Definition Of ochers
an earthy pigment containing ferric oxide, typically with clay, varying from light yellow to brown or red.
The palette is severely limited: blacks, grays, browns, and the acidic yellow ochre of the faces.
Example Of ochers
A beautiful ceramic pot is always a lovely surprise; current designer colours in yellow, mauve, red, ochre and white are terrific.
A streak of yellow ochre holds a form together, but on perusal, it becomes a muscle, the features of a face or a spinal column.
But the traditional colours used for the art remain ochre red and yellow, shades of blue and white and black.
But the water is ochre in colour and tastes bitter.
Chickpeas are almost always sold in dried form, whether split or not, and are of an ochre or pale brown colour in this form.