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A comprehensive guide to hex color #3800fc

About hex color #3800fc - near-Electric ultramarine

Hex color #3800fc is related to "Electric ultramarine". It's described as "blue". When people spot the color blue in ads, they may think of some of the following attributes: peace, appetite-curbing, self-expression, health care, and maturity. This color isn't popular for cars.

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #3800fc is created using 22% red, 0% green, and 98.8% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 77.8% cyan, 100% magenta, 0% yellow, and 1.2% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
22%
 
0%
 
98.8%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
77.8%
 
100%
 
0%
1.2%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#3800fc is made up of R: 56, G: 0, B: 252 in RGB colorspace and C: 77.78, M:100, Y:0, K:1.18 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3670268 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #3300ff. Its closest named color is "Electric ultramarine". White should be used ontop of #3800fc to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #3800fc. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #3800fc
Websafe hex #3300ff
rgb 56, 0, 252
rgb percent (%) 21.88%, 0%, 98.44%
rgba R: 56, G: 0, B: 252, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 77.78, M:100, Y:0, K:1.18
hsv 253.33, 100, 49.41
hsb 253.33, 100, 98.82
luma 45.22
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 50, 0, 247
Closest named color Electric ultramarine
Hunter-Lab 28.05, 75.78, -184.44
CIE-L*ab 33.71, 79.12, -103.78
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 33.71, 130.51, 307.32
CIE-L*uv 33.71, -5.6, -130.46°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #3800fc. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

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" #3800fc and the second color is called the "compliment" #c5fb00.

Design Tip: Complimentary colors do the job if you want an element to really stand out!

#c5fb00
#3800fc

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #3800fc is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #c5fb00.

Design Tip: The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

#47fb00
#3800fc
#fbb400

Triadic

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

Design Tip: Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

#00fb36
#3800fc
#fb3600

Tetradic

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

Design Tip: To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

#00c5fb
#c5fb00
#fb3600
#3800fc

Analagous

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.

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

#0047fb
#3800fc
#b400fb

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #3800fc can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #3800fc with black #000000.

#0b0032
#10004b
#160064
#1c007e
#210097
#2700b0
#2c00c9
#3200e2

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #3800fc with white #FFFFFF.

#5f33fc
#734cfc
#8766fd
#9b7ffd
#af99fd
#c3b2fe
#d7ccfe
#ebe5fe

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #3800fc with gray #808080.

#716698
#6a59a5
#634cb1
#5c40be
#5433ca
#4d26d6
#4619e3
#3f0cef

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 #3800fc as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #3800fc 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 #3800fc could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #3800fc appears as #5300f2 when in old daylight and as #5100fa when in daylight fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #3800fc

#3800fc might 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.

Electric ultramarine
Ultramarine
Ultramarine blue (Caran d'Ache)
Han purple
Bluebonnet
Interdimensional blue
Electric indigo
Blue

Furthest named colors to #3800fc

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #3800fc. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Yellow
Lemon glacier
Lemon
Neon yellow
Yellow Sunshine
Cadmium yellow
Christmas yellow
Yellow rose

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #3800fc, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #3800fc
Java new Color(56, 0, 252)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 56, 0, 252);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.2196 green:0 blue:0.9882 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.2196f, 0f, 0.9882f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.2196, green:0, blue:0.9882, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $FC0038
Python Color('#3800fc')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #3800fc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3670268 while the individual RGB conversions are: 56, 0, 252.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary001110000000000011111100
Hex3800fc
Octal700374
Decimal560252

If you're considering using #3800fc in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #3800fc colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #3800fc on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #3800fc on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #3800fc background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #3800fc background.

This text is hex color #3800fc on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #3800fc on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #3800fc and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #3800fc and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #3800fc.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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