Copper Rose Color


Copper Rose is pale, 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 #699
Complementary Color #669899
Color Shade: mid red (0° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 50% (better contrasting with white)
Copper Rose Color Sample
Copper Rose Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #996666

If you're looking for a similar mid red shade, there are some better alternatives to Copper Rose Color. The Bateau Brown color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a red magenta bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called African Mud (#826c68) for more calm effect. Try Hemp as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#669899 is the best complementary color to Copper Rose. 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 #966 complementary color is Patina, 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 White are #99667f and #997f66. Thus found on the left and right of #966 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Strikemaster and Cement colors as they work well with Copper Rose.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Copper Rose palette consists of #667f99 and #66997f colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#669899). Try Lynch and Patina colors in combination with #966, 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 #966 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 Rose. Thus White and White giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Copper Rose contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Patina, Highland, and Trendy Pink split by 90° on the color wheel. #966 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 Rose tetradic combo consists of mid cyan complementary color (#669899) and two others. The White is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Strikemaster – 120° from the complementary Patina. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #696 and #996698.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #996666 is made of 43% red, 29% green and 29% blue. In a HSL mode Copper Rose has a hue angle of 0°, a saturation of 20% and a lightness of 50%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #996666 is made of 0% cyan, 20% magenta, 20% yellow and 40% black ink.

HEX #996666
RGB Decimal rgb(153,102,102)
RGB Percentage 43%, 29%, 29%
CMYK 0, 20, 20, 40
HSL hsl(0,20%,50%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(0,33.33%,60%)
CIE-LAB lab(48.554,20.5586,8.4033)
XYZ xyz(20.2865,17.2344,14.8277)