Dead Flesh Color


Dead Flesh 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 #7b649c
Complementary Color #79629b
Color Shade: cool yellow (84.64° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 49.8% (better contrasting with white)
Dead Flesh Color Sample
Dead Flesh Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #849b63

If you're looking for a similar cool yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Dead Flesh Color. The Glade color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid yellow bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Terrain (#708157) for more calm effect. Try Creamed Avocado as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#79629b is the best complementary color to Dead Flesh. 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 #849b63 complementary color is Kimberly, 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 Asparagus are #9b9662 and #689b62. Thus found on the left and right of #849b63 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Avocado and Highland colors as they work well with Dead Flesh.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Dead Flesh palette consists of #95629b and #62689b colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#79629b). Try Trendy Pink and Waikawa Gray colors in combination with #849b63, 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 #849b63 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 Dead Flesh. Thus Strikemaster and Hoki giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Dead Flesh contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Kimberly, Patina, and Copper Rose split by 90° on the color wheel. #849b63 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. Dead Flesh tetradic combo consists of warm blue complementary color (#79629b) and two others. The Hoki is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Toast – 120° from the complementary Kimberly. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #62849b and #9b7962.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #849b63 is made of 34% red, 40% green and 26% blue. In a HSL mode Dead Flesh has a hue angle of 84.64°, a saturation of 22.05% and a lightness of 49.8%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #849b63 is made of 9.02% cyan, 0% magenta, 21.96% yellow and 39.22% black ink.

HEX #849b63
RGB Decimal rgb(132,155,99)
RGB Percentage 34%, 40%, 26%
CMYK 9.02, 0, 21.96, 39.22
HSL hsl(84.64,22.05%,49.8%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(84.64,36.13%,60.78%)
CIE-LAB lab(61.0008,-18.1288,26.7561)
XYZ xyz(23.4892,29.2491,16.212)