Description and conversion results of color #79776d

It is a grayish yellow color having an approximate luminance of 50%. It has a hue value of 50° indicating that this is a warm color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Nickel, Sonic Silver, Gray (Web), Battleship Grey, Old Silver, Middle Grey, Dim Gray, Granite Gray, Shadow and Rocket Metallic. A little below you will find the most similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors too.

Conversion results

The following list contains the conversion results of color #79776d to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(121, 119, 109)
#79776d
hsl(50, 5.2%, 45.1%)
hsv(50, 9.9%, 47.5%)
lab(49.9, -1.2, 5.8)
xyz(17.2, 18.4, 17.1)

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Similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors

The most important note: in real life paints might have a different shade compared to as they appear on your display. You shall always consult and double-check colors with a professional paint provider before you order.

The following list contains the nearest matching standard colors. The left hexagon is the reference, the right one is the matched color. For each color there is a link to our partner MyPerfectColor.com, where you can buy paints of the corresponding colors.

Pantone 416 C
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Pantone 4222 C
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Pantone 7770 U
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RAL D2 100 50 05
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RAL 7003
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RAL D2 080 50 05
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Sherwin-Williams 7060
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Sherwin-Williams 6200
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Sherwin-Williams 7046
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Tints, shades and tones

Tints, shades and tones are generated from the base color by adding white, black and gray paint to it respectively. The process results a harmonic color scale.

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Tints

These are the color variants which are generated by adding white color to the base #79776d color. This process results a scale from a grayish yellow color to white. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Spanish Gray, Middle Grey, Quick Silver, Old Silver, Silver Chalice, Gray (X11 Gray), Silver, Light Gray, Timberwolf, Gainsboro, Platinum, Isabelline and Cultured.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base #79776d color. This process results a scale from a grayish yellow color to black. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Davy's Grey, Ebony, Granite Gray, Dim Gray, Black Olive, Onyx, Jet, Dark Lava, Eerie Black, Charleston Green, Smoky Black, Black Chocolate and Rich Black (FOGRA39).

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base #79776d color. This process results a scale from a grayish yellow color to gray. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Nickel, Sonic Silver, Gray (Web), Old Silver, Battleship Grey and Dim Gray.

Color schemes and palettes

Color schemes represent a set of colors creating a harmonic and aesthetic feeling. Color schemes are generated by choosing colors around the color wheel.

We can talk about monochromatic, complementary, triadic and tetradic color schemes, choosing one, two, three or four colors around the color wheel respectively. In the following tables these color schemes are present.

Monochromatic

The monochromatic scale is generated by choosing colors on the color wheel near to the base color. As the colors of the monochromatic scale are close to each other, they create a harmonic feeling.

This color scale contains warm and cold colors. There are variants of orange, yellow and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Lava, Taupe, Silver Pink, Black Shadows, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Black Olive, Rifle Green, Ash Gray, Kombu Green and Morning Blue.

Complementary

The complementary scale is generated by choosing the color on the opposite side on the color wheel relative to the base color. This results in slight vibrating tension between the complementary colors.

This color scale contains warm and cold colors. There are variants of yellow, gray, azure and blue colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Black Olive, Jet, Middle Grey, Battleship Grey, Timberwolf, Bone, Onyx, Roman Silver, Taupe Gray, Lavender Gray and Light Periwinkle.

Triadic

The triadic scale is generated by choosing two colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combines the slight vibrating tension and the harmonic feeling between the triadic colors.

This color scale contains warm and cold colors. There are variants of yellow, rose and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Black Olive, Taupe, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Dark Liver, Black Coffee, Black Shadows, Silver Pink, Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Cadet Grey and Pewter Blue.

Tetradic

The tetradic scale is generated by choosing three colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combination covers the whole color wheel containing both the complementary and harmonic colors of the base color.

This color scale contains warm and cold colors. There are variants of yellow, cyan, azure, blue and red colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Black Olive, Taupe, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Dark Slate Gray, Outer Space (Crayola), Ash Gray, Morning Blue, Charcoal, Dark Liver, Silver (Metallic), Cadet Blue (Crayola), Dark Liver (horses), Black Shadows and Silver Pink.

If you want to have a more detailed control of the colors in the schemes, have a look at the Spektran application too!

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