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Crimson Brown Color

HEX #66282D / RGB (102, 40, 45)

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What is Crimson Brown Color?

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Crimson Brown has the hex code #66282D. The equivalent RGB values are (102, 40, 45), which means it is composed of 55% red, 21% green and 24% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:61 Y:56 K:60. In the HSV/HSB scale, Crimson Brown has a hue of 355°, 61% saturation and a brightness value of 40%.
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.

Crimson Brown is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Crimson Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#66282D
RGB Values(102, 40, 45)
CMYK Values(0%, 61%, 56%, 60%)
HSV/HSB Values(355°, 61%, 40%)
Closest Web Safe#663333
Inverse Color#99D7D2 [Pale Robin Egg Blue]
Closest Pantone®490 C
Closest RAL3009 [Oxide red]
Complementary Color#286661 [Myrtle Green]
Crimson Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#3E3E3E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#3B3B3B
Weighted Average (Luma)#363636
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#7A7A7A

Crimson Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 66282D. Complementary color is 286661

Complementary Palette

The complement of Crimson Brown is Myrtle Green with the hex code #286661. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #66282D color is offered by #286661. 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 (66282D, 664228 and 66284C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Crimson Brown (#66282D) are Van Dyke Brown (#664228) and Old Mauve (#66284C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Crimson 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 (66282D, 286642 and 284C66)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Crimson Brown (#66282D) are #286642 (Deep Moss Green) and #284C66 (Police 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 (66282D, 2D6628 and 282D66)

Triadic Palette

Crimson Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2D6628 (Mughal Green) and #282D66 (Indigo (Rainbow)) along with #66282D 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 (66282D, 2D6628, 286661 and 612866)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Crimson Brown has four colors - #2D6628 (Mughal Green), #286661 (Myrtle Green) and #612866 (Imperial) in addition to the base color (#66282D). 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 (66282D, 4C6628, 286661 and 422866)

Square Palette

Crimson Brown square color palette has #4C6628 (Dark Moss Green), #286661 (Myrtle Green) and #422866 (Jacarta). 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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Crimson Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Crimson 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 Crimson Brown Color


  • Transparent 855357855357
  • Transparent 94696C94696C
  • Transparent A37E81A37E81
  • Transparent B39496B39496
  • Transparent C2A9ABC2A9AB
  • Transparent D1BFC0D1BFC0
  • Transparent E0D4D5E0D4D5
  • Transparent F0EAEAF0EAEA


  • Transparent 6B3A3E6B3A3E
  • Transparent 6E42466E4246
  • Transparent 704B4E704B4E
  • Transparent 735457735457
  • Transparent 765D5F765D5F
  • Transparent 786667786667
  • Transparent 7B6E6F7B6E6F
  • Transparent 7D77787D7778


  • Transparent 522024522024
  • Transparent 471C20471C20
  • Transparent 3D181B3D181B
  • Transparent 331417331417
  • Transparent 291012291012
  • Transparent 1F0C0E1F0C0E
  • Transparent 140809140809
  • Transparent 0A04050A0405

Crimson Brown Color Patterns

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    Crimson Brown Houndstooth Pattern

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    Crimson Brown Trellis Pattern

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    Crimson Brown Plaid Pattern

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