A technique using ink, usually diluted with water, applied with a brush. Although drawings can be made with wash alone, it is more often used in conjunction with line or contour drawings in pen and ink to depict areas of light and shade. Also used in watercolor painting and occasionally in oil painting to describe a broad thin layer of diluted pigment. Also refers to a drawing made in this technique.
when used in connection to watercolor, this term denotes a covering with a broad layer of color applied by a continuous movement of the brush. When applied to ink drawings, the term usually means the use of diluted ink. However, pen drawings are often frequently washed with a different color. A Monk, Visiting A Fellow Monk in a Penitentiary Cell by François-Marius Granet uses wash throughout the drawing.
a solution of thinner (xylene, toluene, mineral spirits) added to a smaller amount of solvent based sealer with dry RA added for color, applied with a pump up sprayer, airless or brush. Effective for accent stamped areas, coloring individual stones or evening out colors.
To brush a liquid over the top of any baked item, before, during, or after the baking process. Melted butter, egg, oil, water and milk, are the common baking washes that are used today. (see basting brush)
A general term usually used to refer to diluted ink applied with a brush; washes can also be made of chalk or colored pigments mixed with water. In the case of watercolor, "wash" means the application of a broad layer of color by a continuous motion of the brush.
Heavily thinned dark paint brushed on over a textured area, which runs into cracks and crevices and dries to form shadows and shading. Washes can be improved by adding a tiny bit of liquid dishwashing soap, which prevents it from beading up. Washes are often used in tandem with drybrushing to create a more realistic 3-D effect in a paint job.
a thin layer of transparent colour created by a paint medium diluted with water. Laying washes of colour is a characteristic technique of watercolour painting but can also be applied to work in gouache or acrylics.
To cleanse by ablution, or dipping or rubbing in water; to apply water or other liquid to for the purpose of cleansing; to scrub with water, etc., or as with water; as, to wash the hands or body; to wash garments; to wash sheep or wool; to wash the pavement or floor; to wash the bark of trees.
The broken water left behind a carelessly speeding vessel. The surging action of the waves in the wash of a large boat can be very powerful. Keep that in mind when you are sharing the water with smaller crafts.
remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent; "he washed the dirt from his coat"; "The nurse washed away the blood"; "Can you wash away the spots on the windows?"; "he managed to wash out the stains"
(1) Coarse alluvial sediments. (2) The downslope movement of small particles of soil by overland flow. Also called sheetwash. (3) A term used in the United States for a shallow intermittent stream channel found in arid and semi-arid regions.
A piece of ground washed by the action of a sea or river, or sometimes covered and sometimes left dry; the shallowest part of a river, or arm of the sea; also, a bog; a marsh; a fen; as, the washes in Lincolnshire.
1. To switch points and hit an opposing checker. See switch points. 2. To settle a cube in a money game for zero points. He had a double shot to hit the blot for the win, so they agreed to wash the 16 cube.
(n.): The color and texture produced by the finishing process of washing the jean; creates varying results, such as an aged appearance or enhanced softness and can include applying colored dye and resin.
An activity that, if men had their way, would only be done once or twice a month. Down beneath it all, most men would much rather cover themselves in mud and walk around in skins. Which explains the popularity of football.