Swinton emerged, pale with a butter-blond crop, neutral as the blankest of canvases.
I began to hunt among the piles of canvases, saying, “Hurry up, Tess, and get ready; we must take advantage of the morning light.”
I will now be able to paint on two canvases, in the morning and the evening.
The outreach team first canvases a neighborhood, gathering information and making contacts.
The students searched the mags, cut images, and wrote on their canvases with fat red and blue markers.
It is a wonder that irascible painters do not run amuck among their own canvases and their visitors on Show Sunday.
There were clay and bronze figures and canvases covered with paintings.
Then for a moment he glanced again at his picture, and slowly inspected the other canvases in the gallery.
Rising from his chair Mallare attacked, one by one, the canvases and statues.
It is believed that he has by him a number of canvases which will have to be burnt after his death in accordance with his will.
"sturdy cloth made from hemp or flax," mid-14c., from Anglo-French canevaz, Old North French canevach, Old French chanevaz, literally "made of hemp, hempen," noun use of Vulgar Latin adjective *cannapaceus "made of hemp," from Latin cannabis, from Greek kannabis "hemp," a Scythian or Thracian word (see cannabis).
Latin adjectives in -aceus sometimes were made in Romanic languages into nouns of augmentative or pejorative force. Especially as a surface for oil paintings from c.1700; hence "an oil painting" (1764).