Faux-Cerulean blue (#3f52c9) color information

The hexidecimal color, #3f52c9, is related to "Cerulean blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "light blue". When people from western culture see this color, Cerulean blue (#3f52c9), used in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: peace, coldness, human life, finance, and widely-used. This color isn't popular for clothing.

Breakdown of #3f52c9

#3f52c9 is made up of (63, 82, 201) in RGB colorspace and (68.66, 59.20, 0.00, 21.18) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 4149961 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #3366cc. White should be used ontop of #3f52c9 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #3f52c9. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #3f52c9 luma #89.68
Websafe hex #3366cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(63, 82, 201) Adobe RGB (75.00, 79.00, 197.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(25%, 32%, 79%) Closest named color Cerulean blue
rgba rgba(63.0, 82.0, 201.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (33.17, 30.32, -83.58)
cmyk cmyk(68.66, 59.20, 0.00, 21.18) CIE-L*ab (39.58, 36.51, -65.36)
hsv hsv(232.22, 56.25, 52.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (39.58, 74.87, 299.19)
hsb hsb(232.22, 68.35, 79.00) CIE-L*uv (39.58, -8.24, -96.26)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Cerulean blue (#3f52c9)

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" #3f52c9 while the second is the "compliment" #c9b73f.

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 Compliments of #Faux-Cerulean blue (#3f52c9)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #3f52c9 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #c9b73f.

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-Cerulean blue (#3f52c9)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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-Cerulean blue (#3f52c9)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Cerulean blue (#3f52c9)

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 #3f52c9

Lighter shades are produced by blending #3f52c9 with white

Faux-Cerulean blue (#3f52c9)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #3f52c9 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Cerulean blue (#3f52c9)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #3f52c9, tones are produced.

Faux-Cerulean blue (#3f52c9) 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 #3f52c9 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#3f52c9 → #c9b73f
#3f52c9 → #7885d9
#3f52c9 → #ffffff
#3f52c9 → #723fc9
#3f52c9 → #253178
#3f52c9 → #3f96c9

#3f52c9 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #3f52c9 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 #3f52c9 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #3f52c9

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

#3f52c9might 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.

#3f52c9 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#3f52c9. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#3f52c9 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 #3f52c9
Java new Color(63, 82, 201);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 63, 82, 201);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:63 green:82 blue:201 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(63f, 82f, 201f);
Swift UIColor(red:63, green:82, blue:201, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $c9523f
Python Color('#3f52c9')

Base Conversions of hex color #3f52c9

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #3f52c9. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 4149961 while the individual RGB conversions are: 63, 82, 201.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00111111 01010010 11001001
Hex 3f 52 c9
Octal 77 122 311
Decimal 63 82 201

Icons incorporating the color #3f52c9

If you're considering using #3f52c9 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #3f52c9 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #3f52c9 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 #3f52c9 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #3f52c9 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #3f52c9 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #3f52c9 background.
This text is hex color #3f52c9 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #3f52c9 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #3f52c9 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #3f52c9 and white (#ffffff) background.