Faux-Rich lilac (#c36ddd) color information

The hexidecimal color, #c36ddd, looks similar to "Rich lilac" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "light purple". When people from western culture see this color, Rich lilac (#c36ddd), used in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: having wisdom, sparks of creativity, their spiritual life, luxurious, and health care. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture.

Breakdown of #c36ddd

#c36ddd is made up of (195, 109, 221) in RGB colorspace and (11.76, 50.68, 0.00, 13.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12807645 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc66cc. White should be used ontop of #c36ddd to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c36ddd. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c36ddd luma #147.26
Websafe hex #cc66cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(195, 109, 221) Adobe RGB (174.00, 110.00, 217.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(76%, 43%, 87%) Closest named color Rich lilac
rgba rgba(195.0, 109.0, 221.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (52.92, 49.30, -48.30)
cmyk cmyk(11.76, 50.68, 0.00, 13.33) CIE-L*ab (59.89, 50.68, -43.40)
hsv hsv(285.00, 62.86, 65.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (59.89, 66.72, 319.42)
hsb hsb(285.00, 50.57, 87.00) CIE-L*uv (59.89, 34.57, -74.82)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Rich lilac (#c36ddd)

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" #c36ddd and the second color is called the "compliment" #89dd6d.

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-Rich lilac (#c36ddd)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #c36ddd is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #89dd6d.

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-Rich lilac (#c36ddd)

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-Rich lilac (#c36ddd)

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-Rich lilac (#c36ddd)

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 variations of #c36ddd

Lighter shades are produced by blending #c36ddd with white

Faux-Rich lilac (#c36ddd)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #c36ddd can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #c36ddd

When you combine pure gray with this color, #c36ddd, tones are produced.

Faux-Rich lilac (#c36ddd) 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 #c36ddd as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c36ddd → #89dd6d
#c36ddd → #d598e7
#c36ddd → #ffffff
#c36ddd → #dd6dc1
#c36ddd → #754184
#c36ddd → #896ddd

#c36ddd in different lighting conditions

Seeing #c36ddd 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 #c36ddd could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #c36ddd

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

#c36dddmight 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.

#c36ddd 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#c36ddd. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#c36ddd 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 #c36ddd
Java new Color(195, 109, 221);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 195, 109, 221);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:195 green:109 blue:221 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(195f, 109f, 221f);
Swift UIColor(red:195, green:109, blue:221, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $dd6dc3
Python Color('#c36ddd')

Base Conversions of hex color #c36ddd

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c36ddd. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12807645 while the individual RGB conversions are: 195, 109, 221.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000011 01101101 11011101
Hex c3 6d dd
Octal 303 155 335
Decimal 195 109 221

#c36ddd Icons

If you're considering using #c36ddd in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Rich lilac (#c36ddd) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #c36ddd 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 #c36ddd on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c36ddd on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c36ddd background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c36ddd background.
This text is hex color #c36ddd on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c36ddd on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c36ddd and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c36ddd and white (#ffffff) background.