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#C0856B Hex Code

Color Name: Light Taupe

What is hex #C0856B Color?

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The color name of hex code #C0856B is Light Taupe. The RGB values are (192, 133, 107) which means it is composed of 44% red, 31% green and 25% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:31 Y:44 K:25. In the HSV/HSB scale, #C0856B has a hue of 18°, 44% saturation and a brightness value of 75%.
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.

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Hex #C0856B Color Codes

Color NameLight Taupe
RGB Values(192, 133, 107)
CMYK Values(0%, 31%, 44%, 25%)
HSV/HSB Values(18°, 44%, 75%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9966
Inverse Color#3F7A94 [Jelly Bean Blue]
Closest Pantone®7515 C
Closest RAL3012 [Beige red]
Complementary Color#6BA6C0 [Moonstone Blue]
#C0856B Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#909090
Weighted Average (Most Common)#949494
Weighted Average (Luma)#909090
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BFBFBF

Hex #C0856B Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C0856B. Complementary color is 6BA6C0

Complementary Palette

The complement of #C0856B is #6BA6C0 which is called Moonstone Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C0856B color is offered by #6BA6C0. 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.

C0856B 6BA6C0
Analogous color palette with (C0856B, C0B06B and C06B7C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #C0856B are #C0B06B and #C06B7C, called Dark Khaki and Rose Gold, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #C0856B 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.

C0856B C0B06B C06B7C
Split Complementary color palette with (C0856B, 6BC0B0 and 6B7CC0)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #C0856B are #6BC0B0 (Green Sheen) and #6B7CC0 (Glaucous). 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.

C0856B 6BC0B0 6B7CC0
Triadic color palette with (C0856B, 6BC085 and 856BC0)

Triadic Palette

#C0856B triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #6BC085 (Iguana Green) and #856BC0 (Middle Blue Purple) along with #C0856B, 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.

C0856B 6BC085 856BC0
Tetradic color palette with (C0856B, 6BC085, 6BA6C0 and C06BA6)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #C0856B has #6BC085 (Iguana Green), #6BA6C0 (Moonstone Blue) and #C06BA6 (Pearly Purple). 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.

C0856B 6BC085 6BA6C0 C06BA6
Square color palette with (C0856B, 7CC06B, 6BA6C0 and B06BC0)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #C0856B contains #7CC06B (Mantis), #6BA6C0 (Moonstone Blue) and #B06BC0 (Rich Lavender). 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.

C0856B 7CC06B 6BA6C0 B06BC0
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Hex #C0856B Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #C0856B 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.

C0856B B3C06B 6BC06C 6BC0B5 6B82C0 9D6BC0 C06B9A

Tints, Tones & Shades of C0856B Color


  • Transparent CD9D89CD9D89
  • Transparent D3AA97D3AA97
  • Transparent D9B6A6D9B6A6
  • Transparent E0C2B5E0C2B5
  • Transparent E6CEC4E6CEC4
  • Transparent ECDAD3ECDAD3
  • Transparent F2E7E1F2E7E1
  • Transparent F9F3F0F9F3F0


  • Transparent B3846FB3846F
  • Transparent AD8471AD8471
  • Transparent A68373A68373
  • Transparent A08376A08376
  • Transparent 9A82789A8278
  • Transparent 93827A93827A
  • Transparent 8D817C8D817C
  • Transparent 86817E86817E


  • Transparent 9A6A569A6A56
  • Transparent 865D4B865D4B
  • Transparent 735040735040
  • Transparent 604336604336
  • Transparent 4D352B4D352B
  • Transparent 3A28203A2820
  • Transparent 261B15261B15
  • Transparent 130D0B130D0B

#C0856B Color Patterns

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    #C0856B Honeycomb Pattern

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    #C0856B Leaves Pattern

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    #C0856B Houndstooth Pattern

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    #C0856B Trellis Pattern

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    #C0856B Plaid Pattern

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