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French from Italian guazzo from Latin aquātiō watering from aquātus past participle of aquārī to fetch water from aqua water akw-ā- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Borrowing from French.
Students should have some basic ability in observational drawing skills and painting, but no previous experience of using gouache is required.
My pictures can be realistic or imaginative using watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastel, gouache, pen and wash or mixed media.
With neat white gouache representing perhaps waves or foam, drag the paint in a broken brush stroke method over the dark surface.
Her many paintings, just over 400 in total, were sketched in pencil and then painted with gouache.
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