Color Palettes with CMYK Formulas
These Victorian era color palettes feature primarily warm colors. The overall tone of most of these palettes is soft and subdued rather than bright or electric colors found in later decades.
C65Y35K15 | M90Y100 | M35Y100 | Y70 | M10K35 | C40K100
Many soft colors on a backdrop of gray.
M90Y100 | C15M35Y60K3 | C30M55Y100K30 | C40K100 | White
This typical Victorian palette fits well with the era's nickname: the Brown Decades. Two shades of brown unite the black and orangy red.
C10M15Y25K2 | C30M20Y40K13 | C8M90Y100K3 | C40K100
Another muddied color scheme with grays instead of browns.
C100M40K30 | C85Y70K45 | M15Y70 | M70Y65 | C30M100Y70K30
Not all Victorian era colors are subdued, here's a rich combination of teal, green, and purplish red.
Deep purple, green, and browns show the typical Victorian era use of many colors - 7 here.
C30M10Y5K20 | C10M10Y50 | M30Y70 | C10M35Y15K25 | M85Y85K10 | C40K100
Dark reddish orange and black with lighter shades of gray, mellow yellows, and dusty lavender.
Another 7 colors in shades of yellow, brown, and green.
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