Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6394 Sequin (#e6c493) color information

The hexidecimal color, #e6c493, may be mistaken for "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6394 Sequin" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "light orange". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6394 Sequin (#e6c493), in branding, the following may come to mind: caution or skepticism, being encouraged to participate, creativity, health care, and technology. Shades of "light orange". typically aren't associated with clothing.

Breakdown of #e6c493

#e6c493 is made up of (230, 196, 147) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 14.78, 36.09, 9.80) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15123603 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffcc99. Black should be used ontop of #e6c493 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e6c493. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e6c493 luma #200.43
Websafe hex #ffcc99 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(230, 196, 147) Adobe RGB (221.00, 196.00, 148.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(90%, 77%, 58%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6394 Sequin
rgba rgba(230.0, 196.0, 147.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (76.81, 4.54, 22.64)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 14.78, 36.09, 9.80) CIE-L*ab (81.29, 4.74, 29.45)
hsv hsv(35.63, 61.54, 74.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (81.29, 29.83, 80.86)
hsb hsb(35.63, 35.56, 90.00) CIE-L*uv (81.29, 24.20, 38.99)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6394 Sequin (#e6c493)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #e6c493 while the second is the "compliment" #93b5e5.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6394 Sequin (#e6c493)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #e6c493 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #93b5e5.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6394 Sequin (#e6c493)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6394 Sequin (#e6c493)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6394 Sequin (#e6c493)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter shades of #e6c493

Lighter shades are produced by blending #e6c493 with white

Darker shades of #e6c493

Darker shades are produced by blending #e6c493 with black

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6394 Sequin (#e6c493)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #e6c493 with gray

Gradients including #e6c493

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 #e6c493 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e6c493 → #93b5e5
#e6c493 → #edd5b3
#e6c493 → #000000
#e6c493 → #dee593
#e6c493 → #8a7558
#e6c493 → #e59a93

How #e6c493 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #e6c493 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 #e6c493 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #e6c493

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

#e6c493might 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #e6c493

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#e6c493. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #e6c493

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 #e6c493
Java new Color(230, 196, 147);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 230, 196, 147);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:230 green:196 blue:147 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(230f, 196f, 147f);
Swift UIColor(red:230, green:196, blue:147, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $93c4e6
Python Color('#e6c493')

Base Conversions of hex color #e6c493

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e6c493. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15123603 while the individual RGB conversions are: 230, 196, 147.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100110 11000100 10010011
Hex e6 c4 93
Octal 346 304 223
Decimal 230 196 147

Icons incorporating the color #e6c493

If you're considering using #e6c493 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #e6c493 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #e6c493 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.

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This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e6c493 and white (#ffffff) background.
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