Faux-Copper red (#c86e57) color information

#c86e57 is the hex color code that is very close to "Copper red" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "light brown". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Copper red (#c86e57), in media, they may think of some of these attributes: being natural, serious, something competitive, argiculture, and longevity. Colors labeled as "light brown" are rarely tied to technology.

#c86e57 Breakdown

#c86e57 is made up of (200, 110, 87) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 45.00, 56.50, 21.57) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13135447 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc6666. White should be used ontop of #c86e57 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c86e57. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c86e57 luma #134.20
Websafe hex #cc6666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(200, 110, 87) Adobe RGB (178.00, 109.00, 89.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(78%, 43%, 34%) Closest named color Copper red
rgba rgba(200.0, 110.0, 87.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (48.99, 30.31, 17.76)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 45.00, 56.50, 21.57) CIE-L*ab (56.09, 33.45, 28.40)
hsv hsv(12.27, 50.00, 56.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (56.09, 43.88, 40.33)
hsb hsb(12.27, 56.41, 78.00) CIE-L*uv (56.09, 67.49, 27.36)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

Stock Photos

Seeing a variation of this color used in photos may be of value. Please note that 2020 Colors is an affiliate of Shutterstock and will receive a percentage of any sales made through this website.

Powered by Shutterstock

Join the Shutterstock Affiliate program using our invite

Compliments of #Faux-Copper red (#c86e57)

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" #c86e57 and the second color is called the "compliment" #56b0c6.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Copper red (#c86e57)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #c86e57 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #56b0c6.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Copper red (#c86e57)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Copper red (#c86e57)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Copper red (#c86e57)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter variations of #c86e57

Lighter shades of #c86e57 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #c86e57

Darker shades of #c86e57 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #c86e57

Tones of #c86e57 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Copper red (#c86e57) Gradients

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 #c86e57 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c86e57 → #56b0c6
#c86e57 → #d89989
#c86e57 → #ffffff
#c86e57 → #c6a556
#c86e57 → #784234
#c86e57 → #c65678

Faux-Copper red (#c86e57) in different environments

Seeing #c86e57 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 #c86e57 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#c86e57 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#c86e57might 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.

#c86e57 popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#c86e57. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#c86e57 in coding

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 #c86e57
Java new Color(200, 110, 87);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 200, 110, 87);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:200 green:110 blue:87 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(200f, 110f, 87f);
Swift UIColor(red:200, green:110, blue:87, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $576ec8
Python Color('#c86e57')

Base Conversions of hex color #c86e57

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c86e57. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13135447 while the individual RGB conversions are: 200, 110, 87.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001000 01101110 01010111
Hex c8 6e 57
Octal 310 156 127
Decimal 200 110 87

#c86e57 Icons

If you're considering using #c86e57 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Copper red (#c86e57) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #c86e57 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 #c86e57 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c86e57 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c86e57 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c86e57 background.
This text is hex color #c86e57 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c86e57 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c86e57 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c86e57 and white (#ffffff) background.