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Gray Quill Color

HEX #7B797B / RGB (123, 121, 123)

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What is Gray Quill Color?

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Gray Quill is from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list where it is included with the PMS number 17-4013 TCX. It is not part of the web color list and cannot be used in HTML and/or CSS code by name. The color can only be applied to a web page and digital creations with the hex code, RGB or HSL values.
Gray Quill color hex code is #7B797B and the RGB equivalent is (123, 121, 123). HSL, CMYK, RAL and other values are listed in the table. Please note that the RAL and CMYK values mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximates.

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Gray Quill Color Codes

Hex Code#7B797B
RGB Values(123, 121, 123)
CMYK Values(0%, 2%, 0%, 52%)
HSV/HSB Values(300°, 2%, 48%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#848684 [Old Silver]
Pantone®17-4013 TCX
Closest RAL7037 [Dusty grey]
Complementary Color#797B79 [Sonic Silver]
Gray Quill Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7A7A7A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7A7A7A
Weighted Average (Luma)#7A7A7A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B1B1B1

Gray Quill Color Palettes

Gray Quill is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 7B797B. Complementary color is 797B79

Complementary Palette

The complement of Gray Quill is Sonic Silver with the hex code #797B79. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #7B797B color is offered by #797B79. 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 (7B797B, 7B797A and 7A797B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Gray Quill (#7B797B) are Sonic Silver (#7B797A) and Sonic Silver (#7A797B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Gray Quill 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 (7B797B, 7A7B79 and 797B7A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Gray Quill (#7B797B) are #7A7B79 (Sonic Silver) and #797B7A (Sonic Silver). 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 (7B797B, 7B7B79 and 797B7B)

Triadic Palette

Gray Quill triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7B7B79 (Sonic Silver) and #797B7B (Sonic Silver) along with #7B797B 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 (7B797B, 7B7B79, 797B79 and 79797B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Gray Quill has four colors - #7B7B79 (Sonic Silver), #797B79 (Sonic Silver) and #79797B (Sonic Silver) in addition to the base color (#7B797B). 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 (7B797B, 7B7A79, 797B79 and 797A7B)

Square Palette

Gray Quill square color palette has #7B7A79 (Sonic Silver), #797B79 (Sonic Silver) and #797A7B (Sonic Silver). 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

Gray Quill Color Rainbow Palette

Our Gray Quill 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 Gray Quill Color


  • Transparent 959495959495
  • Transparent A3A1A3A3A1A3
  • Transparent B0AFB0B0AFB0
  • Transparent BDBCBDBDBCBD
  • Transparent CAC9CACAC9CA
  • Transparent D7D7D7D7D7D7
  • Transparent E5E4E5E5E4E5
  • Transparent F2F2F2F2F2F2


  • Transparent 7C7A7C7C7A7C
  • Transparent 7D7B7D7D7B7D
  • Transparent 7D7C7D7D7C7D
  • Transparent 7E7D7E7E7D7E
  • Transparent 7E7D7E7E7D7E
  • Transparent 7F7E7F7F7E7F
  • Transparent 7F7F7F7F7F7F
  • Transparent 807F80807F80


  • Transparent 626162626162
  • Transparent 565556565556
  • Transparent 4A494A4A494A
  • Transparent 3E3D3E3E3D3E
  • Transparent 313031313031
  • Transparent 252425252425
  • Transparent 191819191819
  • Transparent 0C0C0C0C0C0C

Gray Quill Color Patterns

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    Gray Quill Gingham Checks

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    Gray Quill Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Gray Quill Polka Dots Pattern

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    Gray Quill Honeycomb Pattern

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    Gray Quill Leaves Pattern

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    Gray Quill Houndstooth Pattern

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    Gray Quill Trellis Pattern

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    Gray Quill Plaid Pattern

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