Faux-Waterspout (#a6f0f8) color information

#a6f0f8 is the hex color code that looks similar to "Waterspout" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "very light gray". When people from western culture see this color, Waterspout (#a6f0f8), used in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "very light gray" are rarely tied to food and restaurants.

#a6f0f8 Breakdown

#a6f0f8 is made up of (166, 240, 248) in RGB colorspace and (33.06, 3.23, 0.00, 2.75) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10940664 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99ffff. Black should be used ontop of #a6f0f8 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a6f0f8. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a6f0f8 luma #218.54
Websafe hex #99ffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(166, 240, 248) Adobe RGB (191.00, 239.00, 247.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(65%, 94%, 97%) Closest named color Waterspout
rgba rgba(166.0, 240.0, 248.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (87.75, -18.98, -11.34)
cmyk cmyk(33.06, 3.23, 0.00, 2.75) CIE-L*ab (90.32, -20.04, -11.09)
hsv hsv(185.63, 84.21, 81.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (90.32, 22.90, 208.96)
hsb hsb(185.63, 32.99, 97.00) CIE-L*uv (90.32, -34.41, -14.23)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Waterspout (#a6f0f8)

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" #a6f0f8 and the second color is called the "compliment" #f7aca5.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Waterspout (#a6f0f8)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #a6f0f8 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #f7aca5.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Waterspout (#a6f0f8)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Waterspout (#a6f0f8)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Waterspout (#a6f0f8)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter shades of #a6f0f8

Lighter shades of #a6f0f8 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Waterspout (#a6f0f8)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #a6f0f8 with black

Tones of #a6f0f8

When you combine pure gray with this color, #a6f0f8, tones are produced.

Gradients including #a6f0f8

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 #a6f0f8 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a6f0f8 → #f7aca5
#a6f0f8 → #c0f4fa
#a6f0f8 → #000000
#a6f0f8 → #a5c7f7
#a6f0f8 → #639094
#a6f0f8 → #a5f7d5

#a6f0f8 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #a6f0f8 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 #a6f0f8 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#a6f0f8 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.

#a6f0f8might 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 #a6f0f8

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a6f0f8. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #a6f0f8

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 #a6f0f8
Java new Color(166, 240, 248);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 166, 240, 248);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:166 green:240 blue:248 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(166f, 240f, 248f);
Swift UIColor(red:166, green:240, blue:248, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $f8f0a6
Python Color('#a6f0f8')

Base Conversions of hex color #a6f0f8

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a6f0f8. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10940664 while the individual RGB conversions are: 166, 240, 248.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100110 11110000 11111000
Hex a6 f0 f8
Octal 246 360 370
Decimal 166 240 248

#a6f0f8 Icons

If you're considering using #a6f0f8 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Waterspout (#a6f0f8) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #a6f0f8 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.

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