oil painting


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oil painting

n.
1. A painting done in oil paints.
2. The art or practice of painting with oils.

oil painting

n
1. (Art Terms) a picture painted with oil paints
2. (Art Terms) the art or process of painting with oil paints
3. he's no oil painting informal he is not good-looking

oil′ paint`ing


n.
1. the art or technique of painting with oil colors.
2. a painting executed in oil colors.
[1775–85]
oil′ paint`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oil painting - a picture painted with oil paintsoil painting - a picture painted with oil paints  
canvas, canvass - an oil painting on canvas fabric
painting, picture - 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.oil painting - the art or method of painting with oil paints
painting - creating a picture with paints; "he studied painting and sculpture for many years"
Translations
رَسْم بالزَّيْت
olejomalba
oliemaleri
õlimaal
öljyvärimaalaus
olajfestmény
olíumálverk
oljna slika
yağlı boya resim/tablo

oil painting

nquadro a olio
she's no oil painting (fam) → non è una bellezza

oil

(oil) noun
a usually thick liquid that will not mix with water, obtained from plants, animals and minerals. olive oil; whale oil; vegetable oil; cooking oil; He put some oil on the hinges of the door; The car's engine is in need of oil.
verb
to put oil on or into. The machine will work better if it's oiled.
oils noun plural
oil paint. He paints in oils.
ˈoily adjective
1. of, like or covered with oil. an oily liquid; an oily rag.
2. trying to be too friendly or polite. The waiters in that restaurant are too oily.
ˈoilfield noun
a place where mineral oil is found. There are oilfields in the North Sea.
oil paint
paint made with oil. Some artists prefer to use oil paint(s).
oil painting
a picture painted with oil paints.
oil palm
a palm tree whose fruit and seeds yield oil.
ˈoil-rig noun
a structure used to drill oil-wells. The ship sailed past an enormous oil-rig.
ˈoil-tanker noun
a ship used for carrying oil. An oil-tanker has run aground near here.
ˈoil-well noun
a hole drilled into the earth or the sea-bed to obtain petroleum.
strike oil
to find oil under the ground. After drilling for several months, they finally struck oil; We've struck oil (= found what we have been looking for) in our search for a suitable house.
References in classic literature ?
I shall remember the Transfiguration partly because it was placed in a room almost by itself; partly because it is acknowledged by all to be the first oil painting in the world; and partly because it was wonderfully beautiful.
It was a neat, unpretending village tavern, and we took our repast in a quaint little room with a bed in it, decorated with some old oil paintings, which in their time had probably done duty in a Catholic chapel or monastery.
His business was transacted in an apartment furnished like a drawing-room, the walls hung with several brown, heavily-framed, oil paintings.
Calligraphy, oil painting, sketching and photography competitions would be held among the participants.
With a little more ingenuity some of the donated assets could also surely be sold - eg Dewsbury's PS2million oil painting "Joshua by John Martin, or Huddersfield's PS19 million oil painting Figure Study II by Francis Bacon, donated 63 years ago?
Picasso's 1948 oil painting Femme Au Chignon Dans Un Fauteuil netted the highest price of his works at $29.
Oil Painting with the Masters: Essential Techniques from Today's Top Artists uses ten step-by-step painting demonstrations by award-winning master artists who cover a range of oil painting approaches and techniques, addressing everything from composition and lighting to creating a masterpiece oil painting from start to finish.
22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 20, 2014, Shi Qi, a Chinese artist, comments in the office of the Shi Qi Research Association located in Beijing's Sanlitun district that, oil painting can be displayed in three forms -- representationalism, abstractionism and impressionism.
The group belongs to the Putian Oil Painting Art Industry Association.
Summary: A filthy oil painting locked away in a museum in the northeast of England was .
8220;The Dream” snatched the title of the most popular oil painting of 2012 from Vincent van Gogh's “Starry Night,” which has placed first on the list in four of the past seven years.
Al Gury's remarkable book concerns oil painting only, and features bold, expressive examples by not only the author but also many other talented artists.