What Is a Fresco?

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Fresco is a form of painting that is usually done randomly on wet walls and ceiling. The painting is done on wet surfaces to allow the pain to penetrate as deep as possible while the surface dries.
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fres·co
[fres-koh]
NOUN [PLURAL FRES·COES, FRES·COS.]
1.
the art or technique of painting on a moist, plaster surface with colors ground up in water or a limewater mixture.
2.
a picture or design so painted.
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT) [FRES·COED, FRES·CO·ING.]
3.
to paint in fresco.
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This is the term used to refer to a painting technique that involves the use of plaster with( and ) paint. It involves rapid painting to ensure that the paint dries together with the plaster.
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