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HumanitiesWeb.org - Glossary definition: Polychromatic Polychromatic
Having many colours; random or intuitive use of colour combinations as opposed to colour selection based on a specific colour scheme.

Having many colours; Random or intuitive use of colour combination as opposed to colour selection based on a specific colour scheme.
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polychromatic having many colours; multi-coloured.
popular culture: contemporary culture as defined by the objects, images, artefacts, literature, music, and so on of "ordinary" people.

Polychromatic - Having many colors, as opposed to monochromatic which means only one hue or color.

Saint Theresa, the focal point of the chapel, is a monochromatic marble statue (a soft white) surrounded by a polychromatic marble architectural framing concealing a window to light the statue from above.

Refers to (say) a picture painted in several colours; hence polychromatic.
Primary colours
These are red, blue, and yellow; the colours that can be mixed to produce other "secondary" colours, but cannot themselves be produced from mixtures.

Under the influence of polychromatic printing from China, a new technique developed in the Enkyo era (1744-1748). After being printed in black-and-white, the sheet was printed once more in a second colour, usually red or green.

Various structures showcased the innovative style, including the Porte Monumentale entrance, an elaborate polychromatic dome with electronic lights designed by René Binet (1866-1911); the Pavillon Bleu, ...

He uses a great variety of color palettes from nearly monochromatic to highly polychromatic. His works often have a fragile child-like quality to them and are usually on a small scale.

when he first did the flag in 1954 but also when he first did targets and the figure 5 in 1955 and alphabets in 1956 and numbers and all-over grey brushstrokes in 1957 and sculpmetal bulbs and flashlights in 1958 and 0 through 9 and polychromatic ...

A term describing the use of multiple colors within one object; polychromatic.

See also: See also: Painting, Movement, Sculpture, Expression, Composition

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