Faux-Copper (#b47236) color information

The hexidecimal color, #b47236, is a variation of "Copper" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "dark orange". When people spot this color, Copper (#b47236), in advertisements, the following may come to mind: caution or skepticism, being encouraged to participate, creativity, health care, and technology. Colors labeled as "dark orange" are rarely tied to clothing.

Breakdown of #b47236

#b47236 is made up of (180, 114, 54) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 36.67, 70.00, 29.41) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11825718 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc6633. White should be used ontop of #b47236 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b47236. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b47236 luma #126.84
Websafe hex #cc6633 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(180, 114, 54) Adobe RGB (165.00, 112.00, 58.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(71%, 45%, 21%) Closest named color Copper
rgba rgba(180.0, 114.0, 54.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (46.90, 19.68, 23.57)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 36.67, 70.00, 29.41) CIE-L*ab (54.03, 22.73, 44.63)
hsv hsv(28.80, 54.35, 46.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (54.03, 50.08, 63.01)
hsb hsb(28.80, 70.42, 71.00) CIE-L*uv (54.03, 56.35, 42.90)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Copper (#b47236)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #b47236 while the second is the "compliment" #3579b5.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Copper (#b47236)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #b47236 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #3579b5.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Copper (#b47236)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Copper (#b47236)

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-Copper (#b47236)

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 #b47236

Lighter shades are produced by blending #b47236 with white

Darker shades of #b47236

Darker shades are produced by blending #b47236 with black

Faux-Copper (#b47236)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #b47236 with gray

Gradients including #b47236

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 #b47236 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b47236 → #3579b5
#b47236 → #ca9c72
#b47236 → #ffffff
#b47236 → #b5b035
#b47236 → #6c4420
#b47236 → #b53539

How #b47236 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #b47236 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 #b47236 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #b47236

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

#b47236might 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 #b47236

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b47236. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #b47236

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 #b47236
Java new Color(180, 114, 54);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 180, 114, 54);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:180 green:114 blue:54 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(180f, 114f, 54f);
Swift UIColor(red:180, green:114, blue:54, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $3672b4
Python Color('#b47236')

Base Conversions of hex color #b47236

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b47236. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11825718 while the individual RGB conversions are: 180, 114, 54.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110100 01110010 00110110
Hex b4 72 36
Octal 264 162 66
Decimal 180 114 54

#b47236 Icons

If you're considering using #b47236 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Copper (#b47236) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b47236 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 #b47236 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b47236 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b47236 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b47236 background.
This text is hex color #b47236 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b47236 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b47236 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b47236 and white (#ffffff) background.