Definitions for gouachegwɑʃ, guˈɑʃ
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an opaque watercolor prepared with gum
a watercolor executed with opaque watercolors mixed with gum
A thick, opaque watercolour paint made with gum containing an inert white pigment to make it opaque
A painting made with this paint
Origin: Borrowed from gouache.
a method of painting with opaque colors, which have been ground in water and mingled with a preparation of gum; also, a picture thus painted
Origin: [F., It. guazzo.]
Gouache[p], also spelled guache, is a type of paint consisting of pigment, a binding agent, and sometimes added inert material, designed to be used in an opaque method. It also refers to paintings that use this opaque method. The name derives from the Italian guazzo, and is also referred to as opaque watercolor or bodycolor.
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