Definition of Painting. Meaning of Painting. Synonyms of Painting

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Definition of Painting

Painting
Paint Paint (p[=a]nt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Painted; p. pr. & vb. n. Painting.] [OE. peinten, fr. F. peint, p. p. of peindre to paint, fr. L. pingere, pictum; cf. Gr. poiki`los many-colored, Skr. pi[,c] to adorn. Cf. Depict, Picture, Pigment, Pint.] 1. To cover with coloring matter; to apply paint to; as, to paint a house, a signboard, etc. Jezebel painted her face and tired her head. --2 Kings ix. 30. 2. Fig.: To color, stain, or tinge; to adorn or beautify with colors; to diversify with colors. Not painted with the crimson spots of blood. --Shak. Cuckoo buds of yellow hue Do paint the meadows with delight. --Shak. 3. To form in colors a figure or likeness of on a flat surface, as upon canvas; to represent by means of colors or hues; to exhibit in a tinted image; to portray with paints; as, to paint a portrait or a landscape. 4. Fig.: To represent or exhibit to the mind; to describe vividly; to delineate; to image; to depict. Disloyal? The word is too good to paint out her wickedness. --Shak. If folly grow romantic, I must paint it. --Pope. Syn: To color; picture; depict; portray; delineate; sketch; draw; describe.
Painting
Painting Paint"ing, n. 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. Color laid on; paint. [R.] --Shak. 4. A depicting by words; vivid representation in words. Syn: See Picture.

Meaning of Painting from wikipedia

- Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a solid surface (called the "matrix" or "support"). The medium is commonly...
- Oil painting is the process of painting with pigments with a medium of drying oil as the binder. It has been the most common technique for artistic painting...
- Cave paintings are a type of parietal art (which category also includes petroglyphs, or engravings), found on the wall or ceilings of caves. The term...
- Painting With is the tenth studio album by American experimental pop band Animal Collective, released on February 19, 2016. The album is a follow-up to...
- The Painting (French: Le Tableau) is a 2011 French animated film directed by Jean-François Laguionie. For mysterious reasons, a Painter has left a work...
- (French: [akwaʁɛl]; from Italian diminutive of Latin aqua "water"), is a painting method in which the paints are made of pigments suspended in a water-based...
- Landscape painting, also known as landscape art, is the depiction of natural scenery such as mountains, valleys, trees, rivers, and forests, especially...
- The visual arts are art forms such as painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, photography, video, filmmaking, design, crafts and architecture...
- Miniature painting may refer to: Miniature (illuminated m****cript), a small illustration used to decorate an illuminated m****cript Persian miniature...
- Rajput painting, also called Rajasthan painting, evolved and flourished in the royal courts of Raj****na in northern India, mainly during the 17th century...