Watercolor made opaque by the addition of white pigments and sometimes with a glue BINDER. It is also known as BODY COLOR. Unlike transparent watercolor, gouache does not allow whiteness of the paper to show through the paint. It should also be noted that it lightens considerably in drying. Source: Ralph Mayer, "A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques"<br><br>Opaque watercolors used for illustrations.<br><br>1) Watercolor painting technique using white and opaque colors. 2) A water-based paint, much like transparent watercolor but made in opaque form. Traditionally used in illustration.