Bisque

HEX #FFE4C4 / RGB (255, 228, 196)

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What is Bisque Color?

Bisque (Hex code: FFE4C4) Thumbnail

Bisque has the hex code #FFE4C4. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 228, 196), which means it is composed of 38% red, 34% green and 29% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:11 Y:23 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Bisque has a hue of 33°, 23% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

The name of Bisque comes from unglazed pottery or porcelain which has a very light tint of brown. It is a web color and can be used in HTML and CSS code with its name instead of hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values.

Bisque Color Codes

Hex Code#FFE4C4
RGB Values(255, 228, 196)
CMYK Values(0%, 11%, 23%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(33°, 23%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCCCC
Inverse Color#001B3B [Maastricht Blue]
Closest Pantone®7499 C
Closest RAL9001 [Cream]
Complementary Color#C4DFFF [Lavender Blue]
Bisque Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#E2E2E2
Desaturated#E2E2E2
Weighted Average (Most Common)#E9E9E9
Weighted Average (Luma)#E7E7E7
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ECECEC

Bisque Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFE4C4. Complementary color is C4DFFF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Bisque is Lavender Blue with the hex code #C4DFFF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFE4C4 color is offered by #C4DFFF. 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 (FFE4C4, FDFFC4 and FFC7C4)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Bisque (#FFE4C4) are Very Pale Yellow (#FDFFC4) and Light Red (#FFC7C4). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Bisque 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 (FFE4C4, C4FDFF and C7C4FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Bisque (#FFE4C4) are #C4FDFF (Diamond) and #C7C4FF (Lavender Blue). 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 (FFE4C4, C4FFE4 and E4C4FF)

Triadic Palette

Bisque triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C4FFE4 (Aero Blue) and #E4C4FF (Pale Lavender) along with #FFE4C4 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 (FFE4C4, C4FFE4, C4DFFF and FFC4DF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Bisque has four colors - #C4FFE4 (Aero Blue), #C4DFFF (Lavender Blue) and #FFC4DF (Cotton Candy) in addition to the base color (#FFE4C4). 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 (FFE4C4, C4FFC7, C4DFFF and FFC4FD)

Square Palette

Bisque square color palette has #C4FFC7 (Tea Green), #C4DFFF (Lavender Blue) and #FFC4FD (Brilliant Lavender). 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

Bisque Color Rainbow Palette

Our Bisque 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 Bisque Color

Tints

  • Transparent FFE9D0#FFE9D0
  • Transparent FFECD6#FFECD6
  • Transparent FFEFDC#FFEFDC
  • Transparent FFF2E2#FFF2E2
  • Transparent FFF4E7#FFF4E7
  • Transparent FFF7ED#FFF7ED
  • Transparent FFFAF3#FFFAF3
  • Transparent FFFCF9#FFFCF9

Tones

  • Transparent E6D0B6#E6D0B6
  • Transparent D9C6B0#D9C6B0
  • Transparent CCBCA9#CCBCA9
  • Transparent C0B2A2#C0B2A2
  • Transparent B3A89B#B3A89B
  • Transparent A69E94#A69E94
  • Transparent 99948E#99948E
  • Transparent 8D8A87#8D8A87

Shades

  • Transparent CCB69D#CCB69D
  • Transparent B3A089#B3A089
  • Transparent 998976#998976
  • Transparent 807262#807262
  • Transparent 665B4E#665B4E
  • Transparent 4D443B#4D443B
  • Transparent 332E27#332E27
  • Transparent 1A1714#1A1714

Bisque Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Bisque Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Bisque Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bisque Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bisque Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bisque Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bisque Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bisque Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bisque Plaid Pattern

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