Brandy Punch Color


Brandy Punch is soft, warm-toned shade of orange. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with blue cyan, mid magenta or green cyan

Inverse Color #327bd6
Complementary Color #2871cd
Color Shade: orange (33.29° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 48.24% (better contrasting with white)
Brandy Punch Color Sample
Brandy Punch Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #cd8429

If you're looking for a similar orange shade, there are some better alternatives to Brandy Punch Color. The Kincha Brown color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm red bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Crushed Orange (#e37730) for more energetic effect. Try Zamesi Desert as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#2871cd is the best complementary color to Brandy Punch. Blue cyan shades generally complement the orange hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #cd8429 complementary color is Mariner, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid red, orange, and mid yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Brandy Punch are #cd3228 and #c3cd28. Thus found on the left and right of #cd8429 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Persian Red and Key Lime Pie colors as they work well with Brandy Punch.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Brandy Punch palette consists of #3228cd and #28c3cd colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#2871cd). Try Persian Blue and Scooter colors in combination with #cd8429, 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 #cd8429 offers a combination of violet and green cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Brandy Punch. Thus Purple Heart and Shamrock giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Brandy Punch contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Mariner, Forest Green, and Cerise split by 90° on the color wheel. #cd8429 square combo is a palette of orange, mid green, blue cyan and mid 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. Brandy Punch tetradic combo consists of blue cyan complementary color (#2871cd) and two others. The Shamrock is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Cerise – 120° from the complementary Mariner. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #28cd84 and #cd2871.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #cd8429 is made of 54% red, 35% green and 11% blue. In a HSL mode Brandy Punch has a hue angle of 33.29°, a saturation of 66.67% and a lightness of 48.24%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #cd8429 is made of 0% cyan, 28.63% magenta, 64.31% yellow and 19.61% black ink.

HEX #cd8429
RGB Decimal rgb(205,132,41)
RGB Percentage 54%, 35%, 11%
CMYK 0, 28.63, 64.31, 19.61
HSL hsl(33.29,66.67%,48.24%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(33.29,80%,80.39%)
CIE-LAB lab(61.3439,20.9589,57.0909)
XYZ xyz(33.8283,29.6418,6.0363)