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#3B494E Hex Code

Color Name: Arsenic

What is hex #3B494E Color?

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The color name of hex code #3B494E is Arsenic. The RGB values are (59, 73, 78) which means it is composed of 28% red, 35% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:24 M:6 Y:0 K:69. In the HSV/HSB scale, #3B494E has a hue of 196°, 24% saturation and a brightness value of 31%.
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.

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Hex #3B494E Color Codes

Color NameArsenic
RGB Values(59, 73, 78)
CMYK Values(24%, 6%, 0%, 69%)
HSV/HSB Values(196°, 24%, 31%)
Closest Web Safe#333366
Inverse Color#C4B6B1 [Black Shadows]
Closest Pantone®446 C
Closest RAL7024 [Graphite grey]
Complementary Color#4E403B [Dark Puce]
#3B494E Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#464646
Weighted Average (Most Common)#454545
Weighted Average (Luma)#464646
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#8A8A8A

Hex #3B494E Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 3B494E. Complementary color is 4E403B

Complementary Palette

The complement of #3B494E is #4E403B which is called Dark Puce. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #3B494E color is offered by #4E403B. 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 (3B494E, 3B404E and 3B4E4A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #3B494E are #3B404E and #3B4E4A, called Arsenic and Outer Space, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #3B494E with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

3B494E 3B404E 3B4E4A
Split Complementary color palette with (3B494E, 4E3B40 and 4E4A3B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #3B494E are #4E3B40 (Dark Puce) and #4E4A3B (Olive Drab Camouflage). 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.

3B494E 4E3B40 4E4A3B
Triadic color palette with (3B494E, 4E3B49 and 494E3B)

Triadic Palette

#3B494E triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4E3B49 (Purple Taupe) and #494E3B (Rifle Green) along with #3B494E, our main color, 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 (3B494E, 4E3B49, 4E403B and 3B4E40)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #3B494E has #4E3B49 (Purple Taupe), #4E403B (Dark Puce) and #3B4E40 (Rifle Green). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (3B494E, 4A3B4E, 4E403B and 404E3B)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #3B494E contains #4A3B4E (Purple Taupe), #4E403B (Dark Puce) and #404E3B (Rifle Green). 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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Hex #3B494E Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #3B494E rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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 3B494E Color


  • Transparent 626D71626D71
  • Transparent 768083768083
  • Transparent 899295899295
  • Transparent 9DA4A79DA4A7
  • Transparent B1B6B8B1B6B8
  • Transparent C4C8CAC4C8CA
  • Transparent D8DBDCD8DBDC
  • Transparent EBEDEDEBEDED


  • Transparent 495458495458
  • Transparent 505A5D505A5D
  • Transparent 575F62575F62
  • Transparent 5E65675E6567
  • Transparent 646A6C646A6C
  • Transparent 6B70716B7071
  • Transparent 727576727576
  • Transparent 797B7B797B7B


  • Transparent 2F3A3E2F3A3E
  • Transparent 293337293337
  • Transparent 232C2F232C2F
  • Transparent 1E25271E2527
  • Transparent 181D1F181D1F
  • Transparent 121617121617
  • Transparent 0C0F100C0F10
  • Transparent 060708060708

#3B494E Color Patterns

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Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.