Faux-Violet (color wheel) (#8300eb) color information

#8300eb is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "Violet (color wheel)" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic purple". When people spot this color, Violet (color wheel) (#8300eb), in media, they may think of some of these attributes: being successful, calming down and soothing, states of pure consciousness, cutting-edge, and travel. This color isn't popular for energy.

#8300eb Breakdown

#8300eb is made up of (131, 0, 235) in RGB colorspace and (44.26, 100.00, 0.00, 7.84) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8585451 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9900ff. White should be used ontop of #8300eb to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #8300eb luma #65.72
Websafe hex #9900ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(131, 0, 235) Adobe RGB (109.00, 26.00, 229.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(51%, 0%, 92%) Closest named color Violet (color wheel)
rgba rgba(131.0, 0.0, 235.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (33.17, 74.06, -124.42)
cmyk cmyk(44.26, 100.00, 0.00, 7.84) CIE-L*ab (39.58, 76.46, -83.89)
hsv hsv(273.26, 100.00, 46.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (39.58, 113.51, 312.35)
hsb hsb(273.26, 100.00, 92.00) CIE-L*uv (39.58, 14.16, -121.40)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Violet (color wheel) (#8300eb)

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" #8300eb while the second is the "compliment" #69ea00.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Violet (color wheel) (#8300eb)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #8300eb is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #69ea00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Violet (color wheel) (#8300eb)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Violet (color wheel) (#8300eb)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Violet (color wheel) (#8300eb)

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.

Faux-Violet (color wheel) (#8300eb)'s Lighter shades

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

Darker shades of #8300eb

When you combine pure black with this color, #8300eb, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Violet (color wheel) (#8300eb)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #8300eb with gray

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

#8300eb → #69ea00
#8300eb → #a84cf1
#8300eb → #ffffff
#8300eb → #ea00de
#8300eb → #4e008d
#8300eb → #0b00ea

How #8300eb looks in different atmospheres

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

#8300eb 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.

#8300ebmight 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-Violet (color wheel) (#8300eb)

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

#8300eb 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 #8300eb
Java new Color(131, 0, 235);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 131, 0, 235);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:131 green:0 blue:235 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(131f, 0f, 235f);
Swift UIColor(red:131, green:0, blue:235, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $eb0083
Python Color('#8300eb')

Base Conversions of hex color #8300eb

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8300eb. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8585451 while the individual RGB conversions are: 131, 0, 235.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10000011 00000000 11101011
Hex 83 00 eb
Octal 203 0 353
Decimal 131 0 235

Icons incorporating the color #8300eb

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

Color #8300eb on different backgrounds

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