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A comprehensive guide to hex color #bfca02

About hex color #bfca02 - near-Bitter lemon

Hex color #bfca02 should not to be confused with "Bitter lemon". It's categorized as "green". When people spot the color green in ads, they might associate it with: an alleviation to depression, money and wealth, healing, the home, and various cultures. This color isn't popular for transportation and cars. Arriva is using a color close to Bitter lemon in their branding. (Explore brands using Bitter lemon).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #bfca02 is created using 74.9% red, 79.2% green, and 0.8% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 5.5% cyan, 0% magenta, 99% yellow, and 20.8% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
74.9%
 
79.2%
 
0.8%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
5.5%
 
0%
 
99%
20.8%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#bfca02 is made up of R: 191, G: 202, B: 2 in RGB colorspace and C: 5.45, M:0, Y:99.01, K:20.78 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12569090 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccc00. Its closest named color is "Bitter lemon". White should be used ontop of #bfca02 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #bfca02. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #bfca02
Websafe hex #cccc00
rgb 191, 202, 2
rgb percent (%) 74.61%, 78.91%, 0.78%
rgba R: 191, G: 202, B: 2, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 5.45, M:0, Y:99.01, K:20.78
hsv 63.3, 98.04, 40
hsb 63.3, 99.01, 79.22
luma 175.909
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 193, 201, 48
Closest named color Bitter lemon
Hunter-Lab 73.02, -20.02, 42.12
CIE-L*ab 78.06, -22.76, 78.05
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 78.06, 81.3, 106.25
CIE-L*uv 78.06, -1.18, 86.6°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #bfca02. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

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" #bfca02 and the second color is called the "compliment" #0c02ca.

Design Tip: It's not a good idea to use one of these colors for text and the other for the background.

#0c02ca
#bfca02

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #bfca02 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #0c02ca.

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

#7002ca
#bfca02
#025cca

Triadic

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

Design Tip: Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

#ca02c0
#bfca02
#02c0ca

Tetradic

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Design Tip: To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

#ca0c02
#0c02ca
#02c0ca
#bfca02

Analagous

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.

Design Tip: Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

#ca7002
#bfca02
#5cca02

When designing or marketing products, especially on a worldwide platform like Amazon, color is important. This section contains links to Amazon products that have some relation to one of the attributes of the color #bfca02: "fruitfulness".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #bfca02 can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #bfca02 with black #000000.

#262800
#393c00
#4c5000
#5f6501
#727901
#858d01
#98a101
#abb501

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #bfca02 with white #FFFFFF.

#cbd434
#d2d94d
#d8df67
#dfe480
#e5e999
#ebefb3
#f2f4cc
#f8f9e5

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #bfca02 with gray #808080.

#8c8e66
#92965a
#999d4d
#9fa541
#a5ac34
#acb327
#b2bb1b
#b8c20e

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 #bfca02 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #bfca02 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 #bfca02 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #bfca02 appears as #beca3f when in old direct sunlight at noon and as #d2c500 when in daylight fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #bfca02

#bfca02 might 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.

Bitter lemon
Vivid lime green
Acid green
Christmas gold
Limerick
Neon gold
Citrine
Mustard yellow

Furthest named colors to #bfca02

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #bfca02. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Blue
Electric ultramarine
Ultramarine
Medium blue
Blue (RYB)
Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache)
Bluebonnet
Electric indigo

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #bfca02, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Arriva uses the color #bfca02

#bfca02
#00334e
#004d73
#007fdb
#11862f
#832561
#848a8c
#dbebfa
Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #bfca02
Java new Color(191, 202, 2)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 191, 202, 2);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.749 green:0.7922 blue:0.0078 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.749f, 0.7922f, 0.0078f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.749, green:0.7922, blue:0.0078, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $02CABF
Python Color('#bfca02')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #bfca02. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12569090 while the individual RGB conversions are: 191, 202, 2.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary101111111100101000000010
Hexbfca02
Octal2773122
Decimal1912022

If you're considering using #bfca02 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #bfca02 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #bfca02 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #bfca02 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #bfca02 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #bfca02 background.

This text is hex color #bfca02 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #bfca02 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #bfca02 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #bfca02 and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #bfca02.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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