scene paint

scene paint

[′sēn ‚pānt]
(materials)
A paint used in theatrical scene painting; it is a dry pigment mixed with a glue-water mixture called size water.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Early pictures and video flowing in from the scene paint a grim portrait.
In the preface, the authors acknowledge that the book focuses on two-dimensional painting techniques and methods of scene paint and texture application.
Most poignant is the scene painted by Vitug on how PNoy received the news: alone in his home, reading the summary of the award and feeling 'happy and pleased,' then calling up the officials closest to the dispute to convey his congratulations and praise.
But, somewhat incongruously, there's a palm tree and Copacabana-style beach scene painted on the tiles in the corner.
This illuminated rendering of Islam's holy text--which took 9 years to complete--is hand-lettered in an angular style reminiscent of graffiti, with each passage superimposed over a scene painted by Birk and bordered in ornate blue, red and gold accents.
Another picture is a framed copy of a coastal scene painted by his great uncle Billy Warren at the age of 16.
Auction house Sotheby's describes the cup as having flawless translucent sides with its lively scene painted continuously around its sides, which was made during the reign of the Ming Dynasty's Chenghua Emperor.
At other times, figures on a blank field remain simply illustration, as in Postcard, a grimly amusing scene painted as if on its namesake, with the horizontal lines for the address turned into bunks on which three men sleep.
That was also the feeling of the million-plus of the Queen's loyal subjects watching the rainswept spectacle, whose size echoed the famous scene painted by Canaletto, River Thames on Lord Mayor's Day 1752.
It shows a dancing scene painted in vibrant colours, with quiffed-haired musicians playing African drums.
Another wall held a large, draped frame with an outdoor scene painted inside the frame.
The one-foot-by-one-foot painting resembles a flower scene painted by the French artist Adolphe Monticelli, whose work deeply affected the young van Gogh.