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Intense Brown Color

HEX #8E390B / RGB (142, 57, 11)

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What is Intense Brown Color?

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Intense Brown has the hex code #8E390B. The equivalent RGB values are (142, 57, 11), which means it is composed of 68% red, 27% green and 5% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:60 Y:92 K:44. In the HSV/HSB scale, Intense Brown has a hue of 21°, 92% saturation and a brightness value of 56%.
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.

Intense 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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Intense Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#8E390B
RGB Values(142, 57, 11)
CMYK Values(0%, 60%, 92%, 44%)
HSV/HSB Values(21°, 92%, 56%)
Closest Web Safe#993300
Inverse Color#71C6F4 [Maya Blue]
Closest Pantone®1535 C
Closest RAL2013 [Pearl orange]
Complementary Color#0B608E [Sea Blue]
Intense Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#464646
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4D4D4D
Weighted Average (Luma)#484848
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#8C8C8C

Intense Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8E390B. Complementary color is 0B608E

Complementary Palette

The complement of Intense Brown is Sea Blue with the hex code #0B608E. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8E390B color is offered by #0B608E. 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 (8E390B, 8E7B0B and 8E0B1F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Intense Brown (#8E390B) are Bistre Brown (#8E7B0B) and Ruby Red (#8E0B1F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Intense 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 (8E390B, 0B8E7B and 0B1E8E)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Intense Brown (#8E390B) are #0B8E7B (Teal Green) and #0B1E8E (Indigo Dye). 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 (8E390B, 0B8E39 and 390B8E)

Triadic Palette

Intense Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #0B8E39 (North Texas Green) and #390B8E (Pixie Powder) along with #8E390B 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 (8E390B, 0B8E39, 0B608E and 8E0B60)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Intense Brown has four colors - #0B8E39 (North Texas Green), #0B608E (Sea Blue) and #8E0B60 (French Plum) in addition to the base color (#8E390B). 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 (8E390B, 1F8E0B, 0B608E and 7B0B8E)

Square Palette

Intense Brown square color palette has #1F8E0B (Verse Green), #0B608E (Sea Blue) and #7B0B8E (Chinese 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

Intense Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Intense 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 Intense Brown Color


  • Transparent A5613CA5613C
  • Transparent B07454B07454
  • Transparent BB886DBB886D
  • Transparent C79C85C79C85
  • Transparent D2B09DD2B09D
  • Transparent DDC4B6DDC4B6
  • Transparent E8D7CEE8D7CE
  • Transparent F4EBE7F4EBE7


  • Transparent 8B47228B4722
  • Transparent 8A4E2E8A4E2E
  • Transparent 88553A88553A
  • Transparent 875D46875D46
  • Transparent 866451866451
  • Transparent 846B5D846B5D
  • Transparent 837269837269
  • Transparent 817974817974


  • Transparent 722E09722E09
  • Transparent 632808632808
  • Transparent 552207552207
  • Transparent 471D06471D06
  • Transparent 391704391704
  • Transparent 2B11032B1103
  • Transparent 1C0B021C0B02
  • Transparent 0E06010E0601

Intense Brown Color Patterns

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    Intense Brown Gingham Checks

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    Intense Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Intense Brown Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Intense Brown Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Intense Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Intense Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Intense Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Intense Brown Plaid Pattern

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