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Olive Black Color

HEX #4B4031 / RGB (75, 64, 49)

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What is Olive Black Color?

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Olive Black has the hex code #4B4031. The equivalent RGB values are (75, 64, 49), which means it is composed of 40% red, 34% green and 26% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:15 Y:35 K:71. In the HSV/HSB scale, Olive Black has a hue of 35°, 35% saturation and a brightness value of 29%.
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.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 080 30 10, Olive Black hex code is #4B4031 with equivalent RGB (75, 64, 49). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Olive Black's CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Olive Black Color Codes

Hex Code#4B4031
RGB Values(75, 64, 49)
CMYK Values(0%, 15%, 35%, 71%)
HSV/HSB Values(35°, 35%, 29%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#B4BFCE [Pastel Blue]
Closest Pantone®448 C
Closest RAL6014 [Yellow olive]
Complementary Color#313C4B [Charcoal]
Olive Black Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#3F3F3F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#424242
Weighted Average (Luma)#414141
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#868686

Olive Black Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4B4031. Complementary color is 313C4B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Olive Black is Charcoal with the hex code #313C4B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4B4031 color is offered by #313C4B. 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 (4B4031, 494B31 and 4B3331)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Olive Black (#4B4031) are Rifle Green (#494B31) and Old Burgundy (#4B3331). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Olive Black 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 (4B4031, 31494B and 33314B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Olive Black (#4B4031) are #31494B (Dark Slate Gray) and #33314B (Outer Space (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.

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Triadic color palette with (4B4031, 314B40 and 40314B)

Triadic Palette

Olive Black triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #314B40 (Dark Slate Gray) and #40314B (Jacarta) along with #4B4031 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 (4B4031, 314B40, 313C4B and 4B313C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Olive Black has four colors - #314B40 (Dark Slate Gray), #313C4B (Charcoal) and #4B313C (Dark Puce) in addition to the base color (#4B4031). 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 (4B4031, 314B33, 313C4B and 4B3149)

Square Palette

Olive Black square color palette has #314B33 (Kombu Green), #313C4B (Charcoal) and #4B3149 (Dark Puce). 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

Olive Black Color Rainbow Palette

Our Olive Black 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Olive Black Color


  • Transparent 6F665A6F665A
  • Transparent 81796F81796F
  • Transparent 938C83938C83
  • Transparent A5A098A5A098
  • Transparent B7B3ADB7B3AD
  • Transparent C9C6C1C9C6C1
  • Transparent DBD9D6DBD9D6
  • Transparent EDECEAEDECEA


  • Transparent 564D41564D41
  • Transparent 5B53495B5349
  • Transparent 605A51605A51
  • Transparent 666059666059
  • Transparent 6B66606B6660
  • Transparent 706D68706D68
  • Transparent 757370757370
  • Transparent 7B7A787B7A78


  • Transparent 3C33273C3327
  • Transparent 352D22352D22
  • Transparent 2D261D2D261D
  • Transparent 262019262019
  • Transparent 1E1A141E1A14
  • Transparent 17130F17130F
  • Transparent 0F0D0A0F0D0A
  • Transparent 080605080605

Olive Black Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Olive Black Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Olive Black Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Black Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Black Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Black Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Black Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Black Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Black Plaid Pattern

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