Synonyms for Painting:

n.

daub, representation, canvas, diptych, abstract, mural, collage, composition, art, likeness, caricature, bas relief, portrayal, aquatint. arts and crafts, batik, brass rubbing, art form, carving, covering, ceramics, belles lettres, coating. painter, facelift, respray, interior decorator, home improvement, decorator, sprayer, interior decoration. art (noun)
carving, illustration, Sketching.
artifact (noun)
picture.
design (noun)
doodle.
drawing (noun)
landscape, diagram, charcoal, cartoon, masterpiece, depiction, pastel, drawing, still life, plan, portrait, tracing, blueprint, scene, illustration, picture, study, Water color, doodle, rendering, sketch.
landscape (noun)
scene.
painting (noun)
picture, portrayal, depiction, art, representation, house painting, canvas, landscape, likeness, mural, Water color, drawing, portrait, coating, sketch, covering, composition.

v.

coloring (verb)
shading, coloring, Inking, dying, tinting, staining.
drawing (verb)
Illustrating, depicting, doodling, Sketching.
paint (verb)
daub.

Other synonyms:

interior decorator, decorator, facelift, home improvement, interior decoration. art, abstract, sprayer, painter. canvas. wall painting
mural.
Other relevant words:
art form, canvas, decorator, daub, respray, covering, carving, abstract, coating, painter, art, caricature, diptych, collage, sprayer, representation, facelift, composition, likeness, house painting, bas relief, portrayal, mural, batik, aquatint, ceramics.

Usage examples for painting

  1. I out by six o'clock by appointment to Hales's, where we fell to my picture presently very hard, and it comes on a very fine picture, and very merry, pleasant discourse we had all the morning while he was painting – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. What he most loved after painting was music. – Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects, and Curiosities of Art, (Vol. 2 of 3) by Shearjashub Spooner
  3. The four weeks that followed, while your father was away and I was painting the portrait, were to me a dream. – Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman by F. Hopkinson Smith