LESSON 3/LEARNING EVENT 1
MEDIA AND TECHNIQUES
Describe various media and their parts, and techniques for using those media.
Given information and examples on various media and techniques.
Demonstrate competency of the task skills and knowledge by correctly responding to 75 percent
or more of the multiple-choice test covering media and techniques.
Learning Event 1:
Media are the materials used to make an image. Once you understand the systematic
approach, you must be aware of the various media available enabling you to create an image.
You must also develop the skills to use those tools. Media (singular medium) have two main
groups: line media and tone media.
a. Line media includes the materials which produce a black and white image, such as
ink on paper. Line media uses no greys or tones. Use line media to make reproducible or
camera-ready art. Some line media are pen and ink, brush and ink, and black magic markers.
You can create a variety of effects using pen or brush and ink. Use this media to make line art
There are two types of ink: writing ink and drawing ink. Writing ink is relatively
thin and transparent whereas drawing ink is much more opaque. Drawing ink is a must for
illustrations or they may show streaks or spots.