Aceituna Picante Color


Aceituna Picante is pale, 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 #8d85a0
Complementary Color #675f7a
Color Shade: cool yellow (77.78° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 42.55% (better contrasting with white)
Aceituna Picante Color Sample
Aceituna Picante Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #727a5f

If you're looking for a similar cool yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Aceituna Picante Color. The Green Energy color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid yellow bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Cider Pear Green (#8a946f) for more energetic effect. Try Stone Mason as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#675f7a is the best complementary color to Aceituna Picante. 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 #727a5f complementary color is Dolphin, 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 Limed Ash are #7a745f and #647a5f. Thus found on the left and right of #727a5f on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Pablo and Willow Grove colors as they work well with Aceituna Picante.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Aceituna Picante palette consists of #745f7a and #5f647a colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#675f7a). Try Salt Box and Comet colors in combination with #727a5f, 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 #727a5f 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 Aceituna Picante. Thus Falcon and Nevada giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Aceituna Picante contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Dolphin, Corduroy, and Falcon split by 90° on the color wheel. #727a5f 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. Aceituna Picante tetradic combo consists of warm blue complementary color (#675f7a) and two others. The Nevada is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Sandstone – 120° from the complementary Dolphin. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #5f727a and #7a675f.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #727a5f is made of 34% red, 37% green and 29% blue. In a HSL mode Aceituna Picante has a hue angle of 77.78°, a saturation of 12.44% and a lightness of 42.55%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #727a5f is made of 3.13% cyan, 0% magenta, 10.59% yellow and 52.16% black ink.

HEX #727a5f
RGB Decimal rgb(114,122,95)
RGB Percentage 34%, 37%, 29%
CMYK 3.13, 0, 10.59, 52.16
HSL hsl(77.78,12.44%,42.55%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(77.78,22.13%,47.84%)
CIE-LAB lab(49.8852,-8.1149,13.8128)
XYZ xyz(15.9645,18.3227,13.5217)