Copper Rust Color


Copper Rust is calm, warm-toned shade of mid red. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid cyan, warm blue or warm green

Inverse Color #6bb8b8
Complementary Color #479394
Color Shade: mid red (0° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 42.94% (better contrasting with white)
Copper Rust Color Sample
Copper Rust Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #944747

If you're looking for a similar mid red shade, there are some better alternatives to Copper Rust Color. The Poppy Prose 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 saturated alternative called Amaryllis (#b85045) for more energetic effect. Try Burgundy Wine as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#479394 is the best complementary color to Copper Rust. Mid cyan shades generally complement the mid red hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #944747 complementary color is Wedgewood, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of red magenta, mid red, and warm red colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Copper Rust are #94476d and #946d47. Thus found on the left and right of #944747 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Cannon Pink and Cape Palliser colors as they work well with Copper Rust.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Copper Rust palette consists of #476d94 and #47946d colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#479394). Try Kashmir Blue and Viridian colors in combination with #944747, 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 #944747 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 Copper Rust. Thus Victoria and Fruit Salad giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Copper Rust contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Wedgewood, Asparagus, and Affair split by 90° on the color wheel. #944747 square combo is a palette of mid red, yellow green, mid 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. Copper Rust tetradic combo consists of mid cyan complementary color (#479394) and two others. The Fruit Salad is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Cannon Pink – 120° from the complementary Wedgewood. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #479447 and #944793.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #944747 is made of 51% red, 24% green and 24% blue. In a HSL mode Copper Rust has a hue angle of 0°, a saturation of 35.16% and a lightness of 42.94%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #944747 is made of 0% cyan, 30.2% magenta, 30.2% yellow and 41.96% black ink.

HEX #944747
RGB Decimal rgb(148,71,71)
RGB Percentage 51%, 24%, 24%
CMYK 0, 30.2, 30.2, 41.96
HSL hsl(0,35.16%,42.94%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(0,52.03%,58.04%)
CIE-LAB lab(40.0105,32.3519,15.2774)
XYZ xyz(15.6033,11.2573,7.3117)