Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A design made by allowing sand of different colors to fall from the hand over a surface, the colored sands forming the desired design. The sand-painting is, therefore, rather a sand-mosaic. Sand-paintings are used in the rituals of Indians of the southwestern territories, but they occur also among the Indians of the plains.
“The dripping technique is compared -- with an illustrative video -- to the Native American technique of sand-painting.”
“Are you saying you know who did this sand-painting?”
“The answer's in the sand-painting somewhere," she was mumbling to no one in particular.”
“It may be that this particular sand-painting was used against the murderer in the past, or against his family, or a close friend.”
“Hasjelti Dailjis and Navajo sand painting by XXXIV-XXXVI paper on ceremonial of Hasjelti Dailjis and mythical sand-painting of 229-285”
“I hadn't previously encountered the art of "sand-painting", but having now reviewed many of the examples posted on YouTube from leading competitions and festivals around the world, I would have to say that this girl seems to have something that puts her way out ahead of the crowd (though many of these other artists are very impressive also) - and I don't think it's just her exotic good looks.”
“One highlight is a sand-painting performance displayed on a giant screen.”
“There will be a professional sand-painting demonstration, drum circle and activities for children.”
“He glanced at Clever Squirrel, who was trying to stay awake at the sand-painting table, and wondered if they’d get Tower that drunk today.”
“a Navajo sand-painting, which he compared to Goya.”
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