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Earth Brown Color

HEX #BC815F / RGB (188, 129, 95)

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What is Earth Brown Color?

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Earth Brown has the hex code #BC815F. The equivalent RGB values are (188, 129, 95), which means it is composed of 46% red, 31% green and 23% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:31 Y:50 K:26. In the HSV/HSB scale, Earth Brown has a hue of 22°, 49% saturation and a brightness value of 74%.
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.

Earth 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 its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the earth brown CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Earth Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#BC815F
RGB Values(188, 129, 95)
CMYK Values(0%, 31%, 50%, 26%)
HSV/HSB Values(22°, 49%, 74%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9966
Inverse Color#437EA0 [Jelly Bean Blue]
Closest Pantone®7591 C
Closest RAL3012 [Beige red]
Complementary Color#5F9ABC [Cerulean Frost]
Earth Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#898989
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8F8F8F
Weighted Average (Luma)#8B8B8B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BDBDBD

Earth Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BC815F. Complementary color is 5F9ABC

Complementary Palette

The complement of Earth Brown is Cerulean Frost with the hex code #5F9ABC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BC815F color is offered by #5F9ABC. 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.

Analogous color palette with (BC815F, BCB05F and BC5F6C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Earth Brown (#BC815F) are Olive Green (#BCB05F) and Fuzzy Wuzzy (#BC5F6C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Earth 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (BC815F, 5FBCB0 and 5F6CBC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Earth Brown (#BC815F) are #5FBCB0 (Green Sheen) and #5F6CBC (Blue-Violet (Crayola)). 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.

Triadic color palette with (BC815F, 5FBC81 and 815FBC)

Triadic Palette

Earth Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #5FBC81 (Iguana Green) and #815FBC (Blue-Violet (Crayola)) along with #BC815F create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

BC815F 5FBC81 815FBC
Tetradic color palette with (BC815F, 5FBC81, 5F9ABC and BC5F9A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Earth Brown has four colors - #5FBC81 (Iguana Green), #5F9ABC (Cerulean Frost) and #BC5F9A (Rose Quartz Pink) in addition to the base color (#BC815F). 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.

Square color palette with (BC815F, 6CBC5F, 5F9ABC and B05FBC)

Square Palette

Earth Brown square color palette has #6CBC5F (Mantis), #5F9ABC (Cerulean Frost) and #B05FBC (Deep Fuchsia). 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.

Rainbow color

Earth Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Earth 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.


Tints, Tones & Shades of Earth Brown Color


  • Transparent C99A7FC99A7F
  • Transparent D0A78FD0A78F
  • Transparent D7B39FD7B39F
  • Transparent DEC0AFDEC0AF
  • Transparent E4CDBFE4CDBF
  • Transparent EBD9CFEBD9CF
  • Transparent F2E6DFF2E6DF
  • Transparent F8F2EFF8F2EF


  • Transparent B08166B08166
  • Transparent AA8169AA8169
  • Transparent A4816CA4816C
  • Transparent 9E81709E8170
  • Transparent 988073988073
  • Transparent 928076928076
  • Transparent 8C80798C8079
  • Transparent 86807D86807D


  • Transparent 96674C96674C
  • Transparent 845A43845A43
  • Transparent 714D39714D39
  • Transparent 5E41305E4130
  • Transparent 4B34264B3426
  • Transparent 38271D38271D
  • Transparent 261A13261A13
  • Transparent 130D0A130D0A

Earth Brown Color Patterns

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    Earth Brown Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Earth Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Earth Brown Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Earth Brown Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Earth Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Earth Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Earth Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Earth Brown Plaid Pattern

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