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Yellow-Orange (Crayola) Color

HEX #FFAE42 / RGB (255, 174, 66)

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What is Yellow-Orange (Crayola) Color?

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Yellow-Orange (Crayola) has the hex code #FFAE42. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 174, 66), which means it is composed of 52% red, 35% green and 13% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:32 Y:74 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Yellow-Orange (Crayola) has a hue of 34°, 74% 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.

Crayola's Yellow-Orange color hex code is #FFAE42 with RGB equivalent (255, 174, 66). It can be applied to web pages through HTML or CSS code with its hex, RGB or HSL values. As you can understand, Yellow-Orange (Crayola) is a crayon color and the hexadecimal code associated with it is only an approximation. Also, the Yellow-Orange PantoneĀ® and CMYK color values mentioned in the table below have been calculated from this imprecise hex value using known formulae and are, thus, approximates themselves.

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Yellow-Orange (Crayola) Color Codes

Hex Code#FFAE42
RGB Values(255, 174, 66)
CMYK Values(0%, 32%, 74%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(34°, 74%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9933
Inverse Color#0051BD [Absolute Zero (Crayola)]
Closest Pantone®1365 C
Closest RAL1017 [Saffron yellow]
Complementary Color#4293FF [Brilliant Azure]
Yellow-Orange (Crayola) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A5A5A5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BABABA
Weighted Average (Luma)#B7B7B7
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D5D5D5

Yellow-Orange (Crayola) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFAE42. Complementary color is 4293FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Yellow-Orange (Crayola) is Brilliant Azure with the hex code #4293FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFAE42 color is offered by #4293FF. 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 (FFAE42, F2FF42 and FF5042)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Yellow-Orange (Crayola) (#FFAE42) are Maximum Yellow (#F2FF42) and Ogre Odor (#FF5042). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Yellow-Orange (Crayola) 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 (FFAE42, 42F2FF and 4F42FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Yellow-Orange (Crayola) (#FFAE42) are #42F2FF (Fluorescent Blue) and #4F42FF (Ultramarine 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.

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Triadic color palette with (FFAE42, 42FFAE and AE42FF)

Triadic Palette

Yellow-Orange (Crayola) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #42FFAE (Eucalyptus) and #AE42FF (Lavender Indigo) along with #FFAE42 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 (FFAE42, 42FFAE, 4293FF and FF4293)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Yellow-Orange (Crayola) has four colors - #42FFAE (Eucalyptus), #4293FF (Brilliant Azure) and #FF4293 (French Fuchsia) in addition to the base color (#FFAE42). 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 (FFAE42, 42FF4F, 4293FF and FF42F2)

Square Palette

Yellow-Orange (Crayola) square color palette has #42FF4F (Screamin' Green), #4293FF (Brilliant Azure) and #FF42F2 (Purple Pizzazz). 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

Yellow-Orange (Crayola) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Yellow-Orange (Crayola) 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 Yellow-Orange (Crayola) Color


  • Transparent FFBE68FFBE68
  • Transparent FFC67BFFC67B
  • Transparent FFCE8EFFCE8E
  • Transparent FFD7A1FFD7A1
  • Transparent FFDFB3FFDFB3
  • Transparent FFE7C6FFE7C6
  • Transparent FFEFD9FFEFD9
  • Transparent FFF7ECFFF7EC


  • Transparent E6A54EE6A54E
  • Transparent D9A055D9A055
  • Transparent CC9C5BCC9C5B
  • Transparent C09761C09761
  • Transparent B39267B39267
  • Transparent A68E6DA68E6D
  • Transparent 998974998974
  • Transparent 8D857A8D857A


  • Transparent CC8B35CC8B35
  • Transparent B37A2EB37A2E
  • Transparent 996828996828
  • Transparent 805721805721
  • Transparent 66461A66461A
  • Transparent 4D34144D3414
  • Transparent 33230D33230D
  • Transparent 1A11071A1107

Yellow-Orange (Crayola) Color Patterns

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    Yellow-Orange (Crayola) Gingham Checks

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    Yellow-Orange (Crayola) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Yellow-Orange (Crayola) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Yellow-Orange (Crayola) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Yellow-Orange (Crayola) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Yellow-Orange (Crayola) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Yellow-Orange (Crayola) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Yellow-Orange (Crayola) Plaid Pattern

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