watercolour

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v watercolour paint with watercolors
    • n watercolour the art or technique of painting with watercolors
    • n watercolour a painting produced with watercolors
    • n watercolour a water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists
    • n watercolour water-soluble pigment
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Usage

In literature:

They walked in silence down to the quiet rooms where the Turner watercolours hung.
"The Dark Flower" by John Galsworthy
He discovered therefore one morning that an idea had come to him for making a series of watercolour drawings of London.
"The Forsyte Saga, Volume I." by John Galsworthy
He discovered therefore one morning that an idea had come to him for making a series of watercolour drawings of London.
"The Forsyte Saga, Complete" by John Galsworthy
In 1873 the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours voted him honorary member, a recognition which gave him great pleasure at the time.
"The Life of John Ruskin" by W. G. Collingwood
In watercolours did Mr.
"The Great Adventure" by Arnold Bennett
Denzil Cantercot sat in his fur overcoat at the open window, looking at the landscape in watercolours.
"The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes" by Israel Zangwill
And, oh, Juliette, bring to me that last little portfolio of watercolour drawings.
"Despair's Last Journey" by David Christie Murray
In this is the Public Library, where some watercolours and old prints of vanished houses are hung on the staircase.
"The Strand District" by Sir Walter Besant
Once, twenty-five years ago, he sold a watercolour for ten lire and he has never forgotten it.
"Olive in Italy" by Moray Dalton
Captain Pike had some pretty watercolour drawings and a good collection of curios, picked up at various islands.
"The Last Voyage" by Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
Watercolour, she felt, seemed somehow nearer the Commandments than oils.
"The Pastor's Wife" by Elizabeth von Arnim
The walls of pale green were adorned with watercolour pictures, and many mirrors draped with Liberty silk.
"The Mandarin's Fan" by Fergus Hume
Watercolour sketches were the medium.
"Dramatic Technique" by George Pierce Baker
Then he painted very well, and gave me lessons in watercolours.
"My Memoirs" by Marguerite Steinheil
The walls are covered with watercolours, sketches, and photographs.
"Empires and Emperors of Russia, China, Korea, and Japan" by P├ęter Vay
He also achieved some success as a painter in watercolour.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 2" by Various
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In news:

Watercolour struggles to breathe in age of new media art.
The artist known to redditors simply as "Shitty Watercolour " made a name for himself on the link-sharing site by transforming user comments into exactly the sort of paintings that his name suggests.
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