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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A finishing layer of pigment applied over another layer of pigment, or underlayer, once it has dried

Usage examples (28)
  • Some overpainting was removed, in particular, extra hair.
  • There is a lot of overpainting and faded paint on the exposure.
  • I oiled up the sky with Liquin to make it more receptive to overpainting.
  • “I could do more, but it would just be overpainting and it would get mucked up and ruined.” for more
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