Rapeseed Color


Rapeseed 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 #3e65ec
Complementary Color #1239c1
Color Shade: warm yellow (46.55° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 41.57% (better contrasting with white)
Rapeseed Color Sample
Rapeseed Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #c19a13

If you're looking for a similar warm yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Rapeseed Color. The Gamboge color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a orange bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Golden Schnitzel (#ddbb11) for more energetic effect. Try Groovy Giraffe as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#1239c1 is the best complementary color to Rapeseed. 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 #c19a13 complementary color is Persian Blue, 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 Pizza are #c14212 and #90c112. Thus found on the left and right of #c19a13 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Tia Maria and Bahia colors as they work well with Rapeseed.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Rapeseed palette consists of #4212c1 and #1290c1 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#1239c1). Try Persian Blue and Eastern Blue colors in combination with #c19a13, 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 #c19a13 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 Rapeseed. Thus Seance and Mountain Meadow giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Rapeseed contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Persian Blue, Malachite, and Red Violet split by 90° on the color wheel. #c19a13 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. Rapeseed tetradic combo consists of cool blue complementary color (#1239c1) and two others. The Mountain Meadow is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Crimson – 120° from the complementary Persian Blue. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #12c19a and #c11239.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #c19a13 is made of 53% red, 42% green and 5% blue. In a HSL mode Rapeseed has a hue angle of 46.55°, a saturation of 82.08% and a lightness of 41.57%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #c19a13 is made of 0% cyan, 15.3% magenta, 68.24% yellow and 24.31% black ink.

HEX #c19a13
RGB Decimal rgb(193,154,19)
RGB Percentage 53%, 42%, 5%
CMYK 0, 15.3, 68.24, 24.31
HSL hsl(46.55,82.08%,41.57%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(46.55,90.16%,75.69%)
CIE-LAB lab(65.3541,3.1038,66.3337)
XYZ xyz(33.6655,34.4957,5.5001)