Airbrushed Copper Color


Airbrushed Copper is calm, 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 #5593ae
Complementary Color #508eaa
Color Shade: warm red (18.2° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 49.22% (better contrasting with white)
Airbrushed Copper Color Sample
Airbrushed Copper Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #aa6c51

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Airbrushed Copper Color. The True Copper color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid red bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Café Renversé (#ae8774) for more calm effect. Try Carnal Brown as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#508eaa is the best complementary color to Airbrushed Copper. 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 #aa6c51 complementary color is Hippie Blue, 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 Santa Fe are #aa5062 and #aa9850. Thus found on the left and right of #aa6c51 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Cadillac and Limed Oak colors as they work well with Airbrushed Copper.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Airbrushed Copper palette consists of #5062aa and #50aa98 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#508eaa). Try San Marino and Tradewind colors in combination with #aa6c51, 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 #aa6c51 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 Airbrushed Copper. Thus Studio and Fruit Salad giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Airbrushed Copper contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Hippie Blue, Fruit Salad, and Wisteria split by 90° on the color wheel. #aa6c51 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. Airbrushed Copper tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#508eaa) and two others. The Fruit Salad is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Tapestry – 120° from the complementary Hippie Blue. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #50aa6b and #aa508e.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #aa6c51 is made of 47% red, 30% green and 23% blue. In a HSL mode Airbrushed Copper has a hue angle of 18.2°, a saturation of 35.46% and a lightness of 49.22%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #aa6c51 is made of 0% cyan, 24.32% magenta, 34.91% yellow and 33.33% black ink.

HEX #aa6c51
RGB Decimal rgb(170,108,81)
RGB Percentage 47%, 30%, 23%
CMYK 0, 24.32, 34.91, 33.33
HSL hsl(18.2,35.46%,49.22%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(18.2,52.35%,66.67%)
CIE-LAB lab(51.6845,21.7431,25.3207)
XYZ xyz(23.4253,19.8653,10.3843)