yellow ochre

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n yellow ochre pigment consisting of a limonite mixed with clay and silica
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Usage

In literature:

Firmly snapping the door to, she crossed the corridor, with its gloomy, yellow-ochre walls, and its infinite vista of brown, numbered doors.
"The Forsyte Saga, Volume I." by John Galsworthy
Coming back one day, I spotted two herons wading among some yellow-ochre sedges in a swampy field.
"At Suvla Bay" by John Hargrave
Or have you gone in for yellow ochre this time?
"The Getting of Wisdom" by Henry Handel Richardson
The Indians gathered on the glimmering plain in the early shadows of evening, besmeared with yellow ochre and war-paint.
"The Log School-House on the Columbia" by Hezekiah Butterworth
Carbonate of iron is of an ochre-yellow color.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
I was astonished to see them such barbarians as to daub their faces with yellow ochre.
"Narrative of a Mission to Central Africa Performed in the Years 1850-51, Volume 1" by James Richardson
Among the earth of the mound are also found in spots, quantities of red and yellow ochre.
"The Mound Builders" by George Bryce
Palermo displays a rich yellow ochre passing at the deepest into orange, and at the lightest into primrose.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III." by John Symonds
Palermo displays a rich yellow ochre passing at the deepest into orange, and at the lightest into primrose.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
The Kamads dress after the Rajputana fashion, and wear yellow ochre-coloured clothes.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India--Volume I (of IV)" by R.V. Russell
Think of the ochres, for instance, as mainly opaque, and as yellows tending to the reddish.
"The Painter in Oil" by Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst
If a dull yellow be wanted, yellow ochre may be used; it grinds easily and is very cheap.
"Paper and Printing Recipes" by J. Sawtelle Ford
There are white clay and yellow ochre works in different parts of the township.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
With a yellow-ochre paint cake he smeared the legs and breast, great streaks against the background of flour, ash, and turmeric.
"Kim" by Rudyard Kipling
Yellow ochre 14 parts.
"American Pomology" by J. A. Warder
Eggs pale ochre-yellow, spotted with brown.
"British Birds in their Haunts" by Rev. C. A. Johns
The colour of the water is ochre yellow.
"Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume I" by Karl Ritter von Scherzer
Sanjud is a yellow-ochre village of eighty houses built into a yellow-ochre hillside, above which rises a high hill of red mud.
"Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume II (of 2)" by Isabella L. Bird
They are usually liquid and of the color of yellow ochre.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
Red ochre is yellow ochre burned.
"Popular Technology; Volume 2" by Edward Hazen
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In news:

COLUMBUS – Golden Artist Colors certainly recognizes the importance of Yellow Ochre on your palette.
Virginia-based paint sleuths found a "light yellow ochre- colored stucco," a "light blue oil paint" and a "brick red oil paint.
Contains Bob Ross 2" Brush, 1" Brush, Liner Brush, Large Painting Knife, Liquid Blue, Midnight Black, Dark Sienna, Van Dyke Brown, Alizarin Crimson, Sap Green, Cadmium Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Indian Yellow, Bright Red.
One of Japan's oldest porcelain manufacturers, Arita, hired Dutch duo Scholten & Baijings to design a minimalist tabletop collection using traditional Japanese glazes like yellow ochre and aquarelle blue.
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