Translation of palette in Spanish:

palette

Pronunciation: /ˈpælət; ˈpælɪt/

n

  • 1.1 (board) paleta (feminine)
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    • The artist's easel, paint box, palettes, paintbrushes and dried tubes of paint occupied a corner.
    • The inventory of the contents of his studio made for probate purposes after his death lists a few standard items of equipment - easels, palettes, canvases - but nothing to hint at any unusual working method.
    • The portrait is dominated by her own image, holding a palette and a paintbrush in her hands.
    1.2 (range of color) gama (feminine)
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    • His minimalist style of drawing and limited palette of colours are far from painterly, however.
    • In this, the colour palette is darker and the drawings simpler and more stylised.
    • Its restrained palette, the sinuous, loopy drawing, and the interplay of seemingly simple forms and planes present a highly cerebral visual game.

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