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

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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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It is heaped onto marble slabs by the Slab Boys (apprentice designers), water and gum arabic is added, and it is ground with large palette knives till deemed fit to be dished.
I use palette knives to apply the paint and love the rather random effect, the unpredictability of how the paints appear on the uneven surface.
Credit cards, nails & palette knives adorn the role of a paintbrush for Sanjay Thapar
Armed with large brushes and palette knives, each stroke was a liberation for me," Vranes says, describing the process of that initial painting.
From watercolors to oils, pencils to palette knives, this software offers an incredible wealth of brushes, pencils, papers and paints that are out of reach for most schools' limited art supply budgets," says Rick Champagne, product manager for Corel Painter.
If you don't have palette knives, use small pieces of rigid cardboard or other utensils.
Paint and beet juice are applied with brushes, sponges, and palette knives.
Youngsters also had the chance to work with materials they would not normally use, like palette knives and acrylic paints.