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pastos / pastose Farbe

English translation: impasto

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German term or phrase:pastos
English translation:impasto
Entered by: Alexander Schleber
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16:31 Dec 6, 2003
German to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting / Abstract Painting
German term or phrase: pastos / pastose Farbe
"Zunächst sind sie mit pastoser Farbe aufgetragen oder aber nach Abkratzen mehrerer Farbschichten von unten hindurchgedrungen."

High-brow art text (God, almost as bad as some of the technology freaks).

I have conisdered "pasty" but that is moire often used in the sense of "pale". Does anyone know the art-historically correct term?

TIA
Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 15:12
impasto
Explanation:
http://www.beyars.com/kunstlexikon/lexikon_4283.html
Impasto , italienisch, "Kneten", "Teig",

1) auch als "pastos" bezeichnete Maltechnik, bei der die Farben dick, pastenartig aufgetragen werden. So hergestellte Malereien haben eine teilweise reliefartig strukturierte Oberfläche.

http://www.fasart.com/collegeacrylic.htm
FAS™ College Acrylic is a high quality versatile impasto acrylic artist paint

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Note added at 18 mins (2003-12-06 16:50:04 GMT)
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Merriam Webster
Main Entry: im·pas·to
Pronunciation: im-\'pas-(\")tO, -\'päs-
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -tos
Etymology: Italian, from impastare
Date: 1784
1 : the thick application of a pigment to a canvas or panel in painting; also : the body of pigment so applied
2 : raised decoration on ceramic ware usually of slip or enamel
- im·pas·toed /-(\")tOd/ adjective
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Michele Johnson
Germany
Local time: 15:12
Grading comment
Thanks Michele,
My brain must be giving out.
I've been an artist myself and should have known.
Thanks for joggin the old grey cells.
Alexander
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Michele Johnson


  

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impasto


Explanation:
http://www.beyars.com/kunstlexikon/lexikon_4283.html
Impasto , italienisch, "Kneten", "Teig",

1) auch als "pastos" bezeichnete Maltechnik, bei der die Farben dick, pastenartig aufgetragen werden. So hergestellte Malereien haben eine teilweise reliefartig strukturierte Oberfläche.

http://www.fasart.com/collegeacrylic.htm
FAS™ College Acrylic is a high quality versatile impasto acrylic artist paint

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Note added at 18 mins (2003-12-06 16:50:04 GMT)
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Merriam Webster
Main Entry: im·pas·to
Pronunciation: im-\'pas-(\")tO, -\'päs-
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -tos
Etymology: Italian, from impastare
Date: 1784
1 : the thick application of a pigment to a canvas or panel in painting; also : the body of pigment so applied
2 : raised decoration on ceramic ware usually of slip or enamel
- im·pas·toed /-(\")tOd/ adjective

Michele Johnson
Germany
Local time: 15:12
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 11
Grading comment
Thanks Michele,
My brain must be giving out.
I've been an artist myself and should have known.
Thanks for joggin the old grey cells.
Alexander

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kathrin.B: http://rzv066.rz.tu-bs.de/schulen/thg_wf/fachterm.html You are right, Michele. It must have been a mistake on the link. It has been corrected by now.
5 mins
  -> Thanks Kathrin_B. Not so sure about "im pasto" though. Can you give a reference?

agree  Bogdan Burghelea: Auf jeden Fall! Oder "impaste" (im past) -pasted, -pasting vt. 1 to enclose or crust over with or as with paste 2 to make a paste or crust of 3 to apply a thick coat as of paint to Etymology [It impastare < in- (see in-1) + pasta, paste] (
19 mins

agree  Olaf
1 day 13 hrs
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