#856D4D Hex Code

Color Name: French Bistre

What is hex #856D4D Color?

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The color name of hex code #856D4D is French Bistre. The RGB values are (133, 109, 77) which means it is composed of 42% red, 34% green and 24% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:18 Y:42 K:48. In the HSV/HSB scale, #856D4D has a hue of 34°, 42% saturation and a brightness value of 52%.
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 #856D4D Color Codes

Color NameFrench Bistre
RGB Values(133, 109, 77)
CMYK Values(0%, 18%, 42%, 48%)
HSV/HSB Values(34°, 42%, 52%)
Closest Web Safe#996666
Inverse Color#7A92B2 [Weldon Blue]
Closest Pantone®873 C
Closest RAL8000 [Green brown]
Complementary Color#4D6585 [Dark Electric Blue]
#856D4D Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6A6A6A
Desaturated#696969
Weighted Average (Most Common)#717171
Weighted Average (Luma)#707070
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ABABAB

Hex #856D4D Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 856D4D. Complementary color is 4D6585

Complementary Palette

The complement of #856D4D is #4D6585 which is called Dark Electric Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #856D4D color is offered by #4D6585. 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 (856D4D, 81854D and 85514D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #856D4D are #81854D and #85514D, called Gold Fusion and Tuscan Red, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #856D4D 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (856D4D, 4D8185 and 514D85)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #856D4D are #4D8185 (Wintergreen Dream) and #514D85 (Purple Navy). 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 (856D4D, 4D856D and 6D4D85)

Triadic Palette

#856D4D triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4D856D (Hooker's Green) and #6D4D85 (Dark Lavender) along with #856D4D, 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 (856D4D, 4D856D, 4D6585 and 854D65)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #856D4D has #4D856D (Hooker's Green), #4D6585 (Dark Electric Blue) and #854D65 (Twilight Lavender). 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 (856D4D, 4D8551, 4D6585 and 854D81)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #856D4D contains #4D8551 (Middle Green), #4D6585 (Dark Electric Blue) and #854D81 (Razzmic Berry). 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

Hex #856D4D Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #856D4D 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 856D4D Color

Tints

  • Transparent 9D8A719D8A71
  • Transparent AA9982AA9982
  • Transparent B6A794B6A794
  • Transparent C2B6A6C2B6A6
  • Transparent CEC5B8CEC5B8
  • Transparent DAD3CADAD3CA
  • Transparent E7E2DBE7E2DB
  • Transparent F3F0EDF3F0ED

Tones

  • Transparent 847157847157
  • Transparent 84735C84735C
  • Transparent 837561837561
  • Transparent 837767837767
  • Transparent 82786C82786C
  • Transparent 827A71827A71
  • Transparent 817C76817C76
  • Transparent 817E7B817E7B

Shades

  • Transparent 6A573E6A573E
  • Transparent 5D4C365D4C36
  • Transparent 50412E50412E
  • Transparent 433727433727
  • Transparent 352C1F352C1F
  • Transparent 282117282117
  • Transparent 1B160F1B160F
  • Transparent 0D0B080D0B08

#856D4D Color Patterns

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    #856D4D Honeycomb Pattern

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    #856D4D Leaves Pattern

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    #856D4D Houndstooth Pattern

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    #856D4D Trellis Pattern

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    #856D4D Plaid Pattern


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