Faux-Bronze yellow (#6b6500) color information

Hex color #6b6500 almost matches the color named "Bronze yellow" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark orange". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Bronze yellow (#6b6500), in brand logos, they might associate it with excitement and enthusiasm, being encouraged to participate, pleasure, playgrounds or fun environments, and technology. Shades of "dark orange". typically aren't associated with travel. Booking.com is a company using this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #6b6500

#6b6500 is made up of (107, 101, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 5.61, 100.00, 58.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7038208 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666600. White should be used ontop of #6b6500 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #6b6500. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #6b6500 luma #91.28
Websafe hex #666600 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(107, 101, 0) Adobe RGB (106.00, 104.00, 26.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(42%, 40%, 0%) Closest named color Bronze yellow
rgba rgba(107.0, 101.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (36.06, -6.82, 20.76)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 5.61, 100.00, 58.04) CIE-L*ab (42.76, -9.63, 48.55)
hsv hsv(57.14, 100.00, 21.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (42.76, 49.50, 101.22)
hsb hsb(57.14, 100.00, 42.00) CIE-L*uv (42.76, 5.40, 46.45)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Bronze yellow (#6b6500)

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" #6b6500 while the second is the "compliment" #00056b.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Bronze yellow (#6b6500)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #6b6500 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #00056b.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Bronze yellow (#6b6500)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Bronze yellow (#6b6500)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Bronze yellow (#6b6500)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #6b6500

Lighter shades are produced by blending #6b6500 with white

Faux-Bronze yellow (#6b6500)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #6b6500 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Bronze yellow (#6b6500)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #6b6500, tones are produced.

Faux-Bronze yellow (#6b6500) 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 #6b6500 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#6b6500 → #00056b
#6b6500 → #97934c
#6b6500 → #ffffff
#6b6500 → #3a6b00
#6b6500 → #403c00
#6b6500 → #6b3000

#6b6500 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #6b6500 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 #6b6500 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #6b6500

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

#6b6500might 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.

#6b6500 popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#6b6500. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#6b6500 in coding

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 #6b6500
Java new Color(107, 101, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 107, 101, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:107 green:101 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(107f, 101f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:107, green:101, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $00656b
Python Color('#6b6500')

Base Conversions of hex color #6b6500

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #6b6500. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7038208 while the individual RGB conversions are: 107, 101, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01101011 01100101 00000000
Hex 6b 65 00
Octal 153 145 0
Decimal 107 101 0

Icons incorporating the color #6b6500

If you're considering using #6b6500 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #6b6500 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #6b6500 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 #6b6500 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #6b6500 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #6b6500 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #6b6500 background.
This text is hex color #6b6500 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #6b6500 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #6b6500 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #6b6500 and white (#ffffff) background.