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8 terms

Ch. 9 Vocab

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Acrylic
fast-drying synthetic paint medium
Binder
liquid substance used in paint and other media to bind particles of pigment together and make them adhere to support
Encaustic
painting medium or technique in which pigment is mixed with a binder of hot wax and fixed by heat after application
Gesso
white coating made of substances such as chalk, plaster, and size that is spread over a surface to make it more receptive to paint
Gouache
opaque, water-soluble painting medium
Pounce
fine powder used to transfer a design from a perforated pattern to another surface
Tempera
water-based painting medium made with egg yolk, often used to paint fresco and panels
Vehicle
liquid in which pigments are suspended to form paint