Shimmering Glade Color


Shimmering Glade is soft, warm-toned shade of warm yellow. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool blue, warm magenta or warm cyan

Inverse Color #5b6bc5
Complementary Color #3949a4
Color Shade: warm yellow (50.94° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 43.53% (better contrasting with white)
Shimmering Glade Color Sample
Shimmering Glade Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #a4943a

If you're looking for a similar warm yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Shimmering Glade Color. The Cardueline Finch color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a orange bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Ecru Olive (#927b3c) for more calm effect. Try Metallic Sunburst as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#3949a4 is the best complementary color to Shimmering Glade. Cool blue shades generally complement the warm yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #a4943a complementary color is Sapphire, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm red, warm yellow, and cool yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Sycamore are #a45f39 and #7ea439. Thus found on the left and right of #a4943a on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Brown Rust and Sushi colors as they work well with Shimmering Glade.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Shimmering Glade palette consists of #5e39a4 and #397ea4 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#3949a4). Try Royal Purple and Astral colors in combination with #a4943a, 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 #a4943a offers a combination of cool magenta and warm cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Shimmering Glade. Thus Vivid Violet and Keppel giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Shimmering Glade contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Sapphire, Chateau Green, and Rouge split by 90° on the color wheel. #a4943a square combo is a palette of warm yellow, cool green, cool blue and warm magenta 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. Shimmering Glade tetradic combo consists of cool blue complementary color (#3949a4) and two others. The Keppel is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Night Shadz – 120° from the complementary Sapphire. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #39a494 and #a4394a.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #a4943a is made of 44% red, 40% green and 16% blue. In a HSL mode Shimmering Glade has a hue angle of 50.94°, a saturation of 47.75% and a lightness of 43.53%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #a4943a is made of 0% cyan, 6.27% magenta, 41.56% yellow and 35.69% black ink.

HEX #a4943a
RGB Decimal rgb(164,148,58)
RGB Percentage 44%, 40%, 16%
CMYK 0, 6.27, 41.56, 35.69
HSL hsl(50.94,47.75%,43.53%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(50.94,64.63%,64.31%)
CIE-LAB lab(61.1136,-5.0737,48.2618)
XYZ xyz(26.6635,29.3778,8.2682)