Example sentences for: palette

How can you use “palette” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In Amsterdam, his palette darkened; marble floors replaced earthenware tiles, satin supplanted homespun, and a dream--it cannot have been more than that for de Hooch--of luxury reigned.

  • Instead of mixing his colors on the palette, Close built up his images by applying thin layers of primary colors directly onto the canvas.

  • In a deliberate attempt to defy the locale, where, as Rothko said, "the richest bastards in New York will come to feed and show off," Rothko darkened his palette.

  • By 1890, van Gogh had pretty much banished black from his palette.

  • His palette, once so full of nuanced colors, here shrinks to play-school primaries, colors that refer to nothing but paint.


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