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Painting vs. Sculpture

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Paintingverb

present participle of paint

Sculpturenoun

(countable) A three dimensional work of art created by shaping malleable objects and letting them harden or by chipping away pieces from a rock (sculpting).

Paintingnoun

(countable) An illustration or artwork done with the use of paint.

‘The Mona Lisa is one of the most famous paintings.’;

Sculpturenoun

Works of art created by sculpting, as a group.

Paintingnoun

(uncountable) The action of applying paint to a surface.

‘The outside of the old house would benefit from some painting.’;

Sculpturenoun

(zoology) The three-dimensional ornamentation on the outer surface of a shell

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Paintingnoun

(uncountable) The same activity as an art form.

‘Some artists, like Michelangelo, excel in both painting and sculpture.’;

Sculptureverb

To fashion something into a three-dimensional figure.

Paintingnoun

The act or employment of laying on, or adorning with, paints or colors.

Sculptureverb

To represent something in sculpture.

Paintingnoun

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.

Sculptureverb

To change the shape of a land feature by erosion etc.

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Paintingnoun

Color laid on; paint.

Sculpturenoun

The art of carving, cutting, or hewing wood, stone, metal, etc., into statues, ornaments, etc., or into figures, as of men, or other things; hence, the art of producing figures and groups, whether in plastic or hard materials.

Paintingnoun

A depicting by words; vivid representation in words.

Sculpturenoun

Carved work modeled of, or cut upon, wood, stone, metal, etc.

‘There, too, in living sculpture, might be seenThe mad affection of the Cretan queen.’;

Paintingnoun

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’;

Sculptureverb

To form with the chisel on, in, or from, wood, stone, or metal; to carve; to engrave.

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Paintingnoun

creating a picture with paints;

‘he studied painting and sculpture for many years’;

Sculpturenoun

a three-dimensional work of plastic art

Paintingnoun

the act of applying paint to a surface;

‘you can finish the job of painting faster with a roller than with a brush’;

Sculpturenoun

creating figures or designs in three dimensions

Paintingnoun

the occupation of a house painter;

‘house painting was the only craft he knew’;

Sculptureverb

create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material;

‘sculpt a swan out of a block of ice’;

Painting

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.

‘matrix’; ‘support’;

Sculptureverb

shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it;

‘She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband’;

Sculpture

Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates in three dimensions. It is one of the plastic arts.

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