Gallery Collections | Watercolour and Gouache

Watercolor –  (American English) or watercolour (Commonwealth and Ireland), also aquarelle from French, is a painting method in which the paints are made of pigments suspended in a water-soluble vehicle. The term “watercolor” refers to both the medium and the resulting artwork.

The Left Bank, Paris - Llewellyn Petley-Jones

The Left Bank, Paris – Llewellyn Petley-Jones

Gouache – French: also spelled guache, is a type of paint in the category watermedia consisting of pigment, a binding agent (usually gum arabic), and sometimes added inert material, designed to be used in an opaque method. It also refers to paintings that use this opaque method.


Also view watercolours by:

Llewellyn Petley-Jones (1908-1986)

Colin Graham RCA (1915 – 2010)

Richard Ciccimarra (1924-1973)
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