The first panoramas depicted urban settings, such as cities, while later panoramas depicted nature and famous military battles.
This new style, which would later come to be known as tonalism, emphasized low-key colors and tended to depict intimate settings rather than scenes of grandeur.
For example, painted soft and hard flats (e.g. muslin drops) and are commonly used to depict settings.
They may also depict future settings.
Much of what survives depicts gardens and urban settings, perhaps an idealized collection of the cities under Umayyad rule.
His paintings frequently depicted patriotic-pastoral settings.
His paintings depict settings that are waiting for something to happen and this anticipatory tension, matched by an equal surface tension, accounts for much of their power.
"The following images depict actual settings," read the three lines of text at the start of the book.
"He specialized in depicting outdoor settings with no formal walls and made the whole auditorium a gigantic stage set that enveloped the whole audience."
"Cute 'em ups" feature brightly coloured graphics depicting surreal settings and enemies.