paint onto

paint something onto something

 and paint something on
to apply a design or picture to something, using paint. Joel painted the portrait onto a large sheet of plywood. He painted on some leaves and flowers too.
See also: paint
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I explained that I would be playing different musical selections, and they could smear, spread and sprinkle the paint onto their 18" x 24" paper in any way the music moved them.
Paint onto the tape seal to avoid any gaps underneath and get the sharpest lines possible.
Paint application feel refers to how it feels to roll paint onto a surface.
TWO men were taken to hospital after a lorry overturned, spilling diesel and paint onto a motorway slip road.
Riot police used tear gas to disperse protesters who lobbed projectiles and threw paint onto Nantes' city hall, set fire to construction vehicles and vandalized the offices of Vinci, the project's contractor.
I prefer it because a brush will squash the paint onto the surface whereas a knife is a lot more flexible; you can still squash the paint onto the surface but you can also layer it very delicately and finely.
The heat and velocity dispensed from the Learjet aircraft s engine blends and welds the paint onto the canvas, resulting in unusual abstract paintings.
The heat and velocity dispensed from the Learjetaircraft's engine blends and welds the paint onto the canvas, resulting in unusual abstract paintings.
In my year out I started to paint onto vintage leather jackets to earn a bit of cash while out of work," she said.
Pour a little red and a little yellow paint onto an old plate.
Hand stencils and disks made by blowing paint onto the wall in El Castillo cave were found to date back to at least 40,800 years, making them the oldest known cave art in Europe, 5-10,000 years older than previous examples from France.
Another technique is to spray the paint onto a panel, allow it to flash for 5-10 minutes, and then scrape the tacky paint off the panel and onto the plate of a cone/plate viscometer.
I put blobs of paint onto a canvas and then used a ruler to spread the colours back and forth to create a layered effect that mirrored what had captured my imagination.
Some of the cans were riddled with bullet holes and oozing paint onto the ground.
Typically, the artist deposits a large pool of paint onto two previously painted aluminum panels; he then photographs them at a certain angle to capture in their reflective surfaces the apparatus (projectors, cameramen) of the shot and to evoke its implications (between the world of film and the construction site).