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a. A paint composed of a water-soluble pigment.
b. A work that is executed through the use of this paint.
2. The art of using watercolors.
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wa•ter•col•or(ˈwɔ tərˌkʌl ər, ˈwɒt ər-)
1. a pigment for which water is used as the vehicle.
2. the art or technique of painting with such pigments.
3. a painting or design using such pigments.adj.
4. of or using watercolor.
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A paint medium of color pigments mixed with water-soluble gum arabic. When moistened with water, a watercolor paint produces a transparent color that is applied to paper, usually white, the paper showing through the paint.
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|Noun||1.||watercolor - a painting produced with watercolors|
gouache - a watercolor executed with opaque watercolors mixed with gum
painting, picture - graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface; "a small painting by Picasso"; "he bought the painting as an investment"; "his pictures hang in the Louvre"
|2.||watercolor - a water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists|
gouache - an opaque watercolor prepared with gum
water-base paint - paint in which water is used as the vehicle
|3.||watercolor - water-soluble pigment |
pigment - dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
|4.||watercolor - the art or technique of painting with watercolors|
painting - creating a picture with paints; "he studied painting and sculpture for many years"
|Verb||1.||watercolor - paint with watercolors |
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
paint - make a painting; "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden"
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