Tobacco Brown Color


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

Inverse Color #8ea2b8
Complementary Color #475b71
Color Shade: orange (31.43° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 36.08% (better contrasting with white)
Tobacco Brown Color Sample
Tobacco Brown Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #715d47

If you're looking for a similar orange shade, there are some better alternatives to Tobacco Brown Color. The Rutherford color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm red bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Belgian Sweet (#8d7560) for more calm effect. Try Highland Ridge as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#475b71 is the best complementary color to Tobacco Brown. Blue cyan shades generally complement the orange hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #715d47 complementary color is Blue Bayoux, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid red, orange, and mid yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Tobacco Brown are #714847 and #707147. Thus found on the left and right of #715d47 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 #484771 and #477071 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#475b71). Try Fiord and Cutty Sark colors in combination with #715d47, 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 #715d47 offers a combination of violet and green cyan 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 Como giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Tobacco Brown contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Blue Bayoux, Axolotl, and Eggplant split by 90° on the color wheel. #715d47 square combo is a palette of orange, mid 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 (#475b71) and two others. The Como is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Eggplant – 120° from the complementary Blue Bayoux. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #47715d and #71475a.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #715d47 is made of 41% red, 34% green and 26% blue. In a HSL mode Tobacco Brown has a hue angle of 31.43°, a saturation of 22.83% and a lightness of 36.08%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #715d47 is made of 0% cyan, 7.84% magenta, 16.47% yellow and 55.69% black ink.

HEX #715d47
RGB Decimal rgb(113,93,71)
RGB Percentage 41%, 34%, 26%
CMYK 0, 7.84, 16.47, 55.69
HSL hsl(31.43,22.83%,36.08%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(31.43,37.17%,44.31%)
CIE-LAB lab(40.8874,4.6614,15.6892)
XYZ xyz(11.8617,11.7943,7.6126)