MATERIALS


Definition: Materials used to create the object.

Guidelines: This is a list of suggested terms. Please use the terminology found here. If medium is not listed, it is acceptable to use a term not on list. Not always necessary to fill in.

Capitalize each item and use semi-colon between listed items.

NOTE: Please do not use Mosaic as a medium. We use it as a technique, and the corresponding medium would be either glass or marble or another material.

Abalone
Acacia
Acrylic
Alabaster
Alder
Amethyst
Antler
Argon
Ash (wood)
Balsa wood
Bamboo
Bark
Basalt
Beech
Beeswax
Birch
Black chalk
Black marble
Blown glass
Board & batten
Bone
Boxwood
Brass
Brazilwood
Breccia marble
Brick
Bronze
Buckskin
Burlap
Calcite
Camel hair
Cane
Canvas
Canvas board
Cardboard
Carrara marble
Casein
Cast iron
Casting plaster
Cedar
Celadon
Cement
Ceramic glaze
Ceramics
Chalk
Chamois
Charcoal
Chinese ink
Chinese silk
Chintz
Chlorite
Clapboard siding
Clay
Cloth
Cobblestone
Concrete
Conté crayon
Copper
Coral
Cotton
Crystal
Damask
Delftware
Diamond
Earthenware
Ebony
Elm
Enamel
English pewter
Engobe
Faience
Feathers
Felsite
Felt
Fiber
Fiberboard
Film
Finishing varnish
Fish scales
Flagstone
Flax
Flint glass
Foil
French tile
Fur
Garnet
Gems
Gesso
Glass
Glaze
Goat hair
Gold
Gold plate
Gouache
Gourd
Granite
Graphite
Gray marble
Green marble
Ground glass
Gypsum
Hardwood
Hemp
Hide
Horn
Horsehair
Human hair
India ink
Ink
Iron
Ironwood
Ivory
Jade
Jasper
Jute
Kente
Koa
Lace
Lacquer
Laurel
Lead
Lead glass
Leaf
Leather
Limestone
Linen
Linseed oil
Mahogany
Maiolica
Majolica
Maple
Marble
Mat board
Matte glaze
Metal
Mixed media
Muslin
Natural fiber
Norman brick
Nylon
Oak
Oil
Oil stain
Oil varnish
Oilcloth
Olive
Opal
Paint
Paper
Papyrus
Paraffin
Parchment
Paste glass
Pastel
Pearl
Pebble
Pencil
Pewter
Photographic materials
Picture varnish
Pigment
Pine
Pink marble
Plaster
Plaster of Paris
Plastic
Plate
Plexiglass (TM)
Pods
Poplar
Porcelain
Porphyry
Precious metal
Precious stones
Quartz
Quartz crystal
Quill
Raffia
Raku
Rattan
Red chalk
Redwood
Rice paper
Rock
Roman brick
Roman pewter
Roman tile
Rosewood
Rubble
Sailcloth
Salt glaze
Sandalwood
Sandstone
Satin
Schist
Scrap metal
Seed
Semiprecious stones
Sepia
Shell
Shellac
Shingles
Siding
Silk
Silver
Skin
Slate
Slip glaze
Soapstone
Sod
Soil
Spanish tile
Stain
Stained glass
Steatite
Steel
Sterling silver
Stone
Stoneware
Stucco
Teak
Tempera
Terracotta
Terrazzo
Tesserae
Textiles
Tile
Tin
Tooth
Topaz
Tortoise shell
Turquoise
Tusk
Variegated marble
Varnish
Varnish stain
Vellum
Venetian glass
Vinyl
Wallpaper
Walnut
Wash
Water stain
Watercolor
Wax
White marble
Wicker
Wire
Wood
Wool
Wrought iron
Yellow varnish