Spanish Bistre

HEX #80755A / RGB (128, 117, 90)

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What is Spanish Bistre Color?

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Spanish Bistre has the hex code #80755A. The equivalent RGB values are (128, 117, 90), which means it is composed of 38% red, 35% green and 27% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:9 Y:30 K:50. In the HSV/HSB scale, Spanish Bistre has a hue of 43°, 30% saturation and a brightness value of 50%.
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.

Described in Gallego and Carlos Sanz Guía de coloraciones, a color book popular in the Spanish speaking world, Spanish bistre is a gray olive color. It can be applied on a web page with HTML and/or CSS through its CMYK, HSB, RGB and/or hex code.

Spanish Bistre Color Codes

Hex Code#80755A
RGB Values(128, 117, 90)
CMYK Values(0%, 9%, 30%, 50%)
HSV/HSB Values(43°, 30%, 50%)
Closest Web Safe#996666
Inverse Color#7F8AA5 [Shadow Blue]
Closest Pantone®7497 C
Closest RAL6013 [Reed green]
Complementary Color#5A6580 [Dark Electric Blue]
Spanish Bistre Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#707070
Desaturated#6D6D6D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#757575
Weighted Average (Luma)#757575
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#AFAFAF

Spanish Bistre Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 80755A. Complementary color is 5A6580

Complementary Palette

The complement of Spanish Bistre is Dark Electric Blue with the hex code #5A6580. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #80755A color is offered by #5A6580. 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 (80755A, 78805A and 80625A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Spanish Bistre (#80755A) are Camouflage Green (#78805A) and Deep Taupe (#80625A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Spanish Bistre 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 (80755A, 5A7880 and 625A80)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Spanish Bistre (#80755A) are #5A7880 (Wintergreen Dream) and #625A80 (Purple Navy). 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 (80755A, 5A8075 and 755A80)

Triadic Palette

Spanish Bistre triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #5A8075 (Wintergreen Dream) and #755A80 (Old Lavender) along with #80755A 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 (80755A, 5A8075, 5A6580 and 805A65)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Spanish Bistre has four colors - #5A8075 (Wintergreen Dream), #5A6580 (Dark Electric Blue) and #805A65 (Deep Taupe) in addition to the base color (#80755A). 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 (80755A, 5A8062, 5A6580 and 805A78)

Square Palette

Spanish Bistre square color palette has #5A8062 (Axolotl), #5A6580 (Dark Electric Blue) and #805A78 (Old Lavender). 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

Spanish Bistre Color Rainbow Palette

Our Spanish Bistre 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 Spanish Bistre Color

Tints

  • Transparent 99917B#99917B
  • Transparent A69E8C#A69E8C
  • Transparent B3AC9C#B3AC9C
  • Transparent C0BAAD#C0BAAD
  • Transparent CCC8BD#CCC8BD
  • Transparent D9D6CE#D9D6CE
  • Transparent E6E3DE#E6E3DE
  • Transparent F2F1EF#F2F1EF

Tones

  • Transparent 807762#807762
  • Transparent 807865#807865
  • Transparent 807969#807969
  • Transparent 807B6D#807B6D
  • Transparent 807C71#807C71
  • Transparent 807D75#807D75
  • Transparent 807E78#807E78
  • Transparent 807F7C#807F7C

Shades

  • Transparent 665E48#665E48
  • Transparent 5A523F#5A523F
  • Transparent 4D4636#4D4636
  • Transparent 403B2D#403B2D
  • Transparent 332F24#332F24
  • Transparent 26231B#26231B
  • Transparent 1A1712#1A1712
  • Transparent 0D0C09#0D0C09

Spanish Bistre Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Spanish Bistre Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Spanish Bistre Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spanish Bistre Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spanish Bistre Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spanish Bistre Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spanish Bistre Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spanish Bistre Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spanish Bistre Plaid Pattern

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