Sunglow has the hex code #FFCC33. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 204, 51), which means it is composed of
50% red, 40% green and 10% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:20 Y:80 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Sunglow has a hue of 45°, 80% saturation and a brightness value of 100%. 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.
Sunglow color from Crayola is a vivid yellow color. The name of the color comes from the bright glow of the yellow sun. Though the hexadecimal code is web safe, it is not included in the web colors list and can only be used in HTML and CSS with its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values only.
The complement of Sunglow is Ultramarine Blue with the hex code #3366FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFCC33 color is offered by #3366FF. 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.
The analogous colors of Sunglow (#FFCC33) are Pear (#CCFF33) and Smashed Pumpkin (#FF6633). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sunglow 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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sunglow (#FFCC33) are #33CCFF (Spiro Disco Ball) and #6633FF (Han 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.
Sunglow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #33FFCC (Turquoise) and #CC33FF (Purple (X11)) along with #FFCC33 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Sunglow has four colors - #33FFCC (Turquoise), #3366FF (Ultramarine Blue) and #FF3366 (Radical Red) in addition to the base color (#FFCC33). 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.
Sunglow square color palette has #33FF66 (UFO Green), #3366FF (Ultramarine Blue) and #FF33CC (Razzle Dazzle Rose). 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.
Sunglow Color Rainbow Palette
Our Sunglow 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.