Faux-Light pastel purple (#a399dc) color information

#a399dc is the hex color code that almost matches the color named "Light pastel purple" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "light purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Light pastel purple (#a399dc), in advertisements, 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.

#a399dc Breakdown

#a399dc is made up of (163, 153, 220) in RGB colorspace and (25.91, 30.45, 0.00, 13.73) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10721756 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9999cc. White should be used ontop of #a399dc to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a399dc. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a399dc luma #163.41
Websafe hex #9999cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(163, 153, 220) Adobe RGB (157.00, 153.00, 216.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(64%, 60%, 86%) Closest named color Light pastel purple
rgba rgba(163.0, 153.0, 220.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (60.00, 14.46, -33.66)
cmyk cmyk(25.91, 30.45, 0.00, 13.73) CIE-L*ab (66.52, 15.86, -31.97)
hsv hsv(249.23, 48.15, 73.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (66.52, 35.69, 296.39)
hsb hsb(249.23, 30.23, 86.00) CIE-L*uv (66.52, -1.40, -52.57)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Light pastel purple (#a399dc)

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" #a399dc while the second is the "compliment" #d1db99.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Light pastel purple (#a399dc)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a399dc is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #d1db99.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Light pastel purple (#a399dc)

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-Light pastel purple (#a399dc)

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-Light pastel purple (#a399dc)

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 #a399dc

Lighter shades of #a399dc can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #a399dc

Darker shades of #a399dc can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Light pastel purple (#a399dc)'s Tones

Tones of #a399dc can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Light pastel purple (#a399dc) 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 #a399dc as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a399dc → #d1db99
#a399dc → #beb7e6
#a399dc → #ffffff
#a399dc → #c499db
#a399dc → #615b84
#a399dc → #99b0db

Faux-Light pastel purple (#a399dc) in different environments

Seeing #a399dc 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 #a399dc could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#a399dc 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.

#a399dcmight 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.

#a399dc 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#a399dc. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#a399dc 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 #a399dc
Java new Color(163, 153, 220);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 163, 153, 220);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:163 green:153 blue:220 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(163f, 153f, 220f);
Swift UIColor(red:163, green:153, blue:220, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $dc99a3
Python Color('#a399dc')

Base Conversions of hex color #a399dc

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a399dc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10721756 while the individual RGB conversions are: 163, 153, 220.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100011 10011001 11011100
Hex a3 99 dc
Octal 243 231 334
Decimal 163 153 220

Icons incorporating the color #a399dc

If you're considering using #a399dc in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #a399dc on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a399dc 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 #a399dc on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a399dc on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a399dc background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a399dc background.
This text is hex color #a399dc on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a399dc on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a399dc and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a399dc and white (#ffffff) background.