- a pigment for which water and not oil is used as the vehicle.
- the art or technique of painting with such pigments.
- a painting or design executed in such pigments by this technique.
Origin of watercolor
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Examples from the Web for watercolorist
Adding injury to insult, the blog erroneously accuses Bremer of being a “watercolorist.”Paul Bremer’s New Canvas: Bush’s Iraq Boss Embraces Artistic Side
August 3, 2012
Word Origin and History for watercolorist
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