What is Mixed Media?
Digital Mixed Media refers to deviations that have been created using combination of at least two DIGITAL art forms: digital painting, airbrushing, 3D objects, fractals, photographs, vectors, etc. There is a misconception that this category is meant for artworks combining both traditional and digital techniques, however this is not true, as Traditional Art also has its own Mixed Media sub-category
. In the case of an artwork created using both digital and traditional techniques, it's up to the artist to decide in which category it should go.
Mixed Media focusing on the formal, non-representational aspect of imagery, emphasizing lines, colors, generalized or geometrical forms.
Mixed Media featuring animals or plants as the main focus.
Mixed Media in which the idea or message, and not the execution, is the main focus.
Mixed Media displaying a dark theme or mood; having a mystical, obscure, sombre, grim or sinister expression.
Mixed Media intended to portray or represent emotion.
Mixed Media that depict supernatural or magical themes often relatating to legend, myth, and enchanted creatures.
Mixed Media art of scenery, real or imaginary.
Mixed Media representation of extreme fear, be it visual (ie. blood and gore) or psychological (ie. mind games).
Mixed Media displaying simplified and reduced imagery.
Digital Mixed Media Art that do not fit into any other category.
Mixed Media art with human characters, emotions, or actions as the main focus.
Mixed Media representing current or historical events in the political arena or depicts political figures.
Mixed Media characterized by morphing objects, bright colors, and spirals, kaleidoscopic or fractal patterns, extreme depth or stylization of detail with the repetition of motifs or warped figures.
Digital Science fiction mixed media depicting speculative scientific discoveries, space travel and scenes, and other world life forms.
Mixed Media that defies the laws of logic and physics, creating often dreamlike scenery in which the impossible and implausible is depicted.