: painted by a person and not by a machine
hand-painted tiles

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Photos: Here’s what walls of snow look like as Mammoth Mountain continues to dig out March 8, 2023 Street names have been hand-painted on walls of snow where signposts are no longer visible. Louis Sahagún, Los Angeles Times, 11 Mar. 2023 Apart from the fast-growing segment of digital displays, billboard displays come down to two choices: those made vinyl, with and without PVC, and those that are hand-painted. Evan Nicole Brown, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 Mar. 2023 Flawlessly hand-painted without the use of tape to define edges, the pictures are eye-poppingly vivid and surprisingly diverse in format. Mark Jenkins, Washington Post, 27 Feb. 2023 This retro chicken bowl is handmade and hand-painted in Stoke-on-Trent, known as the home of British ceramics. Town & Country, 26 Feb. 2023 Centuries-old apothecary jars line the wooden shelves, their labels hand-painted in Italian script: angelica, genziana, mirra. Elizabeth Heath, Discover Magazine, 15 Feb. 2023

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“Hand-painted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hand-painted. Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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