Faux-Bud green (#74aa5c) color information

The hexidecimal color, #74aa5c, is very close to "Bud green" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Bud green (#74aa5c), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture.

Breakdown of #74aa5c

#74aa5c is made up of (116, 170, 92) in RGB colorspace and (31.76, 0.00, 45.88, 33.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7645788 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #669966. White should be used ontop of #74aa5c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #74aa5c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #74aa5c luma #144.87
Websafe hex #669966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(116, 170, 92) Adobe RGB (131.00, 169.00, 96.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(45%, 67%, 36%) Closest named color Bud green
rgba rgba(116.0, 170.0, 92.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (57.45, -26.41, 22.43)
cmyk cmyk(31.76, 0.00, 45.88, 33.33) CIE-L*ab (64.16, -33.94, 34.91)
hsv hsv(102.60, 31.96, 51.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (64.16, 48.69, 134.19)
hsb hsb(102.60, 46.27, 67.00) CIE-L*uv (64.16, -28.72, 49.37)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Bud green (#74aa5c)

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" #74aa5c and the second color is called the "compliment" #935baa.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Bud green (#74aa5c)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #74aa5c is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #935baa.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Bud green (#74aa5c)

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-Bud green (#74aa5c)

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-Bud green (#74aa5c)

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-Bud green (#74aa5c)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #74aa5c with white

Darker variations of #74aa5c

When you combine pure black with this color, #74aa5c, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #74aa5c

Tones of #74aa5c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#74aa5c 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 #74aa5c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#74aa5c → #935baa
#74aa5c → #9dc38c
#74aa5c → #ffffff
#74aa5c → #5baa6b
#74aa5c → #456637
#74aa5c → #9baa5b

Faux-Bud green (#74aa5c) in different environments

Seeing #74aa5c 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 #74aa5c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #74aa5c

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

#74aa5cmight 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-Bud green (#74aa5c)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#74aa5c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#74aa5c 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 #74aa5c
Java new Color(116, 170, 92);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 116, 170, 92);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:116 green:170 blue:92 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(116f, 170f, 92f);
Swift UIColor(red:116, green:170, blue:92, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $5caa74
Python Color('#74aa5c')

Base Conversions of hex color #74aa5c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #74aa5c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7645788 while the individual RGB conversions are: 116, 170, 92.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110100 10101010 01011100
Hex 74 aa 5c
Octal 164 252 134
Decimal 116 170 92

#74aa5c Icons

If you're considering using #74aa5c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Bud green (#74aa5c) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #74aa5c 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 #74aa5c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #74aa5c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #74aa5c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #74aa5c background.
This text is hex color #74aa5c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #74aa5c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #74aa5c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #74aa5c and white (#ffffff) background.