Faux-Twilight lavender (#8c3b6d) color information

The hexidecimal color, #8c3b6d, should not to be confused with "Twilight lavender" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "dark pink". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Twilight lavender (#8c3b6d), in branding, the following may come to mind: warmth, being nurtured, soft or fluffy, limiting, and energy. Colors labeled as "dark pink" are rarely tied to transportation and cars.

Breakdown of #8c3b6d

#8c3b6d is made up of (140, 59, 109) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 57.86, 22.14, 45.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9190253 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #993366. White should be used ontop of #8c3b6d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #8c3b6d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #8c3b6d luma #88.81
Websafe hex #993366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(140, 59, 109) Adobe RGB (121.00, 65.00, 108.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(55%, 23%, 43%) Closest named color Twilight lavender
rgba rgba(140.0, 59.0, 109.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (31.62, 31.51, -9.95)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 57.86, 22.14, 45.10) CIE-L*ab (37.84, 38.12, -12.71)
hsv hsv(322.50, 41.03, 39.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (37.84, 40.18, 341.56)
hsb hsb(322.50, 58.18, 55.00) CIE-L*uv (37.84, 41.25, -22.53)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Twilight lavender (#8c3b6d)

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" #8c3b6d while the second is the "compliment" #3a8c58.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Twilight lavender (#8c3b6d)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #8c3b6d is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #3a8c58.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Twilight lavender (#8c3b6d)

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-Twilight lavender (#8c3b6d)

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-Twilight lavender (#8c3b6d)

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-Twilight lavender (#8c3b6d)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #8c3b6d with white

Darker variations of #8c3b6d

When you combine pure black with this color, #8c3b6d, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Twilight lavender (#8c3b6d)'s Tones

Tones of #8c3b6d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#8c3b6d 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 #8c3b6d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#8c3b6d → #3a8c58
#8c3b6d → #ae7598
#8c3b6d → #ffffff
#8c3b6d → #8c3a45
#8c3b6d → #542341
#8c3b6d → #813a8c

Faux-Twilight lavender (#8c3b6d) in different environments

Seeing #8c3b6d 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 #8c3b6d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #8c3b6d

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

#8c3b6dmight 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-Twilight lavender (#8c3b6d)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#8c3b6d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#8c3b6d 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 #8c3b6d
Java new Color(140, 59, 109);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 140, 59, 109);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:140 green:59 blue:109 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(140f, 59f, 109f);
Swift UIColor(red:140, green:59, blue:109, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $6d3b8c
Python Color('#8c3b6d')

Base Conversions of hex color #8c3b6d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8c3b6d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9190253 while the individual RGB conversions are: 140, 59, 109.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10001100 00111011 01101101
Hex 8c 3b 6d
Octal 214 73 155
Decimal 140 59 109

#8c3b6d Icons

If you're considering using #8c3b6d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Twilight lavender (#8c3b6d) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #8c3b6d 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 #8c3b6d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #8c3b6d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #8c3b6d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #8c3b6d background.
This text is hex color #8c3b6d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #8c3b6d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #8c3b6d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #8c3b6d and white (#ffffff) background.