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Smokey Olive Color

HEX #6A685D / RGB (106, 104, 93)

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What is Smokey Olive Color?

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Smokey Olive is a Pantone textile Cotton eXtended color with the PMS number 18-0516 TCX. It is not a web color and cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name. However, it can be applied to web pages and digital works with its hex, RGB or HSL values.
Smokey Olive color hex code is #6A685D with RGB (106, 104, 93). Please note that the equivalent RAL and CMYK values mentioned on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code and are only approximates.

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Smokey Olive Color Codes

Hex Code#6A685D
RGB Values(106, 104, 93)
CMYK Values(0%, 2%, 12%, 58%)
HSV/HSB Values(51°, 12%, 42%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#9597A2 [Manatee]
Pantone®18-0516 TCX
Closest RAL7039 [Quartz grey]
Complementary Color#5D5F6A [Black Coral]
Smokey Olive Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#656565
Weighted Average (Most Common)#676767
Weighted Average (Luma)#686868
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A5A5A5

Smokey Olive Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 6A685D. Complementary color is 5D5F6A

Complementary Palette

The complement of Smokey Olive is Black Coral with the hex code #5D5F6A. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #6A685D color is offered by #5D5F6A. 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 (6A685D, 666A5D and 6A625D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Smokey Olive (#6A685D) are Granite Gray (#666A5D) and Granite Gray (#6A625D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Smokey 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 (6A685D, 5D666A and 625D6A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Smokey Olive (#6A685D) are #5D666A (Granite Gray) and #625D6A (Granite Gray). 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 (6A685D, 5D6A68 and 685D6A)

Triadic Palette

Smokey Olive triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #5D6A68 (Granite Gray) and #685D6A (Granite Gray) along with #6A685D 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 (6A685D, 5D6A68, 5D5F6A and 6A5D5F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Smokey Olive has four colors - #5D6A68 (Granite Gray), #5D5F6A (Black Coral) and #6A5D5F (Granite Gray) in addition to the base color (#6A685D). 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 (6A685D, 5D6A62, 5D5F6A and 6A5D66)

Square Palette

Smokey Olive square color palette has #5D6A62 (Granite Gray), #5D5F6A (Black Coral) and #6A5D66 (Granite Gray). 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

Smokey Olive Color Rainbow Palette

Our Smokey 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 Smokey Olive Color


  • Transparent 88867D88867D
  • Transparent 97958E97958E
  • Transparent A6A49EA6A49E
  • Transparent B5B4AEB5B4AE
  • Transparent C3C3BEC3C3BE
  • Transparent D2D2CED2D2CE
  • Transparent E1E1DFE1E1DF
  • Transparent F0F0EFF0F0EF


  • Transparent 6E6D646E6D64
  • Transparent 716F68716F68
  • Transparent 73726B73726B
  • Transparent 75746F75746F
  • Transparent 777672777672
  • Transparent 797976797976
  • Transparent 7C7B797C7B79
  • Transparent 7E7E7D7E7E7D


  • Transparent 55534A55534A
  • Transparent 4A49414A4941
  • Transparent 403E38403E38
  • Transparent 35342F35342F
  • Transparent 2A2A252A2A25
  • Transparent 201F1C201F1C
  • Transparent 151513151513
  • Transparent 0B0A090B0A09

Smokey Olive Color Patterns

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    Smokey Olive Gingham Checks

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    Smokey Olive Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Smokey Olive Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Smokey Olive Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Smokey Olive Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Smokey Olive Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Smokey Olive Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Smokey Olive Plaid Pattern

Smokey Olive Color Interior Ideas

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