Definition of broken colour in English:

broken colour


mass noun
  • A colour mixed or juxtaposed closely with another.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘However a three dimensional illusion is created using parallel lines as broken colour.’
    • ‘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.’