Olive Green (Crayola) has the hex code #B5B35C. The equivalent RGB values are (181, 179, 92), which means it is composed of
40% red, 40% green and 20% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:1 Y:49 K:29. In the HSV/HSB scale, Olive Green (Crayola) has a hue of 59°, 49% saturation and a brightness value of 71%. 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 Olive Green color hex code is #B5B35C with RGB equivalent (181, 179, 92). It can be applied to web pages through HTML or CSS code with its hex, RGB or HSL values. As you can understand, Olive Green (Crayola) is a crayon color and the hexadecimal code associated with it is only an approximation. Also, the Olive Green 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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Olive Green (Crayola) Converted to Grayscale Codes
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Olive Green (Crayola) Color Palettes
The complement of Olive Green (Crayola) is Liberty with the hex code #5C5EB5. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B5B35C color is offered by #5C5EB5. 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.
The analogous colors of Olive Green (Crayola) (#B5B35C) are Dollar Bill (#8BB55C) and Deer (#B5875C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Olive Green (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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Olive Green (Crayola) (#B5B35C) are #5C8BB5 (Silver Lake Blue) and #875CB5 (Deep Lilac). 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.
Olive Green (Crayola) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #5CB5B3 (Crystal Blue) and #B35CB5 (Deep Fuchsia) along with #B5B35C create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Olive Green (Crayola) has four colors - #5CB5B3 (Crystal Blue), #5C5EB5 (Liberty) and #B55C5E (Electric Brown) in addition to the base color (#B5B35C). 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.
Olive Green (Crayola) square color palette has #5CB587 (Shiny Shamrock), #5C5EB5 (Liberty) and #B55C8B (Rose Quartz 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.
Olive Green (Crayola) Color Rainbow Palette
Our Olive Green (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.
Tints, Tones & Shades of Olive Green (Crayola) Color