Alpha Male Color


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

Inverse Color #8ea5ba
Complementary Color #445b71
Color Shade: warm red (28.64° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 35.69% (better contrasting with white)
Alpha Male Color Sample
Alpha Male Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #715a45

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Alpha Male Color. The Colusa Wetlands color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid red bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Kenpō Brown (#543f32) for more energetic effect. Try Pitch Mary Brown as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#445b71 is the best complementary color to Alpha Male. Cool cyan shades generally complement the warm red hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #715a45 complementary color is Fiord, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool red, warm red, and warm yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Tobacco Brown are #714445 and #717044. Thus found on the left and right of #715a45 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Ferra and Go Ben colors as they work well with Alpha Male.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Alpha Male palette consists of #444571 and #447170 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#445b71). Try Fiord and Faded Jade colors in combination with #715a45, 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 #715a45 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 Alpha Male. Thus Mulled Wine and Como giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Alpha Male contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Fiord, Fern Green, and Voodoo split by 90° on the color wheel. #715a45 square combo is a palette of warm red, warm green, cool cyan and cool 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. Alpha Male tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#445b71) and two others. The Como 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 #44715a and #71445b.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #715a45 is made of 42% red, 33% green and 25% blue. In a HSL mode Alpha Male has a hue angle of 28.64°, a saturation of 24.18% and a lightness of 35.69%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #715a45 is made of 0% cyan, 9.02% magenta, 17.25% yellow and 55.69% black ink.

HEX #715a45
RGB Decimal rgb(113,90,69)
RGB Percentage 42%, 33%, 25%
CMYK 0, 9.02, 17.25, 55.69
HSL hsl(28.64,24.18%,35.69%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(28.64,38.94%,44.31%)
CIE-LAB lab(40.0029,6.1969,15.7031)
XYZ xyz(11.5404,11.2527,7.194)