finger-painting finger-painting

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a painting produced by spreading paint with the fingers
  2. (n) painting by using the fingers to spread the paint

Usage(s):

  1. Then, in Palestine and Paris, he brought finger-painting to a fine pitch.
  2. As a distinguished educator in search of a university endowment, Powell appears hardly bright enough to run a class in finger-painting.
  3. It is a little like watching a boy finger-painting and then brushing a few crude daubs on a canvas, after which these scenes are assembled in a show called Mama da Vinci's Boy Leon.

News

  • Art Scene

    Art Scene: Finger-Painting With Charlie Clough, Photojournalism and Indigenous Art at Casa de Arte, Katherine Sehr's Drawings at Nina Freudenheim Gallery
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Artvoice

Quotes

  1. Without the testimony, Geragos said his defense of Anthony Mark Bianchi would amount to a "kindergarten finger-painting operation."
    on Jul 27, 2007 By: Mark Geragos Source: Newsday

  2. "Anyone can pick up a paintbrush and paint something with it," Katzenberg says. "Jim Cameron will be Picasso. Steven Spielberg will be Rembrandt and Marty Scorsese will be Monet. I'm just trying to avoid finger-painting."
    on Apr 22, 2010 By: Jeffrey Katzenberg Source: Los Angeles Times

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