Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6403 Escapade Gold (#b59b5c) color information

Hex color #b59b5c should not to be confused with "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6403 Escapade Gold" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "light brown". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6403 Escapade Gold (#b59b5c), in branding, they might associate it with being natural, rugged, something stand-out, argiculture, and outdoors. Colors labeled as "light brown" are rarely tied to travel.

Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6403 Escapade Gold (#b59b5c)

#b59b5c is made up of (181, 155, 92) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 14.36, 49.17, 29.02) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11901788 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc9966. White should be used ontop of #b59b5c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b59b5c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b59b5c luma #155.50
Websafe hex #cc9966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(181, 155, 92) Adobe RGB (174.00, 153.00, 96.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(71%, 61%, 36%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6403 Escapade Gold
rgba rgba(181.0, 155.0, 92.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (58.31, 2.13, 23.25)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 14.36, 49.17, 29.02) CIE-L*ab (64.96, 2.45, 36.30)
hsv hsv(42.86, 37.63, 53.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (64.96, 36.38, 86.14)
hsb hsb(42.86, 49.30, 71.00) CIE-L*uv (64.96, 22.51, 43.98)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6403 Escapade Gold (#b59b5c)

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" #b59b5c while the second is the "compliment" #5b76b5.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6403 Escapade Gold (#b59b5c)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #b59b5c is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #5b76b5.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6403 Escapade Gold (#b59b5c)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6403 Escapade Gold (#b59b5c)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6403 Escapade Gold (#b59b5c)

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.

Lighter shades of #b59b5c

When you combine pure white with this color, #b59b5c, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #b59b5c

Darker shades are produced by blending #b59b5c with black

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6403 Escapade Gold (#b59b5c)'s Tones

Tones of #b59b5c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #b59b5c

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 #b59b5c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b59b5c → #5b76b5
#b59b5c → #cbb98c
#b59b5c → #ffffff
#b59b5c → #a3b55b
#b59b5c → #6c5d37
#b59b5c → #b56d5b

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6403 Escapade Gold (#b59b5c) in different environments

Seeing #b59b5c 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 #b59b5c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6403 Escapade Gold (#b59b5c)

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

#b59b5cmight 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 #b59b5c

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b59b5c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #b59b5c

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 #b59b5c
Java new Color(181, 155, 92);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 181, 155, 92);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:181 green:155 blue:92 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(181f, 155f, 92f);
Swift UIColor(red:181, green:155, blue:92, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $5c9bb5
Python Color('#b59b5c')

Base Conversions of hex color #b59b5c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b59b5c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11901788 while the individual RGB conversions are: 181, 155, 92.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110101 10011011 01011100
Hex b5 9b 5c
Octal 265 233 134
Decimal 181 155 92

#b59b5c Icons

If you're considering using #b59b5c 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 6403 Escapade Gold (#b59b5c) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b59b5c 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 #b59b5c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b59b5c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b59b5c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b59b5c background.
This text is hex color #b59b5c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b59b5c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b59b5c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b59b5c and white (#ffffff) background.