#855756 Color Information

#855756 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 #855756. In RGB, it consists of 52.2% Red, 34.1% Green, and 33.7% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 34.6% Magenta, 35.3% Yellow, and 47.8% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 1.3°, with saturation of 21.5% and lightness of 42.9%. The decimal value for #855756 is 8738646, and its nearest "web safe" color is #996666. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #855756 is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#855756 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color133, 87, 86 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color52.2%, 34.1%, 33.7% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.478, 0.659, 0.663 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.346, 0.353, 0.478 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color1.3°, 21.5%, 42.9% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color1.3°, 35.3%, 52.2% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color14.761, 12.475, 10.434 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color133, 87, 86 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code8738646 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color41.961, 18.926, 8.410 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)41.961, 20.710, 23.960 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color41.961, 30.200, 7.168 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color35.320, 12.789, 7.209 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.392, 0.331, 12.475 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4286928726 / 0xff855756 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#996666 Copy
Last Updated: June 11, 2024

Shades of #855756

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #855756, its pure hue is 1.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 21.5%, and its lightness is 42.9%. 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 #855756, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #110b0b to #744c4b.

Tints of #855756

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #855756, its pure hue is 1.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 21.5%, and its lightness is 42.9%. 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 #855756, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #946c6b to #f0eaea.

Tones of #855756

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #855756, its pure hue is 1.3° on the color wheel and its saturation is 21.5%, 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 #855756, which range from #6e6e6e (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #db0500 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #855756

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #855756! For #855756, 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, #855756. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #855756

This color, #855756, consists of 52.2% Red, 34.1% Green, and 33.7% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 133, Green = 87, Blue = 86. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #855756 is 0% Cyan, 34.6% Magenta, 35.3% Yellow, and 47.8% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R52.2%
C0.0%
G34.1%
M34.6%
B33.7%
Y35.3%
K47.8%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 133 87 86
Octal 205 127 126
Hexa #85 #57 #56
Binary 10000101 01010111 01010110
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 34 35 47
Octal 0 42 43 57
Hexa #00 #22 #23 #2f
Binary 00000000 00100010 00100011 00101111

Analogous Colors of #855756

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #855756 — which has hue 1.3° — its analogous colors are located at 1.3° and 331.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #855756.

Triadic Colors of #855756

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 #855756 — which has hue 1.3° — its triadic colors are located at 1.3° and 241.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #855756.

Complementary Color of #855756

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #855756 — which has hue 1.3° — its complementary color is located at 181.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #855756.

Split Complementary Colors of #855756

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 #855756 — which has hue 1.3° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 1.3° and 211.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #855756.

Tetradic Colors of #855756

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 #855756 — which has hue 1.3° — its tetradic colors are located at 271.3°, 1.3°, 91.3°, and 181.3° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #855756.

Monochromatic Colors of #855756

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #855756, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #3d3131 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #c18887 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #855756

We want to make getting started with #855756 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #855756 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #855756 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 #855756 with other HTML elements.

#855756 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #855756.
<span style="color: #855756;">The color of this text is #855756.</span>

#855756 Background Color

The background color for this text is #855756.
<div style="background-color: #855756; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #855756.</div>

#855756 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #855756.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #855756;">This color for the shadow of this text is #855756.</span>

#855756 Border Color

This is a div with border color #855756.
<div style="border: #855756 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #855756.</div>

#855756 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #855756 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #855756; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #855756 on a white background.</div></div>

#855756 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #855756 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #855756; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #855756 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #855756 to White

This is a gradient from #855756 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#855756,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#855756,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#855756,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#855756,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #855756 to white.</div>

Gradient from #855756 to Black

This is a gradient from #855756 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#855756,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#855756,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#855756,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#855756,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #855756 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #855756

In addition to using #855756 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 #855756 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #855756, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 133, Green = 87, Blue = 86). If you need details about the color coordinates of #855756 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 #855756
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(133, 87, 86)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #855756; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #855756; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #855756; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(133, 87, 86);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#855756")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:133, green:87, blue:86, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:133 green:87 blue:86 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(133f, 87f, 86f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(133, 87, 86);
 

#855756 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #855756 the same way. For those with color blindness, #855756 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #855756 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #855756 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 #855756 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 #855756 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 #855756 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 6.0:1 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 #855756 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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