Faux-Electric ultramarine (#3b00ff) color information

Hex color #3b00ff almost matches the color named "Electric ultramarine" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "generic blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Electric ultramarine (#3b00ff), in designs, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-Electric ultramarine (#3b00ff)

#3b00ff is made up of (59, 0, 255) in RGB colorspace and (76.86, 100.00, 0.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3866879 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #3300ff. White should be used ontop of #3b00ff to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #3b00ff. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #3b00ff luma #46.46
Websafe hex #3300ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(59, 0, 255) Adobe RGB (56.00, 0.00, 250.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(23%, 0%, 100%) Closest named color Electric ultramarine
rgba rgba(59.0, 0.0, 255.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (28.28, 79.48, -187.84)
cmyk cmyk(76.86, 100.00, 0.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (33.98, 81.95, -104.93)
hsv hsv(253.80, 100.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (33.98, 133.14, 307.99)
hsb hsb(253.80, 100.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (33.98, -4.24, -132.06)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Electric ultramarine (#3b00ff)

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" #3b00ff while the second is the "compliment" #c7ff00.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Electric ultramarine (#3b00ff)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #3b00ff is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #c7ff00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Electric ultramarine (#3b00ff)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Electric ultramarine (#3b00ff)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Electric ultramarine (#3b00ff)

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 shades of #3b00ff

When you combine pure white with this color, #3b00ff, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #3b00ff

Darker shades are produced by blending #3b00ff with black

Faux-Electric ultramarine (#3b00ff)'s Tones

Tones of #3b00ff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #3b00ff

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 #3b00ff as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#3b00ff → #c7ff00
#3b00ff → #754cff
#3b00ff → #ffffff
#3b00ff → #b600ff
#3b00ff → #230099
#3b00ff → #0048ff

Faux-Electric ultramarine (#3b00ff) in different environments

Seeing #3b00ff 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 #3b00ff could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Electric ultramarine (#3b00ff)

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

#3b00ffmight 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 #3b00ff

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#3b00ff. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #3b00ff

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 #3b00ff
Java new Color(59, 0, 255);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 59, 0, 255);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:59 green:0 blue:255 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(59f, 0f, 255f);
Swift UIColor(red:59, green:0, blue:255, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ff003b
Python Color('#3b00ff')

Base Conversions of hex color #3b00ff

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #3b00ff. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3866879 while the individual RGB conversions are: 59, 0, 255.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00111011 00000000 11111111
Hex 3b 00 ff
Octal 73 0 377
Decimal 59 0 255

Icons incorporating the color #3b00ff

If you're considering using #3b00ff in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #3b00ff on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #3b00ff 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 #3b00ff on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #3b00ff on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #3b00ff background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #3b00ff background.
This text is hex color #3b00ff on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #3b00ff on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #3b00ff and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #3b00ff and white (#ffffff) background.