Examples of oil painting in a Sentence
He studied oil painting in college.
A large oil painting hangs above the mantel.
Recent Examples of oil painting from the Web
The landscape is a 1854 oil painting from William Lewis Sontag titled Mountain Landscape.
In each frame, the team of artists mimicked the thick layers of oil paint that Vincent mixed on his canvases with his palette knife and hands through a technique called impasto.
The oil painting on panel, which dates back to the 16th century, is called the Salvator Mundi.
Olivia’s talents extend far Medal in the 2017 National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for her oil painting depicting a young Syrian refugee.
The feel is like stepping into a dark Highway 66 roadhouse, the sound dripping like thick, wet oil paint on the walls.
With its warts, a messy sap that can sicken livestock and a tendency to grow in tall, mangy clumps that crowd out other plants, milkweed doesn’t enjoy a history of immortalization in oil paint.
One quiet afternoon, on a cobblestone street where Toulouse-Lautrec, Utrillo, and Picasso once trod, an oil painting caught our eye in the window of Galerie Roussard, one of the oldest, most famous art galleries on the Butte.
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First Known Use of oil painting
OIL PAINTING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of oil painting for English Language Learners
: the art of painting with oil paints
: a picture that is painted with oil paints
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