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Bark Brown Color

HEX #73532A / RGB (115, 83, 42)

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What is Bark Brown Color?

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Bark Brown has the hex code #73532A. The equivalent RGB values are (115, 83, 42), which means it is composed of 48% red, 35% green and 18% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:28 Y:64 K:55. In the HSV/HSB scale, Bark Brown has a hue of 34°, 63% saturation and a brightness value of 45%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 075 40 30, Bark Brown hex code is #73532A with equivalent RGB (115, 83, 42). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Bark Brown's CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Bark Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#73532A
RGB Values(115, 83, 42)
CMYK Values(0%, 28%, 64%, 55%)
HSV/HSB Values(34°, 63%, 45%)
Closest Web Safe#666633
Inverse Color#8CACD5 [Light Cobalt Blue]
Closest Pantone®463 C
Closest RAL8008 [Olive brown]
Complementary Color#2A4A73 [Metallic Blue]
Bark Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#505050
Weighted Average (Most Common)#585858
Weighted Average (Luma)#575757
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#989898

Bark Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 73532A. Complementary color is 2A4A73

Complementary Palette

The complement of Bark Brown is Metallic Blue with the hex code #2A4A73. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #73532A color is offered by #2A4A73. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (73532A, 6F732A and 732F2A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Bark Brown (#73532A) are Mustard Green (#6F732A) and Garnet (#732F2A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Bark Brown with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (73532A, 2A6F73 and 2F2A73)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Bark Brown (#73532A) are #2A6F73 (Myrtle Green) and #2F2A73 (St. Patrick's Blue). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (73532A, 2A7353 and 532A73)

Triadic Palette

Bark Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2A7353 (Amazon) and #532A73 (Regalia) along with #73532A create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (73532A, 2A7353, 2A4A73 and 732A4A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Bark Brown has four colors - #2A7353 (Amazon), #2A4A73 (Metallic Blue) and #732A4A (Old Mauve) in addition to the base color (#73532A). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (73532A, 2A732F, 2A4A73 and 732A6F)

Square Palette

Bark Brown square color palette has #2A732F (Japanese Laurel), #2A4A73 (Metallic Blue) and #732A6F (Midnight). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Bark Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Bark Brown rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Bark Brown Color


  • Transparent 8F75558F7555
  • Transparent 9D876A9D876A
  • Transparent AB987FAB987F
  • Transparent B9A995B9A995
  • Transparent C7BAAAC7BAAA
  • Transparent D5CBBFD5CBBF
  • Transparent E3DDD4E3DDD4
  • Transparent F1EEEAF1EEEA


  • Transparent 765C3B765C3B
  • Transparent 776144776144
  • Transparent 78654C78654C
  • Transparent 7A6A557A6A55
  • Transparent 7B6E5E7B6E5E
  • Transparent 7C73667C7366
  • Transparent 7D776F7D776F
  • Transparent 7F7C777F7C77


  • Transparent 5C42225C4222
  • Transparent 513A1D513A1D
  • Transparent 453219453219
  • Transparent 3A2A153A2A15
  • Transparent 2E21112E2111
  • Transparent 23190D23190D
  • Transparent 171108171108
  • Transparent 0C08040C0804

Bark Brown Color Patterns

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    Bark Brown Gingham Checks

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    Bark Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bark Brown Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bark Brown Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bark Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bark Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bark Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bark Brown Plaid Pattern

Bark Brown Color Interior Ideas

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