Faux-Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache) (#2a00e0) color information

The hexidecimal color, #2a00e0, is a variation of "Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache)" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "generic blue". When people spot this color, Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache) (#2a00e0), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: water, appetite-curbing, human life, energy, and maturity. This color isn't popular for clothing.

Breakdown of #2a00e0

#2a00e0 is made up of (42, 0, 224) in RGB colorspace and (81.25, 100.00, 0.00, 12.16) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 2752736 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #3300cc. White should be used ontop of #2a00e0 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #2a00e0. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #2a00e0 luma #37.87
Websafe hex #3300cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(42, 0, 224) Adobe RGB (27.00, 26.00, 219.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(16%, 0%, 88%) Closest named color Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache)
rgba rgba(42.0, 0.0, 224.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (24.49, 61.42, -162.04)
cmyk cmyk(81.25, 100.00, 0.00, 12.16) CIE-L*ab (29.41, 68.31, -95.13)
hsv hsv(250.91, 100.00, 44.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (29.41, 117.12, 305.68)
hsb hsb(250.91, 100.00, 88.00) CIE-L*uv (29.41, -8.10, -113.94)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache) (#2a00e0)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #2a00e0 while the second is the "compliment" #bbe000.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache) (#2a00e0)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #2a00e0 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #bbe000.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache) (#2a00e0)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache) (#2a00e0)

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-Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache) (#2a00e0)

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 #2a00e0

Lighter shades are produced by blending #2a00e0 with white

Darker shades of #2a00e0

Darker shades are produced by blending #2a00e0 with black

Faux-Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache) (#2a00e0)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #2a00e0 with gray

Gradients including #2a00e0

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 #2a00e0 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#2a00e0 → #bbe000
#2a00e0 → #694ce9
#2a00e0 → #ffffff
#2a00e0 → #9500e0
#2a00e0 → #190086
#2a00e0 → #004ae0

How #2a00e0 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #2a00e0 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 #2a00e0 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #2a00e0

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

#2a00e0might 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 #2a00e0

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#2a00e0. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #2a00e0

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 #2a00e0
Java new Color(42, 0, 224);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 42, 0, 224);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:42 green:0 blue:224 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(42f, 0f, 224f);
Swift UIColor(red:42, green:0, blue:224, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e0002a
Python Color('#2a00e0')

Base Conversions of hex color #2a00e0

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #2a00e0. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 2752736 while the individual RGB conversions are: 42, 0, 224.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00101010 00000000 11100000
Hex 2a 00 e0
Octal 52 0 340
Decimal 42 0 224

Icons incorporating the color #2a00e0

If you're considering using #2a00e0 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #2a00e0 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #2a00e0 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 #2a00e0 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #2a00e0 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #2a00e0 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #2a00e0 background.
This text is hex color #2a00e0 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #2a00e0 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #2a00e0 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #2a00e0 and white (#ffffff) background.