A large painting, usually drawn on a wall.
present participle of paint
Of or relating to a wall; on, or in, or against a wall.
‘a mural quadrant’;
(countable) An illustration or artwork done with the use of paint.
‘The Mona Lisa is one of the most famous paintings.’;
Resembling a wall; perpendicular or steep.
‘a mural precipice’;
(uncountable) The action of applying paint to a surface.
‘The outside of the old house would benefit from some painting.’;
To create a mural.
(uncountable) The same activity as an art form.
‘Some artists, like Michelangelo, excel in both painting and sculpture.’;
Of or pertaining to a wall; being on, or in, a wall; growing on, or against, a wall; as, a mural quadrant.
The act or employment of laying on, or adorning with, paints or colors.
Resembling a wall; perpendicular or steep; as, a mural precipice.
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.
a painting that is applied to a wall surface
Color laid on; paint.
of or relating to walls;
A depicting by words; vivid representation in words.
A mural is any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall, ceiling or other permanent surfaces. A distinguishing characteristic of mural painting is that the architectural elements of the given space are harmoniously incorporated into the 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’;
creating a picture with paints;
‘he studied painting and sculpture for many years’;
the act of applying paint to a surface;
‘you can finish the job of painting faster with a roller than with a brush’;
the occupation of a house painter;
‘house painting was the only craft he knew’;
Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a solid surface (called the or ). The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush, but other implements, such as knives, sponges, and airbrushes, can be used.