Faux-Violet (RYB) (#8300a4) color information

#8300a4 is the hex color code that greatly resembles "Violet (RYB)" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "generic purple". When people from western culture see this color, Violet (RYB) (#8300a4), used in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: having wisdom, anti-aging and not growing old, states of pure consciousness, luxurious, and finance and wealth. Shades of "generic purple". typically aren't associated with energy.

#8300a4 Breakdown

#8300a4 is made up of (131, 0, 164) in RGB colorspace and (20.12, 100.00, 0.00, 35.69) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8585380 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #990099. White should be used ontop of #8300a4 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #8300a4. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #8300a4 luma #57.70
Websafe hex #990099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(131, 0, 164) Adobe RGB (113.00, 0.00, 158.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(51%, 0%, 64%) Closest named color Violet (RYB)
rgba rgba(131.0, 0.0, 164.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (26.46, 64.06, -63.71)
cmyk cmyk(20.12, 100.00, 0.00, 35.69) CIE-L*ab (31.81, 70.01, -54.58)
hsv hsv(287.81, 100.00, 32.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (31.81, 88.77, 322.06)
hsb hsb(287.81, 100.00, 64.00) CIE-L*uv (31.81, 35.29, -78.39)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Violet (RYB) (#8300a4)

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" #8300a4 and the second color is called the "compliment" #23a300.

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-Violet (RYB) (#8300a4)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #8300a4 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #23a300.

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-Violet (RYB) (#8300a4)

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-Violet (RYB) (#8300a4)

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-Violet (RYB) (#8300a4)

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 shades of #8300a4

Lighter shades of #8300a4 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Violet (RYB) (#8300a4)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #8300a4 with black

Tones of #8300a4

When you combine pure gray with this color, #8300a4, tones are produced.

Gradients including #8300a4

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 #8300a4 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#8300a4 → #23a300
#8300a4 → #a84cbf
#8300a4 → #ffffff
#8300a4 → #a30074
#8300a4 → #4e0062
#8300a4 → #2e00a3

#8300a4 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #8300a4 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 #8300a4 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#8300a4 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#8300a4might 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 #8300a4

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#8300a4. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #8300a4

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 #8300a4
Java new Color(131, 0, 164);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 131, 0, 164);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:131 green:0 blue:164 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(131f, 0f, 164f);
Swift UIColor(red:131, green:0, blue:164, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $a40083
Python Color('#8300a4')

Base Conversions of hex color #8300a4

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8300a4. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8585380 while the individual RGB conversions are: 131, 0, 164.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10000011 00000000 10100100
Hex 83 00 a4
Octal 203 0 244
Decimal 131 0 164

Icons incorporating the color #8300a4

If you're considering using #8300a4 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #8300a4 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #8300a4 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 #8300a4 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #8300a4 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #8300a4 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #8300a4 background.
This text is hex color #8300a4 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #8300a4 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #8300a4 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #8300a4 and white (#ffffff) background.