palette knife


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palette knife

n.
A knife with a thin flexible blade, used by artists for mixing, scraping, or applying paint.

palette knife

or

pallet knife

n
1. (Art Terms) a round-ended spatula with a thin flexible blade used esp by artists for mixing, applying, and scraping off paint, esp oil paint
2. (Cookery) a knife with a round-ended flexible blade used in cookery for scraping out a mixture from a bowl, spreading icing, etc

pal′ette knife`


n.
a thin blade of varying flexibility set in a handle and used for mixing colors or applying them to a canvas.
[1750–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.palette knife - a spatula used by artists for mixing or applying or scraping off oil paintspalette knife - a spatula used by artists for mixing or applying or scraping off oil paints
spatula - a hand tool with a thin flexible blade used to mix or spread soft substances
Translations

palette knife

nPalettenmesser nt

palette knife

n (Art, Culin) → spatola di metallo
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Using broad brush strokes, an initial wash of colour provides the background upon which thicker paint is often applied using a palette knife.
Spoon the mixture on top of the biscuit base and smooth top with a palette knife. Arrange raspberries and any left over berries on top and chill overnight.
"Oil Painting with a Palette Knife" will be shown at Mere Green Community Centre at 1.45pm on September 22.
Hence all the nipply blobs of tube-squeezed paint, the palette knife slashings.
Allow them to harden for a few minutes, then loosen them with a palette knife and transfer to the wire rack to cool completely.
Pour the mixture on a greased baking sheet to make a layer one-inch thick and spread with a greased palette knife. Put to the side until cool.
This is especially evident in those works that abjure thick facture in favor of barely perceptible patterns: lines made by what must be a hot palette knife repeatedly drawn across the surface, overlapping rings made by melting circles of pigmented wax.
The view of Mount Snowdon from Nantlle, with its bold, sweeping strokes of the palette knife, is instantly recognisable as a Sir Kyffin work.
Chill well then loosen from sides of tin using a palette knife. Serve chilled.
To give the MDF an old stone effect, I used a tube of plaster filler, which I spread over the surface with a palette knife. For the pillars, I just squeezed out a few extra blobs, and scraped out the relief pattern using the broad end of a chopstick.
It was then that the calendar speeded up and the whole week melted into a succession of [deadline] Thursdays." (McBride later wrote for the great literary magazine The Dial, edited by the poet Marianne Moore, and Creative Art, where his column was mawkishly called "The Palette Knife." Pieces from all three have been collected in The Flow of Art.) Simply put, McBride wrote and wrote and wrote until he was almost ninety.