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Saddle Brown Color

HEX #8B4513 / RGB (139, 69, 19)

Brown leather saddle

What is Saddle Brown Color?

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Saddle Brown has the hex code #8B4513. The equivalent RGB values are (139, 69, 19), which means it is composed of 61% red, 30% green and 8% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:50 Y:86 K:46. In the HSV/HSB scale, Saddle Brown has a hue of 25°, 86% 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.

Saddle Brown is included in the web colors list. It can therefore be used with its name, "SaddleBrown" in HTML and CSS code.

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Saddle Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#8B4513
RGB Values(139, 69, 19)
CMYK Values(0%, 50%, 86%, 46%)
HSV/HSB Values(25°, 86%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#993300
Inverse Color#74BAEC [Aero]
Closest Pantone®724 C
Closest RAL2013 [Pearl orange]
Complementary Color#13598B [Blue Sapphire]
Saddle Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4C4C4C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#555555
Weighted Average (Luma)#505050
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#939393

Saddle Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8B4513. Complementary color is 13598B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Saddle Brown is Blue Sapphire with the hex code #13598B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8B4513 color is offered by #13598B. 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 (8B4513, 8B8113 and 8B131D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Saddle Brown (#8B4513) are Dark Yellow (#8B8113) and Falu Red (#8B131D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Saddle 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 (8B4513, 138B81 and 131D8B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Saddle Brown (#8B4513) are #138B81 (Metallic Seaweed) and #131D8B (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 (8B4513, 138B45 and 45138B)

Triadic Palette

Saddle Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #138B45 (Salem) and #45138B (Pixie Powder) along with #8B4513 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 (8B4513, 138B45, 13598B and 8B1359)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Saddle Brown has four colors - #138B45 (Salem), #13598B (Blue Sapphire) and #8B1359 (French Plum) in addition to the base color (#8B4513). 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 (8B4513, 1D8B13, 13598B and 81138B)

Square Palette

Saddle Brown square color palette has #1D8B13 (Verse Green), #13598B (Blue Sapphire) and #81138B (Mardi Gras). 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

Saddle Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Saddle 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 Saddle Brown Color


  • Transparent A26A42A26A42
  • Transparent AE7D5AAE7D5A
  • Transparent B98F71B98F71
  • Transparent C5A289C5A289
  • Transparent D1B5A1D1B5A1
  • Transparent DCC7B8DCC7B8
  • Transparent E8DAD0E8DAD0
  • Transparent F3ECE7F3ECE7


  • Transparent 895129895129
  • Transparent 885734885734
  • Transparent 875D3F875D3F
  • Transparent 86634A86634A
  • Transparent 846854846854
  • Transparent 836E5F836E5F
  • Transparent 82746A82746A
  • Transparent 817A75817A75


  • Transparent 6F370F6F370F
  • Transparent 61300D61300D
  • Transparent 53290B53290B
  • Transparent 46230A46230A
  • Transparent 381C08381C08
  • Transparent 2A15062A1506
  • Transparent 1C0E041C0E04
  • Transparent 0E07020E0702

Saddle Brown Color Patterns

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    Saddle Brown Gingham Checks

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    Saddle Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Saddle Brown Polka Dots Pattern

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    Saddle Brown Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Saddle Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Saddle Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Saddle Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Saddle Brown Plaid Pattern

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