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gouache

 (gwäsh, go͞o-äsh′)
n.
1.
a. A method of painting with opaque watercolors mixed with a preparation of gum.
b. An opaque pigment used when painting in this way.
2. A painting executed in this manner.

[French, from Italian guazzo, from Latin aquātiō, watering, from aquātus, past participle of aquārī, to fetch water, from aqua, water; see akw-ā- in Indo-European roots.]

gouache

(ɡʊˈɑːʃ)
n
1. (Art Terms) Also called: body colour a painting technique using opaque watercolour paint in which the pigments are bound with glue and the lighter tones contain white
2. (Art Terms) the paint used in this technique
3. (Art Terms) a painting done by this method
[C19: from French, from Italian guazzo puddle, from Latin aquātiō a watering place, from aqua water]

gouache

(gwɑʃ, guˈɑʃ)

n.
1. a technique of painting with opaque watercolors prepared with gum.
2. an opaque color used in this technique.
3. a work painted using gouache.
[1880–85; < French]

gouache

(or poster paint) An opaque mixture of watercolor paint and white pigment, as opposed to pure watercolor which employs transparent colors.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gouache - an opaque watercolor prepared with gumgouache - an opaque watercolor prepared with gum
watercolor, water-color, watercolour, water-colour - a water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists
2.gouache - a watercolor executed with opaque watercolors mixed with gum
watercolor, water-color, watercolour, water-colour - a painting produced with watercolors
Translations

gouache

[gʊˈɑːʃ] Nguache m, gouache m

gouache

nGuasch f, → Gouache f
References in classic literature ?
Two panels were entirely hidden under pen-and-ink sketches, Gouache landscapes and Audran engravings, relics of better times and vanished luxury.
The exhibit, curated by Bruce Levingston, will feature oil paintings as well as drawings, watercolors, and gouaches.
The collection of 18 exuberant gouaches and prints dating from 1979-2000 was brought together by the gallery at Northumbria University - which had a long association with the artist - to highlight the importance of Irvin both regionally and nationally.
The exhibition features his early sketches from the 1960s, black-and-white drawings from the 1980s, drawings of nature and figure studies through the 1990s, to gouaches less than a month old.
As in the gouaches made by Sol Lewitt starting in the 1980s, the black ground is the ideal foil to the luminous effects of Argues powdery reds, electric blues and singularly impressive whites.
The Museum Ludwig survey will feature roughly a dozen such works but also some 150 lesser-known pieces in which Baer developed and exceeded her earlier concerns: richly colored gouaches of provocative symmetries and patterns, small rectangular studies (with creased edges and notched corners that allowed her to figure out the workings of her wraparound compositions), watercolors that Baer used to imagine bold installations of paintings, and a nude from 1960 that anticipates the subtle figuration with which Baer left her signature austerity behind.
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These documents include the ambassador's diary, the draft of a final report to the emperor, some diplomatic correspondences, a list of the gifts presented and received, and a series of gouaches executed in Istanbul, as well as a number of oil paintings.
Weise, an artist who lives outside Creswell, has nearly 30 works in the DIVA exhibit, including the pastels, some watercolors, a few gouaches and even some oil paintings, the latter a new direction for him.
Bearden's early work was mostly gouaches (opaque watercolors on brown paper).
Not content with looking at the living plants and distilling their essences in his alchemical laboratory, Francesco had Jacopo Ligozzi paint them in a series of stunning gouaches on paper.
Screen prints and gouaches by Bridget Riley created over the past four decades will be on display from June 18 to August 4.