a commercial paint in which a drying oil is the vehicle.
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How to use oil paint in a sentence
Whether it’s tools like the magic wand or filters like the oil paint effect, you won’t quickly exhaust everything that Photopea has to offer.
While the likes of Masaccio in Italy were painting frescoes, Van Eyck and Van der Weyden had mastered the lustrousness of oil paint.When a saint draws the Virgin, so much is in the details | Sebastian Smee | October 27, 2021 | Washington Post
She may not hop into a minivan like traditional storm chasers when the sky frowns and grumbles, but very often, she will gather her own equipment — stretched canvas, oil paint, palette and brushes — to observe and document them on paper in real time.
A Briton who’s based in Philadelphia, Hladky assembles his artwork’s underpinnings with thin bamboo sticks and thick twists of oil paint directly from the tube.In the galleries: Personal and political perspectives on the past | Mark Jenkins | February 19, 2021 | Washington Post
During the day they would paint portraits of Spahn, using oil paint on small canvases that they had brought.
But Marsden Hartley was a 20th-century painter, slow as oil paint from a brush.
Williams works primarily in oil paint sticks and colored pencils.O.J., Martha, Jagger, and Manson: Capturing Celebrities in the Dock | Justin Jones | May 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The canvas of Dark Americano (2012) is covered with both oil paint and dirt.Saatchi Resurrects Ancient Pangaea with Show Featuring South American and African Artists | Chloë Ashby | April 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Tim said to me, “What if someone took a picture on their iPad and then used this method to turn iPad luminescence into oil paint?”
It has become the fashion to say that Whistler had not mastered his trade and could not use oil paint.The Life of James McNeill Whistler | Elizabeth Robins Pennell
A very light-colored or white feather may be tinted by dissolving some oil paint in the gasoline used for rinsing.Make Your Own Hats | Gene Allen Martin
While oil paint is to be preferred, these colors are readily and quickly applied and form serviceable backgrounds.Industrial Arts Design | William H. Varnum
Another way of putting armorial bearings on covers, is to paint them in oil paint.Bookbinding, and the Care of Books | Douglas Cockerell
It is a sad quality of oil-paint that when it is dry it no longer looks so lovely and shiny as it looks when it is wet.
British Dictionary definitions for oil paint
paint made of pigment ground in oil, usually linseed oil, used for oil painting
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