Green Smoke Color


Green Smoke is calm, warm-toned shade of mid yellow. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid blue, red magenta or mid cyan

Inverse Color #5b5091
Complementary Color #786eaf
Color Shade: mid yellow (70.15° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 55.88% (better contrasting with white)
Green Smoke Color Sample
Green Smoke Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #a4af6e

If you're looking for a similar mid yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Green Smoke Color. The Topiary color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a warm yellow bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Vesuvian Green (#879860) for more calm effect. Try Indian Green as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#786eaf is the best complementary color to Green Smoke. Mid blue shades generally complement the mid yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #a4af6e complementary color is Deluge, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of orange, mid yellow, and yellow green colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Green Smoke are #af996e and #83af6e. Thus found on the left and right of #a4af6e on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Sandal and Chelsea Cucumber colors as they work well with Green Smoke.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Green Smoke palette consists of #996eaf and #6e83af colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#786eaf). Try Wisteria and Wild Blue Yonder colors in combination with #a4af6e, 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 #a4af6e offers a combination of mid magenta and mid cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Green Smoke. Thus Bouquet and Neptune giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Green Smoke contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Deluge, Acapulco, and Turkish Rose split by 90° on the color wheel. #a4af6e square combo is a palette of mid yellow, green cyan, mid blue and red 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. Green Smoke tetradic combo consists of mid blue complementary color (#786eaf) and two others. The Neptune is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Coral Tree – 120° from the complementary Deluge. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #6ea4af and #af796e.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #a4af6e is made of 37% red, 39% green and 24% blue. In a HSL mode Green Smoke has a hue angle of 70.15°, a saturation of 28.89% and a lightness of 55.88%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #a4af6e is made of 4.32% cyan, 0% magenta, 25.49% yellow and 31.37% black ink.

HEX #a4af6e
RGB Decimal rgb(164,175,110)
RGB Percentage 37%, 39%, 24%
CMYK 4.32, 0, 25.49, 31.37
HSL hsl(70.15,28.89%,55.88%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(70.15,37.14%,68.63%)
CIE-LAB lab(69.2397,-14.3858,32.0622)
XYZ xyz(33.4543,39.6782,20.6473)