Faux-Turquoise (#3ee9c6) color information

The hexidecimal color, #3ee9c6, greatly resembles "Turquoise" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "light green". When people from western culture see this color, Turquoise (#3ee9c6), used in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: feelings of tranquility, the environment, feeling relaxed, the home, and being passive and non-confrontational. Colors labeled as "light green" are rarely tied to travel.

Breakdown of #3ee9c6

#3ee9c6 is made up of (62, 233, 198) in RGB colorspace and (73.39, 0.00, 15.02, 8.63) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 4123078 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #33ffcc. White should be used ontop of #3ee9c6 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #3ee9c6. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #3ee9c6 luma #177.68
Websafe hex #33ffcc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(62, 233, 198) Adobe RGB (138.00, 232.00, 199.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(24%, 91%, 78%) Closest named color Turquoise
rgba rgba(62.0, 233.0, 198.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (79.37, -43.13, 3.57)
cmyk cmyk(73.39, 0.00, 15.02, 8.63) CIE-L*ab (83.44, -50.84, 3.92)
hsv hsv(168.38, 78.82, 57.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (83.44, 50.99, 175.59)
hsb hsb(168.38, 73.63, 91.00) CIE-L*uv (83.44, -63.59, 14.09)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Turquoise (#3ee9c6)

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" #3ee9c6 and the second color is called the "compliment" #e83d5f.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Turquoise (#3ee9c6)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #3ee9c6 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #e83d5f.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Turquoise (#3ee9c6)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Turquoise (#3ee9c6)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Turquoise (#3ee9c6)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #3ee9c6

Lighter shades are produced by blending #3ee9c6 with white

Faux-Turquoise (#3ee9c6)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #3ee9c6 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #3ee9c6

When you combine pure gray with this color, #3ee9c6, tones are produced.

Faux-Turquoise (#3ee9c6) 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 #3ee9c6 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#3ee9c6 → #e83d5f
#3ee9c6 → #77efd7
#3ee9c6 → #ffffff
#3ee9c6 → #3db4e8
#3ee9c6 → #258b76
#3ee9c6 → #3de870

#3ee9c6 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #3ee9c6 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 #3ee9c6 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #3ee9c6

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

#3ee9c6might 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.

#3ee9c6 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#3ee9c6. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#3ee9c6 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 #3ee9c6
Java new Color(62, 233, 198);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 62, 233, 198);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:62 green:233 blue:198 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(62f, 233f, 198f);
Swift UIColor(red:62, green:233, blue:198, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $c6e93e
Python Color('#3ee9c6')

Base Conversions of hex color #3ee9c6

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #3ee9c6. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 4123078 while the individual RGB conversions are: 62, 233, 198.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00111110 11101001 11000110
Hex 3e e9 c6
Octal 76 351 306
Decimal 62 233 198

#3ee9c6 Icons

If you're considering using #3ee9c6 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Turquoise (#3ee9c6) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #3ee9c6 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 #3ee9c6 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #3ee9c6 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #3ee9c6 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #3ee9c6 background.
This text is hex color #3ee9c6 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #3ee9c6 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #3ee9c6 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #3ee9c6 and white (#ffffff) background.