Home > Resources > Glossary > Definitions - W > Watercolor


A painting medium in which the binder is gum arabic. Water is used to thinning, lightening or mixing. 1. A painting compound of water-soluble pigment. A type of paint in which the pigments are dissolved in water. The binding material is usually made of glue, casein, or gum. It comes in paste or hardened cake form.


  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z