2D Art Mediums

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2D Art Mediums
Introduction to 2D Art
Mediums
The choice of medium significantly affects the image that an artist is able to
produce. The advantages and disadvantages of a medium dictate to a large extent
the level of detail, techniques of perspective, color and shading possibilities,
preservation, cost, etc.
Cherubino Alberti
Prudence [recto], c. 1601
red chalk on laid paper
overall: 28.7 x 17.7 cm (
11 5/16 x 6 15/16 in.)
Chalk
George Bellows
Study for Nude with Hexagonal Quilt, 1924
charcoal and black crayon on wove paper; laid down
overall: 55.5 x 68.2 cm (21 7/8 x 26 7/8 in.)
Charcoal
Burnt Wood Product
Monroe County House with Yellow Datura
Beverly Buchanan
1994, Oil pastel on paper, 60 x 79 in.
Pastel
Chalk medium with pigment
Mary Cassatt. Maternal Kiss.
1897
Le Moulin de la Galette
Vincent van Gogh
Drawing, Charcoal, graphite pencil, and brown ink
Paris: Fall, 1886
Worn Out
Vincent van Gogh
November 1882
Graphite on
watercolor paper
50.4 x 31.6 cm
(19-7/8 x 12-3/8
in.)
Graphite
Soft carbon medium
Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and his Wife (details)
Jan van Eyck
Oils
Combination of oils
and pigments
Le Mont Sainte-Victoire.
Paul Cézanne.
1902-1906
Watercolor
Pigments dissolved in water
Applied to absorbent paper
Derrame, 2007
Los Carpinteros
watercolor on paper
30 7/8 x 40 1/8 inches
(78.5 x 107 cm)
ANGELICO, Fra
Annunciation
1433-34
Tempera on wood, 175 x 180 cm
Museo Diocesano, Cortona
Tempera
Combination of pigments
and egg used as binder
Fresco
Pigments suspended
in water and applied
to wet plaster
Last Judgment
Michelangelo
1537-41
Fresco
Mosaic
Composed of tesserae
(small pieces of glass, stone or other materials of various colors)
Katsushika Hokusai. The Great Wave at Kanagawa
Woodprint
First printing.
Black.
Second printing.
Dull Red.
Third printing.
Deep Blue.
Albrecht Durer. The Adoration of the Magi.
1511
Fifth printing.
Bright Orange.
Sixth printing.
Indian Red.
Seventh printing.
Green.
Eighth printing.
Bluish green.
What are the advantages/disadvantages
of using these mediums?
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