Dark Skin

HEX #865A48 / RGB (134, 90, 72)

What is Dark Skin Color?

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Dark Skin has the hex code #865A48. The equivalent RGB values are (134, 90, 72), which means it is composed of 45% red, 30% green and 24% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:33 Y:46 K:48. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Skin has a hue of 17°, 46% saturation and a brightness value of 53%.
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 Skin 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.

Dark Skin Color Codes

Hex Code#865A48
RGB Values(134, 90, 72)
CMYK Values(0%, 33%, 46%, 48%)
HSV/HSB Values(17°, 46%, 53%)
Closest Web Safe#996633
Inverse Color#79A5B7 [Moonstone Blue]
Closest Pantone®876 C
Closest RAL1036 [Pearl gold]
Complementary Color#487486 [Jelly Bean Blue]
Dark Skin Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#636363
Weighted Average (Most Common)#656565
Weighted Average (Luma)#626262
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A1A1A1

Dark Skin Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 865A48. Complementary color is 487486

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Skin is Jelly Bean Blue with the hex code #487486. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #865A48 color is offered by #487486. 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 (865A48, 867948 and 864855)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Skin (#865A48) are Gold Fusion (#867948) and Deep Ruby (#864855). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Skin 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 (865A48, 488679 and 485586)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Skin (#865A48) are #488679 (Wintergreen Dream) and #485586 (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.

Triadic color palette with (865A48, 48865A and 5A4886)

Triadic Palette

Dark Skin triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #48865A (Middle Green) and #5A4886 (Cyber Grape) along with #865A48 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 (865A48, 48865A, 487486 and 864874)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Skin has four colors - #48865A (Middle Green), #487486 (Jelly Bean Blue) and #864874 (Twilight Lavender) in addition to the base color (#865A48). 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 (865A48, 558648, 487486 and 794886)

Square Palette

Dark Skin square color palette has #558648 (Fern Green), #487486 (Jelly Bean Blue) and #794886 (Dark 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

Dark Skin Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark Skin 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 Dark Skin Color


  • Transparent 9E7B6D#9E7B6D
  • Transparent AA8C7F#AA8C7F
  • Transparent B69C91#B69C91
  • Transparent C3ADA4#C3ADA4
  • Transparent CFBDB6#CFBDB6
  • Transparent DBCEC8#DBCEC8
  • Transparent E7DEDA#E7DEDA
  • Transparent F3EFED#F3EFED


  • Transparent 856253#856253
  • Transparent 846559#846559
  • Transparent 84695E#84695E
  • Transparent 836D64#836D64
  • Transparent 82716A#82716A
  • Transparent 82756F#82756F
  • Transparent 817875#817875
  • Transparent 817C7A#817C7A


  • Transparent 6B483A#6B483A
  • Transparent 5E3F32#5E3F32
  • Transparent 50362B#50362B
  • Transparent 432D24#432D24
  • Transparent 36241D#36241D
  • Transparent 281B16#281B16
  • Transparent 1B120E#1B120E
  • Transparent 0D0907#0D0907

Dark Skin Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Dark Skin Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Dark Skin Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Skin Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Skin Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Skin Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Skin Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Skin Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Skin Plaid Pattern