薄青 (Usuao)

HEX #8C9C76 / RGB (140, 156, 118)

What is 薄青 (Usuao) Color?

薄青 (Usuao) (Hex code: 8C9C76) Thumbnail

薄青 (Usuao) has the hex code #8C9C76. The equivalent RGB values are (140, 156, 118), which means it is composed of 34% red, 38% green and 29% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:10 M:0 Y:24 K:39. In the HSV/HSB scale, 薄青 (Usuao) has a hue of 85°, 24% saturation and a brightness value of 61%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Literally meaning pale blue, Usuao (薄青) is a traditional color of Japan. These colors hold a special significance in Japanese culture because they were once used as descriptors of social status and determined social hierarchy. The closest approximation of usuao in the digital RGB color space is (140, 156, 118) with the hex code #8C9C76.

Usuao (薄青) is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The color can be applied to web pages with its hex code or RGB and HSL values. Please note that the CMYK values displayed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal color code using known formulae and are only approximates.

薄青 (Usuao) Color Codes

Hex Code#8C9C76
RGB Values(140, 156, 118)
CMYK Values(10%, 0%, 24%, 39%)
HSV/HSB Values(85°, 24%, 61%)
Closest Web Safe#999966
Inverse Color#736389 [Chinese Violet]
Closest Pantone®415 C
Closest RAL6021 [Pale green]
Complementary Color#86769C [Rhythm]
薄青 (Usuao) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8A8A8A
Desaturated#898989
Weighted Average (Most Common)#939393
Weighted Average (Luma)#969696
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C3C3C3

薄青 (Usuao) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8C9C76. Complementary color is 86769C

Complementary Palette

The complement of 薄青 (Usuao) is Rhythm with the hex code #86769C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8C9C76 color is offered by #86769C. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (8C9C76, 799C76 and 9C9976)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of 薄青 (Usuao) (#8C9C76) are Oxley (#799C76) and Artichoke (#9C9976). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of 薄青 (Usuao) with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (8C9C76, 76799C and 99769C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of 薄青 (Usuao) (#8C9C76) are #76799C (Rhythm) and #99769C (Mountbatten Pink). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (8C9C76, 768C9C and 9C768C)

Triadic Palette

薄青 (Usuao) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #768C9C (Light Slate Gray) and #9C768C (Mountbatten Pink) along with #8C9C76 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (8C9C76, 768C9C, 86769C and 9C8676)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of 薄青 (Usuao) has four colors - #768C9C (Light Slate Gray), #86769C (Rhythm) and #9C8676 (Cinereous) in addition to the base color (#8C9C76). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (8C9C76, 769C99, 86769C and 9C7679)

Square Palette

薄青 (Usuao) square color palette has #769C99 (Desaturated Cyan), #86769C (Rhythm) and #9C7679 (Bazaar). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

薄青 (Usuao) Color Rainbow Palette

Our 薄青 (Usuao) rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

Tints, Tones & Shades of 薄青 (Usuao) Color

Tints

  • Transparent A3B091#A3B091
  • Transparent AFBA9F#AFBA9F
  • Transparent BAC4AD#BAC4AD
  • Transparent C6CEBB#C6CEBB
  • Transparent D1D7C8#D1D7C8
  • Transparent DDE1D6#DDE1D6
  • Transparent E8EBE4#E8EBE4
  • Transparent F4F5F1#F4F5F1

Tones

  • Transparent 8A9678#8A9678
  • Transparent 889479#889479
  • Transparent 87917A#87917A
  • Transparent 868E7B#868E7B
  • Transparent 858B7C#858B7C
  • Transparent 84887D#84887D
  • Transparent 82867E#82867E
  • Transparent 81837F#81837F

Shades

  • Transparent 707D5E#707D5E
  • Transparent 626D53#626D53
  • Transparent 545E47#545E47
  • Transparent 464E3B#464E3B
  • Transparent 383E2F#383E2F
  • Transparent 2A2F23#2A2F23
  • Transparent 1C1F18#1C1F18
  • Transparent 0E100C#0E100C

薄青 (Usuao) Color Patterns

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    薄青 (Usuao) Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    薄青 (Usuao) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    薄青 (Usuao) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    薄青 (Usuao) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    薄青 (Usuao) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    薄青 (Usuao) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    薄青 (Usuao) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    薄青 (Usuao) Plaid Pattern

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