Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Water Color

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12704

(1) An artists’ colors in which the pigment has been mixed with gum as a binder (Gair A (1996) Artist's Manual. Chronicle Books LLC, San Francisco). (2) The term used to describe that form of transparent water painting in which the white of the paper furnishes the lights and in which no white pigment is used during the painting of the picture (Paint/Coatings Dictionary, Compiled by Definitions Committee of the Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology, 1978)

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA