Patina Color


Patina is pale, cool-toned shade of warm cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool red, cool yellow or cool magenta

Inverse Color #9c6570
Complementary Color #9a636e
Color Shade: warm cyan (168° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 49.61% (better contrasting with white)
Patina Color Sample
Patina Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #639a8f

If you're looking for a similar warm cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Patina Color. The Marsh Creek color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a green cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Spring Water Turquoise (#7ab5ae) for more energetic effect. Try Venus Teal as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#9a636e is the best complementary color to Patina. Cool red shades generally complement the warm cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #639a8f complementary color is Copper Rose, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool green, warm cyan, and cool cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Patina are #639a73 and #63899a. Thus found on the left and right of #639a8f on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Aqua Forest and Hoki colors as they work well with Patina.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Patina palette consists of #9a7363 and #9a6389 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#9a636e). Try Toast and Strikemaster colors in combination with #639a8f, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #639a8f offers a combination of warm yellow and cool magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Patina. Thus Clay Creek and Trendy Pink giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Patina contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Copper Rose, Kimberly, and Avocado split by 90° on the color wheel. #639a8f square combo is a palette of warm cyan, warm blue, cool red and cool yellow shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Patina tetradic combo consists of cool red complementary color (#9a636e) and two others. The Trendy Pink is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Highland – 120° from the complementary Copper Rose. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #8f639a and #6d9a63.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #639a8f is made of 25% red, 39% green and 36% blue. In a HSL mode Patina has a hue angle of 168°, a saturation of 21.74% and a lightness of 49.61%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #639a8f is made of 21.57% cyan, 0% magenta, 4.31% yellow and 39.61% black ink.

HEX #639a8f
RGB Decimal rgb(99,154,143)
RGB Percentage 25%, 39%, 36%
CMYK 21.57, 0, 4.31, 39.61
HSL hsl(168,21.74%,49.61%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(168,35.71%,60.39%)
CIE-LAB lab(59.6595,-20.7173,0.0159)
XYZ xyz(21.6591,27.747,30.2008)