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watercolour

(US), watercolor
1. 
a. water-soluble pigment, applied in transparent washes and without the admixture of white pigment in the lighter tones
b. any water-soluble pigment, including opaque kinds such as gouache and tempera
2. 
a. a painting done in watercolours
b. (as modifier): a watercolour masterpiece
3. the art or technique of painting with such pigments
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The third picture is another watercolour, of Victoria's grandson Prince Friedrich as a baby holding a rattle.
John Robert Cozens (1752 - 1797) was a British painter of watercolour landscapes and one of the most respected artists of his generation.
The four-day festival also saw artists create the longest watercolour painting ever done in the UAE.
When in 2011 Tate Britain staged 'Watercolour', its first ever exhibition devoted solely to the medium, it was felt by many critics that this largely chronological show lost direction once it reached the modern era.
Understanding Watercolours Huon Mallalieu (Antique Collectors' Club, pounds 29.95) The art of watercolour painting is one of the most difficult things for any artist to achieve successfully, therefore the achievements of the masters - Turner, Cotman, Samuel Palmer, David Cox (Birmingham born and in love with the mountains and heaths of Wales) John Linnell, Myles Birket Foster, Callow, William Payne and all the rest of those men who could achieve miracles with the flick of a brush, seems all the more incredible.
Sarah Richardson, keeper of fine art at the Laing, said the exhibition was also designed to encourage people to think afresh about watercolour painting.
The oldest work on display is The Drinking Pool by Gainsborough (1760-1770), a monoch r ome i n pen, ink and wash - a precursor to watercolour.
Charcoal and watercolour with graphite on watercolour paper, 2002
Have you ever admired a watercolour painting and wondered how the use of such simple elements could produce such a masterpiece?
South Porcupine -- Preserving Northern Ontario's heritage in vibrant watercolour prints and ink renderings is inspiring work for Gayle Ballantyne of Gayle's Drawing Room.
Watercolour of the Maitreya temple, part of the fourteenth-century royal citadel of Tingmogang in Ladakh, from Tibetan Pilgrimage--Architecture of the Socred Land, by Michel Peissel, London: Abrams, 2005, [pounds sterling]19.95.