Faux-Slate blue (#6666ca) color information

The hexidecimal color, #6666ca, is close to the color named "Slate blue" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "light blue". When people spot this color, Slate blue (#6666ca), in advertisements, the following may come to mind: water, appetite-curbing, human life, energy, and maturity. Colors labeled as "light blue" are rarely tied to clothing. Asana is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of #6666ca

#6666ca is made up of (102, 102, 202) in RGB colorspace and (49.50, 49.50, 0.00, 20.78) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6710986 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #6666cc. White should be used ontop of #6666ca to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #6666ca. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #6666ca luma #113.20
Websafe hex #6666cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(102, 102, 202) Adobe RGB (102.00, 104.00, 198.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(40%, 40%, 79%) Closest named color Slate blue
rgba rgba(102.0, 102.0, 202.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 21.30, -58.97)
cmyk cmyk(49.50, 49.50, 0.00, 20.78) CIE-L*ab (48.26, 25.29, -51.33)
hsv hsv(240.00, 48.15, 59.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 57.22, 296.23)
hsb hsb(240.00, 49.37, 79.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, -7.01, -80.52)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Slate blue (#6666ca)

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" #6666ca and the second color is called the "compliment" #c9c965.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Slate blue (#6666ca)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #6666ca is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #c9c965.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Slate blue (#6666ca)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Slate blue (#6666ca)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Slate blue (#6666ca)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter shades of #6666ca

Lighter shades are produced by blending #6666ca with white

Darker shades of #6666ca

Darker shades are produced by blending #6666ca with black

Tones of #6666ca

Tones are produced by blending #6666ca with gray

Gradients including #6666ca

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 #6666ca as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#6666ca → #c9c965
#6666ca → #9393d9
#6666ca → #ffffff
#6666ca → #9765c9
#6666ca → #3d3d79
#6666ca → #6597c9

How #6666ca looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #6666ca 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 #6666ca could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #6666ca

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

#6666camight 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 #6666ca

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#6666ca. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #6666ca

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 #6666ca
Java new Color(102, 102, 202);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 102, 102, 202);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:102 green:102 blue:202 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(102f, 102f, 202f);
Swift UIColor(red:102, green:102, blue:202, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ca6666
Python Color('#6666ca')

Base Conversions of hex color #6666ca

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #6666ca. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6710986 while the individual RGB conversions are: 102, 102, 202.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01100110 01100110 11001010
Hex 66 66 ca
Octal 146 146 312
Decimal 102 102 202

#6666ca Icons

If you're considering using #6666ca in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Slate blue (#6666ca) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #6666ca 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 #6666ca on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #6666ca on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #6666ca background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #6666ca background.
This text is hex color #6666ca on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #6666ca on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #6666ca and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #6666ca and white (#ffffff) background.