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Maroon (Crayola) Color

HEX #C32148 / RGB (195, 33, 72)

What is Maroon (Crayola) Color?

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Maroon (Crayola) has the hex code #C32148. The equivalent RGB values are (195, 33, 72), which means it is composed of 65% red, 11% green and 24% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:83 Y:63 K:24. In the HSV/HSB scale, Maroon (Crayola) has a hue of 346°, 83% saturation and a brightness value of 76%.
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.

Crayola's Maroon color hex code is #C32148 with RGB equivalent (195, 33, 72). It can be applied to web pages through HTML or CSS code with its hex, RGB or HSL values. As you can understand, Maroon (Crayola) is a crayon color and the hexadecimal code associated with it is only an approximation. Also, the Maroon Pantone® and CMYK color values mentioned in the table below have been calculated from this imprecise hex value using known formulae and are, thus, approximates themselves.

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Maroon (Crayola) Color Codes

Hex Code#C32148
RGB Values(195, 33, 72)
CMYK Values(0%, 83%, 63%, 24%)
HSV/HSB Values(346°, 83%, 76%)
Closest Web Safe#CC3333
Inverse Color#3CDEB7 [Eucalyptus]
Closest Pantone®7636 C
Closest RAL3027 [Raspberry red]
Complementary Color#21C39C [Mountain Meadow]
Maroon (Crayola) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#646464
Weighted Average (Most Common)#565656
Weighted Average (Luma)#464646
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#8A8A8A

Maroon (Crayola) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C32148. Complementary color is 21C39C

Complementary Palette

The complement of Maroon (Crayola) is Mountain Meadow with the hex code #21C39C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C32148 color is offered by #21C39C. 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 (C32148, C34B21 and C32199)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Maroon (Crayola) (#C32148) are Dark Pastel Red (#C34B21) and Royal Fuchsia (#C32199). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Maroon (Crayola) with a 30° separation on either side. 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 (C32148, 21C34B and 2199C3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Maroon (Crayola) (#C32148) are #21C34B (Lime Green) and #2199C3 (Cyan Cornflower 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.

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Triadic color palette with (C32148, 48C321 and 2148C3)

Triadic Palette

Maroon (Crayola) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #48C321 (Harlequin Green) and #2148C3 (New Car) along with #C32148 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 (C32148, 48C321, 21C39C and 9C21C3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Maroon (Crayola) has four colors - #48C321 (Harlequin Green), #21C39C (Mountain Meadow) and #9C21C3 (Dark Orchid) in addition to the base color (#C32148). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (C32148, 99C321, 21C39C and 4B21C3)

Square Palette

Maroon (Crayola) square color palette has #99C321 (Dark Lemon Lime), #21C39C (Mountain Meadow) and #4B21C3 (Interdimensional Blue). 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

Maroon (Crayola) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Maroon (Crayola) rainbow color palette is based on the RGB 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.

C32147 C38621 75C321 21C358 21A3C3 2921C3 B421C3

Tints, Tones & Shades of Maroon (Crayola) Color


  • Transparent CF4D6DCF4D6D
  • Transparent D5647FD5647F
  • Transparent DB7A91DB7A91
  • Transparent E190A4E190A4
  • Transparent E7A6B6E7A6B6
  • Transparent EDBCC8EDBCC8
  • Transparent F3D3DAF3D3DA
  • Transparent F9E9EDF9E9ED


  • Transparent B63453B63453
  • Transparent AF3E59AF3E59
  • Transparent A8475EA8475E
  • Transparent A25164A25164
  • Transparent 9B5A6A9B5A6A
  • Transparent 94646F94646F
  • Transparent 8D6D758D6D75
  • Transparent 87777A87777A


  • Transparent 9C1A3A9C1A3A
  • Transparent 891732891732
  • Transparent 75142B75142B
  • Transparent 621124621124
  • Transparent 4E0D1D4E0D1D
  • Transparent 3B0A163B0A16
  • Transparent 27070E27070E
  • Transparent 140307140307

Maroon (Crayola) Color Patterns

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    Maroon (Crayola) Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Maroon (Crayola) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Maroon (Crayola) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Maroon (Crayola) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Maroon (Crayola) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Maroon (Crayola) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Maroon (Crayola) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Maroon (Crayola) Plaid Pattern

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