#A6A272 Hex Code

Color Name: Grullo

What is hex #A6A272 Color?

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The color name of hex code #A6A272 is Grullo. The RGB values are (166, 162, 114) which means it is composed of 38% red, 37% green and 26% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:2 Y:31 K:35. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A6A272 has a hue of 55°, 31% saturation and a brightness value of 65%.
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 #A6A272 Color Codes

Color NameGrullo
RGB Values(166, 162, 114)
CMYK Values(0%, 2%, 31%, 35%)
HSV/HSB Values(55°, 31%, 65%)
Closest Web Safe#999966
Inverse Color#595D8D [UCLA Blue]
Closest Pantone®5777 C
Closest RAL1019 [Grey beige]
Complementary Color#7276A6 [Rhythm]
#A6A272 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#939393
Desaturated#8C8C8C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9E9E9E
Weighted Average (Luma)#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C8C8C8

Hex #A6A272 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A6A272. Complementary color is 7276A6

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A6A272 is #7276A6 which is called Rhythm. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A6A272 color is offered by #7276A6. 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 (A6A272, 90A672 and A68872)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A6A272 are #90A672 and #A68872, called Asparagus and Beaver, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A6A272 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 (A6A272, 7290A6 and 8872A6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A6A272 are #7290A6 (Shadow Blue) and #8872A6 (Purple Mountain Majesty). 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 (A6A272, 72A6A2 and A272A6)

Triadic Palette

#A6A272 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #72A6A2 (Green Sheen) and #A272A6 (Purple Mountain Majesty) along with #A6A272, 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 (A6A272, 72A6A2, 7276A6 and A67276)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A6A272 has #72A6A2 (Green Sheen), #7276A6 (Rhythm) and #A67276 (Burnished Brown). 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 (A6A272, 72A688, 7276A6 and A67290)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A6A272 contains #72A688 (Oxley), #7276A6 (Rhythm) and #A67290 (Mountbatten Pink). 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 #A6A272 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A6A272 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.

#A6A272 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - A6A272

    Grullo gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - A6A272

    Grullo vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - A6A272

    Grullo polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - A6A272

    Grullo honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - A6A272

    Grullo leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - A6A272

    Grullo houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - A6A272

    Grullo trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - A6A272

    Grullo 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.