Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9028 Dusted Olive (#c0a973) color information

#c0a973 is the hex color code that is related to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9028 Dusted Olive" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "light brown". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9028 Dusted Olive (#c0a973), used in designs, they may think of some of these attributes: durability, rugged, something competitive, transportation and cars, and outdoors. This color isn't popular for technology.

#c0a973 Breakdown

#c0a973 is made up of (192, 169, 115) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 11.98, 40.10, 24.71) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12626291 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc9966. White should be used ontop of #c0a973 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c0a973. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c0a973 luma #169.61
Websafe hex #cc9966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(192, 169, 115) Adobe RGB (185.00, 165.00, 117.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(75%, 66%, 45%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9028 Dusted Olive
rgba rgba(192.0, 169.0, 115.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (63.25, 2.81, 20.98)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 11.98, 40.10, 24.71) CIE-L*ab (69.47, 3.14, 30.00)
hsv hsv(42.00, 37.50, 60.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (69.47, 30.16, 84.02)
hsb hsb(42.00, 40.00, 75.00) CIE-L*uv (69.47, 21.17, 38.20)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9028 Dusted Olive (#c0a973)

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" #c0a973 and the second color is called the "compliment" #7289bf.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9028 Dusted Olive (#c0a973)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #c0a973 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #7289bf.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9028 Dusted Olive (#c0a973)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9028 Dusted Olive (#c0a973)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9028 Dusted Olive (#c0a973)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter shades of #c0a973

Lighter shades of #c0a973 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9028 Dusted Olive (#c0a973)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #c0a973 with black

Tones of #c0a973

When you combine pure gray with this color, #c0a973, tones are produced.

Gradients including #c0a973

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 #c0a973 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c0a973 → #7289bf
#c0a973 → #d2c29d
#c0a973 → #ffffff
#c0a973 → #afbf72
#c0a973 → #736545
#c0a973 → #bf8272

#c0a973 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #c0a973 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 #c0a973 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#c0a973 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.

#c0a973might 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 #c0a973

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#c0a973. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #c0a973

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 #c0a973
Java new Color(192, 169, 115);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 192, 169, 115);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:192 green:169 blue:115 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(192f, 169f, 115f);
Swift UIColor(red:192, green:169, blue:115, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $73a9c0
Python Color('#c0a973')

Base Conversions of hex color #c0a973

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c0a973. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12626291 while the individual RGB conversions are: 192, 169, 115.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000000 10101001 01110011
Hex c0 a9 73
Octal 300 251 163
Decimal 192 169 115

Icons incorporating the color #c0a973

If you're considering using #c0a973 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #c0a973 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #c0a973 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 #c0a973 on a solid black (#000000) background.
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This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c0a973 background.
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This text is hex color #c0a973 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c0a973 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c0a973 and white (#ffffff) background.