Faux-Copper red (#cd6b4a) color information

The hexidecimal color, #cd6b4a, greatly resembles "Copper red" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "light brown". When people from western culture see this color, Copper red (#cd6b4a), used in branding, the following may come to mind: durability, serious, underutilized, transportation and cars, and longevity. This color isn't popular for finance.

Breakdown of #cd6b4a

#cd6b4a is made up of (205, 107, 74) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 47.80, 63.90, 19.61) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13462346 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc6633. White should be used ontop of #cd6b4a to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cd6b4a. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cd6b4a luma #132.47
Websafe hex #cc6633 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(205, 107, 74) Adobe RGB (180.00, 109.00, 75.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 42%, 29%) Closest named color Copper red
rgba rgba(205.0, 107.0, 74.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (48.99, 30.31, 21.53)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 47.80, 63.90, 19.61) CIE-L*ab (56.09, 33.45, 37.17)
hsv hsv(15.29, 56.04, 54.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (56.09, 50.01, 48.02)
hsb hsb(15.29, 63.75, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (56.09, 72.05, 35.30)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Copper red (#cd6b4a)

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" #cd6b4a while the second is the "compliment" #49abcc.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Copper red (#cd6b4a)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #cd6b4a is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #49abcc.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Copper red (#cd6b4a)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Copper red (#cd6b4a)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Copper red (#cd6b4a)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #cd6b4a

Lighter shades are produced by blending #cd6b4a with white

Faux-Copper red (#cd6b4a)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #cd6b4a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Copper red (#cd6b4a)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #cd6b4a, tones are produced.

Faux-Copper red (#cd6b4a) 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 #cd6b4a as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cd6b4a → #49abcc
#cd6b4a → #dc9780
#cd6b4a → #ffffff
#cd6b4a → #ccab49
#cd6b4a → #7b402c
#cd6b4a → #cc496a

#cd6b4a in different lighting conditions

Seeing #cd6b4a 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 #cd6b4a could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #cd6b4a

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

#cd6b4amight 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.

#cd6b4a 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#cd6b4a. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#cd6b4a 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 #cd6b4a
Java new Color(205, 107, 74);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 205, 107, 74);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:205 green:107 blue:74 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(205f, 107f, 74f);
Swift UIColor(red:205, green:107, blue:74, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $4a6bcd
Python Color('#cd6b4a')

Base Conversions of hex color #cd6b4a

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cd6b4a. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13462346 while the individual RGB conversions are: 205, 107, 74.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001101 01101011 01001010
Hex cd 6b 4a
Octal 315 153 112
Decimal 205 107 74

Icons incorporating the color #cd6b4a

If you're considering using #cd6b4a in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #cd6b4a on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #cd6b4a 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 #cd6b4a on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cd6b4a on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cd6b4a background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cd6b4a background.
This text is hex color #cd6b4a on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cd6b4a on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cd6b4a and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cd6b4a and white (#ffffff) background.