Different materials used by artists, such as paint, charcoal, clay and thread.

Media is the plural of MEDIUM.

In this context, it refers to the thing, substance or process you use to produce an artwork. For example, an oil painting is painted using the medium of oil paint; paint, ink and clay are different media. It is also used to refer to something that binds pigments together, such as oil, acrylic, gum, egg yolk or wax.

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