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1. (Art Terms) (usually plural)
a. Also called: pure watercolour water-soluble pigment, applied in transparent washes and without the admixture of white pigment in the lighter tones
b. any water-soluble pigment, including opaque kinds such as gouache and tempera
2. (Art Terms)
a. a painting done in watercolours
b. (as modifier): a watercolour masterpiece.
3. (Art Terms) the art or technique of painting with such pigments
ˈwaterˌcolourist, ˈwaterˌcolorist n
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|Noun||1.||watercolour - water-soluble pigment |
pigment - dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
|2.||watercolour - 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.||watercolour - 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"
|4.||watercolour - the art or technique of painting with watercolors|
painting - creating a picture with paints; "he studied painting and sculpture for many years"
|Verb||1.||watercolour - 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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