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Terracotta Red Brown Color

HEX #976A66 / RGB (151, 106, 102)

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What is Terracotta Red Brown Color?

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Terracotta Red Brown has the hex code #976A66. The equivalent RGB values are (151, 106, 102), which means it is composed of 42% red, 30% green and 28% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:30 Y:32 K:41. In the HSV/HSB scale, Terracotta Red Brown has a hue of 5°, 32% saturation and a brightness value of 59%.
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.

Terracotta Red Brown is an RAL Design color with the number 030 50 20. Different from the Classic list, the RAL Design catalogue specifies colors for interiors. RAL is a well-known color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

Terracotta Red Brown hex code is #976A66 with equivalent RGB (151, 106, 102). You can use these along with HSL values in HTML and CSS code to display the color on web pages. Please also note that the CMYK values and the corresponding Pantone (PMS) number mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximations.

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Terracotta Red Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#976A66
RGB Values(151, 106, 102)
CMYK Values(0%, 30%, 32%, 41%)
HSV/HSB Values(5°, 32%, 59%)
Closest Web Safe#996666
Inverse Color#689599 [Desaturated Cyan]
Closest Pantone®4995 C
Closest RAL7002 [Olive grey]
Complementary Color#669397 [Desaturated Cyan]
Terracotta Red Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#787878
Weighted Average (Most Common)#777777
Weighted Average (Luma)#737373
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ADADAD

Terracotta Red Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 976A66. Complementary color is 669397

Complementary Palette

The complement of Terracotta Red Brown is Desaturated Cyan with the hex code #669397. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #976A66 color is offered by #669397. 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 (976A66, 978366 and 97667B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Terracotta Red Brown (#976A66) are Beaver (#978366) and Antique Fuchsia (#97667B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Terracotta 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 (976A66, 669783 and 667B97)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Terracotta Red Brown (#976A66) are #669783 (Oxley) and #667B97 (Slate Gray). 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 (976A66, 66976A and 6A6697)

Triadic Palette

Terracotta Red Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #66976A (Russian Green) and #6A6697 (Dark Blue-Gray) along with #976A66 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 (976A66, 66976A, 669397 and 976693)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Terracotta Red Brown has four colors - #66976A (Russian Green), #669397 (Desaturated Cyan) and #976693 (French Lilac) in addition to the base color (#976A66). 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 (976A66, 7B9766, 669397 and 836697)

Square Palette

Terracotta Red Brown square color palette has #7B9766 (Camouflage Green), #669397 (Desaturated Cyan) and #836697 (French Lilac). 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

Terracotta Red Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Terracotta 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 Terracotta Red Brown Color


  • Transparent AC8885AC8885
  • Transparent B69794B69794
  • Transparent C1A6A3C1A6A3
  • Transparent CBB5B3CBB5B3
  • Transparent D5C3C2D5C3C2
  • Transparent E0D2D1E0D2D1
  • Transparent EAE1E0EAE1E0
  • Transparent F5F0F0F5F0F0


  • Transparent 926E6B926E6B
  • Transparent 90716E90716E
  • Transparent 8E73708E7370
  • Transparent 8C75738C7573
  • Transparent 897776897776
  • Transparent 877978877978
  • Transparent 857C7B857C7B
  • Transparent 827E7D827E7D


  • Transparent 795552795552
  • Transparent 6A4A476A4A47
  • Transparent 5B403D5B403D
  • Transparent 4C35334C3533
  • Transparent 3C2A293C2A29
  • Transparent 2D201F2D201F
  • Transparent 1E15141E1514
  • Transparent 0F0B0A0F0B0A

Terracotta Red Brown Color Patterns

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    Terracotta Red Brown Honeycomb Pattern

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    Terracotta Red Brown Leaves Pattern

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    Terracotta Red Brown Houndstooth Pattern

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    Terracotta Red Brown Trellis Pattern

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    Terracotta Red Brown Plaid Pattern

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