Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6667 Afterglow (#fbca8e) color information

The hexidecimal color, #fbca8e, is a variation of "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6667 Afterglow" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "light orange". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6667 Afterglow (#fbca8e), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: caution or skepticism, being encouraged to participate, creativity, health care, and technology. Shades of "light orange". typically aren't associated with clothing.

Breakdown of #fbca8e

#fbca8e is made up of (251, 202, 142) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 19.52, 43.43, 1.57) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16501390 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffcc99. Black should be used ontop of #fbca8e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #fbca8e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #fbca8e luma #209.67
Websafe hex #ffcc99 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(251, 202, 142) Adobe RGB (236.00, 200.00, 145.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(98%, 79%, 56%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6667 Afterglow
rgba rgba(251.0, 202.0, 142.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (80.00, 9.45, 26.69)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 19.52, 43.43, 1.57) CIE-L*ab (83.97, 9.63, 35.35)
hsv hsv(32.86, 91.30, 77.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (83.97, 36.64, 74.76)
hsb hsb(32.86, 42.86, 98.00) CIE-L*uv (83.97, 35.20, 45.19)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6667 Afterglow (#fbca8e)

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" #fbca8e while the second is the "compliment" #8ec0f9.

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 6667 Afterglow (#fbca8e)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #fbca8e is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #8ec0f9.

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 6667 Afterglow (#fbca8e)

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 6667 Afterglow (#fbca8e)

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

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 6667 Afterglow (#fbca8e)

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 shades of #fbca8e

Lighter shades are produced by blending #fbca8e with white

Darker shades of #fbca8e

Darker shades are produced by blending #fbca8e with black

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6667 Afterglow (#fbca8e)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #fbca8e with gray

Gradients including #fbca8e

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 #fbca8e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#fbca8e → #8ec0f9
#fbca8e → #fcd9af
#fbca8e → #000000
#fbca8e → #f6f98e
#fbca8e → #967955
#fbca8e → #f9928e

How #fbca8e looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #fbca8e 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 #fbca8e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #fbca8e

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

#fbca8emight 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 #fbca8e

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#fbca8e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #fbca8e

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 #fbca8e
Java new Color(251, 202, 142);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 251, 202, 142);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:251 green:202 blue:142 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(251f, 202f, 142f);
Swift UIColor(red:251, green:202, blue:142, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8ecafb
Python Color('#fbca8e')

Base Conversions of hex color #fbca8e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #fbca8e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16501390 while the individual RGB conversions are: 251, 202, 142.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111011 11001010 10001110
Hex fb ca 8e
Octal 373 312 216
Decimal 251 202 142

Icons incorporating the color #fbca8e

If you're considering using #fbca8e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #fbca8e on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #fbca8e 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 #fbca8e on a solid black (#000000) background.
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This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #fbca8e background.
This text is hex color #fbca8e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #fbca8e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #fbca8e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #fbca8e and white (#ffffff) background.