Definitions for "Sinopia"
A red pigment made from sinopite.
A full scale drawing made directly on the a wall surface in preparation for a mural painting. Traditionally, these drawings were made with red earth pigment called sinopia.
underdrawing for fresco made with reddish, greenish or brownish earth colour with water brushed on the Ariccio layer, over which the Intonaco is applied before painting.