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List of art media

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Art media is the material used by an artist, composer or designer to create a work of art. This is a list of types of art and the materials used within those types.

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ArchitectureEdit

CarpentryEdit

CeramicsEdit

DrawingEdit

ElectronicEdit

FilmEdit

FoodEdit

A chef's tools and equipment, including ovens, stoves, grills, and griddles. Specialty equipment may be used, including salamanders, French tops, woks, tandoors, and induction burners.

GlassEdit

InstallationEdit

Installation art is a site-specific form of sculpture that can be created with any material. An installation can occupy a large amount of space, create an ambience, transform/disrupt the space, exist in the space. One way to distinguish an installation from a sculpture (this may not apply to every installation) is to try to imagine it in a different space. If the objects present difficulties in a different space than the original, it is probably an installation.

LightEdit

LiteratureEdit

Natural worldEdit

PaintingEdit

Traditional paint mediaEdit

Supports for paintingEdit

Traditional tools and methodsEdit

Mural techniquesEdit

Muralists use many of the same media as panel painters, but due to the scale of their works, use different techniques. Some such techniques include:

Graphic narrative mediaEdit

Comics creators use many of the same media as traditional painters.

Performing artsEdit

The performing arts is a form of entertainment that is created by the artist's own body, face and presence as a medium. There are many skills and genres of performance, dance, theatre and re-enactment being examples. Performance art is a performance that may not present a conventional formal linear narrative.

PhotographyEdit

In photography a photosensitive surface is used to capture an optical still image, usually utilizing a lens to focus light. Some media include:

PrintmakingEdit

SculptureEdit

In sculpting, a solid structure and textured surface is shaped or combined using substances and components, to form a three-dimensional object. The size of a sculptured work can be built very big and could be considered as architecture, although more commonly a large statue or bust, and can be crafted very small and intricate as jewellery, ornaments and decorative reliefs.

MaterialsEdit

Carving mediaEdit

Casting mediaEdit

Modeling mediaEdit

Assembled mediaEdit

Finishing materialsEdit

ToolsEdit

SoundEdit

The art of sound can be singular or a combination of speech or objects and crafted instruments, to create sounds, rhythms and music for a range of sonic hearing purposes. See also music and sound art.

Technical productsEdit

The use of technical products as an art medium is a merging of applied art and science, that may involve aesthetics, efficiency and ergonomics using various materials.

TextilesEdit

In the art of textiles a soft and flexible material of fibers or yarn is formed by spinning wool, flax, cotton, or other material on a spinning wheel and crocheting, knitting, macramé (knotting), weaving, or pressing fibres together (felt) to create a work.

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