Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6706 Offbeat Green (#ad841f) color information

The hexidecimal color, #ad841f, is very close to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6706 Offbeat Green" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "dark yellow". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6706 Offbeat Green (#ad841f), in advertisements, the following may come to mind: being encouraged to communicate, youthfulness, will power, the home, and affordability. Colors labeled as "dark yellow" are rarely tied to finance and wealth. University at Buffalo is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6706 Offbeat Green (#ad841f)

#ad841f is made up of (173, 132, 31) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 23.70, 82.08, 32.16) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11371551 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999933. White should be used ontop of #ad841f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ad841f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ad841f luma #132.71
Websafe hex #999933 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(173, 132, 31) Adobe RGB (162.00, 133.00, 46.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(68%, 52%, 12%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6706 Offbeat Green
rgba rgba(173.0, 132.0, 31.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.99, 4.58, 28.15)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 23.70, 82.08, 32.16) CIE-L*ab (58.04, 5.45, 56.03)
hsv hsv(42.86, 70.00, 40.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.04, 56.29, 84.44)
hsb hsb(42.86, 82.35, 68.00) CIE-L*uv (58.04, 32.79, 56.27)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6706 Offbeat Green (#ad841f)

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" #ad841f while the second is the "compliment" #1e49ad.

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 6706 Offbeat Green (#ad841f)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #ad841f is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #1e49ad.

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 6706 Offbeat Green (#ad841f)

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 6706 Offbeat Green (#ad841f)

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 Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6706 Offbeat Green (#ad841f)

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 variations of #ad841f

When you combine pure white with this color, #ad841f, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #ad841f

Darker shades of #ad841f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6706 Offbeat Green (#ad841f)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #ad841f with gray

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6706 Offbeat Green (#ad841f) 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 #ad841f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ad841f → #1e49ad
#ad841f → #c5a862
#ad841f → #ffffff
#ad841f → #90ad1e
#ad841f → #674f12
#ad841f → #ad3b1e

How #ad841f looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #ad841f 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 #ad841f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6706 Offbeat Green (#ad841f)

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

#ad841fmight 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.

#ad841f 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#ad841f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#ad841f 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 #ad841f
Java new Color(173, 132, 31);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 173, 132, 31);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:173 green:132 blue:31 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(173f, 132f, 31f);
Swift UIColor(red:173, green:132, blue:31, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1f84ad
Python Color('#ad841f')

Base Conversions of hex color #ad841f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ad841f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11371551 while the individual RGB conversions are: 173, 132, 31.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101101 10000100 00011111
Hex ad 84 1f
Octal 255 204 37
Decimal 173 132 31

#ad841f Icons

If you're considering using #ad841f 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 6706 Offbeat Green (#ad841f) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #ad841f 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 #ad841f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ad841f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ad841f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ad841f background.
This text is hex color #ad841f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ad841f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ad841f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ad841f and white (#ffffff) background.