Translation of palette knife in Spanish:

palette knife

n

  • 1.1 [Art] espátula (f)
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    • In one work, thick dabs of red, yellow, blue, white and yellow-green oil paint applied with a palette knife cover the 10-foot-wide canvas.
    • Often applying oil paint with a palette knife, Scott fills his canvases with irregular squares and rectangles in a rainbow of contrasting hues.
    • In some cases, the artist may scratch or splatter paint, add crayon or brush strokes or apply additional paint with a palette knife.
    1.2
    ( (AmE also) pallet knife)
    [Culin] espátula (f), paleta (f)
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    • Using a palette knife or fish slice, carefully transfer each pizza to a serving plate and garnish with basil sprigs.
    • Lift them from the pan with a fish slice or palette knife and place them on a shallow dish.
    • Remove the chicken from the grill and pour over the pan juices, OR: turn the chicken over with a palette knife so that the cheese is on the bottom.

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