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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.