having a heavy impasto.
- pas·tos·i·ty [pa-stos-i-tee], /pæˈstɒs ɪ ti/, noun
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How to use pastose in a sentence
Taddeo was very bold in his work, and had a manner passing soft and pastose, and very far removed from the hardness often seen.Lives of the most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects | Giorgio Vasari
His flesh, less clear than it afterwards became, is pastose and burnished.The Standard Galleries - Holland | Esther Singleton
His flesh, less clear than it afterwards becomes, is pastose and burnished.