Strong Tone Wash Color


Strong Tone Wash is pale, warm-toned shade of warm yellow. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool blue, warm magenta or warm cyan

Inverse Color #babed6
Complementary Color #292d45
Color Shade: warm yellow (51.43° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 21.57% (better contrasting with white)
Strong Tone Wash Color Sample
Strong Tone Wash Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #454129

If you're looking for a similar warm yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Strong Tone Wash Color. The Tuscan Olive color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a orange bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Buzzard (#5f563f) for more calm effect. Try Winter Moss as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#292d45 is the best complementary color to Strong Tone Wash. Cool blue shades generally complement the warm yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #454129 complementary color is Ebony Clay, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm red, warm yellow, and cool yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Birch are #453329 and #3a4529. Thus found on the left and right of #454129 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching English Walnut and Rangitoto colors as they work well with Strong Tone Wash.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Strong Tone Wash palette consists of #332945 and #293a45 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#292d45). Try Martinique and Pickled Bluewood colors in combination with #454129, 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 #454129 offers a combination of cool magenta and warm cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Strong Tone Wash. Thus Voodoo and Plantation giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Strong Tone Wash contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Ebony Clay, Plantation, and Livid Brown split by 90° on the color wheel. #454129 square combo is a palette of warm yellow, cool green, cool blue and warm magenta 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. Strong Tone Wash tetradic combo consists of cool blue complementary color (#292d45) and two others. The Plantation is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Cowboy – 120° from the complementary Ebony Clay. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #294541 and #45292c.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #454129 is made of 39% red, 37% green and 23% blue. In a HSL mode Strong Tone Wash has a hue angle of 51.43°, a saturation of 25.45% and a lightness of 21.57%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #454129 is made of 0% cyan, 1.57% magenta, 10.98% yellow and 72.94% black ink.

HEX #454129
RGB Decimal rgb(69,65,41)
RGB Percentage 39%, 37%, 23%
CMYK 0, 1.57, 10.98, 72.94
HSL hsl(51.43,25.45%,21.57%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(51.43,40.58%,27.06%)
CIE-LAB lab(27.3135,-2.5924,15.278)
XYZ xyz(4.7448,5.2059,2.8526)