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Dark Oak Color

HEX #8B6145 / RGB (139, 97, 69)

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What is Dark Oak Color?

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Dark Oak has the hex code #8B6145. The equivalent RGB values are (139, 97, 69), which means it is composed of 46% red, 32% green and 23% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:30 Y:50 K:46. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Oak has a hue of 24°, 50% saturation and a brightness value of 55%.
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.

Dark Oak color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Dark Oak can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Dark Oak Color Codes

Hex Code#8B6145
RGB Values(139, 97, 69)
CMYK Values(0%, 30%, 50%, 46%)
HSV/HSB Values(24°, 50%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#996633
Inverse Color#749EBA [Air Superiority Blue]
Closest Pantone®876 C
Closest RAL8000 [Green brown]
Complementary Color#456F8B [Jelly Bean Blue]
Dark Oak Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#666666
Weighted Average (Most Common)#6B6B6B
Weighted Average (Luma)#686868
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A5A5A5

Dark Oak Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8B6145. Complementary color is 456F8B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Oak is Jelly Bean Blue with the hex code #456F8B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8B6145 color is offered by #456F8B. 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 (8B6145, 8B8445 and 8B454C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Oak (#8B6145) are Dark Tan (#8B8445) and Cordovan (#8B454C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Oak 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 (8B6145, 458B84 and 454C8B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Oak (#8B6145) are #458B84 (Wintergreen Dream) and #454C8B (Purple Navy). 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 (8B6145, 458B61 and 61458B)

Triadic Palette

Dark Oak triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #458B61 (Middle Green) and #61458B (Cyber Grape) along with #8B6145 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 (8B6145, 458B61, 456F8B and 8B456F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Oak has four colors - #458B61 (Middle Green), #456F8B (Jelly Bean Blue) and #8B456F (Twilight Lavender) in addition to the base color (#8B6145). 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 (8B6145, 4C8B45, 456F8B and 84458B)

Square Palette

Dark Oak square color palette has #4C8B45 (May Green), #456F8B (Jelly Bean Blue) and #84458B (Plum). 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

Dark Oak Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark Oak 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 Dark Oak Color


  • Transparent A2816AA2816A
  • Transparent AE907DAE907D
  • Transparent B9A08FB9A08F
  • Transparent C5B0A2C5B0A2
  • Transparent D1C0B5D1C0B5
  • Transparent DCD0C7DCD0C7
  • Transparent E8DFDAE8DFDA
  • Transparent F3EFECF3EFEC


  • Transparent 896751896751
  • Transparent 886A57886A57
  • Transparent 876D5D876D5D
  • Transparent 867163867163
  • Transparent 847468847468
  • Transparent 83776E83776E
  • Transparent 827A74827A74
  • Transparent 817D7A817D7A


  • Transparent 6F4E376F4E37
  • Transparent 614430614430
  • Transparent 533A29533A29
  • Transparent 463123463123
  • Transparent 38271C38271C
  • Transparent 2A1D152A1D15
  • Transparent 1C130E1C130E
  • Transparent 0E0A070E0A07

Dark Oak Color Patterns

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    Dark Oak Gingham Checks

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    Dark Oak Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Dark Oak Polka Dots Pattern

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    Dark Oak Honeycomb Pattern

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    Dark Oak Leaves Pattern

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    Dark Oak Houndstooth Pattern

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    Dark Oak Trellis Pattern

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    Dark Oak Plaid Pattern

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