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Understanding the Differences between Media

Understanding the Differences between Media

Author: Erin Aldana

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

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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.