Split Pea Soup Color

#c8b165

Split Pea Soup is calm, 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 #374e9a
Complementary Color #657cc7
Color Shade: warm yellow (46.06° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 59.02% (better contrasting with white)
Split Pea Soup Color Sample
Split Pea Soup Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #c8b165

If you're looking for a similar warm yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Split Pea Soup Color. The Golden Spice color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a orange bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Alluvial Inca (#bb934b) for more calm effect. Try Tinsel as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#657cc7 is the best complementary color to Split Pea Soup. 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 #c8b165 complementary color is Blue Marguerite, 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 Laser are #c77f65 and #adc765. Thus found on the left and right of #c8b165 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Antique Brass and Wild Willow colors as they work well with Split Pea Soup.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Split Pea Soup palette consists of #7f65c7 and #65adc7 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#657cc7). Try Blue Marguerite and Fountain Blue colors in combination with #c8b165, 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 #c8b165 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 Split Pea Soup. Thus Amethyst and Downy giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Split Pea Soup contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Blue Marguerite, Emerald, and Hopbush split by 90° on the color wheel. #c8b165 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. Split Pea Soup tetradic combo consists of cool blue complementary color (#657cc7) and two others. The Downy is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Contessa – 120° from the complementary Blue Marguerite. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #65c7b1 and #c7657b.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #c8b165 is made of 42% red, 37% green and 21% blue. In a HSL mode Split Pea Soup has a hue angle of 46.06°, a saturation of 47.37% and a lightness of 59.02%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #c8b165 is made of 0% cyan, 9.02% magenta, 38.82% yellow and 21.57% black ink.

HEX #c8b165
RGB Decimal rgb(200,177,101)
RGB Percentage 42%, 37%, 21%
CMYK 0, 9.02, 38.82, 21.57
HSL hsl(46.06,47.37%,59.02%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(46.06,49.5%,78.43%)
CIE-LAB lab(72.6696,-1.6897,41.6585)
XYZ xyz(41.8905,44.6632,18.7249)
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