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broken colour Line breaks: broken col¦our

Definition of broken colour in English:


[mass noun]
A colour mixed or juxtaposed closely with another.
Example sentences
  • His use of space as a compositional device to denote emotional isolation became as much a characteristic of his work as the flickering brush strokes, broken colour, and sombre palette he habitually employed.
  • There is no gesture, no broken color, no obvious brushwork, no drip or accident and no sense of an image ‘found’ in the act of painting.
  • His landscapes were realised with a fastidious tonal sense and an ever-more adventurous blend of broken colour.
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