Faux-Blue-violet (#8a29da) color information

#8a29da is the hex color code that should not to be confused with "Blue-violet" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "light blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Blue-violet (#8a29da), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: serenity, coldness, self-expression, health care, and widely-used. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for cars.

#8a29da Breakdown

#8a29da is made up of (138, 41, 218) in RGB colorspace and (36.70, 81.19, 0.00, 14.51) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9054682 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9933cc. White should be used ontop of #8a29da to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #8a29da. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #8a29da luma #89.96
Websafe hex #9933cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(138, 41, 218) Adobe RGB (120.00, 43.00, 212.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(54%, 16%, 85%) Closest named color Blue-violet
rgba rgba(138.0, 41.0, 218.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (34.64, 65.93, -95.86)
cmyk cmyk(36.70, 81.19, 0.00, 14.51) CIE-L*ab (41.22, 69.41, -71.46)
hsv hsv(273.04, 69.70, 50.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (41.22, 99.62, 314.17)
hsb hsb(273.04, 81.18, 85.00) CIE-L*uv (41.22, 21.00, -108.06)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Blue-violet (#8a29da)

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" #8a29da and the second color is called the "compliment" #77d828.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Blue-violet (#8a29da)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #8a29da is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #77d828.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Blue-violet (#8a29da)

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-Blue-violet (#8a29da)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Blue-violet (#8a29da)

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 variations of #8a29da

Lighter shades of #8a29da can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #8a29da

Darker shades of #8a29da can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #8a29da

Tones of #8a29da can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Blue-violet (#8a29da) 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 #8a29da as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#8a29da → #77d828
#8a29da → #ad69e5
#8a29da → #ffffff
#8a29da → #d828cf
#8a29da → #521882
#8a29da → #3128d8

Faux-Blue-violet (#8a29da) in different environments

Seeing #8a29da 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 #8a29da could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#8a29da 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.

#8a29damight 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.

#8a29da popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#8a29da. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#8a29da in coding

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 #8a29da
Java new Color(138, 41, 218);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 138, 41, 218);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:138 green:41 blue:218 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(138f, 41f, 218f);
Swift UIColor(red:138, green:41, blue:218, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $da298a
Python Color('#8a29da')

Base Conversions of hex color #8a29da

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8a29da. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9054682 while the individual RGB conversions are: 138, 41, 218.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10001010 00101001 11011010
Hex 8a 29 da
Octal 212 51 332
Decimal 138 41 218

#8a29da Icons

If you're considering using #8a29da in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Blue-violet (#8a29da) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #8a29da 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 #8a29da on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #8a29da on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #8a29da background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #8a29da background.
This text is hex color #8a29da on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #8a29da on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #8a29da and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #8a29da and white (#ffffff) background.