Sun Baked Earth Color


Sun Baked Earth is calm, warm-toned shade of mid red. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid cyan, violet or mid green

Inverse Color #5c99a7
Complementary Color #5894a3
Color Shade: mid red (11.2° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 49.22% (better contrasting with white)
Sun Baked Earth Color Sample
Sun Baked Earth Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #a36658

If you're looking for a similar mid red shade, there are some better alternatives to Sun Baked Earth Color. The Spanish Chestnut color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool red bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Cranberry Zing (#944944) for more energetic effect. Try Acorn as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#5894a3 is the best complementary color to Sun Baked Earth. 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 #a36658 complementary color is Horizon, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of red magenta, mid red, and orange colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Leather are #a3586f and #a38b58. Thus found on the left and right of #a36658 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Tapestry and Barley Corn colors as they work well with Sun Baked Earth.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Sun Baked Earth palette consists of #586fa3 and #58a38b colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#5894a3). Try Waikawa Gray and Breaker Bay colors in combination with #a36658, 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 #a36658 offers a combination of mid blue and mid green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Sun Baked Earth. Thus Scampi and Fruit Salad giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Sun Baked Earth contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Horizon, Asparagus, and Deluge split by 90° on the color wheel. #a36658 square combo is a palette of mid red, yellow green, mid cyan and violet 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. Sun Baked Earth tetradic combo consists of mid cyan complementary color (#5894a3) and two others. The Fruit Salad is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Tapestry – 120° from the complementary Horizon. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #58a366 and #a35894.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #a36658 is made of 46% red, 29% green and 25% blue. In a HSL mode Sun Baked Earth has a hue angle of 11.2°, a saturation of 29.88% and a lightness of 49.22%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #a36658 is made of 0% cyan, 23.92% magenta, 29.41% yellow and 36.08% black ink.

HEX #a36658
RGB Decimal rgb(163,102,88)
RGB Percentage 46%, 29%, 25%
CMYK 0, 23.92, 29.41, 36.08
HSL hsl(11.2,29.88%,49.22%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(11.2,46.01%,63.92%)
CIE-LAB lab(49.4887,22.9249,18.1914)
XYZ xyz(21.6171,17.9939,11.5663)