnie Bartell has made a series of odd and beautiful paper sculptures, now on display at the Karin Clarke Gallery downtown.
2) Robert Sabuda's "Winter in White" features paper sculptures rendered in white.
The art which ranged from prints, drawings and photographs to paper sculpture and paintings, was judged by renowned publisher, exhibitor, and distributor of contemporary editions of art, Karen McCready.
to start students out with a paper sculpture for their first project.
Examples of media displayed at the galleries includes: drawings, engravings, woodcuts, wood engravings, linocuts, etchings, mezzotint, aquatint, drypoint, monoprints, monotypes, lithography, screen-prints, serigraphs, digital and Giclee prints, foil imaging, collage, oil paintings, reverse glass paintings, pastels, watercolors, photography, photograms, Le Tirage Au Charbon method photographs, sculpture, masks, paper cutting and paper sculpture, ceramics, glass, textiles, mixed media, livres d'artistes books and portfolios, murals, new media art, computer art, multimedia art, video art, holograms, graffiti and unauthorized signage art, robotic art, interactive art, installation art, and more.
Teletrofono, 2004 (the title of which refers to a failed attempt to patent the telephone by Garibaldi's housemate and compatriot Antonio Meucci), is the pencil drawing James used to plan the baroque system of folds made around a single, uninterrupted cut that would eventually become Sweat Equity (whose title leads us back to the article about the housing market), 2004, a paper sculpture of the Garibaldi memorial.
Student works were evaluated on the basis of: harmonious use of color, paper cutting and paper sculpture skills, pleasing variety of parts, and balanced, unified arrangement of parts.
In my "Introduction to Sculpture and Ceramics" class, I prefer to start students out with a paper sculpture for their first project, since most of them have had experience with manipulating paper, whether it's paper-mache or something more complex such as origami.
Prize art Richard Sweeney's intricate paper sculpture Dodecahedron
An exciting, easy way to use paper sculpture medium for advanced, as well as beginning students.
The next five to six weeks of art are dedicated to creating this paper sculpture project.
Visit with paper sculpture artist Philip Cox, and view his work.