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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.