colour wash

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Synonyms for colour wash

a wash of whitewash or other water-base paint tinted with a colored pigment


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I colour-washed the walls my-selin the kitchen as I have an artistic background and the colour-wash has created a soft, subtle effect," said Mrs Pugh.
SHANGHAI - Australia's BHP has launched its latest aluminium-coated and galvanised colour-washed sheet in China.
Since 1968 Carl Nyren has moved from the pure rationalism of precast concrete and an exposed structural skeleton for the Arrhenius Laboratories at Frescati University to more subtle and colourful buildings, like the Jonkoping Museum in 1991, with colour-washed fair faced concrete walls, pine ceilings and floors, in an extension of a '50s building.
Pretty side plates are colour-washed against a crackle effect background.
Or, for a subtler look, just on selected walls or surfaces, set against cool, white walls, perhaps colour-washed for a weather-beaten look.