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Light Red Brown Color

HEX #8B3E31 / RGB (139, 62, 49)

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What is Light Red Brown Color?

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Light Red Brown has the hex code #8B3E31. The equivalent RGB values are (139, 62, 49), which means it is composed of 56% red, 25% green and 20% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:55 Y:65 K:46. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Red Brown has a hue of 9°, 65% saturation and a brightness value of 55%.
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.

Light Red Brown color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Light Red Brown can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Light Red Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#8B3E31
RGB Values(139, 62, 49)
CMYK Values(0%, 55%, 65%, 46%)
HSV/HSB Values(9°, 65%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#993333
Inverse Color#74C1CE [Dark Sky Blue]
Closest Pantone®7600 C
Closest RAL8004 [Copper brown]
Complementary Color#317E8B [Teal Blue]
Light Red Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#535353
Weighted Average (Most Common)#545454
Weighted Average (Luma)#4D4D4D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#919191

Light Red Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8B3E31. Complementary color is 317E8B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Light Red Brown is Teal Blue with the hex code #317E8B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8B3E31 color is offered by #317E8B. 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 (8B3E31, 8B6B31 and 8B3151)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Light Red Brown (#8B3E31) are Spanish Bistre (#8B6B31) and Quinacridone Magenta (#8B3151). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light Red 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 (8B3E31, 318B6B and 31518B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Red Brown (#8B3E31) are #318B6B (Illuminating Emerald) and #31518B (YInMn Blue). 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 (8B3E31, 318B3E and 3E318B)

Triadic Palette

Light Red Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #318B3E (Japanese Laurel) and #3E318B (Dark Slate Blue) along with #8B3E31 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 (8B3E31, 318B3E, 317E8B and 8B317E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Light Red Brown has four colors - #318B3E (Japanese Laurel), #317E8B (Teal Blue) and #8B317E (Violet (Crayola)) in addition to the base color (#8B3E31). 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 (8B3E31, 518B31, 317E8B and 6B318B)

Square Palette

Light Red Brown square color palette has #518B31 (Maximum Green), #317E8B (Teal Blue) and #6B318B (Eminence). 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 Red Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Light Red 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 Red Brown Color


  • Transparent A2655AA2655A
  • Transparent AE786FAE786F
  • Transparent B98B83B98B83
  • Transparent C59F98C59F98
  • Transparent D1B2ADD1B2AD
  • Transparent DCC5C1DCC5C1
  • Transparent E8D8D6E8D8D6
  • Transparent F3ECEAF3ECEA


  • Transparent 894B41894B41
  • Transparent 885249885249
  • Transparent 875851875851
  • Transparent 865F59865F59
  • Transparent 846660846660
  • Transparent 836C68836C68
  • Transparent 827370827370
  • Transparent 817978817978


  • Transparent 6F32276F3227
  • Transparent 612B22612B22
  • Transparent 53251D53251D
  • Transparent 461F19461F19
  • Transparent 381914381914
  • Transparent 2A130F2A130F
  • Transparent 1C0C0A1C0C0A
  • Transparent 0E06050E0605

Light Red Brown Color Patterns

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    Light Red Brown Gingham Checks

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    Light Red Brown Polka Dots Pattern

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    Light Red Brown Honeycomb Pattern

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    Light Red Brown Leaves Pattern

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    Light Red Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Red Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Red Brown Plaid Pattern

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