Faux-Slate blue (#6e46cc) color information

Hex color #6e46cc is related to "Slate blue" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "light blue". When people from western culture see this color, Slate blue (#6e46cc), used in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with peace, offices, a sense of security or trust, finance, and being taken seriously. Colors labeled as "light blue" are rarely tied to food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-Slate blue (#6e46cc)

#6e46cc is made up of (110, 70, 204) in RGB colorspace and (46.08, 65.69, 0.00, 20.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7227084 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #6633cc. White should be used ontop of #6e46cc to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #6e46cc. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #6e46cc luma #97.03
Websafe hex #6633cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(110, 70, 204) Adobe RGB (97.00, 74.00, 199.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(43%, 27%, 80%) Closest named color Slate blue
rgba rgba(110.0, 70.0, 204.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (34.64, 39.75, -79.86)
cmyk cmyk(46.08, 65.69, 0.00, 20.00) CIE-L*ab (41.22, 45.73, -63.48)
hsv hsv(258.11, 56.99, 53.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (41.22, 78.24, 305.77)
hsb hsb(258.11, 66.25, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (41.22, 3.17, -95.80)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Slate blue (#6e46cc)

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" #6e46cc and the second color is called the "compliment" #a3cc44.

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-Slate blue (#6e46cc)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #6e46cc is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #a3cc44.

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-Slate blue (#6e46cc)

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-Slate blue (#6e46cc)

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-Slate blue (#6e46cc)

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.

Faux-Slate blue (#6e46cc)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #6e46cc, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Slate blue (#6e46cc)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #6e46cc, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #6e46cc

When you combine pure gray with this color, #6e46cc, tones are produced.

#6e46cc 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 #6e46cc as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#6e46cc → #a3cc44
#6e46cc → #997ddb
#6e46cc → #ffffff
#6e46cc → #b044cc
#6e46cc → #422a7a
#6e46cc → #445fcc

#6e46cc in different lighting conditions

Seeing #6e46cc 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 #6e46cc could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Slate blue (#6e46cc)

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

#6e46ccmight 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-Slate blue (#6e46cc)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#6e46cc. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#6e46cc 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 #6e46cc
Java new Color(110, 70, 204);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 110, 70, 204);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:110 green:70 blue:204 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(110f, 70f, 204f);
Swift UIColor(red:110, green:70, blue:204, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cc466e
Python Color('#6e46cc')

Base Conversions of hex color #6e46cc

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #6e46cc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7227084 while the individual RGB conversions are: 110, 70, 204.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01101110 01000110 11001100
Hex 6e 46 cc
Octal 156 106 314
Decimal 110 70 204

#6e46cc Icons

If you're considering using #6e46cc in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Slate blue (#6e46cc) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #6e46cc 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 #6e46cc on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #6e46cc on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #6e46cc background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #6e46cc background.
This text is hex color #6e46cc on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #6e46cc on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #6e46cc and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #6e46cc and white (#ffffff) background.