painting

p. pr. & vb. n.

  1. of Paint

n.

  1. The act or employment of laying on, or adorning with, paints or colors.
  2. The work of the painter; also, any work of art in which objects are represented in color on a flat surface; a colored representation of any object or scene; a picture.
  3. Color laid on; paint.
  4. A depicting by words; vivid representation in words.