Antique Earth Color


Antique Earth 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 #8193a0
Complementary Color #5f717e
Color Shade: warm red (25.16° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 43.33% (better contrasting with white)
Antique Earth Color Sample
Antique Earth Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #7e6c5f

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Antique Earth Color. The Wild Wilderness color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid red bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Woodhaven (#9e7b6c) for more energetic effect. Try Dusted Truffle as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#5f717e is the best complementary color to Antique Earth. 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 #7e6c5f complementary color is Nevada, 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 Sand Dune are #7e5f61 and #7e7b5f. Thus found on the left and right of #7e6c5f on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Russett and Clay Creek colors as they work well with Antique Earth.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Antique Earth palette consists of #5f617e and #5f7e7b colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#5f717e). Try Comet and Cutty Sark colors in combination with #7e6c5f, 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 #7e6c5f 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 Antique Earth. Thus Dolphin and Viridian Green giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Antique Earth contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Nevada, Glade Green, and Rum split by 90° on the color wheel. #7e6c5f 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. Antique Earth tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#5f717e) and two others. The Viridian Green is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Falcon – 120° from the complementary Nevada. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #5f7e6c and #7e5f71.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #7e6c5f is made of 38% red, 33% green and 29% blue. In a HSL mode Antique Earth has a hue angle of 25.16°, a saturation of 14.03% and a lightness of 43.33%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #7e6c5f is made of 0% cyan, 7.06% magenta, 12.16% yellow and 50.59% black ink.

HEX #7e6c5f
RGB Decimal rgb(126,108,95)
RGB Percentage 38%, 33%, 29%
CMYK 0, 7.06, 12.16, 50.59
HSL hsl(25.16,14.03%,43.33%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(25.16,24.6%,49.41%)
CIE-LAB lab(46.9574,4.8948,9.8954)
XYZ xyz(16.0323,15.987,13.0673)