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Old 12-15-2018, 12:45 AM
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definition of mixed media please

as sometimes i use more than 1 media, i will appreciate if some1 can bring the official definition of it.

or if brings the link

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Old 12-15-2018, 06:50 AM
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Re: definition of mixed media please

Well, it is self-explanatory. See the forum rules at the top of the forum.

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Old 12-15-2018, 08:29 AM
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Re: definition of mixed media please

sorry: i dont see anything specifically.
please bring the text.
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Old 12-15-2018, 11:08 AM
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Re: definition of mixed media please

Mixed media is mixed media, bro
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Old 12-15-2018, 02:20 PM
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Re: definition of mixed media please

i saw this at another thread: (post17)
http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/show...1458349&page=2
"There is a long-standing argument whether this should be considered mixed media. But recently a regional panel of judges ruled that if more than 50% of the acrylic is over-painted with oil paint, the painting is considered an oil painting.
Not really sure how they determine the 50-50 breakpoint. "

hence my question.
any1?

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Old 12-15-2018, 02:50 PM
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Re: definition of mixed media please

In visual art, mixed media is an artwork in which more than one medium or material has been used. Best I can do for definition
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Old 12-15-2018, 03:10 PM
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Re: definition of mixed media please

thank you for your insight.
i understand and agree. makes sense to me.
but then, when i saw the comment from the fellow of my post made me ask this. what is the 'official' way, so i can post using the correct word.
i hope we may hear from some1 who brings the answer.
in the meantime i will call it as you do.
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Old 12-15-2018, 03:24 PM
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Re: definition of mixed media please

here's the forum description:
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Mixed Media, Encaustics, Collage and Alternative Materials - Works of Mixed Media, Encaustics, Collage and Alternative Materials - Do you use multiple media in your work, or use unorthodox materials on unusual surfaces?

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Re: definition of mixed media please

I understand why you ask the question. I once took second place to another artist in the mixed media category because she used an acrylic underpainting and oil over the top of that. It was a beautiful painting but should have been put in the oils category...her entire surface was painted with oil paints.

Mixed media will have different types of media on the surface of the painting...example, my works have acrylic paints, charcoal, pastels, collage papers and organic materials, fabrics, colored pencil, crayons...you get the idea.
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Old 01-06-2019, 01:52 AM
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Re: definition of mixed media please

thanks a zillion for your great answer.

i couldnt agree more. period. this is the way it makes sense.

but the main reason i am asking this is to make sure am posting at the right forum and will not be blamed for doing so at any other forum.

thanks again.

by the way: i have been painting exclusively with oil, but recently began exploring other medias, especially background with acrylics so i dont have to way a long time before i start using oil for the entire surface.
regards.

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Re: definition of mixed media please

Hi Phil! We won't yell at you if you post in the "wrong" forum Mixed media is viewed very loosely here, so if you wish to show your work here rather than in oils, I'm sure it will be fine. Most of us won't be able to give you much guidance if you have questions about oils, but there are a few here who use them among other media. For questions relating to oils, you'll get better feedback in the oils forum, but we certainly welcome you wherever you feel you fit!
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