Faux-Picton blue (#38ccfc) color information

#38ccfc is the hex color code that is very close to "Picton blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "light blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Picton blue (#38ccfc), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: serenity, coldness, self-expression, health care, and widely-used. Colors labeled as "light blue" are rarely tied to cars. IFTTT uses this color in their branding.

#38ccfc Breakdown

#38ccfc is made up of (56, 204, 252) in RGB colorspace and (77.78, 19.05, 0.00, 1.18) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3722492 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #33ccff. White should be used ontop of #38ccfc to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #38ccfc. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #38ccfc luma #164.97
Websafe hex #33ccff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(56, 204, 252) Adobe RGB (124.00, 202.00, 250.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(22%, 80%, 99%) Closest named color Picton blue
rgba rgba(56.0, 204.0, 252.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (71.41, -18.98, -38.34)
cmyk cmyk(77.78, 19.05, 0.00, 1.18) CIE-L*ab (76.68, -21.69, -34.61)
hsv hsv(194.81, 97.47, 60.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (76.68, 40.84, 237.92)
hsb hsb(194.81, 77.78, 99.00) CIE-L*uv (76.68, -49.40, -53.16)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Picton blue (#38ccfc)

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" #38ccfc and the second color is called the "compliment" #fc6538.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Picton blue (#38ccfc)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #38ccfc is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #fc6538.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Picton blue (#38ccfc)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Picton blue (#38ccfc)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Picton blue (#38ccfc)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter variations of #38ccfc

Lighter shades of #38ccfc can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #38ccfc

Darker shades of #38ccfc can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #38ccfc

Tones of #38ccfc can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Picton blue (#38ccfc) 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 #38ccfc as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#38ccfc → #fc6538
#38ccfc → #73dbfc
#38ccfc → #ffffff
#38ccfc → #386cfc
#38ccfc → #217a97
#38ccfc → #38fcc8

Faux-Picton blue (#38ccfc) in different environments

Seeing #38ccfc 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 #38ccfc could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#38ccfc 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.

#38ccfcmight 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.

#38ccfc popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#38ccfc. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#38ccfc in coding

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 #38ccfc
Java new Color(56, 204, 252);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 56, 204, 252);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:56 green:204 blue:252 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(56f, 204f, 252f);
Swift UIColor(red:56, green:204, blue:252, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $fccc38
Python Color('#38ccfc')

Base Conversions of hex color #38ccfc

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #38ccfc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3722492 while the individual RGB conversions are: 56, 204, 252.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00111000 11001100 11111100
Hex 38 cc fc
Octal 70 314 374
Decimal 56 204 252

#38ccfc Icons

If you're considering using #38ccfc in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Picton blue (#38ccfc) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #38ccfc 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 #38ccfc on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #38ccfc on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #38ccfc background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #38ccfc background.
This text is hex color #38ccfc on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #38ccfc on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #38ccfc and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #38ccfc and white (#ffffff) background.