Chocolate Stain Color


Chocolate Stain is calm, 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 #7ba9c3
Complementary Color #3c6983
Color Shade: warm red (21.67° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 37.65% (better contrasting with white)
Chocolate Stain Color Sample
Chocolate Stain Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #84563c

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Chocolate Stain Color. The Chocolate Milk 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 Maple Glaze (#a76944) for more energetic effect. Try Amazonian as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#3c6983 is the best complementary color to Chocolate Stain. 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 #84563c complementary color is Ming, 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 Spicy Mix are #833c45 and #83793c. Thus found on the left and right of #84563c on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Lotus and Pesto colors as they work well with Chocolate Stain.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Chocolate Stain palette consists of #3c4583 and #3c837a colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#3c6983). Try East Bay and Viridian colors in combination with #84563c, 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 #84563c 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 Chocolate Stain. Thus Victoria and Goblin giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Chocolate Stain contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Ming, Fern Green, and Vivid Violet split by 90° on the color wheel. #84563c 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. Chocolate Stain tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#3c6983) and two others. The Goblin is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Cannon Pink – 120° from the complementary Ming. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #3c8356 and #833c69.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #84563c is made of 47% red, 31% green and 22% blue. In a HSL mode Chocolate Stain has a hue angle of 21.67°, a saturation of 37.5% and a lightness of 37.65%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #84563c is made of 0% cyan, 18.03% magenta, 28.23% yellow and 48.24% black ink.

HEX #84563c
RGB Decimal rgb(132,86,60)
RGB Percentage 47%, 31%, 22%
CMYK 0, 18.03, 28.23, 48.24
HSL hsl(21.67,37.5%,37.65%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(21.67,54.55%,51.76%)
CIE-LAB lab(41.0365,16.0505,22.873)
XYZ xyz(13.6591,11.8874,5.8495)