Cannon Grey Color


Cannon Grey is pale, warm-toned shade of warm green. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool magenta, orange or cool blue

Inverse Color #9b939b
Complementary Color #6c636c
Color Shade: warm green (120° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 40.78% (better contrasting with white)
Cannon Grey Color Sample
Cannon Grey Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #646c64

If you're looking for a similar warm green shade, there are some better alternatives to Cannon Grey Color. The Finlandia color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a yellow green bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Boulder (#7c817c) for more calm effect. Try Iron Grey as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#6c636c is the best complementary color to Cannon Grey. Cool magenta shades generally complement the warm green hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #646c64 complementary color is Fedora, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool yellow, warm green, and green cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Willow Grove are #686c63 and #636c68. Thus found on the left and right of #646c64 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Willow Grove and Corduroy colors as they work well with Cannon Grey.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Cannon Grey palette consists of #6c6368 and #68636c colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#6c636c). Try Scorpion and Salt Box colors in combination with #646c64, 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 #646c64 offers a combination of mid red and cool blue shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Cannon Grey. Thus Scorpion and Mid Gray giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Cannon Grey contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Fedora, Nevada, and Flint split by 90° on the color wheel. #646c64 square combo is a palette of warm green, cool cyan, cool magenta and orange 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. Cannon Grey tetradic combo consists of cool magenta complementary color (#6c636c) and two others. The Mid Gray is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Ironside Gray – 120° from the complementary Fedora. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #63636c and #6c6c63.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #646c64 is made of 32% red, 35% green and 32% blue. In a HSL mode Cannon Grey has a hue angle of 120°, a saturation of 3.85% and a lightness of 40.78%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #646c64 is made of 3.13% cyan, 0% magenta, 3.13% yellow and 57.65% black ink.

HEX #646c64
RGB Decimal rgb(100,108,100)
RGB Percentage 32%, 35%, 32%
CMYK 3.13, 0, 3.13, 57.65
HSL hsl(120,3.85%,40.78%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(120,7.41%,42.35%)
CIE-LAB lab(44.7372,-4.7233,3.4233)
XYZ xyz(12.9183,14.3545,14.1464)