Sand Dune Color


Sand Dune 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 #7d909a
Complementary Color #647782
Color Shade: warm red (20.69° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 45.29% (better contrasting with white)
Sand Dune Color Sample
Sand Dune Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #826f65

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Sand Dune Color. The Cobblestone Path color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid red bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Red Earth (#a2816e) for more energetic effect. Try Yardbird as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#647782 is the best complementary color to Sand Dune. 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 #826f65 complementary color is Pale Sky, 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 #826469 and #827d64. Thus found on the left and right of #826f65 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Falcon and Clay Creek colors as they work well with Sand Dune.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Sand Dune palette consists of #646982 and #64827d colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#647782). Try Comet and Viridian Green colors in combination with #826f65, 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 #826f65 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 Sand Dune. Thus Rum and Viridian Green giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Sand Dune contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Pale Sky, Glade Green, and Rum split by 90° on the color wheel. #826f65 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. Sand Dune tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#647782) and two others. The Viridian Green is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Falcon – 120° from the complementary Pale Sky. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #64826e and #826477.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #826f65 is made of 38% red, 32% green and 30% blue. In a HSL mode Sand Dune has a hue angle of 20.69°, a saturation of 12.55% and a lightness of 45.29%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #826f65 is made of 0% cyan, 7.45% magenta, 11.37% yellow and 49.02% black ink.

HEX #826f65
RGB Decimal rgb(130,111,101)
RGB Percentage 38%, 32%, 30%
CMYK 0, 7.45, 11.37, 49.02
HSL hsl(20.69,12.55%,45.29%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(20.69,22.31%,50.98%)
CIE-LAB lab(48.3284,5.7513,8.3219)
XYZ xyz(17.2393,17.0543,14.6951)