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Wood CMYK Color

HEX #BB8F68 / RGB (187, 143, 104)

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What is Wood CMYK Color?

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In the CMYK color model, wood has the values (20, 40, 60, 10). This means there is 60 of yellow, 40 of magenta, 20 of cyan and 10 of black. The closest hex code of the color is #BB8F68 with RGB equivalent values (187, 143, 104). 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).

Please understand that the hex code of the wood CMYK mentioned on this page is only an approximation. Hexadecimal and RGB color values are for screen and digital media while the CMYK model is used for printing and, therefore, the conversion of one to another is not perfect.

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Wood CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#BB8F68
RGB Values(187, 143, 104)
CMYK Values(20%, 40%, 60%, 10%)
HSV/HSB Values(28°, 44%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9966
Inverse Color#447097 [Queen Blue]
Closest Pantone®7515 C
Closest RAL3012 [Beige red]
Complementary Color#6894BB [Cerulean Frost]
Wood CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#919191
Weighted Average (Most Common)#989898
Weighted Average (Luma)#969696
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C3C3C3

Wood CMYK Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BB8F68. Complementary color is 6894BB

Complementary Palette

The complement of Wood CMYK is Cerulean Frost with the hex code #6894BB. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BB8F68 color is offered by #6894BB. 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 (BB8F68, BBB968 and BB686B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Wood CMYK (#BB8F68) are Dark Khaki (#BBB968) and Rose Gold (#BB686B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Wood 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (BB8F68, 68BBB9 and 686BBB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Wood CMYK (#BB8F68) are #68BBB9 (Moonstone Blue) and #686BBB (Blue-Violet (Crayola)). 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 (BB8F68, 68BB8F and 8F68BB)

Triadic Palette

Wood CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #68BB8F (Green Sheen) and #8F68BB (Middle Blue Purple) along with #BB8F68 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 (BB8F68, 68BB8F, 6894BB and BB6894)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Wood CMYK has four colors - #68BB8F (Green Sheen), #6894BB (Cerulean Frost) and #BB6894 (Pearly Purple) in addition to the base color (#BB8F68). 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 (BB8F68, 6BBB68, 6894BB and B968BB)

Square Palette

Wood CMYK square color palette has #6BBB68 (Mantis), #6894BB (Cerulean Frost) and #B968BB (Deep Fuchsia). 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

Wood CMYK Color Rainbow Palette

Our Wood 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Wood CMYK Color


  • Transparent C9A586C9A586
  • Transparent CFB195CFB195
  • Transparent D6BCA4D6BCA4
  • Transparent DDC7B4DDC7B4
  • Transparent E4D2C3E4D2C3
  • Transparent EBDDD2EBDDD2
  • Transparent F1E9E1F1E9E1
  • Transparent F8F4F0F8F4F0


  • Transparent AF8C6DAF8C6D
  • Transparent A98B6FA98B6F
  • Transparent A38972A38972
  • Transparent 9E88749E8874
  • Transparent 988676988676
  • Transparent 928579928579
  • Transparent 8C837B8C837B
  • Transparent 86827E86827E


  • Transparent 967253967253
  • Transparent 836449836449
  • Transparent 70563E70563E
  • Transparent 5E48345E4834
  • Transparent 4B392A4B392A
  • Transparent 382B1F382B1F
  • Transparent 251D15251D15
  • Transparent 130E0A130E0A

Wood CMYK Color Patterns

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    Wood CMYK Gingham Checks

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    Wood CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Wood CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Wood CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Wood CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Wood CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Wood CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Wood CMYK Plaid Pattern

Wood CMYK Color Interior Ideas

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