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Word: palette

Definition: board on which painter mixes pigments(coloring matters)

Sentences Containing 'palette'

"Billboard" writer Gail Mitchell praised the album's themes and music, writing "Drawing from a palette rich in R, hip-hop and jazz, DeVaughn has crafted a powerful, thought-provoking album".
(see list: Libyan Palette) Fortress hieroglyph and the "Nine Bows".
Additionally, in 2010, "Game Informer" also listed them among unwanted "palette swap characters" for future "Mortal Kombat" games (demanding an inclusion of only Scorpion and Sub-Zero).
Alison A. Nieder, executive editor of California Apparel News, commented that Michelle Liu "went romantic for her collection, which paired reflective silks with diaphanous chiffons in an Easter-egg pastel palette" for her very first FCI fashion show collection.
An ivory painter's palette found inside the tomb of King Tutankhamun had small compartments with pigments of red ochre and five other colors.
And it will be noticed that he confined himself chiefly to quiet gray day effects of lighting, the rendering of which was well within the range of his palette.
Art students start in with a palette full of the most amazing colors, producing results that it were better not to discuss.
Betrò uses the Libyan Palette as her extensive explanation of the "City Plan".
Camille Pissarro denounced the "old, dull earth colors" and said he had banned them from his palette.
Debuting in 1993's "Mortal Kombat II" as an unplayable secret character that was a green palette swap of Kitana, Jade made her first playable appearance in "Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3" in 1995.
Exposed in Paris to Post-Impressionism and Fauvism, she adopted a vivid palette and used red or blue contouring lines.
Fans nicknamed them Torch and Hornbuckle, respectively, and both were palette swaps of Liu Kang.
For example, by switching the palette eight times during a vertical scan, it is possible to produce up to 512 on-screen colors.
Géricault's palette is composed of pallid flesh tones, and the murky colours of the survivors' clothes, the sea and the clouds.
Get a good white canvas, and set upon it in columns the different colors, very much as you would do on your palette, writing the names in ink beside them.
He kept his colours apart from each other: his palette consisted of vermilion, white, naples yellow, two different yellow ochres, two red ochres, raw sienna, light red, burnt sienna, crimson lake, Prussian blue, peach black, ivory black, cassel earth and bitumen.
He was awarded the Medal of Honor at the Marine Exhibition of Musée national de la Marine in 1959, the Grand Prix of the city of Sarreguemines in 1959, the Grand Prix of Marine Painting of the Museum of Narbonne in 1959, the Grand Prix of the Opal Coast in 1959, the Grand Prix of "Echo de la Finance," and the Grand Prix of the Palette Francaise.
Hi-res also required a dedicated EGA monitor - the lower resolutions (320x200 + 640x200, same as CGA) use 16 fixed colours, identical to those of the CGA RGBI palette, for compatibility with older RGBI monitors.
In 2006, Torn's film score for "Believe in Me" won the Best Score-award at the Jackson Hole Film Festival and in 2003, his score for the film "The Order" was nominated for a Grammy Award. In 2013, Kaivax, a community manager for Blizzard Entertainment, announced that Torn worked on the soundtrack, "adding burning leads and strange textures to the Zerg palette on several tracks."
In order to support the various aspects of heritage: conservation, access, research, interpretation and management, heritage science must be based on an interdisciplinary palette of knowledge, from fundamental sciences (chemistry, physics, mathematics, biology) to arts and humanities (conservation, archaeology, philosophy, ethics, history, art history etc.), including economics, sociology, computer sciences and engineering.
In this book, Royo renews the colours palette and gives us his particular vision of the end of the millennium.
It was an important part of the palette of Caravaggio (1571-1610) and Rembrandt (1606-1669).
It was Coventry's ambition to become an artist. He showed much promise, earning the silver palette of the Society of Arts in 1838.
Jade first appeared as a green palette swap of Kitana with darker skin (except for the Sega Genesis (Mega Drive) and Sega Saturn versions, where she had Kitana's skin color) and fans that are gold-colored instead of silver.
Jade was simply a bronze-skinned, green palette swap of Kitana who fought with increased speed and gold duplicates of Kitana's fans, and though she was identified by name in one of the clues, her energy bar was left blank.
Jean Metzinger had been appointed to teach at the Académie de La Palette, in Paris, 1912, where Le Fauconnier served as director.
Megan Pacella, writing for "American Songwriter", also gave the album a positive review, stating: ""The Ballad of Boogie Christ"" weaves beautiful narratives in and out of folksy numbers and rock songs, adding a layered palette of horn solos and soulful back-up singers.
Narmer is also the earliest king associated to the symbols of power over the two lands (see in particular the Narmer palette, a votive cosmetic palette showing Narmer wearing the crowns of Upper and Lower Egypt) and may therefore be the first king to achieve the unification.
October 2003 saw the release of Boxcar Satan's third long player "Upstanding and Indigent", again for DogFingers, expanding its already diverse sonic palette by ornamenting its noisy, post-punk take on pre-war blues with touches of Cajun music, gospel and even tasteful prog rock.
Overall the painting is dark and relies largely on the use of sombre, mostly brown pigments, a palette that Géricault believed was effective in suggesting tragedy and pain.
Red lake pigments were an important part of the palette of 16th century Venetian painters, particularly Titian, but they were used in all periods.
Regardless, considerable historical evidence from the period points to Narmer as the pharaoh who first unified Egypt ("see Narmer Palette") and to Hor-Aha as his son and heir.
Restless and a non-conformist, she presented her two children with a broad palette of ideas and the freedom to explore them.
Run-length encoding performs lossless data compression and is well suited to palette-based bitmapped images such as computer icons.
Secondly, these recordings test out the notion of pushing against strict, self-imposed limits - in this case, and with Field Music so far, by severely restricting the palette of sounds and instruments which could be used.
The animation is somewhat unique in that, although it is CGI-animated and rendered in 3D using Maya, its resolution and its color palette are deliberately kept low.
The board could display 256 colors from a palette of 16 million.
The Bull Palette contains two cities identified with internal iconographic hieroglyphs.
The color palette of furniture and design details is brighter and more saturated than other examples of Wright's architecture.
The following year, working with an larger budget on "Dawn of the Dead", Savini created his signature palette of severed limbs and bite-marks.
The Libyan Palette contains seven cities, fortress-protected; the seven cities are identified inside an approximate–circular–enclosure with iconography, with some signs to become hieroglyphs, and similarly identified "externally" with the similar hieroglyphic iconography, also to be used as hieroglyphs.
The Narmer Palette has a bull with a broken-open fortress (hieroglyph) enclosure.
The original music was composed by Michael Small, who incorporated genuine traditional African music into a traditional orchestral palette.
The result was a palette of vibrant lime green, magenta, and purple combined with more subdued shades of orange, yellow, and beige (see image at left).
There are 26 unique level designs; after completing all of them, the levels repeat at a higher difficulty and with a different color palette, as in Atari's earlier game "Tempest".
To achieve a broader, more progressive palette of sound, Alex Lifeson began to experiment with classical and twelve-string guitars, and Geddy Lee added bass-pedal synthesizers and Minimoog.
While in Cuba his palette did not reflect the brilliant, intense colors of his native land; but in Chicago he began to incorporate in his art the tropical hues of his Caribbean homeland.
While this collaborative approach to live performance and songwriting in some measure recalled his time playing in rock bands, it also fostered a more organic evolution of The Field's ever-expanding sound palette.
With contours and palette akin to those of Matisse, and a social awareness reminiscent of Fritz Scholder, Twingley arranges his compositions in a careful manner, like a cinematographer, paying close attention to narrative elements that individualize each separate work.
With EHB palette switching, it is possible to produce yet more colors in a single image; this can be achieved by splitting the image into multiple horizontal blocks (slices), between which the color registers are modified during the vertical scan.

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