Ancient Shelter Color


Ancient Shelter is pale, warm-toned shade of cool red. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm cyan, warm blue or warm green

Inverse Color #7c9691
Complementary Color #69837d
Color Shade: cool red (348.46° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 46.27% (better contrasting with white)
Ancient Shelter Color Sample
Ancient Shelter Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #83696e

If you're looking for a similar cool red shade, there are some better alternatives to Ancient Shelter Color. The Mauve Jazz color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a red magenta bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Maud (#988286) for more calm effect. Try Ferra as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#69837d is the best complementary color to Ancient Shelter. Warm cyan shades generally complement the cool red hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #83696e complementary color is Blue Smoke, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm magenta, cool red, and warm red colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Spicy Pink are #83697a and #837169. Thus found on the left and right of #83696e on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Falcon and Sand Dune colors as they work well with Ancient Shelter.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Ancient Shelter palette consists of #697a83 and #698371 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#69837d). Try Pale Sky and Viridian Green colors in combination with #83696e, 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 #83696e offers a combination of cool blue and warm green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Ancient Shelter. Thus Storm Gray and Camouflage Green giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Ancient Shelter contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Blue Smoke, Flax Smoke, and Rum split by 90° on the color wheel. #83696e square combo is a palette of cool red, cool yellow, warm cyan and warm blue 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 Shelter tetradic combo consists of warm cyan complementary color (#69837d) and two others. The Camouflage Green is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Rum – 120° from the complementary Blue Smoke. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #6d8369 and #7d6983.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #83696e is made of 38% red, 30% green and 32% blue. In a HSL mode Ancient Shelter has a hue angle of 348.46°, a saturation of 11.02% and a lightness of 46.27%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #83696e is made of 0% cyan, 10.19% magenta, 8.23% yellow and 48.63% black ink.

HEX #83696e
RGB Decimal rgb(131,105,110)
RGB Percentage 38%, 30%, 32%
CMYK 0, 10.19, 8.23, 48.63
HSL hsl(348.46,11.02%,46.27%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(348.46,19.85%,51.37%)
CIE-LAB lab(47.0456,11.2084,1.126)
XYZ xyz(17.2261,16.0542,16.9427)