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#b9b996 Hex Color Code

#b9b996 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #b9b996 is a medium light shade of yellow-green. In the RGB color model #b9b996 is comprised of 72.55% red, 72.55% green and 58.82% blue. In the HSL color space #b9b996 has a hue of 60° (degrees), 20% saturation and 66% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 570.47 nm.

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#b9b996 linear gradient to complementary #8b91c4

  1. #b9b996
  2. #b3b29e
  3. #acaba6
  4. #a5a5ae
  5. #9d9eb5
  6. #9497bd
  7. #8b91c4

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #969674
  2. #a1a27f
  3. #adad8b
  4. #b9b996
  5. #c5c5a1
  6. #d1d1ad
  7. #ddddb9

Tints and Shades

#b9b996 to White

  1. #b9b996
  2. #c5c4a7
  3. #d0d0b8
  4. #dcdbc9
  5. #e8e7db
  6. #f3f3ed
  7. #ffffff

#b9b996 to Black

  1. #b9b996
  2. #97977b
  3. #777762
  4. #585849
  5. #3c3b32
  6. #21211c
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. General Paint

    1. ★ Lovage / CL 1944M
      #b7b894
      ΔE = 0.627
    2. Worn Soul / CL 1933M
      #c3be9a
      ΔE = 2.702
  2. AMC

    1. ★ Spring Green
      #bbb995
      ΔE = 0.706
  3. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Hunter's White
      #bab894
      ΔE = 0.735
  4. Diamond Vogel

    1. ★ Rediscover / 0408
      #b8ba94
      ΔE = 1.040
  5. Colortrend

    1. ★ 0408
      #b8ba94
      ΔE = 1.040
    2. Chinese Whisper
      #c0ba9c
      ΔE = 2.549
  6. Peintures MF

    1. ★ Bonne volonté
      #babb95
      ΔE = 1.067
    2. ★ Rosée de saule
      #b2b590
      ΔE = 2.055
  7. Taubmans

    1. ★ Saddle Cloth / T12 55.D11
      #babc9a
      ΔE = 1.197
    2. ★ Green Cottage / T104-4
      #c0bf9c
      ΔE = 2.292
  8. Caparol

    1. ★ 70 15 90 / Curry 5
      #bcb894
      ΔE = 1.289
    2. ★ Pampa 6
      #bcbc9c
      ΔE = 1.466
  9. Vallejo

    1. ★ Vallejo 70.976 #120
      #bbb992
      ΔE = 1.330
  10. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Georgian Green / Hc-115
      #bab891
      ΔE = 1.369
    2. ★ Urban Nature / Af-440
      #b2b697
      ΔE = 2.181
  11. Nippon Paint

    1. ★ Green Living / NP BGG 1742 T
      #b6b690
      ΔE = 1.469
  12. Sto

    1. ★ 36422
      #babc9c
      ΔE = 1.500
    2. ★ 31122
      #bbba90
      ΔE = 2.063
  13. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Golden Shores / 7785
      #babd9a
      ΔE = 1.542
    2. ★ Jungle cane / 7793
      #bdbc93
      ΔE = 2.031
  14. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Golden Shores
      #babd9a
      ΔE = 1.542
    2. ★ Jungle Cane
      #bdbc93
      ΔE = 2.031
  15. Berger

    1. ★ Golden Shores / 7785
      #babd9a
      ΔE = 1.542
    2. ★ Jungle cane / 7793
      #bdbc93
      ΔE = 2.031
  16. RAL

    1. ★ RAL 7032 / Pebble grey
      #b8b799
      ΔE = 1.554
  17. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Portsmouth Olive / KM3405-2
      #b7ba92
      ΔE = 1.661
    2. Daddy-O / HL 4260-2
      #b2b28d
      ΔE = 2.697
  18. Martha Stewart Living

    1. ★ Dried Hydrangea D15
      #b8bb93
      ΔE = 1.699
  19. Teknos

    1. ★ GBI065
      #beb994
      ΔE = 1.705
  20. British Standard

    1. ★ BS 4800 12 B 19 - Beige
      #b4b595
      ΔE = 1.737
    2. BS 2660 BS 5-059 - Sky
      #b3b69b
      ΔE = 2.782
  21. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 7785 - Golden Shores
      #b9b594
      ΔE = 1.753
  22. Chrysler

    1. ★ Sandalwood Beige
      #bbb695
      ΔE = 1.779
    2. ★ Light Khaki
      #bfb894
      ΔE = 2.211
  23. Albany Paint

    1. ★ Kasbah
      #beb897
      ΔE = 1.958
  24. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Bahia Grass / 310-4
      #b8bd97
      ΔE = 1.976
  25. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Bahia Grass 310-4
      #b8bd97
      ΔE = 1.976
  26. Focoltone

    1. ★ 2210
      #bab79a
      ΔE = 1.977
  27. Ford

    1. ★ Light Green
      #b5ba92
      ΔE = 2.036
    2. ★ Sea Island Green
      #bcbf9d
      ΔE = 2.223
  28. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Spanish Moss / 7689
      #b6bb9c
      ΔE = 2.046
    2. Golden Shores / 7785
      #c0be9e
      ΔE = 2.318
  29. ICI Paints

    1. ★ 3686 Woodland Mystery 90YY 52/138
      #bbba9e
      ΔE = 2.132
    2. Pale Moss 70YY 52/150
      #c1ba9a
      ΔE = 2.548
  30. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Trinity Islands / 1216
      #b9b79b
      ΔE = 2.133
    2. Light Pine / 1269
      #bcc09e
      ΔE = 2.616
  31. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 6249 - Trinity Islands
      #b9b79b
      ΔE = 2.133
    2. DE 5535 - Light Pine
      #bcc09e
      ΔE = 2.616
  32. McCormick Paints

    1. ★ 230 Camden
      #bab68e
      ΔE = 2.147
    2. 231 Rock Creek
      #b8be96
      ΔE = 2.561
  33. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 5-17-3 Pistachio
      #bdbc9f
      ΔE = 2.204
  34. Tikkurila

    1. ★ 4935
      #c1bd98
      ΔE = 2.204
  35. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Thyme
      #b9b494
      ΔE = 2.238
    2. Thyme / 70YY 46/160
      #bcb48f
      ΔE = 2.869
  36. Farrow & Ball

    1. ★ Ball Green / 75
      #b9b494
      ΔE = 2.238
    2. ★ Vert De Terre / 234
      #bbbe9f
      ΔE = 2.291
  37. Duron

    1. ★ Colonial Revival Green Stone
      #b7b390
      ΔE = 2.270
  38. Little Greene

    1. Portland Stone Deep
      #bab492
      ΔE = 2.321
  39. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Russell House Green Medium CW521
      #c0bd9e
      ΔE = 2.326
    2. Dried Moss 15-25
      #c2bc93
      ΔE = 2.921
  40. Behr

    1. Garden Lattice PPF-24
      #bab89d
      ΔE = 2.377
    2. Dried Thyme ICC-57
      #b6b79c
      ΔE = 2.422
  41. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Koi Pond - 7727
      #bab495
      ΔE = 2.530
  42. Pantone / PMS

    1. 452
      #b5b38c
      ΔE = 2.543
  43. Crown Diamond

    1. 7388-42 Isle of Man
      #c0b897
      ΔE = 2.583
    2. 7389-42 Mild Spring
      #b6bd9d
      ΔE = 2.590
  44. Resene

    1. Coriander G78-036-107
      #bbb58d
      ΔE = 2.648
    2. Aspiring G80-023-101
      #bbbba1
      ΔE = 2.779
  45. Laura Ashley

    1. 909 Olive 3
      #bdb591
      ΔE = 2.667
    2. 10-4 Silver Birch 2
      #bac09e
      ΔE = 2.843
  46. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2010-G40Y
      #bec0a0
      ΔE = 2.718
  47. Asian Paints

    1. Milky Green / 9384
      #b8b38c
      ΔE = 2.755
  48. Glidden

    1. Hazy Sage
      #b2b396
      ΔE = 2.765
    2. Prairie Sage
      #c0c19a
      ΔE = 2.974
  49. Sigma

    1. Natural Green / S 3010-G70Y
      #b3b69b
      ΔE = 2.782
    2. Yellow Ocre / S 3010-G90Y
      #b8b396
      ΔE = 2.848
  50. Sikkens

    1. H4.16.70
      #bcc098
      ΔE = 2.791
  51. Dutch Boy

    1. Herbal Dash
      #b5b397
      ΔE = 2.803
  52. Dulux Australia

    1. Vintage Bordeaux / D23
      #c2c09e
      ΔE = 2.823
  53. Zoffany

    1. Double Pebble
      #c2b995
      ΔE = 2.903
  54. Dulux

    1. 70YY 46/160
      #bab394
      ΔE = 2.919

#b9b996 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#b9b996 foreground

I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart.

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="color: #b9b996">…</p>

#b9b996 background

Creativity takes courage.

Henri Matisse
<p style="background-color: #b9b996">…</p>

#b9b996 shadow

If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.

Edward Hopper
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #b9b996">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
12171670
Binary
10111001, 10111001, 10010110
Hexadecimal
#b9b996
Closest short hex
#bb9 ΔE = 0.816
RGB
rgb(185, 185, 150)
RGBA
rgba(185, 185, 150, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.356, g: 0.356, b: 0.288
RYB
red: 58.824%, yellow: 72.549%, blue: 58.824%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-4605546 / 0xffb9b996
HSL
hsl(60, 20%, 66%)
HSLA
hsla(60, 20%, 66%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 60° (60.000), saturation: 19% (0.189), value: 73% (0.725)
HSP
hue: 60.000, saturation: 18.919, perceived brightness: 71.118
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 85.873, S: 31.700, L: 74.327
Cubehelix
H: 56.942, S: 0.301, L: 0.710
TSL
T: 1.484, S: 0.043, L: 0.710
CMYK
cyan: 0 (0.000), magenta: 0 (0.000), yellow: 19 (0.189), key: 27 (0.275)
CMY
cyan: 27 (0.275), magenta: 27 (0.275), yellow: 41 (0.412)
XYZ
X: 42.861, Y: 47.215, Z: 35.704
xyY
x: 0.341, y: 0.375, Y: 47.215
CIELab
L: 74.327, a: -5.916, b: 17.820
CIELuv
L: 74.327, u: 1.869, v: 25.907
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 74.327, C: 18.777, H: 108.367
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 74.327, C: 25.974, H: 85.873
Hunter-Lab
L: 68.713, a: -8.904, b: 17.292
CIECAM02
J: 66.460, C: 16.152, h: 104.933, Q: 160.616, M: 14.125, s: 29.655, H: 126.451
OSA-UCS
lightness: -9.994, jaune: 2.719, green: 0.891
LMS
L: 45.894, M: 50.208, S: 35.882
YCbCr
Y: 171.485, Cb: 112.635, Cr: 130.485
YCgCo
Y: 176.250, Cg: 8.750, Co: 55.000
YDbDr
Y: 181.010, Db: -46.655, Dr: -7.595
YPbPr
Y: 182.480, Pb: -17.500, Pr: 1.610
xvYCC
Y: 172.718, Cb: 112.627, Cr: 129.414
YIQ
Y: 181.010, I: 11.244, Q: -10.890
YUV
Y: 181.010, U: -15.258, V: 3.500
Munsell Color System
2.5GY 7/2 ΔE = 2.429
Brand Color
Zerply ΔE = 11.434

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