Sacred Stones by Carla OConnor 2006, gouache, 30 x 22.
Gouache is an opaque water-based medium that drives to a matte finish and can be rewetted.
Painting with gouache
Gouache pairs well with watercolor, since they’re both water-based and use gum Arabic as a binder. It it good for providing saturation where watercolors tend to be too washed out, but be cautious, as it can muddy watercolors.