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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If it sticks to the pan, gently scrape the pieces off using a palette knife Season.
Originally working in watercolours Martin then progressed onto oils and palette knife.
Pour the mixture into two 20cm sandwich cake tins, 7 greased and bases lined, and smooth over with a palette knife.
Using a palette knife, she overlays colours using huge smears to create form and volume.
Palette knife METHOD 1 Roll out the fondant to approximately 2mm thick then using your cutter, cut out the butterfly.
BASED Martin Llewellyn continues the tradition of Welsh palette knife painting laid down in the last century by such greats as Sir Kyffin Williams and Donald McIntyre.
Using a palette knife, go around the sides and the top of the cake with a thin layer of buttercream to 'crumb coat' it.
Use a wet palette knife or metal spatula to press the mixture flat, then rub it with the cut side of a lemon.
Place the large cake on a stand and use a palette knife to spread an even 1cm thick layer of icing over the sides and top, smoothing it as you go.
If you find Florine Stettheimer's compositions enigmaticwith their sylph-like figures, curtain swags and spidery lace, a George Washington here or Christmas tree there, towering bouquets created from palette knife swishes of flaming orange, buttery yellow, eggplant, and magentayou're not alone.
3 Using roughly a third of the icing, cover the cake with a thin layer using a palette knife -- don't worry too much about getting it smooth at this stage, this first coat is to fill any gaps between the sponges and catch any crumbs.
Use the palette knife to draw large "S" shapes to give a swirl effect, then decorate the edge with the shredded stem ginger.