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Red-Brown Rust Color

HEX #8E5450 / RGB (142, 84, 80)

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What is Red-Brown Rust Color?

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Red-Brown Rust has the hex code #8E5450. The equivalent RGB values are (142, 84, 80), which means it is composed of 46% red, 27% green and 26% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:41 Y:44 K:44. In the HSV/HSB scale, Red-Brown Rust has a hue of 4°, 44% 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.

Red-Brown Rust 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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Red-Brown Rust Color Codes

Hex Code#8E5450
RGB Values(142, 84, 80)
CMYK Values(0%, 41%, 44%, 44%)
HSV/HSB Values(4°, 44%, 56%)
Closest Web Safe#996666
Inverse Color#71ABAF [Crystal Blue]
Closest Pantone®4985 C
Closest RAL4002 [Red violet]
Complementary Color#508A8E [Steel Teal]
Red-Brown Rust Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#666666
Weighted Average (Most Common)#656565
Weighted Average (Luma)#606060
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A0A0A0

Red-Brown Rust Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8E5450. Complementary color is 508A8E

Complementary Palette

The complement of Red-Brown Rust is Steel Teal with the hex code #508A8E. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8E5450 color is offered by #508A8E. 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 (8E5450, 8E7350 and 8E506B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Red-Brown Rust (#8E5450) are Gold Fusion (#8E7350) and Twilight Lavender (#8E506B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Red-Brown Rust 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 (8E5450, 508E73 and 506B8E)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Red-Brown Rust (#8E5450) are #508E73 (Wintergreen Dream) and #506B8E (UCLA 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 (8E5450, 508E54 and 54508E)

Triadic Palette

Red-Brown Rust triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #508E54 (Middle Green) and #54508E (Purple Navy) along with #8E5450 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 (8E5450, 508E54, 508A8E and 8E508A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Red-Brown Rust has four colors - #508E54 (Middle Green), #508A8E (Steel Teal) and #8E508A (Razzmic Berry) in addition to the base color (#8E5450). 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 (8E5450, 6B8E50, 508A8E and 73508E)

Square Palette

Red-Brown Rust square color palette has #6B8E50 (Palm Leaf), #508A8E (Steel Teal) and #73508E (Dark 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.

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Red-Brown Rust Color Rainbow Palette

Our Red-Brown Rust 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 Red-Brown Rust Color


  • Transparent A57673A57673
  • Transparent B08785B08785
  • Transparent BB9896BB9896
  • Transparent C7AAA8C7AAA8
  • Transparent D2BBB9D2BBB9
  • Transparent DDCCCBDDCCCB
  • Transparent E8DDDCE8DDDC
  • Transparent F4EEEEF4EEEE


  • Transparent 8B5D5A8B5D5A
  • Transparent 8A615E8A615E
  • Transparent 886663886663
  • Transparent 876A68876A68
  • Transparent 866E6D866E6D
  • Transparent 847372847372
  • Transparent 837776837776
  • Transparent 817C7B817C7B


  • Transparent 724340724340
  • Transparent 633B38633B38
  • Transparent 553230553230
  • Transparent 472A28472A28
  • Transparent 392220392220
  • Transparent 2B19182B1918
  • Transparent 1C11101C1110
  • Transparent 0E08080E0808

Red-Brown Rust Color Patterns

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    Red-Brown Rust Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Red-Brown Rust Polka Dots Pattern

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    Red-Brown Rust Honeycomb Pattern

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    Red-Brown Rust Leaves Pattern

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    Red-Brown Rust Houndstooth Pattern

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    Red-Brown Rust Trellis Pattern

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    Red-Brown Rust Plaid Pattern

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