#8C5151 Hex Code

Color Name: Spicy Mix

What is hex #8C5151 Color?

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The color name of hex code #8C5151 is Spicy Mix. The RGB values are (140, 81, 81) which means it is composed of 46% red, 27% green and 27% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:42 Y:42 K:45. In the HSV/HSB scale, #8C5151 has a hue of 0°, 42% saturation and a brightness value of 55%.
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 #8C5151 Color Codes

Color NameSpicy Mix
RGB Values(140, 81, 81)
CMYK Values(0%, 42%, 42%, 45%)
HSV/HSB Values(0°, 42%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#996666
Inverse Color#73AEAE [Green Sheen]
Closest Pantone®4985 C
Closest RAL4002 [Red violet]
Complementary Color#518C8C [Steel Teal]
#8C5151 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#656565
Desaturated#6F6F6F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#636363
Weighted Average (Luma)#5E5E5E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9E9E9E

Hex #8C5151 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8C5151. Complementary color is 518C8C

Complementary Palette

The complement of #8C5151 is #518C8C 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 #8C5151 color is offered by #518C8C. 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 (8C5151, 8C6F51 and 8C516F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #8C5151 are #8C6F51 and #8C516F, called French Bistre and Sugar Plum, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #8C5151 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 (8C5151, 518C6F and 516F8C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #8C5151 are #518C6F (Wintergreen Dream) and #516F8C (UCLA Blue). 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 (8C5151, 518C51 and 51518C)

Triadic Palette

#8C5151 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #518C51 (Middle Green) and #51518C (Purple Navy) along with #8C5151, 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 (8C5151, 518C51, 518C8C and 8C518C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #8C5151 has #518C51 (Middle Green), #518C8C (Steel Teal) and #8C518C (Razzmic Berry). 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 (8C5151, 6F8C51, 518C8C and 6F518C)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #8C5151 contains #6F8C51 (Palm Leaf), #518C8C (Steel Teal) and #6F518C (Dark Lavender). 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 #8C5151 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #8C5151 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.

#8C5151 Color Patterns

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    Spicy Mix Gingham Checks

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    Spicy Mix Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Spicy Mix Polka Dots Pattern

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    Spicy Mix Honeycomb Pattern

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    Spicy Mix Leaves Pattern

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    Spicy Mix Houndstooth Pattern

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    Spicy Mix Trellis Pattern

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    Spicy Mix 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.