Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a solid surface (called the "matrix" or "support"). The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush, but other implements, such as knives, sponges, and airbrushes, can be used. In art, the term painting describes both the act and the result of the action (the final work is called "a painting"). The support for paintings includes such surfaces as walls, paper, canvas, wood, glass, lacquer, pottery, leaf, copper and concrete, and the painting may incorporate multiple other materials, including sand, clay, paper, plaster, gold leaf, …



MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 18 June 2024 English

Vice Admiral Sir Humphrey Thomas Walwyn (1879–1957) was the British-appointed governor of Newfoundland from 1936 to 1946 – a period of remarkable change that would culminate in Newfoundland’s union with …

Schwerdt was represented in the same show by a painting of a salmon fly, dubbed the “Jock Scott.” In

DDN: Dundurn Press · 18 June 2024 English

Meet the brilliant mavericks who invented the future of medicine and saved the lives of millions.The Essence of Invention tells the story of medical invention, from the development of anesthesia …

and a unique vision. And yet, he sold only one painting in his lifetime, and that was to his sister-

MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

Myths and stereotypes surrounding seafarers in the Age of Sail persist to this day. Sailors were celebrated for their courage, strength, and skill, yet condemned for militancy, vice, and fecklessness. …

tools of the would-be officer’s trade. There is a painting of the ship on the back wall, along with a photograph Introductiontexts. Rather, their unique attribute is in painting whatever portrait of life under sail their authors

MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

Complemented by over 150 rarely seen illustrations, Needle Work moves from coast to coast and across more than one hundred years to provide a key chapter in the history of …

broad back. Likely referencing a copy of the painting rather than Leonardo da Vinci’s original, the model airplanes and trains, wood carving, and oil painting.7 Despite what he claimed – and irrespec- tive

MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

While scholarship on refugee migration tends to center on the Global North, most refugees actually reside in the Global South. This book shifts the focus, revealing how governments in the …

existential shift within the literature away from painting states in the Global South as pathological subjects

MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 12 June 2024 English

In 1909 Myrtle and Ernest Webb took possession of an ordinary farm in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island. Ordinary but for one thing: it was already becoming known as inspiration for …

Courtesy of Webb family. | 100 26 “Lover’s Lane” painting, by Helen Haszard, undated. Courtesy of Webb spring brought a fresh round of wallpapering, painting, and laying new oil- cloth in one or multiple

CHB: Coach House Books · 4 June 2024 English

Rocky meets Elmore Leonard meets Miranda July as Pillow Wilson, a past-his-prime boxer, trains for his last title shot. Shenanigans ensue. Boxer ‘Pillow Fist’ Pete Wilson should be preparing for …

the entire wall that was also a photo-realistic painting of Pillow in his boxing gloves and trunks, floating

DDN: Dundurn Press · 4 June 2024 English

A diasporic collection of essays on music, memory, and motion.In this powerful and deeply personal collection, Gloria Blizzard uses traditional narrative essays, hybrid structures, and the tools of poetry to …

ninety now. She remembers clearly and answers. Her painting was of a man on a bike passing by the gate as was just an impulse,” she said. Where is the painting? “I don’t know, I was never in one spot long we were grown, she did try it again. My mother. Painting. One summer afternoon, this time in suburban

DDN: Dundurn Press · 28 May 2024 English

“A window into Canada's role in the making of Ernest Hemingway in clear, clean prose.” — Lee Gowan, author of The Beautiful PlaceSent to cover bank robber Red Ryan’s daring …

found. There’s only a lowly Chevy owned by a man painting the house. It will have to do. Off they go: Ed

CHB: Coach House Books · 21 May 2024 English

a “small, specific life.” – Cassidy McFadzean, author of Crying Dress "Good Want is a baroque painting of Dutch aristocracy, but all the subjects’ garments are secretly from Walmart. I mean this in the

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