Faux-Blue (#0000fa) color information

#0000fa is the hex color code that is a variation of "Blue" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic blue". When people spot this color, Blue (#0000fa), in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: water, offices, self-expression, energy, and being taken seriously. This color isn't popular for cars.

#0000fa Breakdown

#0000fa is made up of (0, 0, 250) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 100.00, 0.00, 1.96) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 250 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0000ff. White should be used ontop of #0000fa to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #0000fa luma #28.25
Websafe hex #0000ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 0, 250) Adobe RGB (0.00, 22.00, 245.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 0%, 98%) Closest named color Blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 0.0, 250.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (26.46, 70.92, -194.03)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 100.00, 0.00, 1.96) CIE-L*ab (31.81, 75.65, -105.96)
hsv hsv(240.00, 100.00, 49.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (31.81, 130.19, 305.52)
hsb hsb(240.00, 100.00, 98.00) CIE-L*uv (31.81, -10.62, -127.70)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Blue (#0000fa)

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" #0000fa and the second color is called the "compliment" #f9f900.

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-Blue (#0000fa)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #0000fa is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #f9f900.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Blue (#0000fa)

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-Blue (#0000fa)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Blue (#0000fa)

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.

Faux-Blue (#0000fa)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #0000fa can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #0000fa

When you combine pure black with this color, #0000fa, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #0000fa

Tones are produced by blending #0000fa with gray

#0000fa in gradients

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 #0000fa as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#0000fa → #f9f900
#0000fa → #4c4cfb
#0000fa → #ffffff
#0000fa → #7c00f9
#0000fa → #000096
#0000fa → #007cf9

How #0000fa looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #0000fa 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 #0000fa could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#0000fa popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#0000famight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Blue (#0000fa)

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

#0000fa in programming

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 #0000fa
Java new Color(0, 0, 250);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 0, 250);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:0 blue:250 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 0f, 250f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:0, blue:250, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $fa0000
Python Color('#0000fa')

Base Conversions of hex color #0000fa

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #0000fa. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 250 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 0, 250.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00000000 11111010
Hex 00 00 fa
Octal 0 0 372
Decimal 0 0 250

Icons incorporating the color #0000fa

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

Color #0000fa on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #0000fa 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 #0000fa on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #0000fa on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #0000fa background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #0000fa background.
This text is hex color #0000fa on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #0000fa on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #0000fa and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #0000fa and white (#ffffff) background.