Faux-French sky blue (#769fff) color information

Hex color #769fff should not to be confused with "French sky blue" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "light blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, French sky blue (#769fff), in advertisements, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-French sky blue (#769fff)

#769fff is made up of (118, 159, 255) in RGB colorspace and (53.73, 37.65, 0.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7774207 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #6699ff. White should be used ontop of #769fff to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #769fff. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #769fff luma #157.43
Websafe hex #6699ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(118, 159, 255) Adobe RGB (131.00, 158.00, 251.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(46%, 62%, 100%) Closest named color French sky blue
rgba rgba(118.0, 159.0, 255.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (60.00, 11.43, -61.37)
cmyk cmyk(53.73, 37.65, 0.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (66.52, 12.65, -51.48)
hsv hsv(222.22, 100.00, 73.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (66.52, 53.01, 283.81)
hsb hsb(222.22, 54.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (66.52, -20.86, -84.79)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-French sky blue (#769fff)

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" #769fff and the second color is called the "compliment" #ffd575.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-French sky blue (#769fff)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #769fff is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #ffd575.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-French sky blue (#769fff)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-French sky blue (#769fff)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-French sky blue (#769fff)

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.

Lighter shades of #769fff

When you combine pure white with this color, #769fff, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #769fff

Darker shades are produced by blending #769fff with black

Tones of #769fff

Tones of #769fff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #769fff

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 #769fff as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#769fff → #ffd575
#769fff → #9fbbff
#769fff → #ffffff
#769fff → #9075ff
#769fff → #465f99
#769fff → #75e3ff

Faux-French sky blue (#769fff) in different environments

Seeing #769fff 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 #769fff could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-French sky blue (#769fff)

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

#769fffmight 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 #769fff

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#769fff. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #769fff

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 #769fff
Java new Color(118, 159, 255);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 118, 159, 255);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:118 green:159 blue:255 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(118f, 159f, 255f);
Swift UIColor(red:118, green:159, blue:255, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ff9f76
Python Color('#769fff')

Base Conversions of hex color #769fff

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #769fff. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7774207 while the individual RGB conversions are: 118, 159, 255.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110110 10011111 11111111
Hex 76 9f ff
Octal 166 237 377
Decimal 118 159 255

Icons incorporating the color #769fff

If you're considering using #769fff in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #769fff on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #769fff 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 #769fff on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #769fff on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #769fff background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #769fff background.
This text is hex color #769fff on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #769fff on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #769fff and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #769fff and white (#ffffff) background.