Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6397 Nankeen (#a69238) color information

The hexidecimal color, #a69238, is very close to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6397 Nankeen" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "dark yellow". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6397 Nankeen (#a69238), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being encouraged to communicate, youthfulness, will power, the home, and affordability. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for finance and wealth.

Breakdown of #a69238

#a69238 is made up of (166, 146, 56) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 12.05, 66.27, 34.90) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10916408 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999933. White should be used ontop of #a69238 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a69238. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a69238 luma #141.66
Websafe hex #999933 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(166, 146, 56) Adobe RGB (160.00, 144.00, 66.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(65%, 57%, 22%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6397 Nankeen
rgba rgba(166.0, 146.0, 56.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (53.85, -1.90, 26.95)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 12.05, 66.27, 34.90) CIE-L*ab (60.78, -2.27, 48.62)
hsv hsv(48.84, 49.43, 43.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (60.78, 48.67, 92.67)
hsb hsb(48.84, 66.15, 65.00) CIE-L*uv (60.78, 19.27, 54.28)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6397 Nankeen (#a69238)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #a69238 and the second color is called the "compliment" #384ea5.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6397 Nankeen (#a69238)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #a69238 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #384ea5.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6397 Nankeen (#a69238)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6397 Nankeen (#a69238)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6397 Nankeen (#a69238)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6397 Nankeen (#a69238)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #a69238 with white

Darker variations of #a69238

When you combine pure black with this color, #a69238, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #a69238

Tones of #a69238 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#a69238 in gradients

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #a69238 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a69238 → #384ea5
#a69238 → #c0b273
#a69238 → #ffffff
#a69238 → #84a538
#a69238 → #635721
#a69238 → #a55938

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6397 Nankeen (#a69238) in different environments

Seeing #a69238 on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #a69238 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #a69238

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#a69238might be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6397 Nankeen (#a69238)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a69238. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#a69238 in programming

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #a69238
Java new Color(166, 146, 56);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 166, 146, 56);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:166 green:146 blue:56 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(166f, 146f, 56f);
Swift UIColor(red:166, green:146, blue:56, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $3892a6
Python Color('#a69238')

Base Conversions of hex color #a69238

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a69238. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10916408 while the individual RGB conversions are: 166, 146, 56.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100110 10010010 00111000
Hex a6 92 38
Octal 246 222 70
Decimal 166 146 56

#a69238 Icons

If you're considering using #a69238 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6397 Nankeen (#a69238) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a69238 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #a69238 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a69238 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a69238 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a69238 background.
This text is hex color #a69238 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a69238 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a69238 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a69238 and white (#ffffff) background.