Definition of 'painting'
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Who'd buy a painting from a telecoms executive? Times, Sunday Times (2016)She liked cooking, gardening and painting murals. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Four generations of the famous Flemish painting family are assembled here. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A good thing he turned to sculpture if his paintings were like that. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Rather than disappearing down the rabbit hole of cultural eccentricity, the pair focus their attention on two paintings. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Continue your stroll to supper along this narrow cobbled lane, where paintings and sculptures by local artists fill the doorways. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She said: 'She was really good at painting. The Sun (2016)The pictures are naive paintings based on magazine photographs of politicians. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We have moved on from the idea that galleries are about oil paintings on canvas. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Indeed it is something he relishes since alteration is a crucial part of his painting process. Acrylics Masterclass (1994)They sold their paintings and had two sons. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The surface of this painting is as polished as a mirror. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was a way of painting people that was factual and concrete. Times, Sunday Times (2009)During this period his interests had come to focus on painting and sculpture. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Landscape painting presents many drawing problems which are similar to this. Improve Your Landscape PaintingSome of the oil paintings really are oil paintings. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He remains committed to the human process of painting. Times, Sunday Times (2014)At this stage he is finding his way into a painting. Acrylics Masterclass (1994)Prepare and sand surfaces before painting. The Sun (2015)But that tiny painting could now buy you a few of those Whitechapel flats. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There were lots of ways of making art: painting was one of them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My pics are from an online art contest where celeb's faces are put on famous paintings. The Sun (2009)Scrabble to its list of more commonplace activity holidays, such as painting and gardening. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There she spent the rest of her days, painting pictures. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The e-book will not harm reading any more than the camera damaged the art of painting. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There are two paintings already on the wall and they are huge, and incredibly energetic. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She is supposed to be coming back from a visit to Europe where she was visiting a lot of fashion houses and buying fine paintings. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The logo becomes a jagged canvas for painting, photography, film and computer animation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Latterly, she spent her time gardening, and painting. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If hanging pictures in pairs, one above the other, always have the larger painting on top. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He turned over a large painting; despite the dim lighting, the treatment of the figures stirred his interest. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'painting'
British English: painting /ˈpeɪntɪŋ/ NOUN
A painting is a picture which someone has painted.
...a large painting of a horse.
- American English: painting
- Arabic: لَوْحَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: quadro
- Chinese: 绘画
- Croatian: slika
- Czech: malba
- Danish: maleri
- Dutch: schilderij
- European Spanish: cuadro
- Finnish: maalaus
- French: tableau peintre
- German: Gemälde
- Greek: πίνακας ζωγραφική
- Italian: dipinto
- Japanese: 絵画
- Korean: 그림
- Norwegian: maleri
- Polish: malarstwo
- European Portuguese: quadro
- Romanian: tablou
- Russian: живопись
- Spanish: cuadro
- Swedish: målning
- Thai: ภาพวาด
- Turkish: resim
- Ukrainian: картина
- Vietnamese: bức hoạ
Definition of painting from the Collins English Dictionary
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