- 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
Derived forms of watercolourwatercolourist or US watercolorist, noun
Words nearby watercolour
How to use watercolour in a sentence
Captain Pike had some pretty watercolour drawings and a good collection of curios, picked up at various islands.The Last Voyage|Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
"Sold that watercolour of the obelisk to a man from Peoria," he announced overwhelmingly.The Four Million|O. Henry
Santa Claus is also cut from watercolour paper and bent according to the dotted lines.
Colour the heart on both sides with vermilion watercolour paint and it will then be ready for the silk top.
Let the watercolour box have divisions on the edge of the palette for every colour it contains.