Definition of painting
1 : a product of painting; especially : a work produced through the art of painting
2 : the art or occupation of painting
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
According to court records, he and a group of friends were arrested in 2015 after spray painting a bathhouse, parking lot, picnic bench and women's restroom at Rocky Branch Boat Landing.
The walls are covered with large, colorful graffiti style paintings.
Most shows are brimming with prints and paintings—and (bonus!) everything is buyable. 36.
But experts weren’t sure which—if any—of the figures had been painted by Raphael until the restoration work began in March 2015 and Raphael's oil technique on the two paintings became apparent, writes La Stampa.
The artworks span from 1940 to the present and include mixed media paintings, works on paper, photography and sculptural works.
One mural depicts a human figure, emerging, over the course of several paintings, from a dark encasing.
Feb. 14, 2016: Rob celebrates his first Valentine's Day with Chyna by gifting her with a huge tree of red roses and a giant painting of his girl overlaid with the lyrics to a John Legend song.
First, Madeline outlined the cuticles with liquid latex, ensuring no glitter fallout post-painting.
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First Known Use of painting
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
Definition of painting for Students
1 : a work of art made with paint
2 : the art or occupation of creating pictures with paint
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