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Olive CMYK Color

HEX #9D991B / RGB (157, 153, 27)

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What is Olive CMYK Color?

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Olive CMYK values are (20, 10, 100, 30) which means it has 100 of yellow, 30 of black, 20 of cyan and 10 of magenta. This translates to an approximate hex code #9D991B and RGB values of (157, 153, 27). The CMYK system is the foundation of color printing technology that runs both large industrial and small desktop printers. Colors are created using only four inks - cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y) and black (K).

Please understand that the hex code of the olive CMYK mentioned on this page is only an approximation. Hexadecimal and RGB color values are for screen and digital media while the CMYK model is used for printing and, therefore, the conversion of one to another is not perfect.

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Olive CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#9D991B
RGB Values(157, 153, 27)
CMYK Values(20%, 10%, 100%, 30%)
HSV/HSB Values(58°, 83%, 62%)
Closest Web Safe#999933
Inverse Color#6266E4 [Majorelle Blue]
Closest Pantone®619 C
Closest RAL1027 [Curry]
Complementary Color#1B1F9D [Indigo Dye]
Olive CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#707070
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8C8C8C
Weighted Average (Luma)#919191
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C0C0C0

Olive CMYK Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9D991B. Complementary color is 1B1F9D

Complementary Palette

The complement of Olive CMYK is Indigo Dye with the hex code #1B1F9D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9D991B color is offered by #1B1F9D. 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 (9D991B, 609D1B and 9D581B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Olive CMYK (#9D991B) are Olive Drab (#3) (#609D1B) and Golden Brown (#9D581B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Olive CMYK 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 (9D991B, 1B609D and 581B9D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Olive CMYK (#9D991B) are #1B609D (Lapis Lazuli) and #581B9D (American Violet). 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 (9D991B, 1B9D99 and 991B9D)

Triadic Palette

Olive CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1B9D99 (Jungle Green) and #991B9D (Dark Magenta) along with #9D991B 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 (9D991B, 1B9D99, 1B1F9D and 9D1B1F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Olive CMYK has four colors - #1B9D99 (Jungle Green), #1B1F9D (Indigo Dye) and #9D1B1F (Ruby Red) in addition to the base color (#9D991B). 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 (9D991B, 1B9D58, 1B1F9D and 9D1B60)

Square Palette

Olive CMYK square color palette has #1B9D58 (Sea Green), #1B1F9D (Indigo Dye) and #9D1B60 (Amaranth Deep Purple). 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 CMYK Color Rainbow Palette

Our Olive CMYK 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 CMYK Color


  • Transparent B1AD49B1AD49
  • Transparent BAB85FBAB85F
  • Transparent C4C276C4C276
  • Transparent CECC8DCECC8D
  • Transparent D8D6A4D8D6A4
  • Transparent E2E0BBE2E0BB
  • Transparent EBEBD1EBEBD1
  • Transparent F5F5E8F5F5E8


  • Transparent 97942F97942F
  • Transparent 949239949239
  • Transparent 918F43918F43
  • Transparent 8F8D4E8F8D4E
  • Transparent 8C8A588C8A58
  • Transparent 898862898862
  • Transparent 86856C86856C
  • Transparent 838376838376


  • Transparent 7E7A167E7A16
  • Transparent 6E6B136E6B13
  • Transparent 5E5C105E5C10
  • Transparent 4F4D0E4F4D0E
  • Transparent 3F3D0B3F3D0B
  • Transparent 2F2E082F2E08
  • Transparent 1F1F051F1F05
  • Transparent 100F03100F03

Olive CMYK Color Patterns

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    Olive CMYK Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Olive CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive CMYK Plaid Pattern

Olive CMYK Color Interior Ideas

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