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Basic Blue (CC-968) Benjamin Moore - Paint Color


Color Name: Basic Blue (CC-968)
Hex Color Code: #3F457D
RGB Color Code: RGB(63, 69, 125)
CMYK Values *: 49.6%, 44.8%, 0.0%, 51.0%




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What color is Basic Blue (CC-968)?

Basic Blue (CC-968) color belongs to the Purple color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Basic Blue (CC-968) is #3F457D, and the RGB color code is RGB(63, 69, 125).

In the RGB color model, Basic Blue (CC-968) has a red value of 63, a green value of 69, and a blue value of 125. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 49.6% cyan, 44.8% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 51.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 234.2° (degrees), 33.0 % saturation, and 36.9 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Basic Blue (CC-968) has a hue of 234.2° (degrees), 49.6 % saturation and 49.0 % brightness/value.

What’s the LRV of Basic Blue (CC-968)?

Basic Blue (CC-968) has an LRV of nearly 7. By LRV value, it is a dark color.
Light Reflectance Value (LRV), indicates how light or dark a color will look on a scale of 0 (black) to 100 (white).

Basic Blue (CC-968) is cool or warm?

Basic Blue (CC-968) is a cool color.





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Basic Blue (CC-968) (Paint - Benjamin Moore) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB

RGBA - RGB(63, 69, 125)

Red 63 (24.7%)
Green 69 (27.1%)
Blue 125 (49.0%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 234.19°
Saturation 32.98 %.
Lightness 36.86 %.
HWB H: 234.19°
W: 24.71 %
B: 50.98 %
LRV ~ 6.8 %
Munsell Color System 7.4PB 3.0/6.6
XYZ X : 7.88
Y : 6.79
Z : 20.3
YXY Y1 : 6.79
X : 0.23
Y2 : 0.19
CMY C : 75.29%
M : 72.94%
Y : 50.98%

CMYK

Cyan 49.60%
Magenta 44.80%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 50.98%

HSV/HSB

Hue 234.19°
Saturation 49.60 %.
Brightness / Value 49.02 %.
CIE-Lab L : 31.33
A : 14
B : -32.64
CIE-Lch L : 31.33
C : 35.52
H : 293.21
CIE-Luv L : 31.33
U : -5.37
V : -44.85
Hunter-Lab L : 26.06
A : 8.35
B : -27.93








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Color Combinations


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Basic Blue (CC-968) 3f457d Monochromatic Color Palette
Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Basic Blue (CC-968) 3f457d Analogous Color Palette
Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Basic Blue (CC-968) 3f457d triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Basic Blue (CC-968) 3f457d tetradic Color Palette
Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







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