Faux-Bronze (metallic) (#aa9351) color information

The hexidecimal color, #aa9351, is close to the color named "Bronze (metallic)" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "light brown". When people spot this color, Bronze (metallic) (#aa9351), in advertisements, the following may come to mind: simplicity, rugged, underutilized, clothing, and outdoors. Colors labeled as "light brown" are rarely tied to finance.

Breakdown of #aa9351

#aa9351 is made up of (170, 147, 81) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 13.53, 52.35, 33.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11178833 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999966. White should be used ontop of #aa9351 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #aa9351. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #aa9351 luma #146.27
Websafe hex #999966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(170, 147, 81) Adobe RGB (164.00, 144.00, 85.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(67%, 58%, 32%) Closest named color Bronze (metallic)
rgba rgba(170.0, 147.0, 81.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (54.77, 1.61, 23.23)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 13.53, 52.35, 33.33) CIE-L*ab (61.65, 1.89, 38.00)
hsv hsv(44.57, 35.35, 49.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (61.65, 38.05, 87.15)
hsb hsb(44.57, 52.24, 67.00) CIE-L*uv (61.65, 21.96, 44.83)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Bronze (metallic) (#aa9351)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #aa9351 and the second color is called the "compliment" #5169aa.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Bronze (metallic) (#aa9351)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #aa9351 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #5169aa.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Bronze (metallic) (#aa9351)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Bronze (metallic) (#aa9351)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Bronze (metallic) (#aa9351)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter shades of #aa9351

Lighter shades are produced by blending #aa9351 with white

Darker shades of #aa9351

Darker shades are produced by blending #aa9351 with black

Tones of #aa9351

Tones are produced by blending #aa9351 with gray

Gradients including #aa9351

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #aa9351 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#aa9351 → #5169aa
#aa9351 → #c3b385
#aa9351 → #ffffff
#aa9351 → #96aa51
#aa9351 → #665830
#aa9351 → #aa6651

How #aa9351 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #aa9351 on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #aa9351 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #aa9351

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#aa9351might be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #aa9351

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#aa9351. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #aa9351

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #aa9351
Java new Color(170, 147, 81);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 170, 147, 81);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:170 green:147 blue:81 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(170f, 147f, 81f);
Swift UIColor(red:170, green:147, blue:81, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $5193aa
Python Color('#aa9351')

Base Conversions of hex color #aa9351

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #aa9351. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11178833 while the individual RGB conversions are: 170, 147, 81.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101010 10010011 01010001
Hex aa 93 51
Octal 252 223 121
Decimal 170 147 81

#aa9351 Icons

If you're considering using #aa9351 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Bronze (metallic) (#aa9351) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #aa9351 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #aa9351 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #aa9351 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #aa9351 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #aa9351 background.
This text is hex color #aa9351 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #aa9351 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #aa9351 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #aa9351 and white (#ffffff) background.