[uhn-der-peyn-ting] /ˈʌn dərˌpeɪn tɪŋ/
the first coat of paint, especially the initial painting on a canvas in which the major areas, tones, colors, and forms are indicated in mass.
the first layer in a painting, indicating the design and main areas of light and shade

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