- a technique of painting with opaque watercolors prepared with gum.
- an opaque color used in painting a gouache.
- a work painted using gouache.
Origin of gouache
Examples from the Web for gouache
Historical Examples of gouache
He worked in gouache and his style is said to have influenced Hall.Chats on Old Miniatures
J. J. Foster
The leaf, which has been removed from the stick, is of paper, painted in gouache.
The paper mount is painted in gouache; and on the reverse is a view of a fort.
Gouache laughed a little and looked at Orsino as though asking his opinion.
The hounds did not meet on that day, or he would not have been at Gouache's at all.
- Also called: body colour a painting technique using opaque watercolour paint in which the pigments are bound with glue and the lighter tones contain white
- the paint used in this technique
- a painting done by this method
Word Origin for gouache
Word Origin and History for gouache
1882, from French gouache, from Italian guazzo "water color," originally "spray, pool," from Latin aquatio "watering, watering place," from aquatus, past participle of aquari "to bring water for drinking," from aqua (see aqua-).