Faux-Christmas purple (#660061) color information

The hexidecimal color, #660061, should not to be confused with "Christmas purple" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "dark purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Christmas purple (#660061), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: signs of royalty, calming down and soothing, their spiritual life, slight femininity, and travel. Colors labeled as "dark purple" are rarely tied to agriculture.

Breakdown of #660061

#660061 is made up of (102, 0, 97) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 4.90, 60.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6684769 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #660066. White should be used ontop of #660061 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #660061. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #660061 luma #41.46
Websafe hex #660066 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(102, 0, 97) Adobe RGB (89.00, 17.00, 97.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(40%, 0%, 38%) Closest named color Christmas purple
rgba rgba(102.0, 0.0, 97.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (20.00, 38.06, -23.53)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 4.90, 60.00) CIE-L*ab (23.67, 48.13, -27.49)
hsv hsv(303.00, 100.00, 20.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (23.67, 55.43, 330.27)
hsb hsb(303.00, 100.00, 40.00) CIE-L*uv (23.67, 33.80, -37.60)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Christmas purple (#660061)

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" #660061 while the second is the "compliment" #006605.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Christmas purple (#660061)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #660061 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #006605.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Christmas purple (#660061)

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-Christmas purple (#660061)

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-Christmas purple (#660061)

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.

Faux-Christmas purple (#660061)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #660061 with white

Darker variations of #660061

When you combine pure black with this color, #660061, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Christmas purple (#660061)'s Tones

Tones of #660061 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#660061 in 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 #660061 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#660061 → #006605
#660061 → #934c90
#660061 → #ffffff
#660061 → #66002d
#660061 → #3d003a
#660061 → #380066

Faux-Christmas purple (#660061) in different environments

Seeing #660061 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 #660061 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #660061

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

#660061might 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Christmas purple (#660061)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#660061. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#660061 in programming

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 #660061
Java new Color(102, 0, 97);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 102, 0, 97);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:102 green:0 blue:97 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(102f, 0f, 97f);
Swift UIColor(red:102, green:0, blue:97, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $610066
Python Color('#660061')

Base Conversions of hex color #660061

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #660061. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6684769 while the individual RGB conversions are: 102, 0, 97.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01100110 00000000 01100001
Hex 66 00 61
Octal 146 0 141
Decimal 102 0 97

#660061 Icons

If you're considering using #660061 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Christmas purple (#660061) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #660061 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 #660061 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #660061 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #660061 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #660061 background.
This text is hex color #660061 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #660061 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #660061 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #660061 and white (#ffffff) background.