a thin blade of varying flexibility set in a handle and used for mixing colors or applying them to a canvas.
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How to use palette knife in a sentence
We customized one model with a data set of scanned painted brush strokes and palette knife impressions inspired by the textures and colors from different seasons.Recalling a pandemic year with poetry and machine learning art | Seth Blanchard, Shikha Subramaniam, Leo Dominguez | April 22, 2021 | Washington Post
He had destroyed the whole of his work, and removed every trace of it with the palette-knife.
With all the sulphides of cadmium a steel palette knife is best avoided.Field's Chromatography | George Field
To obtain the freedom of accident Rembrandt put on his colours with his palette-knife; a very common practice at the present day.
Garstin had said of him in a puffing breath one day when the palette knife had been angrily used once more.December Love | Robert Hichens
When the black mass is soft and clean drain off the water and rub the ink smooth in a dish with a bone palette knife.Wood-Block Printing | F. Morley Fletcher
British Dictionary definitions for palette knife
a round-ended spatula with a thin flexible blade used esp by artists for mixing, applying, and scraping off paint, esp oil paint
a knife with a round-ended flexible blade used in cookery for scraping out a mixture from a bowl, spreading icing, etc
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