Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a surface (support base). The application of the medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush but other objects may be used. In art the term describes both the act and the result which is called a painting. Paintings can be naturalistic and representational (as in a still life or landscape painting), photographic, abstract, portrait, be loaded with narrative content, symbolism, emotion or be political in nature. Portrait painting is a genre in painting, where the intent is to depict the visual appearance of the subject. Here i have a nice showcase of portrait paintings of people for your inspiration. You will definitely gonna love it. Have a look.