#685e3f Color Information

#685e3f Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #685e3f, and its official name is Classic Olive. In RGB, it consists of 40.8% Red, 36.9% Green, and 24.7% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 9.6% Magenta, 39.4% Yellow, and 59.2% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 45.4°, with saturation of 24.6% and lightness of 32.7%. The decimal value for #685e3f is 6839871, and its nearest "web safe" color is #666633. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #685e3f is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is yellow.
  • HexHex code for this color#685e3f Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorClassic Olive Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color104, 94, 63 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color40.8%, 36.9%, 24.7% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.592, 0.631, 0.753 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.096, 0.394, 0.592 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color45.4°, 24.6%, 32.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color45.4°, 39.4%, 40.8% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color10.609, 11.307, 6.326 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color76, 104, 63 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code6839871 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color40.093, -1.043, 19.251 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)40.093, 19.279, 93.100 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color40.093, 7.918, 22.175 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color33.626, -2.531, 12.384 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.376, 0.400, 11.307 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4285029951 / 0xff685e3f Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#666633 Copy
Last Updated: December 9, 2023

Shades of #685e3f

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #685e3f, its pure hue is 45.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 24.6%, and its lightness is 32.7%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 9 different shades of #685e3f, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0d0c08 to #5b5237.

Tints of #685e3f

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #685e3f, its pure hue is 45.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 24.6%, and its lightness is 32.7%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 9 different tints of #685e3f, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #7b7257 to #ecebe7.

Tones of #685e3f

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #685e3f, its pure hue is 45.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 24.6%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 9 different tones of #685e3f, which range from #545454 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #a77e00 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #685e3f

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #685e3f! For #685e3f, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #685e3f. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #685e3f

This color, #685e3f, consists of 40.8% Red, 36.9% Green, and 24.7% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 104, Green = 94, Blue = 63. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #685e3f is 0% Cyan, 9.6% Magenta, 39.4% Yellow, and 59.2% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R40.8%
C0.0%
G36.9%
M9.6%
B24.7%
Y39.4%
K59.2%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 104 94 63
Octal 150 136 77
Hexa #68 #5e #3f
Binary 01101000 01011110 00111111
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 9 39 59
Octal 0 11 47 73
Hexa #00 #09 #27 #3b
Binary 00000000 00001001 00100111 00111011

Analogous Colors of #685e3f

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #685e3f — which has hue 45.4° — its analogous colors are located at 15.4° and 75.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #685e3f.

Triadic Colors of #685e3f

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #685e3f — which has hue 45.4° — its triadic colors are located at 45.4° and 285.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #685e3f.

Complementary Color of #685e3f

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #685e3f — which has hue 45.4° — its complementary color is located at 225.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #685e3f.

Split Complementary Colors of #685e3f

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #685e3f — which has hue 45.4° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 45.4° and 255.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #685e3f.

Tetradic Colors of #685e3f

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #685e3f — which has hue 45.4° — its tetradic colors are located at 315.4°, 45.4°, 135.4°, and 225.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #685e3f.

Monochromatic Colors of #685e3f

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #685e3f, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #2f2c25 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #ab954f (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #685e3f

We want to make getting started with #685e3f on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #685e3f into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #685e3f can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #685e3f with other HTML elements.

#685e3f Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #685e3f.
<span style="color: #685e3f;">The color of this text is #685e3f.</span>

#685e3f Background Color

The background color for this text is #685e3f.
<div style="background-color: #685e3f; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #685e3f.</div>

#685e3f Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #685e3f.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #685e3f;">This color for the shadow of this text is #685e3f.</span>

#685e3f Border Color

This is a div with border color #685e3f.
<div style="border: #685e3f 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #685e3f.</div>

#685e3f Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #685e3f on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #685e3f; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #685e3f on a white background.</div></div>

#685e3f Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #685e3f on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #685e3f; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #685e3f on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #685e3f to White

This is a gradient from #685e3f to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#685e3f,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#685e3f,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#685e3f,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#685e3f,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #685e3f to white.</div>

Gradient from #685e3f to Black

This is a gradient from #685e3f to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#685e3f,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#685e3f,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#685e3f,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#685e3f,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #685e3f to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #685e3f

In addition to using #685e3f on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #685e3f in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #685e3f, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 104, Green = 94, Blue = 63). If you need details about the color coordinates of #685e3f in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #685e3f
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(104, 94, 63)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #685e3f; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #685e3f; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #685e3f; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(104, 94, 63);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#685e3f")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:104, green:94, blue:63, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:104 green:94 blue:63 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(104f, 94f, 63f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(104, 94, 63);
 

#685e3f Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #685e3f the same way. For those with color blindness, #685e3f might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #685e3f looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #685e3f is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #685e3f looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #685e3f will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Not Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #685e3f is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 6.4:1 against white. While there are some situations where this contrast is high enough to be considered accessible under the AA or AAA level standards, it is not high enough to be considered accessible in all cases. Details about the specific circumstances where #685e3f would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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