Spray painting can be an additional technique added to an artwork in progress, or can be a stand-alone technique such as those pictured below.
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The following set of slides are few examples of altered and reapropriated materials that are held together sometimes by paint, moldelling paste, paint, glue, wire, string, etc. Creative artists working in mixed media can always find uses for discarded materials that can be re-appropriated into their artwork.
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The following set of slides are pictures of mixed-media work on paper, or made of paper. Collage is the most common form assembled from disparate pictures and text from various sources, sometimes offering a representation of something such a the shoe below, and sometimes just abstract shapes, colors and marks such as some of the later examples here. It’s also worth noting that some papers and magazine pictures can be re-appropriated as a drawing surfaces creating a fresh new look to a more traditional media. In some cases, paper can be folded, crumpled, torn or burned to create special effects.
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The following slides are images of artwork of famous and not so famous artists, installed in museums, galleries, outdoor settings, transit stations, churches, as well as school classrooms. Many are hung from ceilings and others are free-standing. All of them combine various and non-traditional media and materials to engage the viewers in challenging ways.
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Earthworks is a category of mixed-media that relies on using natural materials and assembling them into forms of the artist’s conception. It is also a non-destructive and environmentally conscious means of creating art that simply disappears back into the natural environment. The most famous exponent of this method of work is the Scottish artist, Andy Goldsworthy.