Southern Barrens Mud Color


Southern Barrens Mud 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 #467da7
Complementary Color #588fb9
Color Shade: warm red (25.98° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 53.53% (better contrasting with white)
Southern Barrens Mud Color Sample
Southern Barrens Mud Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #b98258

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Southern Barrens Mud Color. The Cedar Plank Salmon 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 saturated alternative called Hazed Nuts (#c39e6d) for more energetic effect. Try Coriander Powder as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#588fb9 is the best complementary color to Southern Barrens Mud. 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 #b98258 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 Muddy Waters are #b9585e and #b9b258. Thus found on the left and right of #b98258 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Matrix and Olive Green colors as they work well with Southern Barrens Mud.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Southern Barrens Mud palette consists of #585eb9 and #58b9b2 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#588fb9). Try Blue Violet and Fountain Blue colors in combination with #b98258, 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 #b98258 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 Southern Barrens Mud. Thus Fuchsia Blue and Silver Tree giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Southern Barrens Mud contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Hippie Blue, Fern, and Wisteria split by 90° on the color wheel. #b98258 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. Southern Barrens Mud tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#588fb9) and two others. The Silver Tree 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 #58b982 and #b9588f.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #b98258 is made of 46% red, 32% green and 22% blue. In a HSL mode Southern Barrens Mud has a hue angle of 25.98°, a saturation of 40.93% and a lightness of 53.53%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #b98258 is made of 0% cyan, 21.57% magenta, 38.04% yellow and 27.45% black ink.

HEX #b98258
RGB Decimal rgb(185,130,88)
RGB Percentage 46%, 32%, 22%
CMYK 0, 21.57, 38.04, 27.45
HSL hsl(25.98,40.93%,53.53%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(25.98,52.43%,72.55%)
CIE-LAB lab(58.9596,16.3886,31.0806)
XYZ xyz(29.7517,26.9841,12.8729)