Gunsmoke Color


Gunsmoke is pale, warm-toned shade of green cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool red, cool yellow or cool magenta

Inverse Color #7d797a
Complementary Color #868182
Color Shade: green cyan (165° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 51.76% (better contrasting with white)
Gunsmoke Color Sample
Gunsmoke Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #828685

If you're looking for a similar green cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Gunsmoke Color. The Stairway to Heaven color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a green cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Cloud Burst (#899c96) for more energetic effect. Try York River Green as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#868182 is the best complementary color to Gunsmoke. Cool red shades generally complement the warm cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #828685 complementary color is Gray, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool green, warm cyan, and cool cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Gunsmoke are #818683 and #818486. Thus found on the left and right of #828685 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Gunsmoke and Oslo Gray colors as they work well with Gunsmoke.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Gunsmoke palette consists of #868381 and #868184 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#868182). Try Schooner and Suva Gray colors in combination with #828685, 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 #828685 offers a combination of warm yellow and cool magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Gunsmoke. Thus Friar Gray and Mamba giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Gunsmoke contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Gray, Jumbo, and Bitter split by 90° on the color wheel. #828685 square combo is a palette of warm cyan, warm blue, cool red and cool 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. Gunsmoke tetradic combo consists of cool red complementary color (#868182) and two others. The Mamba is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Stack – 120° from the complementary Gray. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #858186 and #828681.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #828685 is made of 33% red, 34% green and 34% blue. In a HSL mode Gunsmoke has a hue angle of 165°, a saturation of 1.63% and a lightness of 51.76%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #828685 is made of 1.57% cyan, 0% magenta, 0.39% yellow and 47.45% black ink.

HEX #828685
RGB Decimal rgb(130,134,133)
RGB Percentage 33%, 34%, 34%
CMYK 1.57, 0, 0.39, 47.45
HSL hsl(165,1.63%,51.76%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(165,2.99%,52.55%)
CIE-LAB lab(55.573,-1.6736,0.0153)
XYZ xyz(21.9647,23.4895,25.5666)