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French bistre / #856d4d Hex Color Code

#856d4d Paint ChipThe color french bistre with hexadecimal color code #856d4d is a shade of brown. In the RGB color model #856d4d is composed of 52.16% red, 42.75% green and 30.2% blue. In the HSL color space #856d4d has a hue of 34° (degrees), 27% saturation and 41% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 580.11 nm.

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#856d4d linear gradient to complementary #486d8a

  1. #856d4d
  2. #7e6d57
  3. #766d62
  4. #6e6d6c
  5. #636d76
  6. #576d80
  7. #486d8a

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #6f593a
  2. #765f40
  3. #7e6646
  4. #856d4d
  5. #8c7454
  6. #947b5a
  7. #9b8261

Tones

  1. #856d4d
  2. #816c52
  3. #7d6c57
  4. #786b5b
  5. #736a60
  6. #6e6a64
  7. #696969

Tints and Shades

#856d4d to white

  1. #856d4d
  2. #998468
  3. #ae9b85
  4. #c2b3a2
  5. #d6ccc0
  6. #ebe5df
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#856d4d to black

  1. #856d4d
  2. #6e5a41
  3. #574834
  4. #423729
  5. #2e261d
  6. #1b1712
  7. #000000 / #000

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  1. Glidden

    ★ Ground Nutmeg / 10YY 16/217
    #866d4d
    ΔE = 0.338 / LRV ≈ 16.5%

  2. Caparol

    ★ Bison 12 / Str-Putz Bison 12
    #846c4c
    ΔE = 0.399 / LRV ≈ 16.2%

  3. Valspar Paint

    ★ Forest Majesty X45R106E
    #866d4e
    ΔE = 0.511 / LRV ≈ 16.6%

  4. Behr

    ★ Olde Savannah C40-61
    #846c4e
    ΔE = 0.722 / LRV ≈ 16.2%

  5. Vallejo

    ★ 70.801 #174
    #856b4a
    ΔE = 0.925 / LRV ≈ 16.0%

  6. Sikkens

    ★ F3.28.38
    #836e4f
    ΔE = 0.982 / LRV ≈ 16.5%

  7. Pantone / PMS

    ★ 463 U
    #856f51
    ΔE = 1.049 / LRV ≈ 17.0%

  8. Colortrend

    ★ 0270
    #866b4a
    ΔE = 1.111 / LRV ≈ 16.1%

  9. Diamond Vogel

    ★ Graham Crust / 0270
    #866b4a
    ΔE = 1.111 / LRV ≈ 16.1%

  10. ECOS Paints

    ★ Graham Crust (0270)
    #866b4a
    ΔE = 1.111 / LRV ≈ 16.1%

  11. Tambour

    ★ Gold Olive / 0700A
    #846f4e
    ΔE = 1.198 / LRV ≈ 16.8%

  12. ICI Paints

    ★ 3500 Calm Matter 30YY 20/193
    #846f51
    ΔE = 1.2 / LRV ≈ 16.9%

  13. La Pajarita

    ★ Tobacco / A-23
    #88704f
    ΔE = 1.208 / LRV ≈ 17.4%

  14. Earthpaint

    ★ 5-14-6 Chamois
    #816b4d
    ΔE = 1.232 / LRV ≈ 15.7%

  15. General Paint

    ★ Decade / CL 2817N
    #856d49
    ΔE = 1.245 / LRV ≈ 16.4%

  16. Dulux

    ★ 30YY 17/209
    #826e4f
    ΔE = 1.29 / LRV ≈ 16.5%

  17. Piaggio

    ★ Beige Chiaro / 3002M
    #876f52
    ΔE = 1.294 / LRV ≈ 17.1%

  18. Kelly-Moore

    ★ Cozy Cabin / KM3992-5
    #856f4c
    ΔE = 1.346 / LRV ≈ 16.9%

  19. Dunn-Edwards

    ★ Chester Brown / 622
    #876b4b
    ΔE = 1.365 / LRV ≈ 16.2%

  20. California Paints

    ★ DE 6147 - Chester Brown
    #876b4b
    ΔE = 1.365 / LRV ≈ 16.2%

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#856d4d HTML / CSS Code Examples

#856d4d foreground

It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.

Henry David Thoreau
<p style="color: #856d4d">…</p>

#856d4d background

No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.

Oscar Wilde
<p style="background-color: #856d4d">…</p>

#856d4d shadow

I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.

Frida Kahlo
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #856d4d">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
8744269
Binary
10000101, 01101101, 01001101
Hexadecimal
#856d4d
LRV
≈ 16.5%
Closest short hex
#864 ΔE = 3.523
RGB
rgb(133, 109, 77)
RGBA
rgba(133, 109, 77, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.417, g: 0.342, b: 0.241
RYB
red: 46.667%, yellow: 52.157%, blue: 30.196%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-8032947 / 0xff856d4d
HSL
hsl(34, 27%, 41%)
HSLA
hsla(34, 27%, 41%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 34° (34.286), saturation: 42% (0.421), value: 52% (0.522)
HSP
hue: 34.286, saturation: 42.105%, perceived brightness: 44.608%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 54.671, S: 51.044, L: 47.573
Cubehelix
H: 31.326, S: 0.328, L: 0.442
TSL
T: 2.561, S: 0.113, L: 0.441
CMYK
cyan: 0% (0.0), magenta: 18% (0.18), yellow: 42% (0.421), key: 48% (0.478)
CMY
cyan: 48% (0.478), magenta: 57% (0.573), yellow: 70% (0.698)
XYZ
X: 16.482, Y: 16.46, Z: 9.329
xyY
x: 0.39, y: 0.389, Y: 16.46
CIELab
L: 47.573, a: 4.799, b: 21.439
CIELuv
L: 47.573, u: 17.576, v: 24.797
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 47.573, C: 21.969, H: 77.384
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 47.573, C: 30.394, H: 54.671
Hunter-Lab
L: 40.571, a: 1.513, b: 14.767
CIECAM02
J: 37.744, C: 19.63, h: 71.807, Q: 121.042, M: 17.166, s: 37.659, H: 71.305
CAM16 JCh
lightness: 37.471, chroma: 18.066, hue: 74.196
CAM16 JMh
lightness: 37.471, colorfulness: 15.798, hue: 74.196
CAM16 Jsh
lightness: 37.471, saturation: 36.192, hue: 74.196
CAM16 QCh
perceived brightness: 120.61, chroma: 18.066, hue: 74.196
CAM16 QMh
perceived brightness: 120.61, colorfulness: 15.798, hue: 74.196
CAM16 Qsh
perceived brightness: 120.61, saturation: 36.192, hue: 74.196
CAM16 UCS JMh
lightness: 50.464, colorfulness: 13.493, hue: 74.196
CAM16 UCS Jab
lightness: 50.464, a: 3.675, b: 12.983
OSA-UCS
lightness: -9.955, jaune: 3.169, green: -0.83
LMS
L: 17.634, M: 16.402, S: 9.447
YCbCr
Y: 112.663, Cb: 110.4, Cr: 140.808
YCoCg
Y: 107.0, Cg: 2.0, Co: 47.25
YDbDr
Y: 112.528, Db: -53.456, Dr: -38.936
YPbPr
Y: 111.808, Pb: -18.76, Pr: 13.472
xvYCC
Y: 112.023, Cb: 111.521, Cr: 139.834
YIQ
Y: 112.528, I: 24.578, Q: -4.881
YUV
Y: 112.528, U: -17.482, V: 17.96
Okhsl
h: 74.237, s: 0.351, l: 0.478
Okhsv
h: 74.237, s: 0.375, v: 0.549
Okhwb
h: 74.237, w: 0.343, b: 0.451
Oklab
l: 0.55, a: 0.015, b: 0.053
Oklch
l: 0.55, c: 0.055, h: 74.237
JzAzBz
Jz: 0.00556, Az: 0.0013, Bz: 0.00404
JzCzHz
Jz: 0.00556, Cz: 0.00425, Hz: 72.11614
Munsell Color System
10YR 5/4 ΔE = 3.352
Brand Color
WordPress (orange) ΔE = 16.356

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