Mediums

In the arts, a medium is a material used by an artist or designer to create a work.
-Wikipedia

Acrylic

Acrylic paint is a very versatile medium.  It can be diluted with water, but becomes water-resistant when dry.  When the acrylic paint is mixed with water, acrylic gels, pastes, or other mediums, the finished product can resemble a watercolor or oil painting.  But an acrylic painting has its own unique characteristics not attainable with any other medium.  The possibilities are endless.
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Drawing

Drawing is a two-dimensional form of art.  It is one of the simplest and most efficient means of communicating visual ideas.  Although drawing is not considered a medium in itself, the tools that create drawings are.  It is a very important skill that serves as the basis for all artwork.  Anyone can learn to draw; it is a matter of dedication and practice.
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Watercolor

Watercolor paint is made of pigments suspended in a water-soluble vehicle.  Most commonly, watercolor paper is used since it is made to stand up to a water medium.  Watercolors are especially fun because of the luminous effect.  Many interesting painting techniques can be used to achieve a unique and interesting composition.
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Oil Pastels

An oil pastel painting appears very much like an oil painting.  In the form of sticks, oil pastels are made of pigment, mixed with non-drying oil and wax binder.  Mineral spirits or turpentine can be used to blend the colors, or blending can be accomplished by simply using fingers and other techniques.
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