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1. painting

noun. ['ˈpeɪntɪŋ, ˈpeɪnɪŋ'] graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface.

Synonyms

  • watercolor
  • watercolour
  • daub
  • mural
  • still life
  • distemper
  • waterscape
  • semi-abstraction
  • picture
  • monochrome
  • tanka
  • sand painting
  • wall painting
  • oil painting
  • graphic art
  • landscape
  • water-color
  • trompe l'oeil
  • seascape
  • nude
  • nude painting
  • icon
  • ikon
  • cityscape
  • miniature
  • water-colour
  • abstraction
  • illumination
  • finger-painting

Antonyms

  • disassembly
  • misconstruction

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Rhymes with Painting

  • constraining
  • restraining
  • overtraining
  • explaining
  • complaining
  • sustaining
  • retraining
  • refraining
  • maintaining
  • entertaining
  • disdaining
  • containing
  • campaigning
  • ascertaining
  • abstaining
  • straining
  • retaining
  • remaining
  • regaining
  • pertaining
  • ordaining
  • obtaining
  • detaining
  • training
  • staining
  • draining
  • attaining
  • waning
  • reining
  • reigning

Sentences with painting


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Take the object you are painting and then place the first stencil two inches over it.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The wood surface should be smooth and free of dirt prior to sealing or painting.

Quotes about painting


1. When I am finishing a picture, I hold some God-made object up to it - a rock, a flower, the branch of a tree or my hand - as a final test. If the painting stands up beside a thing man cannot make, the painting is authentic. If there's a clash between the two, it's bad art.
- Marc Chagall

2. I have no fear of making changes, destroying the image, etc., because the painting has a life of its own.
- Jackson Pollock

3. Painting and writing are solitary arts.
- Conrad Hall

2. finger-painting

noun. a painting produced by spreading paint with the fingers.

Synonyms

  • picture

3. word-painting

noun. a graphic or vivid verbal description.

Synonyms

  • portrayal
  • picture
  • verbal description
  • depiction
  • characterization
  • characterisation
  • epithet
  • delineation
  • portrait
  • portraiture
  • word picture

4. finger-painting

noun. painting by using the fingers to spread the paint.

5. painting

noun. ['ˈpeɪntɪŋ, ˈpeɪnɪŋ'] creating a picture with paints.

Synonyms

  • watercolor
  • artistic production
  • watercolour
  • impasto
  • water-colour
  • fine arts
  • beaux arts
  • oil painting
  • artistic creation
  • fresco
  • art
  • water-color

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • buy
  • export
  • import

6. painting

noun. ['ˈpeɪntɪŋ, ˈpeɪnɪŋ'] the act of applying paint to a surface.

Synonyms

  • splash
  • splattering
  • spray painting
  • spattering
  • spatter
  • coating
  • covering
  • splashing
  • finger-painting

Antonyms

  • misconception
  • light
  • dark
  • clean

7. painting

noun. ['ˈpeɪntɪŋ, ˈpeɪnɪŋ'] the occupation of a house painter.

Synonyms

  • building
  • craft
  • house painting
  • construction

Antonyms

  • good humor
  • uncolored
  • clothed
  • big
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