#3C4546 Hex Code

Color Name: Arsenic

What is hex #3C4546 Color?

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The color name of hex code #3C4546 is Arsenic. The RGB values are (60, 69, 70) which means it is composed of 30% red, 35% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:14 M:2 Y:0 K:73. In the HSV/HSB scale, #3C4546 has a hue of 186°, 14% saturation and a brightness value of 27%.
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.

Hex #3C4546 Color Codes

Color NameArsenic
RGB Values(60, 69, 70)
CMYK Values(14%, 2%, 0%, 73%)
HSV/HSB Values(186°, 14%, 27%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#C3BAB9 [Gray (X11)]
Closest Pantone®446 C
Closest RAL7026 [Granite grey]
Complementary Color#463D3C [Dark Puce]
#3C4546 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#424242
Weighted Average (Most Common)#424242
Weighted Average (Luma)#434343
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#888888

Hex #3C4546 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 3C4546. Complementary color is 463D3C

Complementary Palette

The complement of #3C4546 is #463D3C 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 #3C4546 color is offered by #463D3C. 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.

Analogous color palette with (3C4546, 3C4046 and 3C4642)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #3C4546 are #3C4046 and #3C4642, called Arsenic and Arsenic, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #3C4546 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (3C4546, 463C40 and 46423C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #3C4546 are #463C40 (Dark Puce) and #46423C (Rifle Green). 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.

Triadic color palette with (3C4546, 463C45 and 45463C)

Triadic Palette

#3C4546 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #463C45 (Dark Puce) and #45463C (Rifle Green) along with #3C4546, 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.

Tetradic color palette with (3C4546, 463C45, 463D3C and 3C463D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #3C4546 has #463C45 (Dark Puce), #463D3C (Dark Puce) and #3C463D (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.

Square color palette with (3C4546, 423C46, 463D3C and 40463C)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #3C4546 contains #423C46 (Arsenic), #463D3C (Dark Puce) and #40463C (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.

Rainbow color

Hex #3C4546 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #3C4546 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.

Shades of Arsenic Color


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#3C4546 Color Patterns

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    Arsenic Houndstooth Pattern

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    Arsenic Trellis Pattern

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    Arsenic Plaid Pattern

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.