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Bright Olive Color

HEX #A1A556 / RGB (161, 165, 86)

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What is Bright Olive Color?

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Bright Olive has the hex code #A1A556. The equivalent RGB values are (161, 165, 86), which means it is composed of 39% red, 40% green and 21% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:2 M:0 Y:48 K:35. In the HSV/HSB scale, Bright Olive has a hue of 63°, 48% saturation and a brightness value of 65%.
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.

Bright Olive is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Bright Olive Color Codes

Hex Code#A1A556
RGB Values(161, 165, 86)
CMYK Values(2%, 0%, 48%, 35%)
HSV/HSB Values(63°, 48%, 65%)
Closest Web Safe#999966
Inverse Color#5E5AA9 [Liberty]
Closest Pantone®5835 C
Closest RAL1020 [Olive yellow]
Complementary Color#5A56A5 [Liberty]
Bright Olive Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#898989
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9B9B9B
Weighted Average (Luma)#9E9E9E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C8C8C8

Bright Olive Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A1A556. Complementary color is 5A56A5

Complementary Palette

The complement of Bright Olive is Liberty with the hex code #5A56A5. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A1A556 color is offered by #5A56A5. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (A1A556, 7AA556 and A58256)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Bright Olive (#A1A556) are Moss Green (#7AA556) and Café Au Lait (#A58256). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Bright Olive 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (A1A556, 567AA5 and 8256A5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Bright Olive (#A1A556) are #567AA5 (Blue Yonder) and #8256A5 (Royal Purple). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (A1A556, 56A1A5 and A556A1)

Triadic Palette

Bright Olive triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #56A1A5 (Cadet Blue) and #A556A1 (Purpureus) along with #A1A556 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (A1A556, 56A1A5, 5A56A5 and A55A56)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Bright Olive has four colors - #56A1A5 (Cadet Blue), #5A56A5 (Liberty) and #A55A56 (Redwood) in addition to the base color (#A1A556). 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.

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Square color palette with (A1A556, 56A582, 5A56A5 and A5567A)

Square Palette

Bright Olive square color palette has #56A582 (Shiny Shamrock), #5A56A5 (Liberty) and #A5567A (China Rose). 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.

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Rainbow color

Bright Olive Color Rainbow Palette

Our Bright Olive 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Bright Olive Color


  • Transparent B4B778B4B778
  • Transparent BDC089BDC089
  • Transparent C7C99AC7C99A
  • Transparent D0D2ABD0D2AB
  • Transparent D9DBBBD9DBBB
  • Transparent E3E4CCE3E4CC
  • Transparent ECEDDDECEDDD
  • Transparent F6F6EEF6F6EE


  • Transparent 9A9E5E9A9E5E
  • Transparent 979A63979A63
  • Transparent 949667949667
  • Transparent 91936B91936B
  • Transparent 8D8F6F8D8F6F
  • Transparent 8A8B738A8B73
  • Transparent 878778878778
  • Transparent 83847C83847C


  • Transparent 818445818445
  • Transparent 71743C71743C
  • Transparent 616334616334
  • Transparent 51532B51532B
  • Transparent 404222404222
  • Transparent 30321A30321A
  • Transparent 202111202111
  • Transparent 101109101109

Bright Olive Color Patterns

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    Bright Olive Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Bright Olive Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Olive Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Olive Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Olive Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Olive Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Olive Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Olive Plaid Pattern

Bright Olive Color Interior Ideas

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