Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6699 Crispy Gold (#bd9a2a) color information

#bd9a2a is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6699 Crispy Gold" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark yellow". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6699 Crispy Gold (#bd9a2a), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: feelings of cheerfulness, youthfulness, personal motivation and power, energy, and affordability. Colors labeled as "dark yellow" are rarely tied to clothing.

#bd9a2a Breakdown

#bd9a2a is made up of (189, 154, 42) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 18.52, 77.78, 25.88) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12425770 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc9933. White should be used ontop of #bd9a2a to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #bd9a2a. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #bd9a2a luma #151.66
Websafe hex #cc9933 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(189, 154, 42) Adobe RGB (179.00, 152.00, 56.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(74%, 60%, 16%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6699 Crispy Gold
rgba rgba(189.0, 154.0, 42.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (58.31, 2.13, 31.70)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 18.52, 77.78, 25.88) CIE-L*ab (64.96, 2.45, 59.47)
hsv hsv(45.52, 64.44, 45.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (64.96, 59.52, 87.64)
hsb hsb(45.52, 78.38, 74.00) CIE-L*uv (64.96, 30.57, 62.68)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6699 Crispy Gold (#bd9a2a)

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" #bd9a2a while the second is the "compliment" #284dbc.

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 6699 Crispy Gold (#bd9a2a)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #bd9a2a is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #284dbc.

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 6699 Crispy Gold (#bd9a2a)

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 6699 Crispy Gold (#bd9a2a)

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 6699 Crispy Gold (#bd9a2a)

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.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6699 Crispy Gold (#bd9a2a)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #bd9a2a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #bd9a2a

When you combine pure black with this color, #bd9a2a, darker shades are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6699 Crispy Gold (#bd9a2a)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #bd9a2a with gray

#bd9a2a 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 #bd9a2a as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#bd9a2a → #284dbc
#bd9a2a → #d0b869
#bd9a2a → #ffffff
#bd9a2a → #97bc28
#bd9a2a → #715c19
#bd9a2a → #bc4d28

How #bd9a2a looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #bd9a2a 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 #bd9a2a could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#bd9a2a popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#bd9a2amight 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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6699 Crispy Gold (#bd9a2a)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#bd9a2a. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#bd9a2a 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 #bd9a2a
Java new Color(189, 154, 42);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 189, 154, 42);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:189 green:154 blue:42 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(189f, 154f, 42f);
Swift UIColor(red:189, green:154, blue:42, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $2a9abd
Python Color('#bd9a2a')

Base Conversions of hex color #bd9a2a

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #bd9a2a. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12425770 while the individual RGB conversions are: 189, 154, 42.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10111101 10011010 00101010
Hex bd 9a 2a
Octal 275 232 52
Decimal 189 154 42

#bd9a2a Icons

If you're considering using #bd9a2a 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 6699 Crispy Gold (#bd9a2a) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #bd9a2a 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 #bd9a2a on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #bd9a2a on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #bd9a2a background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #bd9a2a background.
This text is hex color #bd9a2a on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #bd9a2a on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #bd9a2a and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #bd9a2a and white (#ffffff) background.