HEX #FDEE00 / RGB (253, 238, 0)

What is Aureolin Color?

Aureolin (Hex code: FDEE00) Thumbnail

Aureolin has the hex code #FDEE00. The equivalent RGB values are (253, 238, 0), which means it is composed of 52% red, 48% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:6 Y:100 K:1. In the HSV/HSB scale, Aureolin has a hue of 56°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 99%.
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.

Aureolin is a brilliant yellow color pigment made by Nikolaus Wolfgang Fischer in 1848. Though there are contradictory reports of its stability in both oil and water, aureolin has been used, though sparingly, by several artists. It is an expensive pigment and more suited as a watercolor.

Aureolin is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, it can be applied to web pages with its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the aureolin color CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Aureolin Color Codes

Hex Code#FDEE00
RGB Values(253, 238, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 6%, 100%, 1%)
HSV/HSB Values(56°, 100%, 99%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFF00
Inverse Color#0211FF [Blue]
Closest Pantone®803 C
Closest RAL1026 [Luminous yellow]
Complementary Color#000FFD [Blue]
Aureolin Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A4A4A4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D8D8D8
Weighted Average (Luma)#E0E0E0
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E9E9E9

Aureolin Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FDEE00. Complementary color is 000FFD

Complementary Palette

The complement of Aureolin is Blue with the hex code #000FFD. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FDEE00 color is offered by #000FFD. 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 (FDEE00, 8EFD00 and FD7000)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Aureolin (#FDEE00) are Mango Green (#8EFD00) and Philippine Orange (#FD7000). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Aureolin 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 (FDEE00, 008EFD and 7000FD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Aureolin (#FDEE00) are #008EFD (Azure) and #7000FD (Electric Indigo). 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 (FDEE00, 00FDEE and EE00FD)

Triadic Palette

Aureolin triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00FDEE (Turquoise Blue) and #EE00FD (Phlox) along with #FDEE00 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 (FDEE00, 00FDEE, 000FFD and FD000F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Aureolin has four colors - #00FDEE (Turquoise Blue), #000FFD (Blue) and #FD000F (Red) in addition to the base color (#FDEE00). 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 (FDEE00, 00FD70, 000FFD and FD008E)

Square Palette

Aureolin square color palette has #00FD70 (Guppie Green), #000FFD (Blue) and #FD008E (Magenta (Process)). 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

Aureolin Color Rainbow Palette

Our Aureolin 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 Aureolin Color


  • Transparent FDF133#FDF133
  • Transparent FEF34D#FEF34D
  • Transparent FEF566#FEF566
  • Transparent FEF780#FEF780
  • Transparent FEF899#FEF899
  • Transparent FEFAB3#FEFAB3
  • Transparent FFFCCC#FFFCCC
  • Transparent FFFDE6#FFFDE6


  • Transparent E4D81A#E4D81A
  • Transparent D8CD26#D8CD26
  • Transparent CBC233#CBC233
  • Transparent BFB740#BFB740
  • Transparent B2AC4D#B2AC4D
  • Transparent A6A15A#A6A15A
  • Transparent 999666#999666
  • Transparent 8D8B73#8D8B73


  • Transparent CABE00#CABE00
  • Transparent B1A700#B1A700
  • Transparent 988F00#988F00
  • Transparent 7F7700#7F7700
  • Transparent 655F00#655F00
  • Transparent 4C4700#4C4700
  • Transparent 333000#333000
  • Transparent 191800#191800

Aureolin Color Patterns

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    Aureolin Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Aureolin Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aureolin Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aureolin Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aureolin Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aureolin Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aureolin Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aureolin Plaid Pattern