Search Colors

Bitter Chocolate CMYK Color

HEX #251611 / RGB (37, 22, 17)

Bitter chocolate

What is Bitter Chocolate CMYK Color?

Bitter Chocolate CMYK (Hex code: 251611) Thumbnail

Bitter Chocolate CMYK code is (60, 70, 70, 80) which means it has 60 of cyan, 80 of black and 70 of both magenta and yellow. This translates to an approximate hex code #251611 and RGB values of (37, 22, 17). The CMYK system is the foundation of color printing technology that runs both large industrial and small desktop printers. Colors are created using only four inks - cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y) and black (K). Please understand that bitter chocolate CMYK as it looks on the screen may not be reproduced exactly on printed paper not only because of the two different color models - hex and CMYK - but also because of the quality of the printer, the paper and the four inks.

NOTE: The bitter chocolate (CMYK) hex color code mentioned on this page is just an approximation. It has been calculated from the CMYK values. As you probably know, the CMYK color model is for print media while hex codes and the equivalent RGB values are for screen. The two can seldom be converted correctly. Additionally, bitter chocolate color displayed on the screen through its hex code, may look very different when printed (by the CMYK values).

Download Bitter Chocolate CMYK Solid Color Background

Bitter Chocolate CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#251611
RGB Values(37, 22, 17)
CMYK Values(60%, 70%, 70%, 80%)
HSV/HSB Values(15°, 54%, 15%)
Closest Web Safe#330000
Inverse Color#DAE9EE [Azureish White]
Closest Pantone®419 C
Closest RAL8022 [Black brown]
Complementary Color#112025 [Dark Jungle Green]
Bitter Chocolate CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#191919
Weighted Average (Most Common)#1A1A1A
Weighted Average (Luma)#191919
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#555555

Bitter Chocolate CMYK Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 251611. Complementary color is 112025

Complementary Palette

The complement of Bitter Chocolate CMYK is Dark Jungle Green with the hex code #112025. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #251611 color is offered by #112025. 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.

251611 112025
Analogous color palette with (251611, 252011 and 251116)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Bitter Chocolate CMYK (#251611) are Black Chocolate (#252011) and Licorice (#251116). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Bitter Chocolate CMYK 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.

251611 252011 251116
Split Complementary color palette with (251611, 112520 and 111625)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Bitter Chocolate CMYK (#251611) are #112520 (Dark Jungle Green) and #111625 (Eerie Black). 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.

251611 112520 111625
Triadic color palette with (251611, 112516 and 161125)

Triadic Palette

Bitter Chocolate CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #112516 (Dark Jungle Green) and #161125 (Eerie Black) along with #251611 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

251611 112516 161125
Tetradic color palette with (251611, 112516, 112025 and 251120)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Bitter Chocolate CMYK has four colors - #112516 (Dark Jungle Green), #112025 (Dark Jungle Green) and #251120 (Eerie Black) in addition to the base color (#251611). 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.

251611 112516 112025 251120
Square color palette with (251611, 162511, 112025 and 201125)

Square Palette

Bitter Chocolate CMYK square color palette has #162511 (Black Chocolate), #112025 (Dark Jungle Green) and #201125 (Eerie Black). 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.

251611 162511 112025 201125
Rainbow color

Bitter Chocolate CMYK Color Rainbow Palette

Our Bitter Chocolate CMYK 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.

251611 232511 122511 112521 111725 1C1125 25111D

Tints, Tones & Shades of Bitter Chocolate CMYK Color


  • Transparent 514541514541
  • Transparent 665C58665C58
  • Transparent 7C73707C7370
  • Transparent 928B88928B88
  • Transparent A8A2A0A8A2A0
  • Transparent BEB9B8BEB9B8
  • Transparent D3D0CFD3D0CF
  • Transparent E9E8E7E9E8E7


  • Transparent 372B27372B27
  • Transparent 403632403632
  • Transparent 49403D49403D
  • Transparent 534B49534B49
  • Transparent 5C56545C5654
  • Transparent 65605F65605F
  • Transparent 6E6B6A6E6B6A
  • Transparent 777575777575


  • Transparent 1E120E1E120E
  • Transparent 1A0F0C1A0F0C
  • Transparent 160D0A160D0A
  • Transparent 130B09130B09
  • Transparent 0F09070F0907
  • Transparent 0B07050B0705
  • Transparent 070403070403
  • Transparent 040202040202

Bitter Chocolate CMYK Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Bitter Chocolate CMYK Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Bitter Chocolate CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bitter Chocolate CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bitter Chocolate CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bitter Chocolate CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bitter Chocolate CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bitter Chocolate CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bitter Chocolate CMYK Plaid Pattern

Bitter Chocolate CMYK Color Interior Ideas

Pretty Photo frame on Bitter Chocolate CMYK color drawing room interior textured wall

Bitter Chocolate CMYK Color Drawing Room Textured Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Bitter Chocolate CMYK color Living room wal color

Bitter Chocolate CMYK Color Living Room Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Bitter Chocolate CMYK color Bedroom interior wall color

Bitter Chocolate CMYK Color Bedroom Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Bitter Chocolate CMYK color kitchen interior wall color

Bitter Chocolate CMYK Color Kitchen Wall Paint Idea

Photo credits: