oil paint


Definition of oil paint

: paint in which a drying oil is the vehicle

Examples of oil paint in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the three years since then, Ekambaram has branched out into watercolor, clay, acrylic paint, oil paint and reverse glass. The Salt Lake Tribune, 2 June 2022 The Global Ecobrick Alliance suggests logging each ecobrick with the weight, date, and any other important details, noting that enamel, oil paint, or nail polish all work well for this task. Tim Newcomb, Popular Mechanics, 20 May 2022 The students use oil paint and get individual assistance during the three hours of painting. Charles Infosino, The Enquirer, 11 May 2022 Paynter works in a variety of media including charcoal, oil paint, watercolor and ceramics. Joan Rusek, cleveland, 30 Apr. 2022 Hampton, says Hearne, was able to research Jones and take the artistic license needed to tell the lawyer's story in oil paint on canvas. Sean Clancy, Arkansas Online, 21 Mar. 2022 NFTs are not a new artistic medium in the way that oil paint, printmaking, photography or video art were. Washington Post, 18 Dec. 2021 For me, there was real joy in the texture of the oil paint and there was something rather touching about seeing this medium used with such panache. Nel-olivia Waga, Forbes, 26 Sep. 2021 But while Dali worked with mediums including oil paint, sketch and film, Alabo's work is created in a virtual reality space. Rebecca Cairns, CNN, 31 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of oil paint

1759, in the meaning defined above

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10 Jun 2022

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“Oil paint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oil%20paint. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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