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  Painting - MSN Encarta
Painting, branch of the visual arts in which color, derived from any of numerous organic or synthetic substances, is applied to various surfaces to create a representational or abstract picture or design.
Oil painting, which largely supplanted the use of fresco and tempera during the Renaissance, was traditionally thought to have been developed in the late Middle Ages by the Flemish brothers Jan van Eyck and Hubert van Eyck; it is now believed to have been invented much earlier.
In a cave painting at Lascaux, France, for example, a man is depicted among the animals, and several dark dots are included; the purpose of the design remains obscure, but shows the cave dwellers' ability to record their thoughts with images, signs, and symbols.
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  Painting - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Painting taken literally is the practice of applying pigment suspended in a carrier (or medium) and a binding agent (a glue) to a surface (support) such as paper, canvas or a wall.
Caravaggio is an heir of the humanist painting of the Renaissance.
Mughal painting is a particular style of Indian painting, generally confined to illustrations on the book and done in miniatures, and which emerged, developed and took shape during the period of the Mughal Empire 16th -19th centuries).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Painting   (4004 words)

Painting" of Cennino Cennini, and in France in the "Livre des Métiers" of the Parisian Etienne Boileau (1254).
painting would be to such a system, and that is why the Jesuits restored to art all the importance which the Protestants had taken from it.
painted a Crucifixion, though among the masterpieces of Rubens were an "Ascent of Calvary" an "Erection of the Cross", a "Piercing with the Lance", and a "Descent from the Cross".
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Surviving Early Christian painting dates from the 3rd and 4th centuries and consists of fresco paintings in the Roman catacombs and mosaics on the walls of churches.
Although his paintings of ballet dancers, musicians, laundresses, and bathing women appear casual and unstudied, the compositions, with their oblique views and asymmetrical balance, were in fact carefully calculated.
Painted during the last years of his life, these studies are the result of Cézanne's attempt to render the color and volume of a mountain form seen from a distance.
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Paintings were also often done on screens, which served in a sense as portable walls, but these too have not survived.
Furthermore, because paintings of this period have come to be viewed as one of the highest cultural achievements in China's history, they provide valuable insight into aesthetic values and tastes that would have lasting impact on later artists and connoisseurs.
Painting as an art form also reached a very high standard of quality during the Song, which is considered by many to be a high point in the development of the fine arts in China.
depts.washington.edu /chinaciv/painting/4ptgintr.htm   (418 words)

 Howstuffworks "Painting Channel"
Painting is one of the simplest ways to spruce up a room or exterior.
Interior painting is a great way to revamp a room or kick off a redecoration project.
Painting faux finishes is a fun way to achieve a professional look at home.
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The purpose of this class is to explore the figure as the subject/object of painting.
Oil painting is an art form to be studied and enjoyed for a lifetime.
She is presently a freelance artist who paints large, expressive murals, both commercially and for individuals.
www.spruillarts.org /Courses/painting.htm   (2852 words)

 ArtLex on Painting
How the ground (on which paint is applied) is prepared on the support depends greatly on the type of paint to be used.
Paintings are usually intended to be placed in frames, and exhibited on walls, but there have been plenty of exceptions.
Also, the act of painting, which may involve a wide range of techniques and materials, along with the artist's other concerns which effect the content of a work.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/p/painting.html   (494 words)

 Painting FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Paints may be bought by the individual bottle (usually under $2 US per) or in sets.
Then paint a slightly darker shade than you're going to use for the rest of the face around the eyes to define them (mix a touch of brown or tan into the flesh tone for this).
Paint the eyebrow on the ridge above the eye socket in a slight crescent shape, cover the white and fl from 1 and 2.
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This is limited to the labor portion of the project and does not guarantee your satisfaction of the painting products or failure of any products that we may use.
You want the job to be done right and with the highest level of quality, you want a competitive price, you want the job completed on time and you want your home to receive the least disturbance and to be tidy once the job is complete.
If you are not completely satisfied with the painting that we completed, you must first notify us in writing of the items that you are not pleased with along with the reason for your dissatisfaction.
www.moretimeforyou.com /Painting.htm   (1226 words)

 Painting of Tica by Dru Blair
The small images are step by step photographs taken during the painting process, and the large image is the final painting after detail and skin texture are added with an eraser and colored pencil.
Nearing completion of the painting, I decided to remove some of the elements I had already painted such as the nap of cloth next to her armpit.
This painting of Tica is not just a copy of a photograph, but is a product of many artistic decisions, whereas I deviated from the reference photo for more aesthetic appeal.
www.drublair.com /comersus/store/workshops/tica.htm   (1053 words)

 Painting Tutorials and Resources for Artists
Watercolor Painting Techniques -- Bob Davies provides a series of articles to help you better understand the variety of brushes, paints, mediums, and papers that are available and gives helpful tutorials for painting clouds and trees.
Painting Demonstration in Watermedia -- Mary Weinstein Backer combines watercolors and acrylics, using watercolor as an "under-painting".
Paint by Number Fun -- SegPlay is a fun, free, and challenging interactive artistic experience which allows you to color in detailed patterns of photographs and well known art images, without lifting a paint brush or crayon.
www.artshow.com /resources/painting.html   (2727 words)

 Oil Painting, Art Painting : Portal - Art Gallery Worldwide
Yuri was born in 1957 in Stavropol in a family of an artist.
He began painting at the age of 3, and since 1978 has exhibited as a professional artist.
His oil paintings are presented in two State museums, government and many private collections in USA, England, Italy, Germany, France, Russia, Japan, Sweden, Austria,...
www.gallery-worldwide.com /art/oil_painting.html   (154 words)

 Technorati Tag: painting
Paintings at Dick Blick Art Materials Great savings and selection on paint supply with fast and dependable service.
I was in a green mood the other day, wanted to paint lots of greens, or at least say the word a lot - you can't say 'green' without feeling springy...
Paintings at Forzieri.com Forzieri.com offers a unique and extensive selection of paintings.
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 Painting, Oil Painting, Landscape Painting, Auto Painting, Painting Easel, Painting Glass, Canvas Painting, Painting ...
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 Painting Contractors | House Painters
Painting and staining are some of the easiest ways to improve the look of your home and property.
A good painting contractor crew can finish a job in a fraction of the time it would take you to do it alone, and many people would rather leave the mess of painting and staining to a painting contractor as well.
Regardless, a good coat of paint or fresh coat of stain can transform a property from run down to looking good with just a few swipes of a brush.
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 Painting in AWT and Swing
Regardless of how a paint request is triggered, the AWT uses a "callback" mechanism for painting, and this mechanism is the same for both heavyweight and lightweight components.
When this heavyweight ancestor is told to paint its window, it must translate that paint call to paint calls on all of its lightweight descendents.
Overlapping components: If a lightweight component is painted, its possible that some other lightweight component partially overlaps it; this means that whenever the original lightweight component is painted, any components which overlap the original component (where the clip rectangle intersects with the overlapping area) the overlapping component must also be partially repainted.
java.sun.com /products/jfc/tsc/articles/painting/index.html   (4466 words)

 Lesson: Performing Custom Painting (The Java™ Tutorials > Creating a GUI with JFC/Swing)
Many programs will get by just fine without writing their own painting code; they will simply use the standard GUI components that are already available in the Swing API.
Custom painting in Swing is similar to custom painting in AWT, but since we do not recommend writing your applications entirely with the AWT, its painting mechanism is not specifically dscussed here.
You may find it useful to read this lesson followed by the in-depth discussion of Painting in AWT and Swing on the Sun Developer Network (SDN).
java.sun.com /docs/books/tutorial/uiswing/painting/index.html   (229 words)

 Painting Merit Badge
Explain where you would apply enamel paint, flat paint, wood stain, and varnish, and explain the importance of sheen.
Prepare and paint two different surfaces using patching material, caulking, and proper primers and topcoats.
Prepare and paint an item using harmonizing colors that you have created by tinting white base paint.
www.meritbadge.com /mb/081.htm   (180 words)

 Oil Painting Reproduction according to your original and Beautiful handmade portraits.
Oil Painting Reproduction according to your original and Beautiful handmade portraits.
We paint your personal oil painting according to your original.
Restoration of your paintings in collaboration with a publicly ordered and sworn in expert and restorer for painting restorations of the German IHK
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 Painting   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One of her achievements is the well received Canadian Constitution Act painting.
Genuine oil paintings, such as landscapes, master, still life, contemporary, abstract, undersea, flowers, snowscape, seascape, Venice, cultural, etc, quality cultural...
Orna's oil paintings and Giclee prints give the viewer a rare and insightful visit to places beyond consciousness.
www.hotvsnot.com /Arts/Visual_Arts/Painting   (370 words)

 Paintings, painting styles, pictures
Painting Styles range from Museum Quality, Masterpiece Reproductions to Abstract Art and Original Reproductions and also Landscapes Oil Paintings.
Isabel Art Gallery offers prestigious fine art oil painting reproductions of Masterpieces, oil portrait paintings, pet portraits, wedding portraits, entirely hand painted by professional artists, graduated from Art Schools.
Movements in painting, schools, periods in painting, painting styles, countries.
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 Chinese Paintings and Fine Chinese Art. Original Chinese Painting.
His painting style is unique, elegant, and his paintings are very recognizable.
Cold-Mounting a Chinese painting takes a dry time of 24-48 hours depending on humidity levels where as the heat-mounting process is instantaneous yet can cause irreversible damage to a painting.
Visit our Chinese Painting info page for lots of general information about Chinese painting such as paper, brush and ink types, what to expect when purchasing a Chinese painting, displaying your Chinese art, and lots more helpful information.
www.chinesepaintings.com   (630 words)

Note to self: When manic, and deciding to tackle painting a very large mural on a wall...try to get as much done as possible..., including the one that I worked on with an ex.
Because it's in the tunnel, and because the painting itself is dark, I've never been able to capture it very well.
But seeing Hugo go from looking so sad lying in the hospital bed to smiling at me with his face lit up showed that I had given him the chance to be a kid again.
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 PDCA - The Voice of the Professional Painting and Decorating Contractor - - - - - PDCA...Your "Partner In ...
PDCA takes an aggressive position in defense of Sherwin Williams on behalf of all paint manufacturers and the entire PDCA contracting membership.
Guidelines should be the “handbook” for all contractors and a familiar fixture in the working library of every painting and decorating contractor.
PDCA's Cost and Estimating Committee has devised the specification checklist to assist the painting contractor during this important stage of the bidding process.
www.pdca.com   (457 words)

 NGA - American Painting
These academically educated artists were outnumbered by unschooled artist-craftsmen, such as Edward Hicks, who painted for their own pleasure or on commission from rural patrons.
Avant-garde movements such as impressionism were embraced by American painters who found the style's look, if not its underlying theory, consistent with their artistic aims.
Familiarity with traditional European art also may have inspired a renewed interest in still-life painting and aristocratic portraiture; the popularity of such paeans to wealth and acquisition reflects the prevailing spirit of materialism.
www.nga.gov /collection/gallery/amer.htm   (792 words)

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