#6b8781 Color Information

#6b8781 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 #6b8781, and its official name is Marsh Creek. In RGB, it consists of 42.0% Red, 52.9% Green, and 50.6% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 20.7% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 4.4% Yellow, and 47.1% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 167.1°, with saturation of 11.6% and lightness of 47.5%. The decimal value for #6b8781 is 7047041, and its nearest "web safe" color is #669999. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #6b8781 is green. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#6b8781 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorMarsh Creek Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color107, 135, 129 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color42.0%, 52.9%, 50.6% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.580, 0.471, 0.494 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.207, 0, 0.044, 0.471 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color167.1°, 11.6%, 47.5% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color167.1°, 20.7%, 52.9% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color18.690, 22.039, 24.038 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color107, 123, 135 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code7047041 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color54.068, -11.264, -0.069 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)54.068, 11.264, 180.352 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color54.068, -14.357, 1.667 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color46.945, -11.090, 2.503 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.289, 0.340, 22.039 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4285237121 / 0xff6b8781 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#669999 Copy
Last Updated: April 14, 2024

Shades of #6b8781

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #6b8781, its pure hue is 167.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 11.6%, and its lightness is 47.5%. 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 #6b8781, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0d1110 to #5e7671.

Tints of #6b8781

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #6b8781, its pure hue is 167.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 11.6%, and its lightness is 47.5%. 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 #6b8781, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #7e9691 to #edf0ef.

Tones of #6b8781

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #6b8781, its pure hue is 167.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 11.6%, 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 #6b8781, which range from #797979 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #00f2be (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #6b8781

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #6b8781! For #6b8781, 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, #6b8781. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #6b8781

This color, #6b8781, consists of 42.0% Red, 52.9% Green, and 50.6% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 107, Green = 135, Blue = 129. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #6b8781 is 20.7% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 4.4% Yellow, and 47.1% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R42.0%
C20.7%
G52.9%
M0.0%
B50.6%
Y4.4%
K47.1%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 107 135 129
Octal 153 207 201
Hexa #6b #87 #81
Binary 01101011 10000111 10000001
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 20 0 4 47
Octal 24 0 4 57
Hexa #14 #00 #04 #2f
Binary 00010100 00000000 00000100 00101111

Analogous Colors of #6b8781

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #6b8781 — which has hue 167.1° — its analogous colors are located at 137.1° and 197.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b8781.

Triadic Colors of #6b8781

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 #6b8781 — which has hue 167.1° — its triadic colors are located at 47.1° and 287.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b8781.

Complementary Color of #6b8781

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #6b8781 — which has hue 167.1° — its complementary color is located at 347.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b8781.

Split Complementary Colors of #6b8781

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 #6b8781 — which has hue 167.1° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 17.1° and 317.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b8781.

Tetradic Colors of #6b8781

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 #6b8781 — which has hue 167.1° — its tetradic colors are located at 77.1°, 167.1°, 257.1°, and 347.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b8781.

Monochromatic Colors of #6b8781

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #6b8781, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #39403f — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #a9c2bd (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #6b8781

We want to make getting started with #6b8781 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #6b8781 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #6b8781 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 #6b8781 with other HTML elements.

#6b8781 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #6b8781.
<span style="color: #6b8781;">The color of this text is #6b8781.</span>

#6b8781 Background Color

The background color for this text is #6b8781.
<div style="background-color: #6b8781; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #6b8781.</div>

#6b8781 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #6b8781.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #6b8781;">This color for the shadow of this text is #6b8781.</span>

#6b8781 Border Color

This is a div with border color #6b8781.
<div style="border: #6b8781 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #6b8781.</div>

#6b8781 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #6b8781 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #6b8781; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #6b8781 on a white background.</div></div>

#6b8781 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #6b8781 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #6b8781; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #6b8781 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #6b8781 to White

This is a gradient from #6b8781 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#6b8781,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#6b8781,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#6b8781,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#6b8781,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #6b8781 to white.</div>

Gradient from #6b8781 to Black

This is a gradient from #6b8781 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#6b8781,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#6b8781,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#6b8781,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#6b8781,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #6b8781 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #6b8781

In addition to using #6b8781 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 #6b8781 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #6b8781, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 107, Green = 135, Blue = 129). If you need details about the color coordinates of #6b8781 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 #6b8781
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(107, 135, 129)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #6b8781; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #6b8781; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #6b8781; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(107, 135, 129);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#6b8781")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:107, green:135, blue:129, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:107 green:135 blue:129 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(107f, 135f, 129f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(107, 135, 129);
 

#6b8781 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #6b8781 the same way. For those with color blindness, #6b8781 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #6b8781 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #6b8781 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 #6b8781 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 #6b8781 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 #6b8781 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 3.9:1 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 #6b8781 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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