Examples of painting in a Sentence
They hung the painting in the living room.
The woman in that painting is my grandmother.
I like painting more than sculpture.
He is studying abstract painting.
She wants to devote all her time to painting.
The room is ready for painting.
Recent Examples of painting from the Web
Upon retirement, Mary took up decorative painting and enjoyed showing her pieces at craft fairs.
Young William shared with his father a love of birds and John James Audubon’s paintings of them, and the two would travel to Philadelphia and Baltimore to buy Audubon prints.
Even bourbon distilleries want to get in on the action by putting a Kentucky twist on the wine and painting events that have gained popularity over the past decade.
The two childhood friends, who once ran a painting company together, originally planned to put down a couple of shipping containers in Corktown as outdoor bars with rotating food trucks.
This is not quite how shanshui painting traditionally functions.
These paintings hang on the walls of the bright white shop, which is accented by cornflower baroque floral arrangements and shoppable antique furniture from dealer Lee Calicchio.
Marioni has written an essay on Baumeister’s paintings that can be read on the gallery’s website.
The skinny: Head to Grant Park’s Butler Field for artwork, live music and family-friendly activities like speed-painting demonstrations.
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PAINTING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of painting for English Language Learners
: a picture that is painted : a picture made by putting paint on a canvas, board, etc.
: the art or act of making pictures using paint
: the activity of painting houses, walls, etc.
PAINTING Defined for Kids
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