Faux-Blue-violet (#8c1de3) color information

The hexidecimal color, #8c1de3, almost matches the color named "Blue-violet" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Blue-violet (#8c1de3), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: serenity, offices, human life, health care, and being taken seriously. This color isn't popular for clothing.

Breakdown of #8c1de3

#8c1de3 is made up of (140, 29, 227) in RGB colorspace and (38.33, 87.22, 0.00, 10.98) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9182691 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9933cc. White should be used ontop of #8c1de3 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #8c1de3. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #8c1de3 luma #84.53
Websafe hex #9933cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(140, 29, 227) Adobe RGB (119.00, 36.00, 222.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(55%, 11%, 89%) Closest named color Blue-violet
rgba rgba(140.0, 29.0, 227.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (34.64, 71.16, -108.30)
cmyk cmyk(38.33, 87.22, 0.00, 10.98) CIE-L*ab (41.22, 73.74, -77.19)
hsv hsv(273.85, 78.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (41.22, 106.75, 313.69)
hsb hsb(273.85, 87.64, 89.00) CIE-L*uv (41.22, 19.48, -115.42)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Blue-violet (#8c1de3)

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" #8c1de3 and the second color is called the "compliment" #75e21c.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Blue-violet (#8c1de3)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #8c1de3 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #75e21c.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Blue-violet (#8c1de3)

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 (#8c1de3)

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-Blue-violet (#8c1de3)

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.

Faux-Blue-violet (#8c1de3)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #8c1de3 with white

Darker variations of #8c1de3

When you combine pure black with this color, #8c1de3, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #8c1de3

Tones of #8c1de3 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#8c1de3 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 #8c1de3 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#8c1de3 → #75e21c
#8c1de3 → #ae60eb
#8c1de3 → #ffffff
#8c1de3 → #e21cd9
#8c1de3 → #541188
#8c1de3 → #261ce2

Faux-Blue-violet (#8c1de3) in different environments

Seeing #8c1de3 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 #8c1de3 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #8c1de3

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

#8c1de3might 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-Blue-violet (#8c1de3)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#8c1de3. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#8c1de3 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 #8c1de3
Java new Color(140, 29, 227);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 140, 29, 227);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:140 green:29 blue:227 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(140f, 29f, 227f);
Swift UIColor(red:140, green:29, blue:227, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e31d8c
Python Color('#8c1de3')

Base Conversions of hex color #8c1de3

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8c1de3. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9182691 while the individual RGB conversions are: 140, 29, 227.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10001100 00011101 11100011
Hex 8c 1d e3
Octal 214 35 343
Decimal 140 29 227

Icons incorporating the color #8c1de3

If you're considering using #8c1de3 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #8c1de3 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #8c1de3 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 #8c1de3 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #8c1de3 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #8c1de3 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #8c1de3 background.
This text is hex color #8c1de3 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #8c1de3 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #8c1de3 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #8c1de3 and white (#ffffff) background.