Earls Green Color


Earls Green 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 #3646c4
Complementary Color #3a4ac9
Color Shade: warm yellow (53.24° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 50.98% (better contrasting with white)
Earls Green Color Sample
Earls Green Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #c9b93b

If you're looking for a similar warm yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Earls Green Color. The Citrus Delight color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a orange bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Tiki Torch (#bb9e3f) for more calm effect. Try High Strung as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#3a4ac9 is the best complementary color to Earls Green. 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 #c9b93b complementary color is Governor Bay, 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 Earls Green are #c9713a and #92c93a. Thus found on the left and right of #c9b93b on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Copper and Atlantis colors as they work well with Earls Green.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Earls Green palette consists of #713ac9 and #3a92c9 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#3a4ac9). Try Purple Heart and Boston Blue colors in combination with #c9b93b, 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 #c9b93b 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 Earls Green. Thus Amethyst and Puerto Rico giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Earls Green contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Governor Bay, Emerald, and Medium Red Violet split by 90° on the color wheel. #c9b93b 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. Earls Green tetradic combo consists of cool blue complementary color (#3a4ac9) and two others. The Puerto Rico is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Flush Mahogany – 120° from the complementary Governor Bay. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #3ac9b9 and #c93a4a.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #c9b93b is made of 45% red, 42% green and 13% blue. In a HSL mode Earls Green has a hue angle of 53.24°, a saturation of 56.8% and a lightness of 50.98%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #c9b93b is made of 0% cyan, 6.27% magenta, 55.68% yellow and 21.18% black ink.

HEX #c9b93b
RGB Decimal rgb(201,185,59)
RGB Percentage 45%, 42%, 13%
CMYK 0, 6.27, 55.68, 21.18
HSL hsl(53.24,56.8%,50.98%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(53.24,70.65%,78.82%)
CIE-LAB lab(74.4647,-8.415,62.636)
XYZ xyz(42.2258,47.4312,11.0673)