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Art Encyclopedia - Mixed Media

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Mixed Media
Mixed media in art refers to a work of art which was created by using a combination of more than one medium. The term is not to be confused with "multimedia art" which implies a broader scope of mixed media, combining visual art with non-visual elements or with elements of the other arts such literature, drama, dance or music.

Using mixed media in your art work can give your work a variety of interesting effects and combining found objects in the mixed media work will often add deeper levels of meaning to the work.





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