Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6643 Yam (#c56d34) color information

#c56d34 is the hex color code that looks similar to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6643 Yam" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "dark orange". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6643 Yam (#c56d34), used in media, they may think of some of these attributes: warmth, being encouraged to participate, being centrally-located, technology, and technology. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for finance and wealth.

#c56d34 Breakdown

#c56d34 is made up of (197, 109, 52) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 44.67, 73.60, 22.75) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12938548 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc6633. White should be used ontop of #c56d34 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c56d34. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c56d34 luma #128.76
Websafe hex #cc6633 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(197, 109, 52) Adobe RGB (176.00, 109.00, 57.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(77%, 43%, 20%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6643 Yam
rgba rgba(197.0, 109.0, 52.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (47.96, 26.99, 24.45)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 44.67, 73.60, 22.75) CIE-L*ab (55.07, 30.26, 46.43)
hsv hsv(24.21, 58.76, 48.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (55.07, 55.42, 56.91)
hsb hsb(24.21, 74.03, 77.00) CIE-L*uv (55.07, 70.22, 42.76)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6643 Yam (#c56d34)

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" #c56d34 while the second is the "compliment" #328ac4.

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 Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6643 Yam (#c56d34)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #c56d34 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #328ac4.

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 6643 Yam (#c56d34)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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 6643 Yam (#c56d34)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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 6643 Yam (#c56d34)

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 #c56d34

Lighter shades of #c56d34 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6643 Yam (#c56d34)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #c56d34 with black

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6643 Yam (#c56d34)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #c56d34, tones are produced.

Gradients including #c56d34

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 #c56d34 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c56d34 → #328ac4
#c56d34 → #d69870
#c56d34 → #ffffff
#c56d34 → #c4b532
#c56d34 → #76411f
#c56d34 → #c43241

#c56d34 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #c56d34 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 #c56d34 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#c56d34 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.

#c56d34might 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 #c56d34

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#c56d34. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #c56d34

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 #c56d34
Java new Color(197, 109, 52);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 197, 109, 52);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:197 green:109 blue:52 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(197f, 109f, 52f);
Swift UIColor(red:197, green:109, blue:52, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $346dc5
Python Color('#c56d34')

Base Conversions of hex color #c56d34

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c56d34. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12938548 while the individual RGB conversions are: 197, 109, 52.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000101 01101101 00110100
Hex c5 6d 34
Octal 305 155 64
Decimal 197 109 52

#c56d34 Icons

If you're considering using #c56d34 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 6643 Yam (#c56d34) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #c56d34 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 #c56d34 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c56d34 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c56d34 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c56d34 background.
This text is hex color #c56d34 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c56d34 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c56d34 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c56d34 and white (#ffffff) background.