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"Painting in watercolor is like walking a tight-rope; one must
achieve a perfect balance between what the paint wants to do and
what the artist wants to do, or all is lost."-Mary C. Taylor
I have often thought that if photography were difficult in the true
sense of the term-meaning that the creation of a simple photograph
would entail as much time and effort as the production of a good
watercolor or etching-there would be a vast improvement in total
output. The sheer ease with which we can produce a superficial image
often leads to creative disaster."-Ansel Adams
Watercolor is a water-soluble paint composed of finely-ground pigment
particles and a gum binder such as Gum Arabic. When mixed with
water, the tiny fragments of color form a stable dispersion and
distributed evenly across the paper before drying. ...
Watercolor paints are made by dispersing pigments in gum arabic,
and are characterized by luminous transparency.
A finely ground pigment combined with a water soluble binding agent,
commonly gum Arabic. It is usually distributed in either tubes
or cakes. Water is used as the vehicle to spread and dilute the
and it subsequently evaporates. ...
Watercolor: A non permanent water-based paint, usually painted
on archival watercolor paper.
A painting medium using transparent pigments mixed with water.
a painting produced with watercolors
A technique of painting using pigments (coloring powder) diluted
with water to create transparent washes. The white of the paper
brings light through the thin layers of paint. Watercolor is quick
and is applied with a soft-hair brush, on rough-textured paper.
A transparent water based paint
A vivid water based paint, usually applied to paper, which provides
outstanding brilliance and translucence. Purist techniques demand
the application of thin glazes without recourse to BODYcolor. ...
a water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists
A water-based paint that is a translucent wash of pigment. Usually
made from pigments, gum Arabic, and water on a light colored ground
or support. Highlights may be attained by thinning the paint with
water so the ground shows through.
An original painting done with water-soluble pigments and water
on paper or illustration board.
Its origin could be dated back to pre-historic times, when primitive
men used pigments mixed with water to paint on the wall of caves.
In more recent times, both the Chinese and Japanese used water
color to paint on silk or fine hand made paper. ...
Paint that uses water-soluble gum as the binder and water as the
vehicle. Characterized by transparency. Also, the resulting painting.
Pigments dissolved in water. Watercolor painting typically is done
on relatively rough-surfaced, absorbent paper.
the art or technique of painting with watercolors
transparent water-based paint that uses gum arabic as a binder.
Portraits - a crafted image to reveal character.
A formal, posed photograph.
A page or screen orientation that is taller than it is wide.
A page whose width is shorter than its height.
A painting of a person's face
A painting of a real (rather than imaginary) person.
A painting, sculpture, drawing, photograph or other representation
of a particular individual.
A picture of a person or persons that captures their likeness, especially
A portrait is a ‘likeness’ created of an individual or group of people
through photography or in paintings. Portrait photography developed
during the Victorian period.
A portrait is a painting, photograph, or other artistic representation
of a person or object. Portraits are often simple "head shots" or "mug
shots" and are not usually overly elaborate. ...
a portrait is an accurate likeness of a specific person or people.
Sometimes a portrait can tell about the personality of that person.
A rendering of a person in any medium.
a representation of a person or group or animal on a two-dimensional
medium that typically also shows some aspect symbolic of the subject.
a type subject matter for a work of art where the artist focuses
on representing the likeness of an individual (examples: Jan van
Eyck's "Arnolfini Wedding," Piero della Francesca's portraits
of Battista Sforza and Federigo da Montefeltro or Leonardo's Mona
A vertical page orientation. Eg: the depth of the page is greater
than the width. (as opposed to landscape format)
A work of art that represents a specific person, a group of people
or an animal.
an upright image or page where the height is greater than the width.
An upright, oblong artwork or photograph where vertical dimension
is greater than the horizontal.
any likeness of a person; "the photographer made excellent
Debut album from American based group Portrait.
description of a format which is deeper than it is wide.
For printing, the orientation of the lines of type or the top of
an illustration parallel to the short edge of the paper.
In literature, the term portrait refers to a written description
or analysis of a person or thing. A written portrait often gives
deep insight, and offers an analysis that goes far beyond the superficial.
In the Harry Potter books and films, the subjects of magical portraits
can move (or simulate motion, at least within the two-dimensional
plane of the picture), interact with living observers, speak, and
demonstrate apparent emotion and personality. ...
Page or illustration deeper than it is wide.
Pictorial representation (as a painting) of a person usually showing
Portrait is the fifth album by American pop group The 5th Dimension,
released in 1970 (see 1970 in music).
Portrait was an American R&B vocal quartet consisting of members
Michael Angelo Saulsberry, Irving Washington III, Eric Kirkland
and Philip Johnson. The group, which hailed from Los Angeles, debuted
in 1992 with a self-titled album riding on the end of the New Jack
Swing era. ...
Portrait was Lynda Carter's only commercial music album. It was released
on LP, 8-track and cassette as well as a limited edition picture
portrayal: a word picture of a person's appearance and character
subject matter category in which the main purpose of the art work
is to communicate a likeness of an individual or group of individuals.
The mat or opening is taller than it is wide. (Fig.2 below)
The orientation of a document or graphic to be vertical ie, the width
is less than the height. See also Landscape.
The orientation of a page in which the longest dimension is vertical.
vertical page orientation
Portrait" is a single by Belfast-based singer-songwriter Duke
Special, released on 7 August 2006 on V2 Records and taken from the
album Songs from the Deep Forest. It was released in two formats,
a CD and a limited edition 10" vinyl record. B-sides include
a cover of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' "Maps".