Periwinkle (Crayola) (#c3cde6) color information

#c3cde6 is the hex color code that is synonymous with "Periwinkle (Crayola)". It's labeled as "very light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Periwinkle (Crayola) (#c3cde6), in advertising materials, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. This color isn't popular for health care.

Breakdown of Periwinkle (Crayola) (#c3cde6)

#c3cde6 is made up of (195, 205, 230) in RGB colorspace and (15.22, 10.87, 0.00, 9.80) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12832230 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccccff. Black should be used ontop of #c3cde6 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c3cde6. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c3cde6 luma #204.63
Websafe hex #ccccff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(195, 205, 230) Adobe RGB (196.00, 202.00, 228.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(76%, 80%, 90%) Closest named color Periwinkle (Crayola)
rgba rgba(195.0, 205.0, 230.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (77.46, 2.28, -14.05)
cmyk cmyk(15.22, 10.87, 0.00, 9.80) CIE-L*ab (81.84, 2.38, -14.01)
hsv hsv(222.86, 41.18, 83.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (81.84, 14.21, 279.64)
hsb hsb(222.86, 15.56, 90.00) CIE-L*uv (81.84, -5.99, -22.28)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Periwinkle (Crayola) (#c3cde6)

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" #c3cde6 while the second is the "compliment" #e5dac1.

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

Split Compliments of #Periwinkle (Crayola) (#c3cde6)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #c3cde6 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #e5dac1.

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

Triadic Colors of Periwinkle (Crayola) (#c3cde6)

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 Periwinkle (Crayola) (#c3cde6)

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 Periwinkle (Crayola) (#c3cde6)

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 #c3cde6

When you combine pure white with this color, #c3cde6, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #c3cde6

Darker shades are produced by blending #c3cde6 with black

Periwinkle (Crayola) (#c3cde6)'s Tones

Tones of #c3cde6 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #c3cde6

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 #c3cde6 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c3cde6 → #e5dac1
#c3cde6 → #d5dced
#c3cde6 → #000000
#c3cde6 → #c8c1e5
#c3cde6 → #757b8a
#c3cde6 → #c1dee5

Periwinkle (Crayola) (#c3cde6) in different environments

Seeing #c3cde6 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 #c3cde6 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Periwinkle (Crayola) (#c3cde6)

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

#c3cde6might 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 #c3cde6

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#c3cde6. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #c3cde6

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 #c3cde6
Java new Color(195, 205, 230);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 195, 205, 230);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:195 green:205 blue:230 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(195f, 205f, 230f);
Swift UIColor(red:195, green:205, blue:230, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e6cdc3
Python Color('#c3cde6')

Base Conversions of hex color #c3cde6

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c3cde6. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12832230 while the individual RGB conversions are: 195, 205, 230.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000011 11001101 11100110
Hex c3 cd e6
Octal 303 315 346
Decimal 195 205 230

Icons incorporating the color #c3cde6

If you're considering using #c3cde6 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #c3cde6 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #c3cde6 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 #c3cde6 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c3cde6 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c3cde6 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c3cde6 background.
This text is hex color #c3cde6 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c3cde6 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c3cde6 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c3cde6 and white (#ffffff) background.