Definitions for gouachegwɑʃ, guˈɑʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gouachegwɑʃ, guˈɑʃ(n.)

  1. a technique of painting with opaque watercolors prepared with gum.

    Category: Fine Arts

  2. an opaque color used in this technique.

    Category: Fine Arts

  3. a work painted using gouache.

    Category: Fine Arts

Origin of gouache:

1880–85; < F

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gouache(noun)

    an opaque watercolor prepared with gum

  2. gouache(noun)

    a watercolor executed with opaque watercolors mixed with gum

Wiktionary

  1. gouache(Noun)

    A thick, opaque watercolour paint made with gum containing an inert white pigment to make it opaque

  2. gouache(Noun)

    A painting made with this paint

  3. Origin: Borrowed from gouache.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gouache(noun)

    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

Freebase

  1. Gouache

    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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