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Artistic Media

Author: Aleisha Olson

This lesson will present an overview of the differences between different artistic media.

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This tutorial discusses the different types of artistic media used by artists.

Source: Image of Spiral Jetty, Robert Smithson, Public Domain,

Terms to Know
Artistic Medium

The material in which a work of art is made, such as painting or sculpture.

Three Dimensional

A work of art that exists in space, usually sculpture, or variations of sculpture.

Traditional Media

Common materials used to make works of art, or architecture, i.e. stone, wood, bronze, ink, paint, paper.

Two Dimensional

A work of art made on a flat surface, such as a painting, drawing, print, or photograph.