gouache

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gouache a watercolor executed with opaque watercolors mixed with gum
    • n gouache an opaque watercolor prepared with gum
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gouache gwȧsh 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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gouache A method of painting with water-colors mixed and modified with white, so as to be opaque and to present a dead surface. This process is much used in Italy to Supply at a small price views of landscapes, ancient monuments, etc. It is well adapted to produce, in skilful hands, an excellent effect with little labor, especially when the observer is at some distance. The method is useful also for scenery in theaters and the like.
    • n gouache Work painted according to this method.—
    • n gouache A pigment used in such painting.
    • gouache Noting the method of painting known as gouache, or a work executed by that method.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Gouache gwash a method of water-colour painting with opaque colours, mixed with water, honey, and gum, presenting a dead surface: work painted according to this method.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., It. guazzo,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.

Usage

In literature:

Anastase Gouache, the great painter, is also in Rome.
"Don Orsino" by F. Marion Crawford
Troost worked in oil, pastel, and gouache with equal facility; and produced many excellent mezzotints and etchings.
"The Standard Galleries - Holland" by Esther Singleton
They had scarcely sat down and he could see that Ghisleri was beginning to talk, when Anastase Gouache appeared and stood still before them.
"Pietro Ghisleri" by F. (Francis) Marion Crawford
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In news:

Comic Riffs could readily see his eye-catching gouaches hanging in a gallery exhibiting macabre cartoonists, and his animation style might make even "Beavis & Butt-Head's" creator say: "Kewwl".
Drawn in orange and flesh-pink gouache, it here stalked across the page and there shrunk to the size of a pea.
Representing works authenticated by the Comité Magritte from 2000-2010, this collection comprises oils, gouaches, and drawings that provide a more complete picture of the Surrealist's prodigious output.
Spare, poetic text and folksy gouache illustrations celebrate the joys of learning as a group of Haitian children make their way to school in the pre-dawn hours.
Littlewood's ( The Color of Home ) gorgeous, realistic watercolor-and-gouache renderings of life on the African plains steal the spotlight for this tale of a girl's search for love.
Aaron Douglas (American, 1899–1979), 1930 Gouache.
The exhibition is comprised of drawings in conte crayon, pastel, gouache and ink by Rosier and sculpture in bronze and steel by Wandel.
Chance Foreman doesn't bother with gouache, watercolors, oil or acrylics when he's making a piece of art.
Conceal Project, 2012: Watercolor, Ink and Gouache: Dawn Black.
The artist works in mixed media, watercolor, oil, acrylic, pen and ink, gouache and collage.
A Marino Marini gouache, fully authenticated, hit a winning bid of $82,500 against an estimate of $20,000 to $30,000.
Matisse's 1919 drawing The Plumed Hat and Picasso 's 1939 gouache The Bather by the Sea are two other featured works in the display.
Prismacolor pencil, graphite, pen, gouache and metallic paint on Stonehenge paper.
View full size Courtesy Timothy Callaghan Timothy Callaghan's "Fun House," 2012, painted in gouache on paper, celebrates summertime pleasures.
Gouache, graphite and colored pencil.
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In science:

Gouache, Description and status report of the ERASME system., Tech.
Interest Point Detection for Reconstruction in High Granularity Tracking Detectors
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