Beyond the Pines Color


Beyond the Pines is calm, warm-toned shade of cool yellow. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm blue, cool red or cool cyan

Inverse Color #977fb6
Complementary Color #614980
Color Shade: cool yellow (86.18° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 39.41% (better contrasting with white)
Beyond the Pines Color Sample
Beyond the Pines Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #688049

If you're looking for a similar cool yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Beyond the Pines Color. The Bavarian Green color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid yellow bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Fern Grotto (#536943) for more calm effect. Try Vesuvian Green as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#614980 is the best complementary color to Beyond the Pines. Warm blue shades generally complement the cool yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #688049 complementary color is Affair, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm yellow, cool yellow, and warm green colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Dingley are #807c49 and #4c8049. Thus found on the left and right of #688049 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Shadow and Hippie Green colors as they work well with Beyond the Pines.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Beyond the Pines palette consists of #7c4980 and #494c80 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#614980). Try Affair and East Bay colors in combination with #688049, 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 #688049 offers a combination of warm magenta and cool cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Beyond the Pines. Thus Cannon Pink and Blue Bayoux giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Beyond the Pines contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Affair, Faded Jade, and Spicy Mix split by 90° on the color wheel. #688049 square combo is a palette of cool yellow, warm cyan, warm blue and cool red 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. Beyond the Pines tetradic combo consists of warm blue complementary color (#614980) and two others. The Blue Bayoux is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Roman Coffee – 120° from the complementary Affair. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #496780 and #806149.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #688049 is made of 34% red, 42% green and 24% blue. In a HSL mode Beyond the Pines has a hue angle of 86.18°, a saturation of 27.36% and a lightness of 39.41%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #688049 is made of 9.42% cyan, 0% magenta, 21.57% yellow and 49.8% black ink.

HEX #688049
RGB Decimal rgb(104,128,73)
RGB Percentage 34%, 42%, 24%
CMYK 9.42, 0, 21.57, 49.8
HSL hsl(86.18,27.36%,39.41%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(86.18,42.97%,50.2%)
CIE-LAB lab(50.5259,-18.784,27.0238)
XYZ xyz(14.6307,18.8624,9.173)