TEXTURE THESAURUS

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HELPFUL TIP:

Textures are an excellent way to bring readers deeper into the scene. As you freshly describe textures found in the setting, readers will be reminded of their own past experiences. Used in conjunction with colors and patterns or shapes, the object associated with this texture can become easier to imagine, especially when dealing with something abstract.
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NATURAL:
Scabs
Dried sea foam
Lime stains
Dried Tears
Tree bark
Water scale
Eczema
Conjunctivitis discharge
A dry gulch or riverbed
The lips of a dehydrated person
A bad case of dandruff
Sunburn
Barnacles
Scabby potatoes
Dried mud patches
Snow crust
The ice crust at the edge of a lake
Tree fungus
Lichen
Sap crust on pine or spruce trees
Dried boogers

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