Antigua Sand Color


Antigua Sand is pale, cool-toned shade of mid cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid red, yellow green or mid magenta

Inverse Color #7c3d32
Complementary Color #cd8d83
Color Shade: mid cyan (188.92° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 65.88% (better contrasting with white)
Antigua Sand Color Sample
Antigua Sand Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #83c2cd

If you're looking for a similar mid cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Antigua Sand Color. The Milky Blue color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a warm cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Vast Sky (#a9c9d7) for more calm effect. Try Sea Wind as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#cd8d83 is the best complementary color to Antigua Sand. Mid red shades generally complement the mid cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #83c2cd complementary color is My Pink, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of green cyan, mid cyan, and blue cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Half Baked are #83cdb3 and #839ccd. Thus found on the left and right of #83c2cd on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Monte Carlo and Polo Blue colors as they work well with Antigua Sand.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Antigua Sand palette consists of #cdb383 and #cd839c colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#cd8d83). Try Tan and Puce colors in combination with #83c2cd, 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 #83c2cd offers a combination of mid yellow and mid magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Antigua Sand. Thus Pine Glade and Viola giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Antigua Sand contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary My Pink, East Side, and Feijoa split by 90° on the color wheel. #83c2cd square combo is a palette of mid cyan, violet, mid red and yellow green 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. Antigua Sand tetradic combo consists of mid red complementary color (#cd8d83) and two others. The Viola is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and De York – 120° from the complementary My Pink. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #cd83c1 and #83cd8d.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #83c2cd is made of 25% red, 37% green and 39% blue. In a HSL mode Antigua Sand has a hue angle of 188.92°, a saturation of 42.53% and a lightness of 65.88%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #83c2cd is made of 29.02% cyan, 4.31% magenta, 0% yellow and 19.61% black ink.

HEX #83c2cd
RGB Decimal rgb(131,194,205)
RGB Percentage 25%, 37%, 39%
CMYK 29.02, 4.31, 0, 19.61
HSL hsl(188.92,42.53%,65.88%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(188.92,36.1%,80.39%)
CIE-LAB lab(74.7091,-17.3224,-11.9175)
XYZ xyz(39.6713,47.8166,64.8962)