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Painting vs. Tableau — What's the Difference?

Painting vs. Tableau — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Painting and Tableau

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Painting

Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a solid surface (called the "matrix" or "support"). The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush, but other implements, such as knives, sponges, and airbrushes, can be used.
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Tableau

A vivid or graphic description
The movie was a tableau of a soldier's life.
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Painting

The process, art, or occupation of coating surfaces with paint for a utilitarian or artistic effect.
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Tableau

A striking incidental scene, as of a picturesque group of people
"New public figures suddenly abound in the hitherto faceless totalitarian tableaux" (John McLaughlin).
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Painting

A picture or design in paint.
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Tableau

An interlude during a scene when all the performers on stage freeze in position and then resume action as before.
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Painting

Present participle of paint
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Tableau

A tableau vivant.
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Painting

(countable) An illustration or artwork done with the use of paint.
The Mona Lisa is one of the most famous paintings.
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Tableau

A striking and vivid representation; a picture.
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Painting

(uncountable) The action of applying paint to a surface.
The outside of the old house would benefit from some painting.
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Tableau

A vivid graphic scene of a group of people arranged as in a painting or bas relief sculpture.
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Painting

(uncountable) The same activity as an art form.
Some artists, like Michelangelo, excel in both painting and sculpture.
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Tableau

Hence, an arrangement of actors in static positions on stage, having the effect of pointing up a particular moment in the drama, conventionally revealed by opening tableau curtains (known as "tabs").
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Painting

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

(mathematics) A two-dimensional array or table of data, usually numbers, of various specific kinds.
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Painting

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.
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Tableau

A table that shows constraint violations of a list of candidates given an input and a constraint ranking.
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Painting

Color laid on; paint.
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Tableau

(card games) Mostly in solitaire card games, but also in other card and board games, the main area, where random cards can be arranged.
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Painting

A depicting by words; vivid representation in words.
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Tableau

(logic) A semantic tableau.
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Painting

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
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Tableau

(theater) unit of a play, an opera or a ballet with change of stage setting.
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Painting

Creating a picture with paints;
He studied painting and sculpture for many years
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Tableau

A striking and vivid representation; a picture.
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Painting

The act of applying paint to a surface;
You can finish the job of painting faster with a roller than with a brush
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Tableau

A representation of some scene by means of persons grouped in the proper manner, placed in appropriate postures, and remaining silent and motionless.
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Painting

The occupation of a house painter;
House painting was the only craft he knew
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Tableau

The arrangement, or layout, of cards.
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Tableau

A group of people attractively arranged (as if in a painting)
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Tableau

Any dramatic scene
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