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paintings, plural;
  1. The process or art of using paint, in a picture, as a protective coating, or as decoration

  2. A painted picture
    • - an oil painting

  1. graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface; "a small painting by Picasso"; "he bought the painting as an investment"; "his pictures hang in the Louvre"
  2. creating a picture with paints; "he studied painting and sculpture for many years"
  3. the act of applying paint to a surface; "you can finish the job of painting faster with a roller than with a brush"
  4. the occupation of a house painter; "house painting was the only craft he knew"
  5. (paint) a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating; "artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"
  6. (paint) key: (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court; "he hit a jump shot from the top of the key"; "he dominates play in the paint"
  7. Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a surface (support base). The application of the medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush but other objects may be used. In art the term describes both the act and the result which is called a painting. ...
  8. Painting (1946) is an oil-on-linen painting by the Irish-born artist Francis Bacon.
  9. Everything That Happens Will Happen Today is the second album made in collaboration between David Byrne and Brian Eno, released on August 18, 2008, by Todo Mundo.
  10. Paint is any liquid, liquefiable, or mastic composition which after application to a substrate in a thin layer is converted to an opaque solid film.
  11. (Paint (band)) Paint is a Canadian rock band based in Toronto, originally formed in Vancouver, in 2001, comprising Robb Johannes (vocal/guitar), Mandy Dunbar (guitar/vocals), Marcus Warren (bass), and Chris Oliver (drums). ...
  12. (Paint (horse)) The American Paint Horse is a breed of horse that combines both the conformational characteristics of a western stock horse with a pinto spotting pattern of white and dark coat colors. ...
  13. (paint) A substance that is applied as a liquid or paste, and dries into a solid coating that protects or adds color/colour to an object or surface to which it has been applied; A set of containers or blocks of paint of different colors/colours, used for painting pictures; The free-throw lane, ...
  14. (Paintings) (of bed or table) made by imitators.
  15. (Paintings) Although Confucianism had replaced Buddhism during the Joseon Dynasty, Buddhist symbolism (like the “Four Gentlemen," bamboo, plum orchid, and chrysanthemum)^[4] was still popular in art forms. ...
  16. (Paintings) The Potato Eaters · Sunflowers · The Night Café · Poppy Flowers · The Yellow House · Cafe Terrace at Night · Starry Night Over the Rhone · The Bedroom · L'Arlésienne · The Red Vineyard · Les Arènes · View of Arles, Flowering Orchards · Arles: View from the Wheat Fields · Portrait of ...
  17. (Paintings) can be highlighted with low-voltage, tungsten-halogen picture lights. These frame-mounted lights spread a beam of bright, white light across the face of the painting.
  18. (Paintings) represent ideals. For example, a painting of a man up high on a wall would indicate your ideal man.
  19. (Paint) A coating including resin, a solvent, additives, pigments and, in some products, a diluent. Paints are generally opaque, and commonly represent the portion of the industry known as “architectural coatings.”
  20. (paint) A combination of pigments with suitable thinners or oils to provide decorative and protective coatings.
  21. (paint) A liquid coating made up of a pigment suspended in a vehicle or binder. Common paint vehicles include resins dissolved in solvents or water. Paint may be brushed, sprayed, or rolled onto a substrate. It dries to a hard film that bonds the pigment to the surface.
  22. (paint) A liquid or paste consisting of a suspension of a pigment in oil or water, etc. When spread over a surface, it dries to form a hard, thin covering colored by the pigment. The primary purpose of paint is to help in the preventing of rusting. ...
  23. (PAINT) An opaque coating generally made with a binder, liquids, additives, and pigments. Applied in liquid form, it dries to form a continuous film that protects and improves the appearance of the substrate.
  24. (Paint) The area inside the free-throw lane.
  25. (Paint) Counter-irritant used to increase blood supply, blood flow and to promote healing in the leg. A mild form of blistering.