Painting

Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a surface (support base). The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush but other implements, such as knives, sponges, and airbrushes, can be used. In art, the term painting describes both the act and the result of the action. Paintings may have for their suppo...
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painting

[n] - graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface 2. [n] - making a picture with paints 3. [n] - the act of applying paint to a surface 4. [n] - the occupation of a house painter
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Painting

• (n.) A depicting by words; vivid representation in words. • (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Paint • (n.) The work of the painter; also, any work of art in which objects are represented in color on a flat surface; a colored representation of any object or scene; a picture. • (n.) The act or employment of laying on, or adorning with, paint...
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painting

noun the occupation of a house painter; `house painting was the only craft he knew`
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Painting

[1946] Painting (1946) is an oil-on-linen painting by the Irish-born artist Francis Bacon. It was originally to depict a chimpanzee in long grass (parts of which may be still visible); Bacon then attempted to paint a bird of prey landing in a field. Bacon described the work as his most unconscious, the figurations forming without his intent...
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Painting

[Blue Star] Painting (Blue Star) (Peinture (Etoile Bleue)) is a 1927 painting by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. In June 2012, it sold at auction for £23.5 million, setting a new record for the highest price paid for a painting by Miró. ...
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Painting

[object] ---- The FIFA Interactive World Cup, also known as FIWC is an annual international competition of football video games held under the auspices of FIFA with partnership: from EA Sports™ and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. The first edition was held in 2004 in Switzerland. In 2013, nearly 2.5 million players competed. More than...
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painting

Click images to enlargeApplication of coloured pigment to a surface. The chief methods of painting are: tempera emulsion painting, with a gelatinous (for example, egg yolk) rather than oil base – known in ancient Egypt; fresco watercolour painting on plaster walls – the palace of Knossos, Crete, contains...
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Painting

Paint'ing noun 1. The act or employment of laying on, or adorning with, paints or colors. 2. (Fine Arts) The work of the painter; also, any work of art in which objects are represented in color on a flat surface; a colored representation of any object or scene; a picture. 3.
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Painting

A plane surface covered with colors assembled in a given order (M. Denis, 1890). -- L.V.
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Painting

A process for loosening hair or wool (usually the latter) which is employed with skins whose protective covering is so valuable as to make it desirable to avoid injuring it by soaking in a lime liquor. The process is carried out by painting the flesh side of a skin with a depilatory substance, containing sodium sulphide or arsenic. Nowadays this is...
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painting

Application of coloured pigment to a surface. The chief methods of painting are:tempera emulsion painting, with a gelatinous (for example, egg yolk) rather than oil base -...
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painting

painting 1. A specific picture done by a painter. 2. The field of art represented by painters. 3. The act or occupation of covering building surfaces with paint.
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painting

painting, direct application of pigment to a surface to produce by tones of color or of light and dark some representation or decorative arrangement of natural or imagined forms.See also articles on individual painters, e.g., Rubens; countries, e.g., Dutch art; periods, e.g., Renaissance art and arc...
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Painting

The application of organic based layers (acrylics, etc) for corrosion protection and decorative purposes.
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painting

the expression of ideas and emotions, with the creation of certain aesthetic qualities, in a two-dimensional visual language. The elements of this ... [71 related articles]
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traditional: the cel, having been traced, was turned over and acrylic paint applied. When it was dry and the cel was turned back the right way, the paint would be almost perfectly flat.
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Painting

What we call art in all its forms - painting, sculpture, drawing and engraving - appeared in human groups all over the world in the period known as the Upper Paleolithic, which is roughly from 40,000 to 10,000 years ago. In Europe, sophisticated and powerful paintings from this period have been discovered in caves such as Lascaux in France. In 1994...
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Painting

While typically restricted to elementary classes or to art classes at the higher levels, painting can be used in a wide variety of classes to encourage creative thinking and problem-solving. At all levels, planning and executing a painting involves the integration of many skills and promotes the development of higher order thinking.
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