Antique Brass Color


Antique Brass 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 #37759a
Complementary Color #65a3c7
Color Shade: warm red (22.42° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 59.02% (better contrasting with white)
Antique Brass Color Sample
Antique Brass Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #c88a65

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Antique Brass Color. The Tile Red 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 saturated alternative called Burnt Copper (#c56a39) for more energetic effect. Try Golden Thistle Yellow as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#65a3c7 is the best complementary color to Antique Brass. 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 #c88a65 complementary color is Fountain 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 Antique Brass are #c76571 and #c7bb65. Thus found on the left and right of #c88a65 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Contessa and Laser colors as they work well with Antique Brass.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Antique Brass palette consists of #6571c7 and #65c7bb colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#65a3c7). Try Blue Marguerite and Downy colors in combination with #c88a65, 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 #c88a65 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 Brass. Thus Amethyst and Emerald giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Antique Brass contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Fountain Blue, Mantis, and Amethyst split by 90° on the color wheel. #c88a65 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 Brass tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#65a3c7) and two others. The Emerald is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Hopbush – 120° from the complementary Fountain Blue. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #65c78a and #c765a3.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #c88a65 is made of 46% red, 31% green and 23% blue. In a HSL mode Antique Brass has a hue angle of 22.42°, a saturation of 47.37% and a lightness of 59.02%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #c88a65 is made of 0% cyan, 24.31% magenta, 38.82% yellow and 21.57% black ink.

HEX #c88a65
RGB Decimal rgb(200,138,101)
RGB Percentage 46%, 31%, 23%
CMYK 0, 24.31, 38.82, 21.57
HSL hsl(22.42,47.37%,59.02%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(22.42,49.5%,78.43%)
CIE-LAB lab(62.8404,19.4274,29.2743)
XYZ xyz(35.2569,31.3959,16.5137)