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Grey Olive Color

HEX #3B392E / RGB (59, 57, 46)

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What is Grey Olive Color?

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Grey Olive color hex code is #3B392E and RGB (59, 57, 46). As per HSB/HSV model, the color has a hue of 51°, saturation of 22% and a brightness of 23%. The CMYK values of Grey Olive are C:0 M:3 Y:22 K:77.

Grey Olive is a from the RAL Classic list where it is numbered 6006. RAL colors are used extensively in European countries like Germany, France, the Netherlands and Italy amongst others. To apply the color on web pages with HTML and/or CSS, use the hex, RGB, CMYk or HSB color values.

Please note: RAL colors displayed on the screen are close approximates to the actual color because of the variations in brightness and contrast. The same hold true for these colors printed out on standard printers where the variations in the quality of paper, ink and the device may produce different results.

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Grey Olive Color Codes

Hex Code#3B392E
RGB Values(59, 57, 46)
CMYK Values(0%, 3%, 22%, 77%)
HSV/HSB Values(51°, 22%, 23%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#C4C6D1 [Lavender Gray]
Closest Pantone®Black 7 C
Complementary Color#2E303B [Gunmetal]
Grey Olive Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#363636
Weighted Average (Most Common)#383838
Weighted Average (Luma)#393939
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#7D7D7D

Grey Olive Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 3B392E. Complementary color is 2E303B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Grey Olive is Gunmetal with the hex code #2E303B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #3B392E color is offered by #2E303B. 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 (3B392E, 373B2E and 3B332E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Grey Olive (#3B392E) are Kombu Green (#373B2E) and Black Coffee (#3B332E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Grey Olive 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 (3B392E, 2E373B and 332E3B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Grey Olive (#3B392E) are #2E373B (Outer Space (Crayola)) and #332E3B (Jet). 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 (3B392E, 2E3B39 and 392E3B)

Triadic Palette

Grey Olive triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2E3B39 (Outer Space (Crayola)) and #392E3B (Jet) along with #3B392E 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 (3B392E, 2E3B39, 2E303B and 3B2E30)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Grey Olive has four colors - #2E3B39 (Outer Space (Crayola)), #2E303B (Gunmetal) and #3B2E30 (Black Coffee) in addition to the base color (#3B392E). 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 (3B392E, 2E3B33, 2E303B and 3B2E37)

Square Palette

Grey Olive square color palette has #2E3B33 (Outer Space (Crayola)), #2E303B (Gunmetal) and #3B2E37 (Black Coffee). 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

Grey Olive Color Rainbow Palette

Our Grey Olive 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.

3B392E 323B2E 2E3B35 2E363B 322E3B 3B2E39 3B2E2E

Tints, Tones & Shades of Grey Olive Color


  • Transparent 626158626158
  • Transparent 76746D76746D
  • Transparent 898882898882
  • Transparent 9D9C979D9C97
  • Transparent B1B0ABB1B0AB
  • Transparent C4C4C0C4C4C0
  • Transparent D8D7D5D8D7D5
  • Transparent EBEBEAEBEBEA


  • Transparent 49473E49473E
  • Transparent 504E47504E47
  • Transparent 57554F57554F
  • Transparent 5E5D575E5D57
  • Transparent 64645F64645F
  • Transparent 6B6B676B6B67
  • Transparent 727270727270
  • Transparent 797978797978


  • Transparent 2F2E252F2E25
  • Transparent 292820292820
  • Transparent 23221C23221C
  • Transparent 1E1D171E1D17
  • Transparent 181712181712
  • Transparent 12110E12110E
  • Transparent 0C0B090C0B09
  • Transparent 060605060605

Grey Olive Color Patterns

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    Grey Olive Gingham Checks

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    Grey Olive Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Grey Olive Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grey Olive Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grey Olive Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grey Olive Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grey Olive Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grey Olive Plaid Pattern

Grey Olive Color Interior Ideas

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