Faux-Dark orchid (#8e45c7) color information

Hex color #8e45c7 almost matches the color named "Dark orchid" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "light purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dark orchid (#8e45c7), in designs, they might associate it with signs of royalty, anti-aging and not growing old, transcendence, slight femininity, and finance and wealth. This color isn't popular for the home.

Breakdown of Faux-Dark orchid (#8e45c7)

#8e45c7 is made up of (142, 69, 199) in RGB colorspace and (28.64, 65.33, 0.00, 21.96) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9323975 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9933cc. White should be used ontop of #8e45c7 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #8e45c7. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #8e45c7 luma #105.45
Websafe hex #9933cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(142, 69, 199) Adobe RGB (128.00, 67.00, 193.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(56%, 27%, 78%) Closest named color Dark orchid
rgba rgba(142.0, 69.0, 199.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, 51.82, -65.42)
cmyk cmyk(28.64, 65.33, 0.00, 21.96) CIE-L*ab (44.23, 56.40, -55.43)
hsv hsv(274.12, 53.68, 52.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 79.08, 315.50)
hsb hsb(274.12, 65.38, 78.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, 24.59, -87.72)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark orchid (#8e45c7)

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" #8e45c7 while the second is the "compliment" #7dc644.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Dark orchid (#8e45c7)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #8e45c7 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #7dc644.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark orchid (#8e45c7)

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-Dark orchid (#8e45c7)

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-Dark orchid (#8e45c7)

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 shades of #8e45c7

When you combine pure white with this color, #8e45c7, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #8e45c7

Darker shades are produced by blending #8e45c7 with black

Faux-Dark orchid (#8e45c7)'s Tones

Tones of #8e45c7 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #8e45c7

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 #8e45c7 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#8e45c7 → #7dc644
#8e45c7 → #af7cd7
#8e45c7 → #ffffff
#8e45c7 → #c644be
#8e45c7 → #552977
#8e45c7 → #4d44c6

Faux-Dark orchid (#8e45c7) in different environments

Seeing #8e45c7 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 #8e45c7 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Dark orchid (#8e45c7)

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

#8e45c7might 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #8e45c7

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#8e45c7. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #8e45c7

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 #8e45c7
Java new Color(142, 69, 199);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 142, 69, 199);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:142 green:69 blue:199 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(142f, 69f, 199f);
Swift UIColor(red:142, green:69, blue:199, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $c7458e
Python Color('#8e45c7')

Base Conversions of hex color #8e45c7

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8e45c7. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9323975 while the individual RGB conversions are: 142, 69, 199.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10001110 01000101 11000111
Hex 8e 45 c7
Octal 216 105 307
Decimal 142 69 199

Icons incorporating the color #8e45c7

If you're considering using #8e45c7 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #8e45c7 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #8e45c7 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 #8e45c7 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #8e45c7 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #8e45c7 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #8e45c7 background.
This text is hex color #8e45c7 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #8e45c7 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #8e45c7 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #8e45c7 and white (#ffffff) background.