Faux-French violet (#8c1bd3) color information

#8c1bd3 is the hex color code that is very close to "French violet" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "generic purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, French violet (#8c1bd3), in media, they may think of some of these attributes: signs of royalty, sparks of creativity, states of pure consciousness, slight femininity, and health care. This color isn't popular for energy.

#8c1bd3 Breakdown

#8c1bd3 is made up of (140, 27, 211) in RGB colorspace and (33.65, 87.20, 0.00, 17.25) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9182163 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9933cc. White should be used ontop of #8c1bd3 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #8c1bd3. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #8c1bd3 luma #81.55
Websafe hex #9933cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(140, 27, 211) Adobe RGB (120.00, 31.00, 207.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(55%, 11%, 83%) Closest named color French violet
rgba rgba(140.0, 27.0, 211.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (33.17, 68.59, -94.72)
cmyk cmyk(33.65, 87.20, 0.00, 17.25) CIE-L*ab (39.58, 72.01, -70.83)
hsv hsv(276.67, 76.60, 47.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (39.58, 101.01, 315.47)
hsb hsb(276.67, 86.75, 83.00) CIE-L*uv (39.58, 23.77, -105.86)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-French violet (#8c1bd3)

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" #8c1bd3 while the second is the "compliment" #65d31c.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-French violet (#8c1bd3)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #8c1bd3 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #65d31c.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-French violet (#8c1bd3)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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 violet (#8c1bd3)

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 violet (#8c1bd3)

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 #8c1bd3

Lighter shades of #8c1bd3 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #8c1bd3

Darker shades of #8c1bd3 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-French violet (#8c1bd3)'s Tones

Tones of #8c1bd3 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-French violet (#8c1bd3) 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 #8c1bd3 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#8c1bd3 → #65d31c
#8c1bd3 → #ae5fe0
#8c1bd3 → #ffffff
#8c1bd3 → #d31cc1
#8c1bd3 → #54107e
#8c1bd3 → #2e1cd3

Faux-French violet (#8c1bd3) in different environments

Seeing #8c1bd3 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 #8c1bd3 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#8c1bd3 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.

#8c1bd3might 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.

#8c1bd3 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#8c1bd3. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#8c1bd3 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 #8c1bd3
Java new Color(140, 27, 211);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 140, 27, 211);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:140 green:27 blue:211 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(140f, 27f, 211f);
Swift UIColor(red:140, green:27, blue:211, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d31b8c
Python Color('#8c1bd3')

Base Conversions of hex color #8c1bd3

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8c1bd3. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9182163 while the individual RGB conversions are: 140, 27, 211.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10001100 00011011 11010011
Hex 8c 1b d3
Octal 214 33 323
Decimal 140 27 211

Icons incorporating the color #8c1bd3

If you're considering using #8c1bd3 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #8c1bd3 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #8c1bd3 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 #8c1bd3 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #8c1bd3 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #8c1bd3 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #8c1bd3 background.
This text is hex color #8c1bd3 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #8c1bd3 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #8c1bd3 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #8c1bd3 and white (#ffffff) background.