use polychrome in a sentence.
The 16th Century figure of Our Lady of Zapopan, made of pasta de caña (a paste made from the insides of corn stalks) and covered with gesso and polychrome, is said to be the second-most venerated Virgin in Mexico, following Our Lady of Guadalupe.
No matter where the spade turns the soil, it uncovers broken pavements and corroding metal; and scholars write that the kind of sand that artists call polychrome (because flecks of every color are mixed with its whiteness) is actually not sand at all, but the glass of the past, now pounded to powder by aeons of tumbling in the clamorous sea.
Consider the conquistadors of Christian Spain erecting polychrome crucifixes and santos over the ruins of Teotihuacan and Cuzcuo, while holding ornamented monstrances of pristine silverwork over the corpses and captives of preColumbia.
The dramatic main portal of the auditorium is flanked by massive bronze and polychrome marble figures representing "Comedy" and "Tragedy" by Gabriel-Jules Thomas.
Now two years into the process, Gleason has learned to modulate the spectacular brilliance, allowing the polychrome coating to emphasize the underlying colors, to collaborate with the physicality of his paint.