Shocking pink (Crayola) (#ff6fff) color information

The hexidecimal color, #ff6fff, is commonly known by the name "Shocking pink (Crayola)". It's labeled as "light pink". When people spot this color, Shocking pink (Crayola) (#ff6fff), in designs, they might associate it with love, youth, fun and playful, femininity, and the home. Shades of "light pink". typically aren't associated with technology.

Breakdown of Shocking pink (Crayola) (#ff6fff)

#ff6fff is made up of (255, 111, 255) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 56.47, 0.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16740351 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff66ff. White should be used ontop of #ff6fff to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ff6fff. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ff6fff luma #170.22
Websafe hex #ff66ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(255, 111, 255) Adobe RGB (225.00, 111.00, 251.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(100%, 44%, 100%) Closest named color Shocking pink (Crayola)
rgba rgba(255.0, 111.0, 255.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (63.25, 77.36, -53.98)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 56.47, 0.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (69.47, 72.11, -46.39)
hsv hsv(300.00, 100.00, 72.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (69.47, 85.74, 327.25)
hsb hsb(300.00, 56.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (69.47, 65.41, -85.00)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Shocking pink (Crayola) (#ff6fff)

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" #ff6fff and the second color is called the "compliment" #70ff70.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Shocking pink (Crayola) (#ff6fff)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #ff6fff is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #70ff70.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Shocking pink (Crayola) (#ff6fff)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Shocking pink (Crayola) (#ff6fff)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Shocking pink (Crayola) (#ff6fff)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter variations of #ff6fff

When you combine pure white with this color, #ff6fff, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #ff6fff

Darker shades of #ff6fff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #ff6fff

Tones are produced by blending #ff6fff with gray

Shocking pink (Crayola) (#ff6fff) 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 #ff6fff as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ff6fff → #70ff70
#ff6fff → #ff9aff
#ff6fff → #ffffff
#ff6fff → #ff70b7
#ff6fff → #994299
#ff6fff → #b770ff

How #ff6fff looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #ff6fff 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 #ff6fff could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Shocking pink (Crayola) (#ff6fff)

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

#ff6fffmight 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.

#ff6fff 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#ff6fff. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#ff6fff 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 #ff6fff
Java new Color(255, 111, 255);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 111, 255);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:255 green:111 blue:255 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(255f, 111f, 255f);
Swift UIColor(red:255, green:111, blue:255, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ff6fff
Python Color('#ff6fff')

Base Conversions of hex color #ff6fff

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ff6fff. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16740351 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 111, 255.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111111 01101111 11111111
Hex ff 6f ff
Octal 377 157 377
Decimal 255 111 255

Icons incorporating the color #ff6fff

If you're considering using #ff6fff in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #ff6fff on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #ff6fff 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 #ff6fff on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ff6fff on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ff6fff background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ff6fff background.
This text is hex color #ff6fff on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ff6fff on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ff6fff and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ff6fff and white (#ffffff) background.