Trivium Art History

Mediums

60

Acrylic

7

Aquatint

5

Blood

Can an art medium be off-limits?

65

Bronze

Invented for war, perfected by art

5

Calotype

Another loser in the race to democratize photography

34

Canvas

5

Cardboard

13

Ceramic

29

Chalk

A Paleolithic material still in use

32

Charcoal

19

Clay

30

Collage

12

Colored Pencil

7

Copper

15

Crayon

5

Daguerréotype

5

Diamonds

6

Diorite

31

Drawing

15

Drypoint

Soft marks from scarring metal

11

Enamel

69

Engraving

71

Etching

9

Fresco

23

Gelatin Silver Print

8

Glass

37

Gold

50

Gold Leaf

97

Gouache

From the Italian word for 'mud'

27

Graphite

Our pencils contain a super-material

122

Ink

7

Iron

7

Ivory

5

Jade

7

Letterpress

16

Limestone

7

Linocut

82

Lithography

55

Marble

The stone that glows like human skin

12

Mixed Media

1735

Oil on Canvas

10

Oil on Fiberboard

155

Oil on Panel

54

Oil on Paper

96

Paper

9

Paper Board

33

Pastels

23

Pen

44

Pencil

36

Photography

6

Pigment

8

Plaster

8

Sand

5

Sandstone

10

Screenprint

36

Silk

19

Silver

5

Steel

28

Stone

63

Tempera

29

Tempra on Panel

23

Terracotta

9

Textiles

6

Vellum

163

Watercolor

5

Wax

30

Wood

55

Wood Block Print