#AB792A Hex Code

Color Name: Copper

What is hex #AB792A Color?

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The color name of hex code #AB792A is Copper. The RGB values are (171, 121, 42) which means it is composed of 51% red, 36% green and 13% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:29 Y:76 K:33. In the HSV/HSB scale, #AB792A has a hue of 37°, 75% saturation and a brightness value of 67%.
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.

Hex #AB792A Color Codes

Color NameCopper
RGB Values(171, 121, 42)
CMYK Values(0%, 29%, 76%, 33%)
HSV/HSB Values(37°, 75%, 67%)
Closest Web Safe#996633
Inverse Color#5486D5 [Celestial Blue]
Closest Pantone®7511 C
Closest RAL8001 [Ochre brown]
Complementary Color#2A5CAB [Cyan Cobalt Blue]
#AB792A Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6F6F6F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7F7F7F
Weighted Average (Luma)#7E7E7E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B4B4B4

Hex #AB792A Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of AB792A. Complementary color is 2A5CAB

Complementary Palette

The complement of #AB792A is #2A5CAB which is called Cyan Cobalt Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #AB792A color is offered by #2A5CAB. 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 (AB792A, 9DAB2A and AB392A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #AB792A are #9DAB2A and #AB392A, called Citron and Sweet Brown, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #AB792A with a 30° separation. 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 (AB792A, 2A9DAB and 392AAB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #AB792A are #2A9DAB (Light Sea Green) and #392AAB (Blue (Pigment)). 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 (AB792A, 2AAB79 and 792AAB)

Triadic Palette

#AB792A triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2AAB79 (Jungle Green) and #792AAB (Grape) along with #AB792A, our main color, create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (AB792A, 2AAB79, 2A5CAB and AB2A5C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #AB792A has #2AAB79 (Jungle Green), #2A5CAB (Cyan Cobalt Blue) and #AB2A5C (Maroon (X11)). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (AB792A, 2AAB39, 2A5CAB and AB2A9D)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #AB792A contains #2AAB39 (Wageningen Green), #2A5CAB (Cyan Cobalt Blue) and #AB2A9D (Byzantine). 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

Hex #AB792A Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #AB792A rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

Shades of Copper Color


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#AB792A Color Patterns

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    Copper Gingham Checks

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    Copper Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Copper Polka Dots Pattern

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    Copper Honeycomb Pattern

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    Copper Leaves Pattern

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    Copper Houndstooth Pattern

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    Copper Trellis Pattern

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    Copper Plaid Pattern

Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.