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Olive Green (Crayola) Color

HEX #B5B35C / RGB (181, 179, 92)

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What is Olive Green (Crayola) Color?

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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) Color Codes

Hex Code#B5B35C
RGB Values(181, 179, 92)
CMYK Values(0%, 1%, 49%, 29%)
HSV/HSB Values(59°, 49%, 71%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC66
Inverse Color#4A4CA3 [Liberty]
Closest Pantone®617 C
Closest RAL1002 [Sand yellow]
Complementary Color#5C5EB5 [Liberty]
Olive Green (Crayola) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#979797
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Luma)#ADADAD
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D0D0D0

Olive Green (Crayola) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B5B35C. Complementary color is 5C5EB5

Complementary Palette

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.

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Analogous color palette with (B5B35C, 8BB55C and B5875C)

Analogous Palette

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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (B5B35C, 5C8BB5 and 875CB5)

Split-Complementary Palette

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.

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Triadic color palette with (B5B35C, 5CB5B3 and B35CB5)

Triadic Palette

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.

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Tetradic color palette with (B5B35C, 5CB5B3, 5C5EB5 and B55C5E)

Tetradic Palette

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.

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Square color palette with (B5B35C, 5CB587, 5C5EB5 and B55C8B)

Square Palette

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.

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Rainbow color

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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Olive Green (Crayola) Color


  • Transparent C4C27DC4C27D
  • Transparent CBCA8DCBCA8D
  • Transparent D3D19DD3D19D
  • Transparent DAD9AEDAD9AE
  • Transparent E1E1BEE1E1BE
  • Transparent E9E8CEE9E8CE
  • Transparent F0F0DEF0F0DE
  • Transparent F8F7EFF8F7EF


  • Transparent AAA963AAA963
  • Transparent A5A467A5A467
  • Transparent A09F6AA09F6A
  • Transparent 9B9A6E9B9A6E
  • Transparent 959472959472
  • Transparent 908F75908F75
  • Transparent 8B8A798B8A79
  • Transparent 85857C85857C


  • Transparent 918F4A918F4A
  • Transparent 7F7D407F7D40
  • Transparent 6D6B376D6B37
  • Transparent 5B5A2E5B5A2E
  • Transparent 484825484825
  • Transparent 36361C36361C
  • Transparent 242412242412
  • Transparent 121209121209

Olive Green (Crayola) Color Patterns

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    Olive Green (Crayola) Gingham Checks

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    Olive Green (Crayola) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Green (Crayola) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Green (Crayola) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Green (Crayola) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Green (Crayola) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Green (Crayola) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Green (Crayola) Plaid Pattern

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