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Sudan Brown Color

HEX #AC6C29 / RGB (172, 108, 41)

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What is Sudan Brown Color?

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Sudan Brown is a Pantone textile Cotton eXtended color with the PMS number 18-1160 TCX. It is not a web color and cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name. However, it can be applied to web pages and digital works with its hex, RGB or HSL values.
Sudan Brown color hex code is #AC6C29 with RGB (172, 108, 41). Please note that the equivalent RAL and CMYK values mentioned on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code and are only approximates.

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Sudan Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#AC6C29
RGB Values(172, 108, 41)
CMYK Values(0%, 37%, 76%, 33%)
HSV/HSB Values(31°, 76%, 67%)
Closest Web Safe#996633
Inverse Color#5393D6 [Celestial Blue]
Pantone®18-1160 TCX
Closest RAL8001 [Ochre brown]
Complementary Color#2969AC [Lapis Lazuli]
Sudan Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6B6B6B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#787878
Weighted Average (Luma)#757575
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#AEAEAE

Sudan Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of AC6C29. Complementary color is 2969AC

Complementary Palette

The complement of Sudan Brown is Lapis Lazuli with the hex code #2969AC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #AC6C29 color is offered by #2969AC. 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 (AC6C29, ABAC29 and AC2B29)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Sudan Brown (#AC6C29) are Citron (#ABAC29) and Metallic Red (#AC2B29). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sudan 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 (AC6C29, 29ABAC and 2B29AC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sudan Brown (#AC6C29) are #29ABAC (Light Sea Green) and #2B29AC (Blue (Pigment)). 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 (AC6C29, 29AC6C and 6C29AC)

Triadic Palette

Sudan Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #29AC6C (Green (Crayola)) and #6C29AC (Grape) along with #AC6C29 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 (AC6C29, 29AC6C, 2969AC and AC2969)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Sudan Brown has four colors - #29AC6C (Green (Crayola)), #2969AC (Lapis Lazuli) and #AC2969 (Maroon (X11)) in addition to the base color (#AC6C29). 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 (AC6C29, 29AC2B, 2969AC and AC29AB)

Square Palette

Sudan Brown square color palette has #29AC2B (Wageningen Green), #2969AC (Lapis Lazuli) and #AC29AB (Byzantine). 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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Sudan Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Sudan 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 Sudan Brown Color


  • Transparent BD8954BD8954
  • Transparent C59869C59869
  • Transparent CDA77FCDA77F
  • Transparent D6B694D6B694
  • Transparent DEC4A9DEC4A9
  • Transparent E6D3BFE6D3BF
  • Transparent EEE2D4EEE2D4
  • Transparent F7F0EAF7F0EA


  • Transparent A3703AA3703A
  • Transparent 9F72439F7243
  • Transparent 9A744C9A744C
  • Transparent 967655967655
  • Transparent 92785D92785D
  • Transparent 8D7A668D7A66
  • Transparent 897C6F897C6F
  • Transparent 847E77847E77


  • Transparent 8A56218A5621
  • Transparent 784C1D784C1D
  • Transparent 674119674119
  • Transparent 563615563615
  • Transparent 452B10452B10
  • Transparent 34200C34200C
  • Transparent 221608221608
  • Transparent 110B04110B04

Sudan Brown Color Patterns

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    Sudan Brown Gingham Checks

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    Sudan Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Sudan Brown Honeycomb Pattern

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    Sudan Brown Leaves Pattern

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    Sudan Brown Houndstooth Pattern

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    Sudan Brown Trellis Pattern

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    Sudan Brown Plaid Pattern

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