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gouache

Pronunciation: /guˈɑːʃ/

Translation of gouache in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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  • (paint, technique, painting) gouache (masculine), aguada (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Dave combines his love of the mountains with his artistic eye to compose striking images and Billy uses gouache - a method using opaque colours mixed with water, honey and gum - and specialises in paintings of birds, landscapes and plants.
    • There, he has lived for the past 30 years, mastering lithography, oil painting, watercolor, gouache, drawing, engraving, sculpture and ceramics.
    • The exhibits range from creative embroidery to pencil drawings as well as large numbers of oil paintings, gouache and watercolours.
    Example sentences
    • Painted in gouache, watercolor and acrylic, its surface varies from matte to shiny and its colors from transparent to opaque.
    • The gallery will present his reproductions painted in not only watercolor, but also gouache and acrylic paints.
    • Singh has developed a unique process in her works on paper: she paints with watercolor and gouache on heavy paper, abraids the surface with sandpaper, repaints, sands and then paints again.
    Example sentences
    • Many of Erte's original works, including gouaches, serigraphs, bronze sculptures, jewelry and objects d' art were presented, and the ‘Theatre’ room contained furniture crafted from his designs.
    • Exception has to be made only for two sun-filled West Texas landscapes - gouaches Doyle painted with the paper taped to the hood of his car, while pulled over to the side of a country road.
    • In 1941 and 1942-by the sun and a blue sea that she sometimes seems literally to be drawing with, far from her family and the tumult of Berlin, humming as she worked - she painted 1,325 gouaches.

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