Types of Art Media


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There's all kinds of art out there, including drawing, painting, photography, mixed media, printmaking and sculpture. View examples of each and find other useful links and books to learn more.

Created and presented by Becky O'Neil, Teen Librarian at the Westerville Public Library.

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  • Pencils (3B, 2H), graphite sticks, regular and kneaded eraser. India ink. Markers with double tip. Should have brought blender marker. Oil pastels, colored pencils. Should have brought chalk. Should have brought pens of different size tips.
  • Watercolor, watercolor paper, acrylic in tube, tempera, brushes, tiny canvas. Should have brought oils, oil, and thinner to show.
  • Discussed iPhone photography as art: cropping, composition of collage, filters. All artistic decisions.
  • Mod Podge
  • Brought EZ-cut with design, and metal etched plate with design. Should have brought brayer and monotype example.
  • Should have had more here -- clay?
  • More -- poetry, dance, music, singing, lyrics, writing, other forms of art?
  • Types of Art Media

    1. 1. Types of Art Media! Becky O’Neil Westerville Public Library boneil@westervillelibrary.org
    2. 2. Drawing ● Pencil ● Colored pencil ● Ink ● Markers ● Pastels ● Chalk
    3. 3. Painting ● Watercolor ● Acrylic ● Oil ● Tempera 1001 de culori (Watercolor by lovemk via deviantart)
    4. 4. Photography ● Film ● Digital Instagram collage by @nurse_frugal
    5. 5. Mixed Media ● Collage ● Assemblage ● Other media mixed together! Assemblage by mylittlelovebox via Etsy
    6. 6. Printmaking ● Linocut ● Woodcut ● Etching ● Monoprint Woodcut print by Dave Smallen
    7. 7. Sculpture ● 3-dimensional ● Clay, stone, metal, etc. ● Or something simple (twist ties?)
    8. 8. Helpful Links Art Media Types (Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles) http://edu.moca.org/education/curric/media Art is Fun with Thaneeya McArdle: Explore Media http://www.art-is-fun.com/art-medium.html
    9. 9. Books *did not show at presentation Kid Made Modern Kid Made Modern: All About Collage Making Amazing Art!: 40 activities using the 7 elements of art design 123 I can make prints (Starting Art series) 123 I can collage (Starting Art series) Sneaky art: Crafty surprises to hide in plain sight The Usborne children’s book of art A book about design: Complicated doesn’t make it good Another book about design: Complicated doesn’t make it bad A book about color: A clear and simple guide for young artists Let’s make some great fingerprint art
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