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Pastel Olive Color

HEX #BCBC82 / RGB (188, 188, 130)

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What is Pastel Olive Color?

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Pastel Olive has the hex code #BCBC82. The equivalent RGB values are (188, 188, 130), which means it is composed of 37% red, 37% green and 26% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:31 K:26. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pastel Olive has a hue of 60°, 31% saturation and a brightness value of 74%.
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.

Pastel Olive color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, pastel olive can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Pastel Olive Color Codes

Hex Code#BCBC82
RGB Values(188, 188, 130)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 31%, 26%)
HSV/HSB Values(60°, 31%, 74%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC99
Inverse Color#43437D [Dark Slate Blue]
Closest Pantone®5855 C
Closest RAL1000 [Green beige]
Complementary Color#8282BC [Ube]
Pastel Olive Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A9A9A9
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B6B6B6
Weighted Average (Luma)#B8B8B8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D5D5D5

Pastel Olive Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BCBC82. Complementary color is 8282BC

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pastel Olive is Ube with the hex code #8282BC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BCBC82 color is offered by #8282BC. 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 (BCBC82, 9FBC82 and BC9F82)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pastel Olive (#BCBC82) are Olivine (#9FBC82) and Pale Taupe (#BC9F82). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pastel Olive 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 (BCBC82, 829FBC and 9F82BC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pastel Olive (#BCBC82) are #829FBC (Pewter Blue) and #9F82BC (Lavender Purple). 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 (BCBC82, 82BCBC and BC82BC)

Triadic Palette

Pastel Olive triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #82BCBC (Pewter Blue) and #BC82BC (African Violet) along with #BCBC82 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (BCBC82, 82BCBC, 8282BC and BC8282)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pastel Olive has four colors - #82BCBC (Pewter Blue), #8282BC (Ube) and #BC8282 (Old Rose) in addition to the base color (#BCBC82). 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 (BCBC82, 82BC9F, 8282BC and BC829F)

Square Palette

Pastel Olive square color palette has #82BC9F (Dark Sea Green), #8282BC (Ube) and #BC829F (Opera Mauve). 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

Pastel Olive Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pastel Olive 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 Pastel Olive Color


  • Transparent C9C99BC9C99B
  • Transparent D0D0A8D0D0A8
  • Transparent D7D7B4D7D7B4
  • Transparent DEDEC1DEDEC1
  • Transparent E4E4CDE4E4CD
  • Transparent EBEBDAEBEBDA
  • Transparent F2F2E6F2F2E6
  • Transparent F8F8F3F8F8F3


  • Transparent B0B082B0B082
  • Transparent AAAA81AAAA81
  • Transparent A4A481A4A481
  • Transparent 9E9E819E9E81
  • Transparent 989881989881
  • Transparent 929281929281
  • Transparent 8C8C808C8C80
  • Transparent 868680868680


  • Transparent 969668969668
  • Transparent 84845B84845B
  • Transparent 71714E71714E
  • Transparent 5E5E415E5E41
  • Transparent 4B4B344B4B34
  • Transparent 383827383827
  • Transparent 26261A26261A
  • Transparent 13130D13130D

Pastel Olive Color Patterns

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    Pastel Olive Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Pastel Olive Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Olive Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Olive Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Olive Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Olive Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Olive Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Olive Plaid Pattern

Pastel Olive Color Interior Ideas

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