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Light Ash Brown Color

HEX #C2A487 / RGB (194, 164, 135)

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What is Light Ash Brown Color?

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Light Ash Brown has the hex code #C2A487. The equivalent RGB values are (194, 164, 135), which means it is composed of 39% red, 33% green and 27% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:16 Y:30 K:24. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Ash Brown has a hue of 29°, 30% saturation and a brightness value of 76%.
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.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 070 70 20, Light Ash Brown hex code is #C2A487 with equivalent RGB (194, 164, 135). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Light Ash Brown's CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Light Ash Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#C2A487
RGB Values(194, 164, 135)
CMYK Values(0%, 16%, 30%, 24%)
HSV/HSB Values(29°, 30%, 76%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9999
Inverse Color#3D5B78 [Metallic Blue]
Closest Pantone®7521 C
Closest RAL1001 [Beige]
Complementary Color#87A5C2 [Pewter Blue]
Light Ash Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A4A4A4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Luma)#A8A8A8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CDCDCD

Light Ash Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C2A487. Complementary color is 87A5C2

Complementary Palette

The complement of Light Ash Brown is Pewter Blue with the hex code #87A5C2. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C2A487 color is offered by #87A5C2. 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 (C2A487, C2C287 and C28788)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Light Ash Brown (#C2A487) are Sage (#C2C287) and Old Rose (#C28788). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light Ash 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 (C2A487, 87C2C2 and 8788C2)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Ash Brown (#C2A487) are #87C2C2 (Dark Sky Blue) and #8788C2 (Ube). 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 (C2A487, 87C2A4 and A487C2)

Triadic Palette

Light Ash Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #87C2A4 (Eton Blue) and #A487C2 (African Violet) along with #C2A487 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 (C2A487, 87C2A4, 87A5C2 and C287A5)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Light Ash Brown has four colors - #87C2A4 (Eton Blue), #87A5C2 (Pewter Blue) and #C287A5 (Opera Mauve) in addition to the base color (#C2A487). 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 (C2A487, 88C287, 87A5C2 and C287C2)

Square Palette

Light Ash Brown square color palette has #88C287 (Dark Sea Green), #87A5C2 (Pewter Blue) and #C287C2 (African Violet). 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

Light Ash Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Light Ash 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 Light Ash Brown Color


  • Transparent CEB69FCEB69F
  • Transparent D4BFABD4BFAB
  • Transparent DAC8B7DAC8B7
  • Transparent E1D2C3E1D2C3
  • Transparent E7DBCFE7DBCF
  • Transparent EDE4DBEDE4DB
  • Transparent F3EDE7F3EDE7
  • Transparent F9F6F3F9F6F3


  • Transparent B59D86B59D86
  • Transparent AE9985AE9985
  • Transparent A89684A89684
  • Transparent A19284A19284
  • Transparent 9A8E839A8E83
  • Transparent 948B82948B82
  • Transparent 8D87818D8781
  • Transparent 878481878481


  • Transparent 9B836C9B836C
  • Transparent 88735F88735F
  • Transparent 746251746251
  • Transparent 615244615244
  • Transparent 4E42364E4236
  • Transparent 3A31293A3129
  • Transparent 27211B27211B
  • Transparent 13100E13100E

Light Ash Brown Color Patterns

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    Light Ash Brown Gingham Checks

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    Light Ash Brown Honeycomb Pattern

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    Light Ash Brown Leaves Pattern

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    Light Ash Brown Houndstooth Pattern

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    Light Ash Brown Trellis Pattern

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    Light Ash Brown Plaid Pattern

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