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Tawny Olive Color

HEX #C4962C / RGB (196, 150, 44)

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What is Tawny Olive Color?

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Included in the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list with the PMS number 16-0953 TCX, Tawny Olive color hex code is #C4962C with RGB equivalent (196, 150, 44). It is not a web color and, hence, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS. However, Tawny Olive can be applied to web pages with its HSL, RGB or the hex color code.
Please note that Pantone has not provided the CMYK values for the color. The RAL and CMYK numbers listed on this page have been calculated from the hex code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Tawny Olive Color Codes

Hex Code#C4962C
RGB Values(196, 150, 44)
CMYK Values(0%, 24%, 78%, 23%)
HSV/HSB Values(42°, 78%, 77%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9933
Inverse Color#3B69D3 [Han Blue]
Pantone®16-0953 TCX
Closest RAL1012 [Lemon yellow]
Complementary Color#2C5AC4 [Cerulean Blue]
Tawny Olive Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#828282
Weighted Average (Most Common)#989898
Weighted Average (Luma)#989898
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C4C4C4

Tawny Olive Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C4962C. Complementary color is 2C5AC4

Complementary Palette

The complement of Tawny Olive is Cerulean Blue with the hex code #2C5AC4. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C4962C color is offered by #2C5AC4. 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 (C4962C, A6C42C and C44A2C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Tawny Olive (#C4962C) are Android Green (#A6C42C) and Dark Pastel Red (#C44A2C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Tawny 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.

C4962C A6C42C C44A2C
Split Complementary color palette with (C4962C, 2CA6C4 and 4A2CC4)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Tawny Olive (#C4962C) are #2CA6C4 (Moonstone) and #4A2CC4 (Ocean Blue). 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.

C4962C 2CA6C4 4A2CC4
Triadic color palette with (C4962C, 2CC496 and 962CC4)

Triadic Palette

Tawny Olive triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2CC496 (Mountain Meadow) and #962CC4 (Dark Orchid) along with #C4962C 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 (C4962C, 2CC496, 2C5AC4 and C42C5A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Tawny Olive has four colors - #2CC496 (Mountain Meadow), #2C5AC4 (Cerulean Blue) and #C42C5A (Dingy Dungeon) in addition to the base color (#C4962C). 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.

C4962C 2CC496 2C5AC4 C42C5A
Square color palette with (C4962C, 2CC44A, 2C5AC4 and C42CA6)

Square Palette

Tawny Olive square color palette has #2CC44A (Lime Green), #2C5AC4 (Cerulean Blue) and #C42CA6 (Byzantine). 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.

C4962C 2CC44A 2C5AC4 C42CA6
Rainbow color

Tawny Olive Color Rainbow Palette

Our Tawny 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 Tawny Olive Color


  • Transparent D0AB56D0AB56
  • Transparent D6B66BD6B66B
  • Transparent DCC080DCC080
  • Transparent E2CB96E2CB96
  • Transparent E7D5ABE7D5AB
  • Transparent EDE0C0EDE0C0
  • Transparent F3EAD5F3EAD5
  • Transparent F9F5EAF9F5EA


  • Transparent B6923DB6923D
  • Transparent B08F45B08F45
  • Transparent A98D4EA98D4E
  • Transparent A28B56A28B56
  • Transparent 9B895E9B895E
  • Transparent 948767948767
  • Transparent 8E846F8E846F
  • Transparent 878278878278


  • Transparent 9D78239D7823
  • Transparent 89691F89691F
  • Transparent 765A1A765A1A
  • Transparent 624B16624B16
  • Transparent 4E3C124E3C12
  • Transparent 3B2D0D3B2D0D
  • Transparent 271E09271E09
  • Transparent 140F04140F04

Tawny Olive Color Patterns

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    Tawny Olive Gingham Checks

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    Tawny Olive Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tawny Olive Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tawny Olive Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tawny Olive Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tawny Olive Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tawny Olive Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tawny Olive Plaid Pattern

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