- Also called: pure watercolour water-soluble pigment, applied in transparent washes and without the admixture of white pigment in the lighter tones
- any water-soluble pigment, including opaque kinds such as gouache and tempera
- a painting done in watercolours
- (as modifier)a watercolour masterpiece
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Derived forms of watercolourwatercolourist or US watercolorist, noun
Words nearby watercolour
Example sentences from the Web for watercolour
For these you will need pen and ink and a box of watercolour paints.
The watercolour drawings for his Walter Scott plates, again, are admirable.The Life Of George Cruikshank, Vol. II. (of II)|Blanchard Jerrold
Santa Claus is also cut from watercolour paper and bent according to the dotted lines.
Alfred Fripp, the watercolour painter, and Fred Goodall became members about the same time.
And, oh, Juliette, bring to me that last little portfolio of watercolour drawings.Despair's Last Journey|David Christie Murray