Antique Bear Color


Antique Bear 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 #637984
Complementary Color #7b919c
Color Shade: warm red (20° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 54.71% (better contrasting with white)
Antique Bear Color Sample
Antique Bear Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #9c867b

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Antique Bear Color. The Wild Cattail color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid red bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Hickory (#b7a28e) for more energetic effect. Try Ruskie as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#7b919c is the best complementary color to Antique Bear. 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 #9c867b complementary color is Regent Gray, 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 Pharlap are #9c7b80 and #9c967b. Thus found on the left and right of #9c867b on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Bazaar and Gurkha colors as they work well with Antique Bear.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Antique Bear palette consists of #7b809c and #7b9c96 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#7b919c). Try Waterloo and Sea Nymph colors in combination with #9c867b, 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 #9c867b 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 Antique Bear. Thus Waterloo and Oxley giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Antique Bear contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Regent Gray, Amulet, and Mamba split by 90° on the color wheel. #9c867b 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. Antique Bear tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#7b919c) and two others. The Oxley is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Mountbatten Pink – 120° from the complementary Regent Gray. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #7b9c86 and #9c7b91.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #9c867b is made of 38% red, 32% green and 30% blue. In a HSL mode Antique Bear has a hue angle of 20°, a saturation of 14.29% and a lightness of 54.71%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #9c867b is made of 0% cyan, 8.63% magenta, 12.94% yellow and 38.82% black ink.

HEX #9c867b
RGB Decimal rgb(156,134,123)
RGB Percentage 38%, 32%, 30%
CMYK 0, 8.63, 12.94, 38.82
HSL hsl(20,14.29%,54.71%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(20,21.15%,61.18%)
CIE-LAB lab(57.6057,6.5188,8.9987)
XYZ xyz(25.8105,25.5482,22.3098)