color medium

color medium

[′kəl·ər ‚mēd·ē·əm]
(optics)
Any colored, transparent material that is placed in front of a lighting unit to color the light transmitted.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Another color medium my students love to use are water-soluble oil pastels.
We used acrylic and ink; however, this project could be replicated in any color medium.
I also challenged my students with realism through rendering techniques--sometimes in ink, graphite, charcoal or a color medium.
* After discussing the relationship of color to emotion, students translate their portraits into a color medium (colored pencil, oil pastel, colored marker) or a computer.
"Pop-Art Project = Pride" (page 37) exposes high-schoolers to famous works of art and their creators, develops drawing skills as well as skills with a chosen color medium, and asks students to create their own original "Pop" art piece.
The Athlete in Action introduces the medium of oil pastels which are fluid and very different from any other color medium. Its nature inhibits a tight, precise approach and encourages color, line and shape to be used in a loose and expressive fashion.
Give students the opportunity to choose the color medium for their picture, such as chalk pastels, colored pencils or water-based paints.
Color: The type of color medium students use will affect how their finished art looks.
Frost joined the Westboro art group, he began to expand into color mediums and took watercolor classes from local artists.
When Frost joined the Westboro art group he began to expand into color mediums and took watercolor classes from local artists.