Olive

Parameters:
HEX Triplet:
#808000
RGB:
128, 128, 0
CMYK:
0, 0, 100, 50
HSL:
60°, 100%, 25.1%
Closest colors:
in RGB:
Heart Gold
in PANTONE:
PANTONE 392
in RAL Classic:
RAL 1027
in RAL Design:
RAL 095 50 50
in RAL Effect:
RAL 240-4
in NCS:
NCS S 3060-G80Y
What color is Olive? What are the examples of Olive color in life? What looks best in Olive?
2023-05-17 Snargl 4 minutes 24 seconds
# General # Imagination # Design

What color is Olive?

Woman with blonde hair and a white shirt is holding a cell phone and smiling at the camera while wearing overalls
Giant robot with a huge helmet on standing in front of a giant structure
Cartoon character with a dragon like head and horns on his head
Robot with glowing eyes standing in a field of grass and trees with a sky background
Man in a green jacket holding a pipe in his hand and smiling at the camera with a blue background
Robot is standing in a garden with flowers and trees in the background
Painting of a mountain town with a winding road and a mountain range in the background with houses on the hillside
Woman in a futuristic suit holding a gun in a circular window with a city in the background
Painting of a green apple and a green pear on a table with a gold cloth behind it
Cat with a collar and a bunch of oranges around it's neck and eyes
Futuristic city with a futuristic skyscraper in the background and trees in the foreground

Olive is a color name that refers to a dark yellowish-green hue, like that of unripe or green olives.

The hexadecimal code for olive is #808000, which means it has equal amounts of red and green 50.2% and 0% blue in the RGB color model.

In the CMYK color model, olive is composed of 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 100% yellow and 50% black.

Olive has a hue angle of 60 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 25.1% in the HSL color space.

It is a muted and sophisticated color that can symbolize nature, peace, harmony, wisdom, and flattery.

This color is often used as a camouflage color for military uniforms and equipment, as it helps soldiers blend into their natural surroundings.

It can be seen as a symbol of peace, as in the olive branch that was offered by the dove to Noah after the flood in the Bible.

The olive can also be a symbol of wisdom, as in the olive wreath that was worn by ancient Greek scholars and athletes.

It can also be a symbol of flattery, as in the phrase "to butter someone up with olives", which means to praise someone excessively or insincerely.

This color can be found in nature, art, fashion, and culture.

Example of the palette with the Olive color

Picture with primary colors of Smoky black, Beaver, Olive, Sepia and Medium champagne
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 9000-N
NCS S 4005-Y20R
NCS S 3050-G90Y
NCS S 5040-Y20R
NCS S 1015-G90Y
RAL Classic
RAL 9005
RAL 7034
RAL 1027
RAL 8029
RAL 1015
RAL Design
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 030 50 20
RAL 095 50 50
RAL 050 30 36
RAL 085 90 30
RAL Effect
RAL 790-5
RAL 780-5
RAL 240-4
RAL 350-6
RAL 140-1
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What are the examples of Olive color in life?

Plate with a sushi covered in vegetables and sauces on it
Bird of prey perched on a tree branch with a blue sky in the background and a green bush
Green and gold object with a star on it's center piece in the middle of the picture
Woman with green apples on her shoulders and a crown on her head
Close up of a yellow cloth with a wavy pattern on it's surface
Woman in a gold outfit with a star in the background and a sky full of stars behind her
Painting of a creature with orange eyes and a green vest on it's body
Cut up orange on top of a white plate next to a green apple on a black background
Painting of a mountain range with a green aurora behind it and a yellow aurora behind it
Close up of a green flower on a black background with leaves and spirals on it's petals
Woman in a costume with a dragon on her head and a snake on her shoulder
Olive color is a shade of green that resembles the fruit of the olive tree.

It is a muted and earthy tone that can evoke a sense of nature, peace and harmony.

Some examples of olive color in life are:
  • Leaves of certain plants, for example olive trees, sage and rosemary.

  • The uniforms and equipment of some military branches, such as the US Army and the Israeli Defense Forces.

  • Skin tone in people of Mediterranean or Middle Eastern ancestry.

  • The walls and furniture of some rustic or vintage-style interiors.

  • The bottles and jars of certain olive oil brands, such as Bertolli and Filippo Berio.

Example of the palette with the Olive color

Picture with primary colors of Olive, Antique brass, Cal Poly Pomona green, Eggshell and Sandstorm
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 3050-G90Y
NCS S 2020-Y40R
NCS S 6020-G
NCS S 1005-Y30R
NCS S 1050-G90Y
RAL Classic
RAL 1027
RAL 3012
RAL 6035
RAL 9001
RAL 1018
RAL Design
RAL 095 50 50
RAL 040 60 30
RAL 160 20 15
RAL 070 90 10
RAL 090 80 70
RAL Effect
RAL 240-4
RAL 420-3
RAL 750-M
RAL 150-3
RAL 270-2
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What looks best in Olive?

Woman in a green and gold suit standing on a street corner with a red car in the background. Color #808000.
Cake with a candle in the middle of it on a plate with a green background. Color RGB 128,128,0.
Bowl of grapes with a stem sticking out of it's top and a green bowl with some red berries in it. Color #808000.
Close up of a plant with leaves and nuts on a plate with a lace doily around it. Example of #808000 color.
Garden with a lawn and many different types of flowers in it and trees in the background. Color CMYK 0,0,100,50.
Woman in green overalls standing next to a yellow jug and a green plant behind her. Color CMYK 0,0,100,50.
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