Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a60cbc) color information

Hex color #a60cbc is very close to "Heliotrope magenta" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark pink". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Heliotrope magenta (#a60cbc), in advertising materials, they might associate it with warmth, romance, fun and playful, limiting, and health care. This color isn't popular for technology.

Breakdown of Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a60cbc)

#a60cbc is made up of (166, 12, 188) in RGB colorspace and (11.70, 93.62, 0.00, 26.27) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10882236 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9900cc. White should be used ontop of #a60cbc to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a60cbc. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a60cbc luma #77.92
Websafe hex #9900cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(166, 12, 188) Adobe RGB (141.00, 19.00, 184.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(65%, 5%, 74%) Closest named color Heliotrope magenta
rgba rgba(166.0, 12.0, 188.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (34.64, 71.16, -63.87)
cmyk cmyk(11.70, 93.62, 0.00, 26.27) CIE-L*ab (41.22, 73.74, -54.62)
hsv hsv(292.17, 87.34, 39.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (41.22, 91.77, 323.47)
hsb hsb(292.17, 93.24, 74.00) CIE-L*uv (41.22, 46.21, -86.54)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a60cbc)

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" #a60cbc and the second color is called the "compliment" #24bc0c.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a60cbc)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a60cbc is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #24bc0c.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a60cbc)

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-Heliotrope magenta (#a60cbc)

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-Heliotrope magenta (#a60cbc)

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 #a60cbc

When you combine pure white with this color, #a60cbc, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #a60cbc

Darker shades are produced by blending #a60cbc with black

Tones of #a60cbc

Tones of #a60cbc can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #a60cbc

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 #a60cbc as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a60cbc → #24bc0c
#a60cbc → #c054d0
#a60cbc → #ffffff
#a60cbc → #bc0c7c
#a60cbc → #630770
#a60cbc → #4d0cbc

Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a60cbc) in different environments

Seeing #a60cbc 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 #a60cbc could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a60cbc)

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

#a60cbcmight 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 #a60cbc

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a60cbc. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #a60cbc

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 #a60cbc
Java new Color(166, 12, 188);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 166, 12, 188);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:166 green:12 blue:188 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(166f, 12f, 188f);
Swift UIColor(red:166, green:12, blue:188, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $bc0ca6
Python Color('#a60cbc')

Base Conversions of hex color #a60cbc

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a60cbc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10882236 while the individual RGB conversions are: 166, 12, 188.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100110 00001100 10111100
Hex a6 0c bc
Octal 246 14 274
Decimal 166 12 188

Icons incorporating the color #a60cbc

If you're considering using #a60cbc in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #a60cbc on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a60cbc 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 #a60cbc on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a60cbc on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a60cbc background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a60cbc background.
This text is hex color #a60cbc on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a60cbc on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a60cbc and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a60cbc and white (#ffffff) background.