#8A6D68 Hex Code

Color Name: Shadow

What is hex #8A6D68 Color?

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The color name of hex code #8A6D68 is Shadow. The RGB values are (138, 109, 104) which means it is composed of 39% red, 31% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:21 Y:25 K:46. In the HSV/HSB scale, #8A6D68 has a hue of 9°, 25% saturation and a brightness value of 54%.
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 #8A6D68 Color Codes

Color NameShadow
RGB Values(138, 109, 104)
CMYK Values(0%, 21%, 25%, 46%)
HSV/HSB Values(9°, 25%, 54%)
Closest Web Safe#996666
Inverse Color#759297 [Light Slate Gray]
Closest Pantone®7615 C
Closest RAL7002 [Olive grey]
Complementary Color#68858A [Steel Teal]
#8A6D68 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#757575
Weighted Average (Most Common)#757575
Weighted Average (Luma)#737373
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ADADAD

Hex #8A6D68 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8A6D68. Complementary color is 68858A

Complementary Palette

The complement of #8A6D68 is #68858A which is called Steel Teal. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8A6D68 color is offered by #68858A. 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 (8A6D68, 8A7E68 and 8A6874)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #8A6D68 are #8A7E68 and #8A6874, called Shadow and Mauve Taupe, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #8A6D68 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 (8A6D68, 688A7E and 68748A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #8A6D68 are #688A7E (AuroMetalSaurus) and #68748A (Slate Gray). 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 (8A6D68, 688A6D and 6D688A)

Triadic Palette

#8A6D68 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #688A6D (Russian Green) and #6D688A (Dark Blue-Gray) along with #8A6D68, 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 (8A6D68, 688A6D, 68858A and 8A6885)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #8A6D68 has #688A6D (Russian Green), #68858A (Steel Teal) and #8A6885 (Chinese Violet). 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 (8A6D68, 748A68, 68858A and 7E688A)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #8A6D68 contains #748A68 (Camouflage Green), #68858A (Steel Teal) and #7E688A (Chinese Violet). 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 #8A6D68 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #8A6D68 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 Shadow Color


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  • Transperent 0e0b0a0E0B0A

#8A6D68 Color Patterns

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    Shadow Gingham Checks

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    Shadow Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Shadow Polka Dots Pattern

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    Shadow Honeycomb Pattern

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    Shadow Leaves Pattern

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    Shadow Houndstooth Pattern

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    Shadow Trellis Pattern

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    Shadow 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.