#c3a998 Color Information

#c3a998 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 #c3a998, and its official name is Adobe Straw. In RGB, it consists of 76.5% Red, 66.3% Green, and 59.6% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 13.3% Magenta, 22.1% Yellow, and 23.5% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 23.7°, with saturation of 26.4% and lightness of 68%. The decimal value for #c3a998 is 12822936, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cc9999. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #c3a998 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#c3a998 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorAdobe Straw Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color195, 169, 152 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color76.5%, 66.3%, 59.6% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.235, 0.337, 0.404 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.133, 0.221, 0.235 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color23.7°, 26.4%, 68.0% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color23.7°, 22.1%, 76.5% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color42.361, 42.245, 35.627 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color195, 180, 152 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code12822936 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color71.040, 6.756, 12.251 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)71.040, 13.990, 61.124 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color71.040, 17.165, 15.967 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color64.996, 2.594, 12.998 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.352, 0.351, 42.245 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4291013016 / 0xffc3a998 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cc9999 Copy
Last Updated: September 21, 2023

Shades of #c3a998

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #c3a998, its pure hue is 23.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 26.4%, and its lightness is 68.0%. 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 #c3a998, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #181513 to #ab9485.

Tints of #c3a998

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #c3a998, its pure hue is 23.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 26.4%, and its lightness is 68.0%. 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 #c3a998, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #cbb4a5 to #f8f4f2.

Tones of #c3a998

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #c3a998, its pure hue is 23.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 26.4%, 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 #c3a998, which range from #aeaeae (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ff9c5c (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #c3a998

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #c3a998! For #c3a998, 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, #c3a998. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #c3a998

This color, #c3a998, consists of 76.5% Red, 66.3% Green, and 59.6% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 195, Green = 169, Blue = 152. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #c3a998 is 0% Cyan, 13.3% Magenta, 22.1% Yellow, and 23.5% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R76.5%
C0.0%
G66.3%
M13.3%
B59.6%
Y22.1%
K23.5%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 195 169 152
Octal 303 251 230
Hexa #c3 #a9 #98
Binary 11000011 10101001 10011000
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 13 22 23
Octal 0 15 26 27
Hexa #00 #0d #16 #17
Binary 00000000 00001101 00010110 00010111

Analogous Colors of #c3a998

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #c3a998 — which has hue 23.7° — its analogous colors are located at 23.7° and 353.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c3a998.

Triadic Colors of #c3a998

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 #c3a998 — which has hue 23.7° — its triadic colors are located at 23.7° and 263.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c3a998.

Complementary Color of #c3a998

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #c3a998 — which has hue 23.7° — its complementary color is located at 203.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c3a998.

Split Complementary Colors of #c3a998

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 #c3a998 — which has hue 23.7° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 23.7° and 233.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c3a998.

Tetradic Colors of #c3a998

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 #c3a998 — which has hue 23.7° — its tetradic colors are located at 293.7°, 23.7°, 113.7°, and 203.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c3a998.

Monochromatic Colors of #c3a998

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #c3a998, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #958175 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #e6d3c6 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #c3a998

We want to make getting started with #c3a998 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #c3a998 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #c3a998 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 #c3a998 with other HTML elements.

#c3a998 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #c3a998.
<span style="color: #c3a998;">The color of this text is #c3a998.</span>

#c3a998 Background Color

The background color for this text is #c3a998.
<div style="background-color: #c3a998; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #c3a998.</div>

#c3a998 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #c3a998.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #c3a998;">This color for the shadow of this text is #c3a998.</span>

#c3a998 Border Color

This is a div with border color #c3a998.
<div style="border: #c3a998 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #c3a998.</div>

#c3a998 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #c3a998 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #c3a998; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #c3a998 on a white background.</div></div>

#c3a998 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #c3a998 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #c3a998; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #c3a998 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #c3a998 to White

This is a gradient from #c3a998 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#c3a998,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#c3a998,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#c3a998,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#c3a998,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #c3a998 to white.</div>

Gradient from #c3a998 to Black

This is a gradient from #c3a998 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#c3a998,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#c3a998,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#c3a998,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#c3a998,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #c3a998 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #c3a998

In addition to using #c3a998 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 #c3a998 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #c3a998, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 195, Green = 169, Blue = 152). If you need details about the color coordinates of #c3a998 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 #c3a998
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(195, 169, 152)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #c3a998; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #c3a998; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #c3a998; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(195, 169, 152);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#c3a998")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:195, green:169, blue:152, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:195 green:169 blue:152 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(195f, 169f, 152f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(195, 169, 152);
 

#c3a998 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #c3a998 the same way. For those with color blindness, #c3a998 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #c3a998 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #c3a998 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 #c3a998 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 #c3a998 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 #c3a998 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 2.2:1 against white. Under both the AA and AAA level standards, this is not a high enough ratio to be considered accessible for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
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