Clay

HEX #6B6867 / RGB (107, 104, 103)

What is Clay Color?

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Clay has the hex code #6B6867. The equivalent RGB values are (107, 104, 103), which means it is composed of 34% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:3 Y:4 K:58. In the HSV/HSB scale, Clay has a hue of 15°, 4% saturation and a brightness value of 42%.
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.

Clay 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 its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the clay CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Clay Color Codes

Hex Code#6B6867
RGB Values(107, 104, 103)
CMYK Values(0%, 3%, 4%, 58%)
HSV/HSB Values(15°, 4%, 42%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#949798 [Spanish Gray]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 10 C
Closest RAL7005 [Mouse grey]
Complementary Color#676A6B [Dim Gray]
Clay Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#696969
Desaturated#696969
Weighted Average (Most Common)#696969
Weighted Average (Luma)#696969
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A6A6A6

Clay Color Palettes

Clay is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 6B6867. Complementary color is 676A6B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Clay is Dim Gray with the hex code #676A6B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #6B6867 color is offered by #676A6B. 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 (6B6867, 6B6A67 and 6B6768)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Clay (#6B6867) are Dim Gray (#6B6A67) and Dim Gray (#6B6768). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Clay 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 (6B6867, 676B6A and 67686B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Clay (#6B6867) are #676B6A (Dim Gray) and #67686B (Dim Gray). 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 (6B6867, 676B68 and 68676B)

Triadic Palette

Clay triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #676B68 (Dim Gray) and #68676B (Dim Gray) along with #6B6867 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 (6B6867, 676B68, 676A6B and 6B676A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Clay has four colors - #676B68 (Dim Gray), #676A6B (Dim Gray) and #6B676A (Dim Gray) in addition to the base color (#6B6867). 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 (6B6867, 686B67, 676A6B and 6A676B)

Square Palette

Clay square color palette has #686B67 (Dim Gray), #676A6B (Dim Gray) and #6A676B (Dim Gray). 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

Clay Color Rainbow Palette

Our Clay 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 Clay Color

Tints

  • Transparent 898685#898685
  • Transparent 979595#979595
  • Transparent A6A4A4#A6A4A4
  • Transparent B5B4B3#B5B4B3
  • Transparent C4C3C2#C4C3C2
  • Transparent D3D2D1#D3D2D1
  • Transparent E1E1E1#E1E1E1
  • Transparent F0F0F0#F0F0F0

Tones

  • Transparent 6F6D6C#6F6D6C
  • Transparent 716F6F#716F6F
  • Transparent 737271#737271
  • Transparent 767474#767474
  • Transparent 787676#787676
  • Transparent 7A7979#7A7979
  • Transparent 7C7B7B#7C7B7B
  • Transparent 7E7E7E#7E7E7E

Shades

  • Transparent 565352#565352
  • Transparent 4B4948#4B4948
  • Transparent 403E3E#403E3E
  • Transparent 363434#363434
  • Transparent 2B2A29#2B2A29
  • Transparent 201F1F#201F1F
  • Transparent 151515#151515
  • Transparent 0B0A0A#0B0A0A

Clay Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Clay Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Clay Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Clay Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Clay Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Clay Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Clay Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Clay Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Clay Plaid Pattern