Green Pigment Color


Green Pigment is soft, warm-toned shade of cool green. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm magenta, warm yellow or warm blue

Inverse Color #ff5aaf
Complementary Color #a50054
Color Shade: cool green (149.09° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 32.35% (better contrasting with white)
Green Pigment Color Sample
Green Pigment Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #00a550

If you're looking for a similar cool green shade, there are some better alternatives to Green Pigment Color. The Emerald Lake color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid green bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Real Turquoise (#008a4c) for more calm effect. Try Iceland Green as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#a50054 is the best complementary color to Green Pigment. Warm magenta shades generally complement the cool green hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #00a550 complementary color is Fresh Eggplant, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm green, cool green, and warm cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Green Haze are #02a500 and #00a5a2. Thus found on the left and right of #00a550 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Japanese Laurel and Persian Green colors as they work well with Green Pigment.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Green Pigment palette consists of #a50002 and #a200a5 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#a50054). Try Bright Red and Purple colors in combination with #00a550, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #00a550 offers a combination of warm red and warm blue shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Green Pigment. Thus Chelsea Gem and Purple giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Green Pigment contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Fresh Eggplant, Dark Blue, and Buddha Gold split by 90° on the color wheel. #00a550 square combo is a palette of cool green, cool blue, warm magenta and warm yellow shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Green Pigment tetradic combo consists of warm magenta complementary color (#a50054) and two others. The Purple is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Limeade – 120° from the complementary Fresh Eggplant. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #5000a5 and #55a500.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #00a550 is made of 0% red, 67% green and 33% blue. In a HSL mode Green Pigment has a hue angle of 149.09°, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 32.35%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #00a550 is made of 64.71% cyan, 0% magenta, 33.34% yellow and 35.29% black ink.

HEX #00a550
RGB Decimal rgb(0,165,80)
RGB Percentage 0%, 67%, 33%
CMYK 64.71, 0, 33.34, 35.29
HSL hsl(149.09,100%,32.35%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(149.09,100%,64.71%)
CIE-LAB lab(59.4247,-55.488,33.8612)
XYZ xyz(14.9031,27.4895,12.1099)