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  • For a brief moment, she felt like she was on some body of water on the moon itself, everything cast in a strange inverted palette.†   (source)
  • There is a motorcycle parked next to the cube, rendered in color, but just one notch above black and white: big jaggedy pixels and a limited color palette.†   (source)
  • Today's highly processed foods offer a blank palette: whatever chemicals you add to them will give them specific tastes.†   (source)
  • Using my palette knife and my odorless turp, I will thicken the paint on my palette.†   (source)
  • I picked up a wooden stylus and a palette with small indentations in its surface for ink, then a few glass jars of the ink itself—black, red, and gold.†   (source)
  • But painted in weather-colors now With brushes dipped in nature's palette.†   (source)
  • His face under the orange spray tan was red, giving him a radioactive palette.†   (source)
  • She put her palette down on a chair and tiptoed to the window, her ruffled skirt raised to keep it from dragging on the floor.†   (source)
  • And still I wonder: can even an artist's palette capture the full range of what you mean to me?†   (source)
  • She's in a yellow-and-pink phase—not a flattering combination, but it's kind of hard to explain color palettes to an eight-year-old—and has pulled on a mustard yellow dress over a pair of pink tights.†   (source)
  • With his hands pushed into the pockets of a gray overcoat, Spencer circled the track on foot, moving by a palette of colorful barns and turning leaves.†   (source)
  • I got an arts and crafts badge symbolized by a palette and brushes.†   (source)
  • And now I saw him at a distance, eyes intent, the palette in his hand, the huge canvas obscuring the arm that moved.†   (source)
  • She laid down her palette and went into the bathroom to wash.†   (source)
  • She reaches for a palette of eyeshadows, blends a couple of colors together, then picks up a brush.†   (source)
  • She keeps a palette of spices nearby: curry leaves, turmeric, dry coriander, cloves, cinnamon, mustard seed, chili powder, all in tiny stainless-steel bowls within a large mother platter.†   (source)
  • The chairs and tables and other furnishings, which fortunately didn't push the Southwest theme to extremes, were J. Robert Scott knockoffs though not inexpensive, and the decorator's palette was restricted to pastels used to interpret classic Navajo motifs.†   (source)
  • He used words the way an artist used a palette and he fabricated stories of such color and simplicity a reader was drawn in from the first page.†   (source)
  • Its palette was light, its textures were natural, and the internal geometry converged to pleasing curves.†   (source)
  • —— WE WAKE TO A GLORIOUS SUNDAY MORNING FULL OF color and dappled with a soft light that blurs the landscape into the sort of palette that might please Mr. Monet.†   (source)
  • The whole room has been repainted in the exact shade of pastel moss green Mary Burns once chose for me from a special home decorator's palette book, the window mullions, too, damp-dusted and sparkling, and the tile floors sheened.†   (source)
  • Pursing his lips, he went to his palette key and experimented.†   (source)
  • He stood for a long time before the lab's small television, his palette slowly drying, watching as the bodies were pulled from the rubble.†   (source)
  • mixes rich colors on her palette
  • Two cat-snake monsters stood in the center of the palette, their necks entwined.†   (source)
  • Carter told the shabti to return the Narmer Palette, and both statue and stone disappeared.†   (source)
  • Iona clasped her hands together as the defiant palette glowed.†   (source)
  • The rectangle was the palette, with places for black and red ink.†   (source)
  • The cane-bottomed lounge chairs had large armrests and a writing palette made of the same teak.†   (source)
  • My hands trembled as I poured ink into my writing palette.†   (source)
  • Besides, her two friends, who had pretended to paint while she and Dr. Juvenal Urbino were talking at the window, tittered and hid their faces behind their palettes, and this made Fermina Daza lose her self-control.†   (source)
  • He ordered Dusty Miller, Carpet Bugle, President Garfield heliotrope, Speedwell, Pennyroyal, English and Algerian ivies, verbena, vinca, and a rich palette of geraniums, among them Black Prince, Christopher Columbus, Mrs. Turner, Crystal Palace, Happy Thought, and Jeanne d'Arc.†   (source)
  • Bring me the Narmer Palette!†   (source)
  • A palette.†   (source)
  • But the palette was not all gray and ocher, for periodically Max traversed vast carpets of knee-high blue flowers that stretched across the landscape like a Van Gogh.†   (source)
  • On the other side of the creek, the setting sun was changing the sky to a golden palette of colors that stretched across the horizon.†   (source)
  • Before leaving the laboratory he would clean his brushes and his palette and put his trolley in order—precisely, noted Cohen, so he would be able to detect whether anyone touched his things in his absence.†   (source)
  • The scribe's palette.†   (source)
  • Behind it was a matching pair of oaken Italian easels, two halogen lamps, a Nikon camera mounted atop a tripod, a palette, a tiny bale of cotton wool, an ancient CD player smudged with several different colors of paint, and a trolley laden with pigments, medium, solvents, wooden dowels, and several Winsor & Newton Series 7 sable-hair paintbrushes.†   (source)
  • When at last he feels it safe to take his chair to the window, the leaves have gone from carrot to brick to crimson and every hue in between, a palette beyond the imagination of any painter.†   (source)
  • The sky was a mad painter's canvas, as if halfway through the artist had decided against azure and had instead splashed ochre and crimson and black on the palette.†   (source)
  • Various dry, muddy smears on the palette confirmed this statement.†   (source)
  • New Frontiers had a white cover with a black emblem that combined a palette, a lyre, a hammer, a screw driver and a rising sun; it had a circulation of thirty thousand and a following that described itself as the intellectual vanguard of the country; no one had ever risen to challenge the description.†   (source)
  • But why different, and how different? she asked herself, scraping her palette of all those mounds of blue and green which seemed to her like clods with no life in them now, yet she vowed, she would inspire them, force them to move, flow, do her bidding tomorrow.†   (source)
  • There were no difficulties; the intricate multiplicity of light and color became a whole; the right color was where I wanted it on the palette; each brush stroke, as soon as it was complete, seemed to have been there always.†   (source)
  • Yes, it was for the long palette-knife, with its thin blade of lithe steel.†   (source)
  • My Aunt Georgiana regarded them as though they had been so many daubs of tube-paint on a palette.†   (source)
  • And taking up her palette, she began to mix her colors at hazard.†   (source)
  • "The palettes," replied the dental professor, "are the front teeth, the two upper ones."†   (source)
  • Having said this, he took his hat, which lay on the table beside my palette.†   (source)
  • Then she handed back the book and took up her palette again.†   (source)
  • The quadroon sat for hours before Edna's palette, patient as a savage, while the house-maid took charge of the children, and the drawing-room went undusted.†   (source)
  • …out very carefully first the exact spot on her cheek where I would imprint it, and would so prepare my thoughts that I might be able, thanks to these mental preliminaries, to consecrate the whole of the minute Mamma would allow me to the sensation of her cheek against my lips, as a painter who can have his subject for short sittings only prepares his palette, and from what he remembers and from rough notes does in advance everything which he possibly can do in the sitter's absence.†   (source)
  • He took his palette and began to work.†   (source)
  • The artist stared a moment, gave a little pout, shrugged her shoulders, put down her palette and brushes, and stood rubbing her hands.†   (source)
  • "What are my palettes?" asked Fantine.†   (source)
  • "It isn't a mere pleasure trip to me, girls," she said impressively, as she scraped her best palette.†   (source)
  • One gleam of light lifted into relief a half-submerged mast, on which sat a cormorant, dark and large, with wings flecked with foam; its beak held a gold bracelet set with gems, that I had touched with as brilliant tints as my palette could yield, and as glittering distinctness as my pencil could impart.†   (source)
  • This riot of rainbow tints was a wonder, a feast for the eyes: a genuine kaleidoscope of red, green, yellow, orange, violet, indigo, and blue; in short, the whole palette of a color–happy painter!†   (source)
  • There were collected and piled up all Albert's successive caprices, hunting-horns, bass-viols, flutes—a whole orchestra, for Albert had had not a taste but a fancy for music; easels, palettes, brushes, pencils—for music had been succeeded by painting; foils, boxing-gloves, broadswords, and single-sticks—for, following the example of the fashionable young men of the time, Albert de Morcerf cultivated, with far more perseverance than music and drawing, the three arts that complete a…†   (source)
  • But she made a wry face at the prospect, and scratched away at her palette as if bent on vigorous measures before she gave up her hopes.†   (source)
  • The translation of a few pages of German occupied an hour; then I got my palette and pencils, and fell to the more soothing, because easier occupation, of completing Rosamond Oliver's miniature.†   (source)
  • An artist friend fitted her out with his castoff palettes, brushes, and colors, and she daubed away, producing pastoral and marine views such as were never seen on land or sea.†   (source)
  • The tooth-puller espied the lovely, laughing girl, and suddenly exclaimed: "You have beautiful teeth, you girl there, who are laughing; if you want to sell me your palettes, I will give you a gold napoleon apiece for them."†   (source)
  • The young lady raised her eyes from her palette, scanned him from head to foot, and alighted with admirable sagacity upon exactly the right answer.†   (source)
  • Afterwards, take a piece of smooth ivory — you have one prepared in your drawing-box: take your palette, mix your freshest, finest, clearest tints; choose your most delicate camel-hair pencils; delineate carefully the loveliest face you can imagine; paint it in your softest shades and sweetest lines, according to the description given by Mrs. Fairfax of Blanche Ingram; remember the raven ringlets, the oriental eye; — What! you revert to Mr. Rochester as a model!†   (source)
  • Noemie had no more twenty-franc lessons; but in the course of time, when she grew older, and it became highly expedient that she should do something that would help to keep us alive, she bethought herself of her palette and brushes.†   (source)
  • She was not at work; her palette and brushes had been laid down beside her, her hands were folded in her lap, and she was leaning back in her chair and looking intently at two ladies on the other side of the hall, who, with their backs turned to her, had stopped before one of the pictures.†   (source)
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