Ancient Planks Color


Ancient Planks is soft, warm-toned shade of warm red. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with blue cyan, mid magenta or green cyan

Inverse Color #8be
Complementary Color #104377
Color Shade: warm red (30° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 26.67% (better contrasting with white)
Ancient Planks Color Sample
Ancient Planks Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #774411

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Ancient Planks Color. The Fresh Cinnamon color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid red bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Moelleux Au Chocolat (#553311) for more calm effect. Try All the Leaves Are Brown as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#104377 is the best complementary color to Ancient Planks. 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 #741 complementary color is Chathams Blue, 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 White are #771010 and #767710. Thus found on the left and right of #741 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Dark Tan and Olivetone colors as they work well with Ancient Planks.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Ancient Planks palette consists of #101077 and #107677 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#104377). Try Deep Koamaru and Surfie Green colors in combination with #741, 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 #741 offers a combination of warm blue and green cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Ancient Planks. Thus Persian Indigo and Jewel giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Ancient Planks contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Chathams Blue, Bilbao, and Disco split by 90° on the color wheel. #741 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. Ancient Planks tetradic combo consists of blue cyan complementary color (#104377) and two others. The Jewel is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Disco – 120° from the complementary Chathams Blue. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #107744 and #771044.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #774411 is made of 58% red, 33% green and 8% blue. In a HSL mode Ancient Planks has a hue angle of 30°, a saturation of 75% and a lightness of 26.67%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #774411 is made of 0% cyan, 20% magenta, 40% yellow and 53.33% black ink.

HEX #774411
RGB Decimal rgb(119,68,17)
RGB Percentage 58%, 33%, 8%
CMYK 0, 20, 40, 53.33
HSL hsl(30,75%,26.67%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(30,85.71%,46.67%)
CIE-LAB lab(34.1834,17.9596,37.7627)
XYZ xyz(9.776,8.0967,1.5779)