Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6694 Glad Yellow (#f6e1ab) color information

Hex color #f6e1ab is close to the color named "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6694 Glad Yellow" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic pink". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6694 Glad Yellow (#f6e1ab), in designs, they might associate it with love, youth, fun and playful, femininity, and the home. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for technology.

Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6694 Glad Yellow (#f6e1ab)

#f6e1ab is made up of (246, 225, 171) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 8.54, 30.49, 3.53) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16179627 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffcc99. Black should be used ontop of #f6e1ab to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #f6e1ab. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #f6e1ab luma #224.95
Websafe hex #ffcc99 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(246, 225, 171) Adobe RGB (240.00, 223.00, 171.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(96%, 88%, 67%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6694 Glad Yellow
rgba rgba(246.0, 225.0, 171.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (87.18, -0.49, 23.84)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 8.54, 30.49, 3.53) CIE-L*ab (89.86, -0.50, 29.25)
hsv hsv(43.45, 78.38, 81.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (89.86, 29.25, 90.98)
hsb hsb(43.45, 30.21, 96.00) CIE-L*uv (89.86, 16.45, 40.86)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6694 Glad Yellow (#f6e1ab)

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" #f6e1ab while the second is the "compliment" #aabff4.

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 6694 Glad Yellow (#f6e1ab)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #f6e1ab is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #aabff4.

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 6694 Glad Yellow (#f6e1ab)

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 6694 Glad Yellow (#f6e1ab)

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 6694 Glad Yellow (#f6e1ab)

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.

Lighter variations of #f6e1ab

When you combine pure white with this color, #f6e1ab, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #f6e1ab

Darker shades of #f6e1ab can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6694 Glad Yellow (#f6e1ab)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #f6e1ab with gray

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6694 Glad Yellow (#f6e1ab) 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 #f6e1ab as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#f6e1ab → #aabff4
#f6e1ab → #f8eac4
#f6e1ab → #000000
#f6e1ab → #e4f4aa
#f6e1ab → #938766
#f6e1ab → #f4baaa

How #f6e1ab looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #f6e1ab 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 #f6e1ab could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6694 Glad Yellow (#f6e1ab)

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

#f6e1abmight 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.

#f6e1ab 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#f6e1ab. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#f6e1ab 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 #f6e1ab
Java new Color(246, 225, 171);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 246, 225, 171);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:246 green:225 blue:171 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(246f, 225f, 171f);
Swift UIColor(red:246, green:225, blue:171, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $abe1f6
Python Color('#f6e1ab')

Base Conversions of hex color #f6e1ab

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #f6e1ab. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16179627 while the individual RGB conversions are: 246, 225, 171.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11110110 11100001 10101011
Hex f6 e1 ab
Octal 366 341 253
Decimal 246 225 171

#f6e1ab Icons

If you're considering using #f6e1ab 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 6694 Glad Yellow (#f6e1ab) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #f6e1ab 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 #f6e1ab on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #f6e1ab on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #f6e1ab background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #f6e1ab background.
This text is hex color #f6e1ab on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #f6e1ab on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #f6e1ab and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #f6e1ab and white (#ffffff) background.