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- Present participle of paint.
painting (plural paintings)
- (countable) An illustration or artwork done with the use of paint(s).
- The Mona Lisa is one of the most famous paintings.
- (uncountable) The action of applying paint to a surface.
- Artistic painting often takes longer then utilitarian house - etc. painting.
- (uncountable) The same activity as an art form.
- Some artists excel in both painting and sculpture, like Michelangelo.
The same activity as an art form
an illustration or artwork using paint
the action of applying paint
artistic application of paint
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