Faux-Copper red (#cf6a46) color information

#cf6a46 is the hex color code that greatly resembles "Copper red" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "light brown". When people from western culture see this color, Copper red (#cf6a46), used in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: durability, rugged, something competitive, transportation and cars, and outdoors. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for technology.

#cf6a46 Breakdown

#cf6a46 is made up of (207, 106, 70) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 48.79, 66.18, 18.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13593158 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc6633. White should be used ontop of #cf6a46 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cf6a46. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cf6a46 luma #132.03
Websafe hex #cc6633 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(207, 106, 70) Adobe RGB (184.00, 106.00, 75.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(81%, 42%, 27%) Closest named color Copper red
rgba rgba(207.0, 106.0, 70.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (48.99, 34.01, 21.53)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 48.79, 66.18, 18.82) CIE-L*ab (56.09, 37.11, 37.17)
hsv hsv(16.67, 58.70, 54.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (56.09, 52.52, 45.05)
hsb hsb(16.67, 66.67, 81.00) CIE-L*uv (56.09, 78.49, 34.40)
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 (#cf6a46)

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" #cf6a46 while the second is the "compliment" #44a9ce.

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 (#cf6a46)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #cf6a46 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #44a9ce.

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 (#cf6a46)

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 (#cf6a46)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Copper red (#cf6a46)

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 shades of #cf6a46

Lighter shades of #cf6a46 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Copper red (#cf6a46)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #cf6a46 with black

Faux-Copper red (#cf6a46)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #cf6a46, tones are produced.

Gradients including #cf6a46

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 #cf6a46 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cf6a46 → #44a9ce
#cf6a46 → #dd967d
#cf6a46 → #ffffff
#cf6a46 → #ceae44
#cf6a46 → #7c3f2a
#cf6a46 → #ce4464

#cf6a46 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #cf6a46 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 #cf6a46 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#cf6a46 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.

#cf6a46might 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 #cf6a46

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#cf6a46. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #cf6a46

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 #cf6a46
Java new Color(207, 106, 70);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 207, 106, 70);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:207 green:106 blue:70 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(207f, 106f, 70f);
Swift UIColor(red:207, green:106, blue:70, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $466acf
Python Color('#cf6a46')

Base Conversions of hex color #cf6a46

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cf6a46. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13593158 while the individual RGB conversions are: 207, 106, 70.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001111 01101010 01000110
Hex cf 6a 46
Octal 317 152 106
Decimal 207 106 70

#cf6a46 Icons

If you're considering using #cf6a46 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Copper red (#cf6a46) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #cf6a46 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 #cf6a46 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cf6a46 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cf6a46 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cf6a46 background.
This text is hex color #cf6a46 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cf6a46 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cf6a46 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cf6a46 and white (#ffffff) background.