#CEA86A Hex Code

Color Name: Brown Yellow

What is hex #CEA86A Color?

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The color name of hex code #CEA86A is Brown Yellow. The RGB values are (206, 168, 106) which means it is composed of 43% red, 35% green and 22% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:19 Y:49 K:19. In the HSV/HSB scale, #CEA86A has a hue of 37°, 49% saturation and a brightness value of 81%.
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 #CEA86A Color Codes

Color NameBrown Yellow
RGB Values(206, 168, 106)
CMYK Values(0%, 19%, 49%, 19%)
HSV/HSB Values(37°, 49%, 81%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9966
Inverse Color#315795 [B'dazzled Blue]
Closest Pantone®7509 C
Closest RAL1002 [Sand yellow]
Complementary Color#6A90CE [Blue-Gray]
#CEA86A Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A0A0A0
Desaturated#9C9C9C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#ADADAD
Weighted Average (Luma)#ACACAC
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CFCFCF

Hex #CEA86A Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of CEA86A. Complementary color is 6A90CE

Complementary Palette

The complement of #CEA86A is #6A90CE which is called Blue-Gray. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #CEA86A color is offered by #6A90CE. 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 (CEA86A, C2CE6A and CE766A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #CEA86A are #C2CE6A and #CE766A, called Chinese Green and Fuzzy Wuzzy, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #CEA86A 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 (CEA86A, 6AC2CE and 766ACE)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #CEA86A are #6AC2CE (Iceberg) and #766ACE (Violet-Blue (Crayola)). 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 (CEA86A, 6ACEA8 and A86ACE)

Triadic Palette

#CEA86A triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #6ACEA8 (Medium Aquamarine) and #A86ACE (Rich Lavender) along with #CEA86A, 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 (CEA86A, 6ACEA8, 6A90CE and CE6A90)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #CEA86A has #6ACEA8 (Medium Aquamarine), #6A90CE (Blue-Gray) and #CE6A90 (Charm). 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 (CEA86A, 6ACE76, 6A90CE and CE6AC2)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #CEA86A contains #6ACE76 (Iguana Green), #6A90CE (Blue-Gray) and #CE6AC2 (Sky Magenta). 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 #CEA86A Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #CEA86A 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.

#CEA86A Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - CEA86A

    Brown Yellow gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - CEA86A

    Brown Yellow vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - CEA86A

    Brown Yellow polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - CEA86A

    Brown Yellow honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - CEA86A

    Brown Yellow leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - CEA86A

    Brown Yellow houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - CEA86A

    Brown Yellow trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - CEA86A

    Brown Yellow 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.