In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The easel is set diagonally to the right of the stool, just as the artist has his easel in Allegory of Painting.
- The artist bent over the easel day and night, vigorously splashing paint here and splashing paint there.
- The artist's easel, paint box, palettes, paintbrushes and dried tubes of paint occupied a corner.
- Among the gifts were gardening books, a new garden pond and an easel, artist's chair and watercolour paints, to help her with her new activities in retirement.
- She is planning one more major adventure, but after that has promised her family that she will return to her easel - she paints watercolours using Chinese inks and paper.
- Abby nodded and grabbed the camera she usually used, and Chris followed her with an easel and some oil paints.
- A canvass was set up on the easel, paints on the table alongside.
- All of it is made possible by the creative energy that is released each time Thomas sits at his easel to paint.
- Benton's early pictures were painted on easels and the pictures were expected to be framed and hung on walls.
- Here exhibited for the first time, it depicts a painting on an easel and a bird on the wing, the easel representing the artist and the bird in flight the liberating act of painting.
- Business is so bad that their son Graziano, a talented artist, has time to set up his easel and paint in the restaurant as well as work as a waiter.
- With a huge white canvas on the easel before them, artists were called, one by one randomly, given a minute to convey his idea by a deft stroke in his chosen colour.
- Hal Meah, a sketch artist who set up his easel at the fairs on our route, taught me how to draw.
- Churchill, a frequent guest, often relaxed there with his easel and paints, while Rex Whistler contributed decorative murals.
- Rembrandt's drawing, a plan for a painting, is a simple sketch of the artist alone with his easel.
- This is where the town's Romeos parade up and down, its old men relax on benches outside the church, and artists work at their easels.
- They are shown in a large room, surrounded by other characters, including the artist himself, who stands at his easel.
- Her friends at the club would take turns posing in front of the easel, while Grotte and other art club members painted them.
- The show is also a wonderful time to watch artists set up easels and paint for the crowds or sign posters and books.
- Cai installed the works in a distinctly outdated mode, crowded together on wooden easels that evoke sidewalk art-fair displays.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.