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Earth CMYK Color

HEX #8A6140 / RGB (138, 97, 64)

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What is Earth CMYK Color?

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Earth color in the CMYK model has the values (40, 60, 80, 20). Thus, there is 40 of cyan, 60 of magenta, 80 of yellow and 20 of black. The closest hex code of the color is #8A6140 with RGB equivalent values (138, 97, 64). The CMYK system is the backbone of the color printing technology found in 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 the reproducibility of earth CMYK depends on the quality of the paper, the printer and the inks in the machine.

NOTE: The earth (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, earth color displayed on the screen through its hex code, may look very different when printed (by the CMYK values).

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Earth CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#8A6140
RGB Values(138, 97, 64)
CMYK Values(40%, 60%, 80%, 20%)
HSV/HSB Values(27°, 54%, 54%)
Closest Web Safe#996633
Inverse Color#759EBF [Air Superiority Blue]
Closest Pantone®7505 C
Closest RAL8000 [Green brown]
Complementary Color#40698A [Queen Blue]
Earth CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#646464
Weighted Average (Most Common)#6A6A6A
Weighted Average (Luma)#676767
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A5A5A5

Earth CMYK Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8A6140. Complementary color is 40698A

Complementary Palette

The complement of Earth CMYK is Queen Blue with the hex code #40698A. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8A6140 color is offered by #40698A. 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 (8A6140, 8A8640 and 8A4044)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Earth CMYK (#8A6140) are Old Moss Green (#8A8640) and Cordovan (#8A4044). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Earth 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (8A6140, 408A86 and 40448A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Earth CMYK (#8A6140) are #408A86 (Jelly Bean Blue) and #40448A (Dark Slate Blue). 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 (8A6140, 408A61 and 61408A)

Triadic Palette

Earth CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #408A61 (Deep Aquamarine) and #61408A (Cyber Grape) along with #8A6140 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 (8A6140, 408A61, 40698A and 8A4069)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Earth CMYK has four colors - #408A61 (Deep Aquamarine), #40698A (Queen Blue) and #8A4069 (Twilight Lavender) in addition to the base color (#8A6140). 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 (8A6140, 448A40, 40698A and 86408A)

Square Palette

Earth CMYK square color palette has #448A40 (May Green), #40698A (Queen Blue) and #86408A (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

Earth CMYK Color Rainbow Palette

Our Earth 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Earth CMYK Color


  • Transparent A18166A18166
  • Transparent AD9079AD9079
  • Transparent B9A08CB9A08C
  • Transparent C5B0A0C5B0A0
  • Transparent D0C0B3D0C0B3
  • Transparent DCD0C6DCD0C6
  • Transparent E8DFD9E8DFD9
  • Transparent F3EFECF3EFEC


  • Transparent 88674D88674D
  • Transparent 876A53876A53
  • Transparent 866D5A866D5A
  • Transparent 857160857160
  • Transparent 847466847466
  • Transparent 83776D83776D
  • Transparent 827A73827A73
  • Transparent 817D7A817D7A


  • Transparent 6E4E336E4E33
  • Transparent 61442D61442D
  • Transparent 533A26533A26
  • Transparent 453120453120
  • Transparent 37271A37271A
  • Transparent 291D13291D13
  • Transparent 1C130D1C130D
  • Transparent 0E0A060E0A06

Earth CMYK Color Patterns

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    Earth CMYK Gingham Checks

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    Earth CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Earth CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

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    Earth CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

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    Earth CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Earth CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

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    Earth CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Earth CMYK Plaid Pattern

Earth CMYK Color Interior Ideas

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