the occupation of a house painter
"house painting was the only craft he knew"
- house painting
the act of applying paint to a surface
"you can finish the job of painting faster with a roller than with a brush"
creating a picture with paints
"he studied painting and sculpture for many years"
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"