See painting; photos.
To dream of watercolors, drawings, or modern pictures, predicts minor changes.
If you were impressed by an oil painting in your dream, it is a warning that social snobbery will result in lost opportunities.
To dream of looking at photographs or slides forecasts the pleasant renewal of an old friendship.
If your dream concerned having your portrait painted, or having a portrait photograph taken, it foretells disenchantment in love.
To give or receive a portrait in your dream is a warning of deceptive flattery around you.
A dream of seeing someone else sitting for a portrait signifies a rise in your status.
If you dreamed of a landscape picture, the meaning depends on your reaction to the picture.
If it seemed beautiful or pleasing, you will have bright future prospects. But if it was ugly or unpleasant, be prepared for a period of dissatisfaction. Also see “Photograph” and “Photo Album”, above.
To dream of Pictures is a bad omen, for it warns you of treachery by one you trust.
The more pleasing the Pictures appear to you, the more dangerous the omen. It means work without profit.
If you dream that pictures surround you it is a desire for artistic expression.
To buy them augurs extravagance. Paintings.
Pictures appearing before you in dreams, prognosticate deception and the ill will of contemporaries.
To make a picture, denotes that you will engage in some unremunerative enterprise.
To destroy pictures, means that you will be pardoned for using strenuous means to establish your rights.
To buy them, foretells worthless speculation.
To dream of seeing your likeness in a living tree, appearing and disappearing, denotes that you will be prosperous and seemingly contented, but there will be disappointments in reaching out for companionship and reciprocal understanding of ideas and plans.
To dream of being surrounded with the best efforts of the old and modern masters, denotes that you will have insatiable longings and desires for higher attainments, compared to which present success will seem poverty-stricken and miserable. See Painting and Photographs.
To dream one draws pictures is pleasure without profit.
Watercolors, drawings, or modem pictures predict minor changes; otherwise, see Oil Paint- ing, Photography, Portrait, Artist, Camera, Museum, Landscape, Colors, etc.
Pictures in dreams often represent situations in our lives, or a view we may have about something. The subject matter will suggest what we should be looking at in our lives. The condition of the picture will be significant, as will the colors (see COLORS).
If a drawing fails to appear, a video refuses to focus or a photo refuses to develop properly, there may be something wrong with your own vision of an important part of your life. Are you seeing things clearly?
A dream of falsehood and deceit (Raphael).