- v. To add colours to a black-and-white drawing, using coloured drawing equipment.
- v. add color to
“The sky was still heavily overcast and in the dreary grey light she was a welcome splash of colour in bright red wellies and anorak.”
“Page 148 the expressions of every passion by greater or less suffusions of colour in the one, preferable to that eternal monotony, which reigns in the countenances, that immoveable veil of black which covers all the emotions of the other race?”
“Even in the Madonna of the Brera Gallery (1510), which shows Gian Bellino's finest landscape of the late time, certain hardnesses of colour in the main group suggest the possibility of a minor co-operation by Basaiti.”
“MANY people looked, a few followed, when Edith Carr slowly came down the main street of Mackinac, pausing here and there to note the glow of colour in one small booth after another, overflowing with gay curios.”
“I can give no possible idea in writing of the tone of colour in this picture, except by comparing it to the semi-transparency of Mosaic, such are the clearness of the tints and pearliness of the sky and distance.”
“I rose, placed the book back on the shelf, and joined a happier Veronica Beaconsfield than I had seen since Oxford, with colour in her cheeks.”
“For Antony, as he looked across the blue waters of the Gulf of Akaba, across which, far above, the Israelites had passed in old times, could see the sacred goal of their pilgrimage, the red granite peaks of Sinai, flaming against the blue sky with that intensity of hue which is scarcely exaggerated, it is said, by the bright scarlet colour in which Sinai is always painted in mediÃ¦val illuminations.”
“The gold and scarlet tabards were fluttering, and the lion-banner at the prow of the boat made a bright spot of colour in the dull greyness the day the herald arrived.”
“With the latter, shame, or it may be in part fear, is expressed, according to Mr. Scott, much more plainly by the head being averted or bent down, with the eyes wavering or turned askant, than by any change of colour in the skin.”
“Luckily, J.B. was all for it, saying it was right and useful that Douglass should meet "our strategian", as he called me, and when Joe, inevitably, asked to come along, he agreed right off; it would be good for Douglass to see such a fine upstanding man of colour in the forefront of the cause, he said.”
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