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The bending, roughly parallel lines produce a sense of motion, as does the mottled blue watercolor added to “Splash,” the only hand-finished print.In the galleries: Tracing a generational progression in abstract art|Mark Jenkins|March 5, 2021|Washington Post
The octopus’s skin flickers and momentarily resembles the grouper’s own mottled scales before reverting to blue.Octopuses Find New Hunting Buddies - Issue 95: Escape|Brandon Keim|January 28, 2021|Nautilus
I stared at the poisonous mottled binding as I would at a snake.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The rich, mottled tones with which he crafted his portraits are less about creating mood than about rendering pure physicality.
To many of those white-haired and mottled men, the ambassador's six-minute apology and the invitation to visit Japan were insults.
The skin on my face and arms took on a mottled, yellowish appearance, like an old newspaper left out in the sun.
In one instant the mottled-faced gentleman depressed his hand again, and every glass was set down empty.
Saying this, the mottled-faced gentleman rose, as did the other gentlemen.
The cattle here are large and well-shaped, something like our own Lancashire breed, and mottled in colour, though mostly red.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
His face was, moreover, mottled with dusky spots, so that he reminded the spectator of a frog or a toad.Overland|John William De Forest
Beneath them the cross-bedded sandstone appears, showing a mottled surface of pale-pinkish hue.