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Green Color Combinations
Color Palettes with CMYK Formulas

These color palettes feature shades of green. Although I've made a few suggestions here and there about the 'amount' of each color to use, experiment. For best results don't use even amounts of each color in the palette. Choose one or two dominant colors and use the rest for accents. Keep in mind that due to the differences between color in print and on the Web that these colors may not appear the same on paper as they appear here on the screen.

These aren't just random color combinations. Each of these are based on actual historic and modern formulas used in posters, packaging, ads, and other design work over the past century. For a much more comprehensive selection of color combinations refer to The Designer's Guide to Color Combinations by Leslie Cabarga.

colour combinations - yellow and green with black and white
C100Y100K50 | K40 | C10M25Y80 | C40K100 | White
The harmonizing colors of green and yellow are accompanied by black and white.

colour combinations - green with black and white
C65Y100 | C40K100 | White
A grassy green with nothing but black and white.

colour combinations - green with black and white
C65Y100 | C40K100 | White
A pale green with nothing but black and white.

colour combinations - shades of green
C100M70Y90 | C80M30Y50 | C60M10Y50
Three shades of teal form this monochromatic palette.

colour combinations - pink and green sixties look
C23M20Y25 | M53 | C35M85 | C50Y90 | C60M100K10
Relive the sixties with these pretty pinks and a yellowish green.

colour combinations - green orange and purple
C70M5Y100 | M100Y100 | C53M100 | White
Red and green isn't just for Christmas. Make it an orangy red and throw in a dash of purple and white for a vibrating sixties color scheme.

colour combinations - earthy orange, brown, and green
C25M80Y90Y25 | C65M3Y65K15 | C5M85Y90 | C5M55Y85 | M20Y40 | C40K100
An earthy palette of brown, green, and orange.

colour combinations - earthy brown and green
C40M75Y80 | M10Y35 | C40Y70K10 | C100Y50
Shades of brown and tan are enlivened with a bright teal.

art deco palette in layout
Tints of peach and green team up for this Art Deco era combination. [See more Art Deco era color palettes]

Color Meanings and Mixing Colors
Discover the cultural meanings for these colors and more ways to mix and match colors.

More Color Palettes
Explore more color palettes to evoke a certain mood or make a color statement.

Use Swatch Books
Use PANTONE Color Guides to get just the right shades for your color palettes and to find CMYK-PMS color equivalents.

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