Russet

HEX #80461B / RGB (128, 70, 27)

Russet Sweet Potato

What is Russet Color?

Russet (Hex code: 80461B) Thumbnail

Russet has the hex code #80461B. The equivalent RGB values are (128, 70, 27), which means it is composed of 57% red, 31% green and 12% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:45 Y:79 K:50. In the HSV/HSB scale, Russet has a hue of 26°, 79% saturation and a brightness value of 50%.
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.

Russet is a strong brown color and is named after a cloth made out of wool and dyed with woad and madder to a reddish-brown shade. It is a color often associated with fall or autumn season.

Russet is not part of the web colors list and can be used on web pages with HTML and/or CSS via its RGB, CMYK, HSB or hex codes.

Russet Color Codes

Hex Code#80461B
RGB Values(128, 70, 27)
CMYK Values(0%, 45%, 79%, 50%)
HSV/HSB Values(26°, 79%, 50%)
Closest Web Safe#993333
Inverse Color#7FB9E4 [Aero]
Closest Pantone®7517 C
Closest RAL8003 [Clay brown]
Complementary Color#1B5580 [Blue Sapphire]
Russet Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4B4B4B
Desaturated#4E4E4E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#535353
Weighted Average (Luma)#4F4F4F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#929292

Russet Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 80461B. Complementary color is 1B5580

Complementary Palette

The complement of Russet is Blue Sapphire with the hex code #1B5580. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #80461B color is offered by #1B5580. 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.

Analogous color palette with (80461B, 80791B and 801B23)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Russet (#80461B) are Spanish Bistre (#80791B) and Antique Ruby (#801B23). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Russet 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (80461B, 1B8079 and 1B2380)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Russet (#80461B) are #1B8079 (Celadon Green) and #1B2380 (St. Patrick's 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.

Triadic color palette with (80461B, 1B8046 and 461B80)

Triadic Palette

Russet triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1B8046 (Salem) and #461B80 (Blue-Violet (Color Wheel)) along with #80461B create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (80461B, 1B8046, 1B5580 and 801B55)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Russet has four colors - #1B8046 (Salem), #1B5580 (Blue Sapphire) and #801B55 (French Plum) in addition to the base color (#80461B). 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.

Square color palette with (80461B, 23801B, 1B5580 and 791B80)

Square Palette

Russet square color palette has #23801B (Forest Green (Web)), #1B5580 (Blue Sapphire) and #791B80 (Midnight). 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.

Rainbow color

Russet Color Rainbow Palette

Our Russet 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Russet Color

Tints

  • Transparent 996B49#996B49
  • Transparent A67E5F#A67E5F
  • Transparent B39076#B39076
  • Transparent C0A38D#C0A38D
  • Transparent CCB5A4#CCB5A4
  • Transparent D9C8BB#D9C8BB
  • Transparent E6DAD1#E6DAD1
  • Transparent F2EDE8#F2EDE8

Tones

  • Transparent 80522F#80522F
  • Transparent 805739#805739
  • Transparent 805D43#805D43
  • Transparent 80634E#80634E
  • Transparent 806958#806958
  • Transparent 806F62#806F62
  • Transparent 80746C#80746C
  • Transparent 807A76#807A76

Shades

  • Transparent 663816#663816
  • Transparent 5A3113#5A3113
  • Transparent 4D2A10#4D2A10
  • Transparent 40230E#40230E
  • Transparent 331C0B#331C0B
  • Transparent 261508#261508
  • Transparent 1A0E05#1A0E05
  • Transparent 0D0703#0D0703

Russet Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Russet Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Russet Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Russet Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Russet Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Russet Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Russet Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Russet Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Russet Plaid Pattern

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