Faux-Watermelon Yellow (#ffee1b) color information

The hexidecimal color, #ffee1b, is close to the color named "Watermelon Yellow" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "generic yellow". When people spot this color, Watermelon Yellow (#ffee1b), in media, the following may come to mind: feelings of cheerfulness, optimism, will power, energy, and sunshine. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for finance and wealth.

Breakdown of #ffee1b

#ffee1b is made up of (255, 238, 27) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 6.67, 89.41, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16772635 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffff33. Black should be used ontop of #ffee1b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ffee1b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ffee1b luma #219.00
Websafe hex #ffff33 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(255, 238, 27) Adobe RGB (251.00, 236.00, 62.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(100%, 93%, 11%) Closest named color Watermelon Yellow
rgba rgba(255.0, 238.0, 27.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (90.55, -11.89, 51.87)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 6.67, 89.41, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (92.57, -12.20, 88.72)
hsv hsv(55.28, 100.00, 55.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (92.57, 89.55, 97.83)
hsb hsb(55.28, 89.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (92.57, 20.37, 98.68)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Watermelon Yellow (#ffee1b)

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" #ffee1b and the second color is called the "compliment" #1c2eff.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Watermelon Yellow (#ffee1b)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #ffee1b is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #1c2eff.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Watermelon Yellow (#ffee1b)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Watermelon Yellow (#ffee1b)

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-Watermelon Yellow (#ffee1b)

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 #ffee1b

Lighter shades are produced by blending #ffee1b with white

Darker shades of #ffee1b

Darker shades are produced by blending #ffee1b with black

Tones of #ffee1b

Tones are produced by blending #ffee1b with gray

Gradients including #ffee1b

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 #ffee1b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ffee1b → #1c2eff
#ffee1b → #fff35f
#ffee1b → #000000
#ffee1b → #a0ff1c
#ffee1b → #998e10
#ffee1b → #ff7a1c

How #ffee1b looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #ffee1b 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 #ffee1b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #ffee1b

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

#ffee1bmight 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 #ffee1b

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ffee1b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #ffee1b

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 #ffee1b
Java new Color(255, 238, 27);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 238, 27);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:255 green:238 blue:27 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(255f, 238f, 27f);
Swift UIColor(red:255, green:238, blue:27, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1beeff
Python Color('#ffee1b')

Base Conversions of hex color #ffee1b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ffee1b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16772635 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 238, 27.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111111 11101110 00011011
Hex ff ee 1b
Octal 377 356 33
Decimal 255 238 27

#ffee1b Icons

If you're considering using #ffee1b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Watermelon Yellow (#ffee1b) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #ffee1b 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 #ffee1b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ffee1b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ffee1b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ffee1b background.
This text is hex color #ffee1b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ffee1b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ffee1b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ffee1b and white (#ffffff) background.