Description and conversion results of color Pantone 8601 C

It is a dark grayish orange color having an approximate luminance of 30%. It has a hue value of 16° indicating that this is a warm color.

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Conversion results

The following list contains the conversion results of color Pantone 8601 C to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(76, 68, 65)
#4c4441
hsl(16.4, 7.8%, 27.6%)
hsv(16.4, 14.5%, 29.8%)
lab(29.5, 2.8, 3)
xyz(6, 6.1, 5.9)

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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 8405 C
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Pantone 4273 C
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Pantone 8625 C
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RAL D2 050 20 10
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RAL D2 060 20 05
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RAL 870-6
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Sherwin-Williams 7020
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Sherwin-Williams 7675
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Sherwin-Williams 7083
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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 Pantone 8601 C color. This process results a scale from a dark grayish orange color to white. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Sonic Silver, Dim Gray, Granite Gray, Nickel, Spanish Gray, Middle Grey, Taupe Gray, Old Silver, Gray (X11 Gray), Silver, Pale Silver, Silver (Crayola), Platinum, Gainsboro, Timberwolf and Light Gray.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base Pantone 8601 C color. This process results a scale from a dark grayish orange color to black. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Jet, Black Coffee, Onyx, Taupe, Raisin Black, Eerie Black, Black Chocolate, Smoky Black, Rich Black (FOGRA39) and Black.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base Pantone 8601 C color. This process results a scale from a dark grayish orange color to gray. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Dark Liver, Taupe, Dark Lava, Davy's Grey, Black Olive, Onyx and Jet.

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 cold and warm colors. There are variants of rose, red, orange, yellow and gray colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Liver, Black Coffee, Black Shadows, Silver (Metallic), Dark Lava, Taupe, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Black Olive and Davy's Grey.

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 orange, gray, azure and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Taupe, Dark Lava, Rocket Metallic, Middle Grey, Timberwolf, Pale Silver, Outer Space (Crayola), Gunmetal, Gray (Web), Old Silver, Light Gray and Gainsboro.

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 orange, gray and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Liver, Taupe, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Onyx, Silver (Metallic), Black Olive, Outer Space (Crayola) and Ash Gray.

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 orange, gray and azure colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Liver, Taupe, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Black Olive, Onyx, Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Davy's Grey and Silver (Metallic).

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