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Clay Red Color

HEX #A6615D / RGB (166, 97, 93)

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What is Clay Red Color?

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Clay Red has the hex code #A6615D. The equivalent RGB values are (166, 97, 93), which means it is composed of 47% red, 27% green and 26% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:42 Y:44 K:35. In the HSV/HSB scale, Clay Red has a hue of 3°, 44% saturation and a brightness value of 65%.
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.

Clay Red is an RAL Design color with the number 030 50 30. Different from the Classic list, the RAL Design catalogue specifies colors for interiors. RAL is a well-known color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

Clay Red hex code is #A6615D with equivalent RGB (166, 97, 93). You can use these along with HSL values in HTML and CSS code to display the color on web pages. Please also note that the CMYK values and the corresponding Pantone (PMS) number mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximations.

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Clay Red Color Codes

Hex Code#A6615D
RGB Values(166, 97, 93)
CMYK Values(0%, 42%, 44%, 35%)
HSV/HSB Values(3°, 44%, 65%)
Closest Web Safe#996666
Inverse Color#599EA2 [Cadet Blue]
Closest Pantone®7523 C
Closest RAL1011 [Brown beige]
Complementary Color#5DA2A6 [Cadet Blue]
Clay Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#777777
Weighted Average (Most Common)#757575
Weighted Average (Luma)#6F6F6F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ABABAB

Clay Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A6615D. Complementary color is 5DA2A6

Complementary Palette

The complement of Clay Red is Cadet Blue with the hex code #5DA2A6. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A6615D color is offered by #5DA2A6. 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 (A6615D, A6865D and A65D7E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Clay Red (#A6615D) are CafĂ© Au Lait (#A6865D) and Rose Dust (#A65D7E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Clay Red 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 (A6615D, 5DA686 and 5D7EA6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Clay Red (#A6615D) are #5DA686 (Polished Pine) and #5D7EA6 (Rackley). 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 (A6615D, 5DA661 and 615DA6)

Triadic Palette

Clay Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #5DA661 (Forest Green (Crayola)) and #615DA6 (Liberty) along with #A6615D 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 (A6615D, 5DA661, 5DA2A6 and A65DA2)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Clay Red has four colors - #5DA661 (Forest Green (Crayola)), #5DA2A6 (Cadet Blue) and #A65DA2 (Pearly Purple) in addition to the base color (#A6615D). 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 (A6615D, 7EA65D, 5DA2A6 and 865DA6)

Square Palette

Clay Red square color palette has #7EA65D (Bud Green), #5DA2A6 (Cadet Blue) and #865DA6 (Royal Purple). 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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Rainbow color

Clay Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Clay Red 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 Clay Red Color


  • Transparent B8817DB8817D
  • Transparent C1908EC1908E
  • Transparent CAA09ECAA09E
  • Transparent D3B0AED3B0AE
  • Transparent DBC0BEDBC0BE
  • Transparent E4D0CEE4D0CE
  • Transparent EDDFDFEDDFDF
  • Transparent F6EFEFF6EFEF


  • Transparent 9E67649E6764
  • Transparent 9B6A689B6A68
  • Transparent 976D6B976D6B
  • Transparent 93716F93716F
  • Transparent 8F74728F7472
  • Transparent 8B77768B7776
  • Transparent 887A79887A79
  • Transparent 847D7D847D7D


  • Transparent 854E4A854E4A
  • Transparent 744441744441
  • Transparent 643A38643A38
  • Transparent 53312F53312F
  • Transparent 422725422725
  • Transparent 321D1C321D1C
  • Transparent 211313211313
  • Transparent 110A09110A09

Clay Red Color Patterns

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    Clay Red Gingham Checks

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    Clay Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Clay Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Clay Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Clay Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Clay Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Clay Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Clay Red Plaid Pattern

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