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oil paint Syllabification: oil paint
Pronunciation: /ˈoil ˌpānt/

Definition of oil paint in English:


A paste made with ground pigment and a drying oil such as linseed oil, used chiefly by artists.
Example sentences
  • There is a permanent dialogue between myself and the intangible elements of nature that becomes materialized in the thick oil paint that I use on my canvases.
  • In paintings with titles such as Long Beach, San Francisco and Monument Valley, he builds thick globs of oil paint into a kind of pigmented frosting.
  • In all the works shown here, Calabrese uses oil paint almost like watercolor.
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