Gouache. A heavy, opaque water-soluble paints differing from watercolor in that gouache uses glue to bind the pigments and the lighter tones contain white pigment - the white in watercolor comes from the paper. Gouache also produces a less wet-appearing and more strongly colored picture than watercolor.

"Wasserfahrt in Rheinsberg" (1860) Gouache on light cardboard. Adolph von Menzel

Related Terms: Medium, Pigment, Binder, Oil Paint, Acrylic Paint, Tempera, Watercolor, Fresco, Encaustic.

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