Faux-Medium blue (#0000c6) color information

The hexidecimal color, #0000c6, may be mistaken for "Medium blue" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "dark blue". When people spot this color, Medium blue (#0000c6), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: water, appetite-curbing, human life, energy, and maturity. Colors labeled as "dark blue" are rarely tied to clothing.

Breakdown of #0000c6

#0000c6 is made up of (0, 0, 198) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 100.00, 0.00, 22.35) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 198 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0000cc. White should be used ontop of #0000c6 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #0000c6. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #0000c6 luma #22.37
Websafe hex #0000cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 0, 198) Adobe RGB (0.00, 8.00, 193.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 0%, 78%) Closest named color Medium blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 0.0, 198.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (20.00, 56.20, -152.83)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 100.00, 0.00, 22.35) CIE-L*ab (23.67, 65.05, -89.91)
hsv hsv(240.00, 100.00, 39.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (23.67, 110.97, 305.89)
hsb hsb(240.00, 100.00, 78.00) CIE-L*uv (23.67, -7.82, -96.37)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Medium blue (#0000c6)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #0000c6 and the second color is called the "compliment" #c6c600.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Medium blue (#0000c6)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #0000c6 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #c6c600.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Medium blue (#0000c6)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Medium blue (#0000c6)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Medium blue (#0000c6)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter shades of #0000c6

Lighter shades are produced by blending #0000c6 with white

Darker shades of #0000c6

Darker shades are produced by blending #0000c6 with black

Tones of #0000c6

Tones are produced by blending #0000c6 with gray

Gradients including #0000c6

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #0000c6 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#0000c6 → #c6c600
#0000c6 → #4c4cd7
#0000c6 → #ffffff
#0000c6 → #6300c6
#0000c6 → #000076
#0000c6 → #0063c6

How #0000c6 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #0000c6 on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #0000c6 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #0000c6

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#0000c6might be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #0000c6

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#0000c6. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #0000c6

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #0000c6
Java new Color(0, 0, 198);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 0, 198);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:0 blue:198 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 0f, 198f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:0, blue:198, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $c60000
Python Color('#0000c6')

Base Conversions of hex color #0000c6

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #0000c6. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 198 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 0, 198.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00000000 11000110
Hex 00 00 c6
Octal 0 0 306
Decimal 0 0 198

#0000c6 Icons

If you're considering using #0000c6 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Medium blue (#0000c6) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #0000c6 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #0000c6 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #0000c6 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #0000c6 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #0000c6 background.
This text is hex color #0000c6 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #0000c6 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #0000c6 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #0000c6 and white (#ffffff) background.