Tobacco Brown Color


Tobacco Brown is pale, warm-toned shade of warm red. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with blue cyan, mid magenta or cool green

Inverse Color #92a7bc
Complementary Color #43576d
Color Shade: warm red (30° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 34.51% (better contrasting with white)
Tobacco Brown Color Sample
Tobacco Brown Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #6d5843

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Tobacco Brown Color. The Mineral Brown color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid red bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Caramel Swirl (#8f6a4f) for more energetic effect. Try Shadow as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#43576d is the best complementary color to Tobacco Brown. Blue cyan shades generally complement the warm red hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #6d5843 complementary color is Fiord, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid red, warm red, and mid yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Tobacco Brown are #6d4343 and #6c6d43. Thus found on the left and right of #6d5843 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Ferra and Go Ben colors as they work well with Tobacco Brown.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Tobacco Brown palette consists of #43436d and #436c6d colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#43576d). Try Fiord and William colors in combination with #6d5843, 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 #6d5843 offers a combination of warm blue and cool green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Tobacco Brown. Thus Mulled Wine and Mineral Green giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Tobacco Brown contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Fiord, Killarney, and Eggplant split by 90° on the color wheel. #6d5843 square combo is a palette of warm red, warm green, blue cyan and mid magenta 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. Tobacco Brown tetradic combo consists of blue cyan complementary color (#43576d) and two others. The Mineral Green is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Eggplant – 120° from the complementary Fiord. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #436d58 and #6d4358.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #6d5843 is made of 41% red, 33% green and 25% blue. In a HSL mode Tobacco Brown has a hue angle of 30°, a saturation of 23.86% and a lightness of 34.51%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #6d5843 is made of 0% cyan, 8.24% magenta, 16.48% yellow and 57.25% black ink.

HEX #6d5843
RGB Decimal rgb(109,88,67)
RGB Percentage 41%, 33%, 25%
CMYK 0, 8.24, 16.48, 57.25
HSL hsl(30,23.86%,34.51%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(30,38.53%,42.75%)
CIE-LAB lab(38.9603,5.3494,15.435)
XYZ xyz(10.8095,10.6359,6.7934)