Brown colour

Brown is a warm and earthy colour often used to create cozy and inviting art pieces. It can evoke feelings of comfort, relaxation, and creativity.

What is a complementary colour to brown?

Teal is a complementary colour to brown.

Teal is directly across from brown on the colour wheel. This creates a visually appealing contrast and makes each colour appear more intense.

What are complementary colours?

Complementary colours are a combination that provides a high contrast and high impact colour combination – together, these colours will appear brighter and more prominent.

What is the colour wheel?

The colour wheel is a diagram used in the visual arts to represent the colours of the visible spectrum and their relationships to one another.

What is a good contrasting colour combination with brown?

Teal & brown colours are high in contrast. This combination makes brown appear more vibrant and defined.

What is a neutral colour combination with brown?

Beige and grey are neutral colours that complement pink without competing with it, creating a harmonious balance.

Colour palette (examples)

Examples of colours that work well with brown.

Keep in mind that colour palettes can vary depending on the design style, brand identity, and personal preferences. These palettes are meant to serve as a starting point for your design explorations.

Colours in the colour palette

  • Harmonize with the main colour
  • Create a visually appealing contrast with the main colour
  • Enhance the main colour without overpowering it
  • Create a cohesive and consistent look with the main colour

Monochromatic colours

  • Brown: #964B00
  • Golden Brown: #8B4513
  • Light Brown: #A52A2A
  • Dark Brown: #7F5A58
  • Chocolate Brown: #CD853F

Analogous colours

  • Orange: #FFA500
  • Yellow: #FFFF00
  • Red: #FF0000