Painting

Word PAINTING
Character 8
Hyphenation paint ing
Pronunciations /ˈpeɪn.tɪŋ/

Definitions and meanings of "Painting"

What do we mean by painting?

The process, art, or occupation of coating surfaces with paint for a utilitarian or artistic effect. noun

A picture or design in paint. noun

The act, art, or employment of laying on paints. noun

A picture; specifically, a likeness, image, or scene depicted with paints. noun

Color laid on. noun

See the qualifying words. noun

The act or employment of laying on, or adorning with, paints or colors. noun

The work of the painter; also, any work of art in which objects are represented in color on a flat surface; a colored representation of any object or scene; a picture. noun

Color laid on; paint. noun

A depicting by words; vivid representation in words. noun

Present participle of paint. verb

An illustration or artwork done with the use of paint(s). noun

The action of applying paint to a surface. noun

The same activity as an art form. noun

Graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface noun

The occupation of a house painter noun

Creating a picture with paints noun

The act of applying paint to a surface noun

To apply paint to.

To apply in the manner that paint is applied.

To cover (something) with spots of colour, like paint.

To create (an image) with paints.

To practise the art of painting pictures.

To draw an element in a graphical user interface.

To depict or portray.

To color one's face by way of beautifying it.

To direct a radar beam toward.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Painting

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The word "painting" in example sentences

The rule is so stern, that all delight in mere incidental beauty, which painting often triumphs in, is wholly forbidden to sculpture; -- for instance, in _painting_ the branch of a tree, you may rightly represent and enjoy the lichens and moss on it, but a sculptor must not touch one of them: they are inessential to the tree's life, -- he must give the flow and bending of the branch only, else he does not enough 'see Pallas' in it. ❋ John Ruskin (1859)

The rule is so stern that all delight in mere incidental beauty, which painting often triumphs in, is wholly forbidden to sculpture; -- for instance, in _painting_ the branch of a tree, you may rightly represent and enjoy the lichens and moss on it, but a sculptor must not touch one of them: they are inessential to the tree's life, -- he must give the flow and bending of the branch only, else he does not enough "see Pallas" in it. ❋ John Ruskin (1859)

Take, for example, the term painting "plein air," a French expression meaning "open air" and used colloquially by the French for camping and outdoor sports that refers to creating a work of art outside. ❋ Daniel Grant (2010)

The title painting, "Only Gods could survive" 2006 which depicts what looks like a Tarzan figure facing a mountainous past, or future, reminds me a little of William Blake. ❋ Lemon Hound (2007)

"BREEZY DAY" is the title painting in a news series of paintings by Julia Waco that will be on display Portland's Attic Gallery Feb. 5-March 5. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The tagline under the painting translates as 'evidence of hell' - faithmouse [at] yahoo (dot-here) com ❋ Unknown (2009)

The Franzetta painting is amazing and I am interested to see what it has inspired. ❋ Greygirlbeast (2010)

Some people believe the lady in the painting is the wife of Florence banker, some believe she is the wife of Francesco del Giocondo, or some believe that she is a man in disguise. ❋ Unknown (2009)

If, as Ballard believed, the painting is a window onto inner space then Sanders in the novel climbs through it, pulling aside a curtain of tinkling lianas and shimmering glass foliage to penetrate deep into the heart of the petrified forest. ❋ Unknown (2010)

There are moments, such as the narcotics convention happening at the very hotel where the painting is about to be recovered, that seem almost too good to be true. ❋ Unknown (2010)

I felt it a totally inappropriate choice by the publishers given the girl in the painting is about the same age as Lolita (much younger than her 14 years in the movie adaptation) and is cropped down version of a painting which originally included a cat. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Not a painting of journalists – the fourth estate in this painting is the working class. ❋ Jonathan Jones (2010)

This painting is the beginning of my own journey by examining where he experienced the last, fateful part of his own odyssey. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Whether knitting for soldiers or not, this painting is an homage to women and their work, a tone set by their bowed heads and the humble head tilt of the lady in the center. ❋ Linda (2009)

How then do the experts determine whether a painting is a real Picasso or a forgery? ❋ Unknown (2009)

The novel has the same name as the painting because the painting is the culmination of the story; its creation is what the story is leading up to. ❋ Unknown (2010)

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