Definition of broken colour in English:
A colour mixed or juxtaposed closely with another.
- 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.