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Is a range of media important in my coursework and exam portfolio?

Students tend to misinterpret the learning outcome of experimentation and usually look at it as just testing out diffrent ideas. This is wroung as experimentation is up to the artist and requires a wide range of skill use.Media plays a major part in the course. It is important to experiment with a wide range of media. Photography, collage, paintings and drawings are all fundamentals. Expressing your ideas in experiemental ways are crucial for succes in the exam and media is the best way to experiment. Find below examples of diffrent media you cn experiment with.

1)Graphite pencil on white cartridge drawing paper. 2)Ink pen or biro pen on brown kraft paper 3)Black and white colouring pencil on grey paper.4)Indian ink and white paint or black and white pencil over a watered down Indian ink ground. 5)Graphite pencil, black biro pen and/or acrylic over a textured ground of collaged text or patterned or textured paper.6)Black biro pen over a ground of splashed ink or smeared acrylic paint.7)Indian ink applied using a stick.8)Black and white charcoal on drawing paper.9)White charcoal on black paper.10)lack watercolours or ink on watercolour paper.​11)Fine liner pens and water pant brush.

​Experimentation of media combinations are infinite and the wider the range you use the more you show your wide skill level and representational as well as experimental skills.

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