Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6408 Wheat Grass (#cab88b) color information

#cab88b is the hex color code that almost matches the color named "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6408 Wheat Grass" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "light brown". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6408 Wheat Grass (#cab88b), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: being natural, serious, something competitive, argiculture, and longevity. This color isn't popular for technology.

#cab88b Breakdown

#cab88b is made up of (202, 184, 139) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 8.91, 31.19, 20.78) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13285515 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccc99. White should be used ontop of #cab88b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cab88b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cab88b luma #184.11
Websafe hex #cccc99 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(202, 184, 139) Adobe RGB (196.00, 181.00, 142.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(79%, 72%, 55%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6408 Wheat Grass
rgba rgba(202.0, 184.0, 139.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (69.28, 0.99, 18.01)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 8.91, 31.19, 20.78) CIE-L*ab (74.82, 1.08, 23.62)
hsv hsv(42.50, 36.36, 67.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (74.82, 23.64, 87.38)
hsb hsb(42.50, 30.38, 79.00) CIE-L*uv (74.82, 15.19, 31.93)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6408 Wheat Grass (#cab88b)

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" #cab88b while the second is the "compliment" #8c9ec9.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6408 Wheat Grass (#cab88b)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #cab88b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #8c9ec9.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6408 Wheat Grass (#cab88b)

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 6408 Wheat Grass (#cab88b)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6408 Wheat Grass (#cab88b)

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 variations of #cab88b

Lighter shades of #cab88b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #cab88b

Darker shades of #cab88b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6408 Wheat Grass (#cab88b)'s Tones

Tones of #cab88b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6408 Wheat Grass (#cab88b) 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 #cab88b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cab88b → #8c9ec9
#cab88b → #d9cdad
#cab88b → #ffffff
#cab88b → #bdc98c
#cab88b → #796e53
#cab88b → #c9988c

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6408 Wheat Grass (#cab88b) in different environments

Seeing #cab88b 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 #cab88b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#cab88b 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.

#cab88bmight 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.

#cab88b popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#cab88b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#cab88b in coding

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 #cab88b
Java new Color(202, 184, 139);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 202, 184, 139);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:202 green:184 blue:139 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(202f, 184f, 139f);
Swift UIColor(red:202, green:184, blue:139, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8bb8ca
Python Color('#cab88b')

Base Conversions of hex color #cab88b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cab88b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13285515 while the individual RGB conversions are: 202, 184, 139.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001010 10111000 10001011
Hex ca b8 8b
Octal 312 270 213
Decimal 202 184 139

Icons incorporating the color #cab88b

If you're considering using #cab88b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #cab88b on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #cab88b 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 #cab88b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cab88b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cab88b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cab88b background.
This text is hex color #cab88b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cab88b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cab88b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cab88b and white (#ffffff) background.