TEXTURE THESAURUS

POWDERY



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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.
COMPARISONS:

NATURAL:
Pollen
Dust
Dirt
Mildew
A butterfly or moth wing
Ashes
Ground spices
Soot
Dry rot
Volcanic ash

MAN-MADE:
Chalk
Cocoa powder
Flour
Baking soda or powder
Cement mix
Icing sugar
Baby powder
Grout powder
Bonemeal
Drink or protein powders
Powdered donuts
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