Scarlet CMYK

HEX #F15B40 / RGB (241, 91, 64)

What is Scarlet CMYK Color?

Scarlet CMYK (Hex code: F15B40) Thumbnail

Scarlet CMYK values are (0, 80, 80, 0) which means it has 80 of both magenta and yellow and 0 of cyan and black. The closest hex code of the color is #F15B40 with RGB equivalent values (241, 91, 64). The CMYK system is the backbone of the color printing technology found in both large industrial and small desktop printers. Colors are created using only four inks - cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y) and black (K).

NOTE: The scarlet (CMYK) hex color code mentioned on this page is just an approximation. CMYK model is for print media while hexadecimal color codes and the equivalent RGB values are for screen. The two can seldom be converted correctly.

Scarlet CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#F15B40
RGB Values(241, 91, 64)
HSV/HSB Values(9°, 73%, 95%)
Closest Web Safe#FF6633
Inverse Color#0EA4BF [Blue-Green]
Closest Pantone®171 C
Closest RAL2008 [Bright red orange]
Complementary Color#40D6F1 [Turquoise]
Scarlet CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#848484
Weighted Average (Most Common)#858585
Weighted Average (Luma)#797979
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B1B1B1

Scarlet CMYK Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F15B40. Complementary color is 40D6F1

Complementary Palette

The complement of Scarlet CMYK is Turquoise with the hex code #40D6F1. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F15B40 color is offered by #40D6F1. 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.

Analogous color palette with (F15B40, F1B440 and F1407E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Scarlet CMYK (#F15B40) are Maximum Yellow Red (#F1B440) and Cerise Pink (#F1407E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Scarlet 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (F15B40, 40F1B4 and 407EF1)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Scarlet CMYK (#F15B40) are #40F1B4 (Eucalyptus) and #407EF1 (Blueberry). 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.

Triadic color palette with (F15B40, 40F15B and 5B40F1)

Triadic Palette

Scarlet CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #40F15B (UFO Green) and #5B40F1 (Majorelle Blue) along with #F15B40 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 (F15B40, 40F15B, 40D6F1 and F140D6)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Scarlet CMYK has four colors - #40F15B (UFO Green), #40D6F1 (Turquoise) and #F140D6 (Purple Pizzazz) in addition to the base color (#F15B40). 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.

Square color palette with (F15B40, 7EF140, 40D6F1 and B440F1)

Square Palette

Scarlet CMYK square color palette has #7EF140 (Kiwi), #40D6F1 (Turquoise) and #B440F1 (Medium Orchid). 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.

Rainbow color

Scarlet CMYK Color Rainbow Palette

Our Scarlet 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Scarlet CMYK Color


  • Transparent F47C66#F47C66
  • Transparent F58C79#F58C79
  • Transparent F79D8C#F79D8C
  • Transparent F8ADA0#F8ADA0
  • Transparent F9BDB3#F9BDB3
  • Transparent FBCEC6#FBCEC6
  • Transparent FCDED9#FCDED9
  • Transparent FEEFEC#FEEFEC


  • Transparent DA624D#DA624D
  • Transparent CF6653#CF6653
  • Transparent C46A5A#C46A5A
  • Transparent B96E60#B96E60
  • Transparent AD7166#AD7166
  • Transparent A2756D#A2756D
  • Transparent 977973#977973
  • Transparent 8B7C7A#8B7C7A


  • Transparent C14933#C14933
  • Transparent A9402D#A9402D
  • Transparent 913726#913726
  • Transparent 792E20#792E20
  • Transparent 60241A#60241A
  • Transparent 481B13#481B13
  • Transparent 30120D#30120D
  • Transparent 180906#180906

Scarlet CMYK Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Scarlet CMYK Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Scarlet CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Scarlet CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Scarlet CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Scarlet CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Scarlet CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Scarlet CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Scarlet CMYK Plaid Pattern