FRESCO

A method of painting on fresh wall plaster; the design is then absorbed into the plaster as it dries and becomes a permanent part of the wall. When the plaster flakes off, the design is in danger of being lost as well. The plant designs of this fresco at Mission San Miguel include the pomegranate, a symbol of the Jewish priesthood and of the unity ......

fresco

  1. a mural done with watercolors on wet plaster
  2. a durable method of painting on a wall by using watercolors on wet plaster

Fresco

(Italian) Cool,fresh.

Fresco

Fresco (plural frescos or frescoes) is a technique of mural painting executed upon freshly laid lime plaster. Water is used as the vehicle for the pigment and, with the setting of the plaster, the painting becomes an integral part of the wall. The word fresco (Italian: affresco) is derived from the Italian Adjective fresco meaning `fresh`. Fresc.....
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fresco

freshly
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Fresco

(fresh) Wine with appropriate acidity for its type, which produces a sensation of freshness in the mouth. Characteristic of young, fine quality wines.
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fresco

[n] - a mural done with watercolors on wet plaster 2. [n] - a durable method of painting on a wall by using watercolors on wet plaster 3. [v] - paint onto wet plaster on a wall
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Fresco

• (a.) The art of painting on freshly spread plaster, before it dries. • (a.) In modern parlance, incorrectly applied to painting on plaster in any manner. • (v. t.) To paint in fresco, as walls. • (a.) A cool, refreshing state of the air; duskiness; coolness; shade. • (a.) A painting on plaster in either of senses a and b....
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fresco

noun a durable method of painting on a wall by using watercolors on wet plaster
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Fresco

[Stockhausen] Fresco (`wall sounds for meditation`) is an orchestral composition written in 1969 by the German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen as foyer music for an evening-long retrospective programme of his music presented simultaneously in three auditoriums of the Beethovenhalle in Bonn. It is Nr. 29 in his catalogue of works, and a perfo...
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Fresco

Fres'co noun ; plural Frescoes or Frescos . [ Italian , from fresco fresh; of German origin. See Fresh , adjective ] 1. A cool, refreshing state of the air; duskiness; coolness; shade. [ R.] Prior. 2. (Fine Arts)
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Fresco

Fres'co transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Frescoed ; present participle & verbal noun Frescoing .] To paint in fresco, as walls.
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Fresco

A durable painting technique for walls and ceilings, created by blending watercolors directly into wet plaster. The technique of blending wet plaster with water based paint. As the plaster dries it becomes a lasting surface base. The term applies to the technique as well as the painting itself.
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Fresco

A fresco is a painting carried out with lime-proof pigments mixed with limewater, and applied directly to a freshly laid surface of lime plaster. Frescos are typically found in old churches.
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Fresco

A method of painting onto either wet or dry plaster. In the former method, pigments are applied to thin layers of wet plaster so that they will be absorbed and the painting becomes part of the wall. In frescoes, blue paint is often used in the clothing of Christ or the Virgin Mary. Frescoes are not particularly common in Armenian churches, and are ...
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fresco

a mural done with watercolors on wet plaster
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fresco

a mural done with watercolors on wet plaster
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fresco

a mural done with watercolors on wet plaster
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Fresco

A mural painting technique developed in Italy from about the thirteenth century and perfected at the time of the Renaissance. Two coats of plaster are applied to a wall and allowed to dry. On the second the design is drawn in outline. To make the painting, an area of the wall corresponding to a day's work is freshly plastered and the design retrace...
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Fresco

A painting on plaster, Frescoes once featured extensively in medieval churches and buildings. Frescoes survive with difficulty with the damp British climate. Added to this, the Reformation meant that many were whitewashed; precious few frescos remain.
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fresco

A painting technique in which pigments suspended in water are applied to a damp lime-plaster surface. The pigments dry to become part of the plaster wall or surface.
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FRESCO

A painting technique in which the pigments are dispersed in plain water and applied to a damp plaster wall.
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FRESCO

A painting technique in which the pigments are dispersed in plain water and applied to a damp plaster wall. The wall becomes the binder, as well as the support.
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fresco

A technique for painting on walls, made popular during the Italian Renaissance. Frescoes are made by painting pigmented water onto a layer of wet plaster. As the plaster dries, the pigments are absorbed into the material, thus increasing the painting's life.
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Fresco

A technique of painting which consists of applying diluted paint to fresh, damp lime plaster. This method creates a chemical reaction which, in drying, transforms the lime of the plaster into calcium carbonate. The result is a smooth and resistant surface which incorporates the pigment with the material of the wall.
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