Dusty Canyon Color


Dusty Canyon is pale, 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 #658197
Complementary Color #68839a
Color Shade: warm red (26.4° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 50.59% (better contrasting with white)
Dusty Canyon Color Sample
Dusty Canyon Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #9a7e68

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Dusty Canyon Color. The Tanbark color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid red bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Antique Iron (#7b7062) for more calm effect. Try Roman Coffee as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#68839a is the best complementary color to Dusty Canyon. 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 #9a7e68 complementary color is Lynch, 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 Cement are #9a686a and #9a9768. Thus found on the left and right of #9a7e68 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Copper Rose and Gurkha colors as they work well with Dusty Canyon.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Dusty Canyon palette consists of #686a9a and #689a97 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#68839a). Try Kimberly and Patina colors in combination with #9a7e68, 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 #9a7e68 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 Dusty Canyon. Thus Kimberly and Oxley giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Dusty Canyon contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Lynch, Highland, and Trendy Pink split by 90° on the color wheel. #9a7e68 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. Dusty Canyon tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#68839a) and two others. The Oxley is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Strikemaster – 120° from the complementary Lynch. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #689a7e and #9a6883.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #9a7e68 is made of 40% red, 33% green and 27% blue. In a HSL mode Dusty Canyon has a hue angle of 26.4°, a saturation of 19.84% and a lightness of 50.59%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #9a7e68 is made of 0% cyan, 10.98% magenta, 19.61% yellow and 39.61% black ink.

HEX #9a7e68
RGB Decimal rgb(154,126,104)
RGB Percentage 40%, 33%, 27%
CMYK 0, 10.98, 19.61, 39.61
HSL hsl(26.4,19.84%,50.59%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(26.4,32.47%,60.39%)
CIE-LAB lab(54.8566,7.4473,16.0395)
XYZ xyz(23.286,22.7912,16.2685)