水干絵具

English translation: dyed mud pigment

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Japanese term or phrase:水干絵具
English translation:dyed mud pigment
Entered by: Geraldine Oudin

08:56 Aug 21, 2008
Japanese to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting / nihonga
Japanese term or phrase: 水干絵具
In this text about 日本画, the artist is explaining the material she uses in her work, which includes 水干絵具。Does any one knows the English equivalent?
Geraldine Oudin
United Kingdom
mud paint
Explanation:
泥絵の具(DOROENOGU)テンペラ画で使用される顔料.泥を染め付けた絵の具.天然の土などをにかわと混ぜて使用します.別名:水干(SUIHI)絵の具
Mud paint:Use tempera painting pigment. Pigments made from dyed doro (mud). Natural mud is mixed with glue and then applied. These pigments are also known as suihi.
http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~yv9k-hsmt/si9602j.htm


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or ''distemper''
distemper2
*n.
1 ディステンパー, デトランプ 《にかわや卵黄などを用いたえのぐ》, 泥[にかわ]えのぐ; 《広く》 水性塗料.
リーダーズ+プラス

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cinefil
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4 +4mud paint
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mud paint


Explanation:
泥絵の具(DOROENOGU)テンペラ画で使用される顔料.泥を染め付けた絵の具.天然の土などをにかわと混ぜて使用します.別名:水干(SUIHI)絵の具
Mud paint:Use tempera painting pigment. Pigments made from dyed doro (mud). Natural mud is mixed with glue and then applied. These pigments are also known as suihi.
http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~yv9k-hsmt/si9602j.htm


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Note added at 13分 (2008-08-21 09:09:47 GMT)
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or ''distemper''
distemper2
*n.
1 ディステンパー, デトランプ 《にかわや卵黄などを用いたえのぐ》, 泥[にかわ]えのぐ; 《広く》 水性塗料.
リーダーズ+プラス

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Note added at 17分 (2008-08-21 09:13:54 GMT)
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http://dic.yahoo.co.jp/dsearch?p=えのぐ&enc=UTF-8&stype=1&dtype...

cinefil
Japan
Local time: 01:55
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Martha McClintock: basically i think the term mud paint is rather too "direct translation" and would come up with an alternative. dyed mud pigment even sounds less blunt. Distemper sounds even better.
2 hrs
  -> Thanks a lot, Martha.

agree  Roger Johnson: sure. why not:-)
1 day 2 hrs
  -> Thanks a lot, Rojer

agree  Hari Damle: 'dyed mud pigment' seems to be the cloest term
1 day 2 hrs
  -> Thanks a lot, Hari

agree  V N Ganesh
2 days 23 hrs
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