[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6706 Offbeat Green (#9c8b1f) color information

The hexidecimal color, #9c8b1f, is commonly known by the name "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6706 Offbeat Green". This color is described as "dark yellow". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6706 Offbeat Green (#9c8b1f), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: feelings of cheerfulness, optimism, will power, energy, and sunshine. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for finance and wealth.

Breakdown of #9c8b1f

#9c8b1f is made up of (156, 139, 31) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 10.90, 80.13, 38.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10259231 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999933. White should be used ontop of #9c8b1f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9c8b1f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9c8b1f luma #131.74
Websafe hex #999933 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(156, 139, 31) Adobe RGB (149.00, 140.00, 46.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(61%, 55%, 12%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6706 Offbeat Green
rgba rgba(156.0, 139.0, 31.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.99, -6.09, 28.15)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 10.90, 80.13, 38.82) CIE-L*ab (58.04, -7.55, 56.03)
hsv hsv(52.65, 67.12, 36.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.04, 56.54, 97.67)
hsb hsb(52.65, 80.33, 61.00) CIE-L*uv (58.04, 12.91, 59.15)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6706 Offbeat Green (#9c8b1f)

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" #9c8b1f and the second color is called the "compliment" #1e2f9b.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6706 Offbeat Green (#9c8b1f)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #9c8b1f is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #1e2f9b.

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

Triadic Colors of [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6706 Offbeat Green (#9c8b1f)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6706 Offbeat Green (#9c8b1f)

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

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

Analagous Colors of [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6706 Offbeat Green (#9c8b1f)

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 #9c8b1f

Lighter shades are produced by blending #9c8b1f with white

Darker shades of #9c8b1f

Darker shades are produced by blending #9c8b1f with black

Tones of #9c8b1f

Tones are produced by blending #9c8b1f with gray

Gradients including #9c8b1f

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 #9c8b1f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9c8b1f → #1e2f9b
#9c8b1f → #b9ad62
#9c8b1f → #ffffff
#9c8b1f → #6d9b1e
#9c8b1f → #5d5312
#9c8b1f → #9b4c1e

How #9c8b1f looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #9c8b1f 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 #9c8b1f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #9c8b1f

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

#9c8b1fmight 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 #9c8b1f

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#9c8b1f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #9c8b1f

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 #9c8b1f
Java new Color(156, 139, 31);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 156, 139, 31);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:156 green:139 blue:31 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(156f, 139f, 31f);
Swift UIColor(red:156, green:139, blue:31, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1f8b9c
Python Color('#9c8b1f')

Base Conversions of hex color #9c8b1f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9c8b1f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10259231 while the individual RGB conversions are: 156, 139, 31.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011100 10001011 00011111
Hex 9c 8b 1f
Octal 234 213 37
Decimal 156 139 31

#9c8b1f Icons

If you're considering using #9c8b1f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6706 Offbeat Green (#9c8b1f) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9c8b1f 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 #9c8b1f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9c8b1f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9c8b1f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9c8b1f background.
This text is hex color #9c8b1f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9c8b1f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9c8b1f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9c8b1f and white (#ffffff) background.