Color Name: Blue Violet
Hex Color Code: #8A2BE2
RGB Color Code: RGB(138, 43, 226)
CMYK Values*: 38.9%, 81.0%, 0.0%, 11.4%





Blue-Violet is also called Deep Indigo, and it belongs to the X11 web color.


What color is Blue Violet?

Blue Violet color belongs to the Violet color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Blue Violet is #8A2BE2, and the RGB color code is RGB(138, 43, 226).

In the RGB color model, Blue Violet has a red value of 138, a green value of 43, and a blue value of 226. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 38.9% cyan, 81.0% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 11.4% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 271.1° (degrees), 75.9 % saturation, and 52.7 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Blue Violet has a hue of 271.1° (degrees), 81.0 % saturation and 88.6 % brightness/value.


Blue Violet is cool or warm?

The color Blue Violet is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Blue Violet?

Blue Violet has an LRV of nearly 13. By LRV value, it is a dark color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.






Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Blue Violet color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(138, 43, 226)
Red
138 (54.1%)
Green
43 (16.9%)
Blue
226 (88.6%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
38.94%
Magenta
80.97%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
11.37%

HSL

HSL(271.15deg, 75.9 %, 52.7 %)

Hue
271.15°
Saturation
75.93 %.
Lightness
52.75 %.

RYB

RYB(56, 17, 150)
Red
56 (21.8%)
Yellow
17 (6.6%)
Blue
150 (58.7%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
271.15°
Saturation
80.97 %.
Brightness / Value
88.63 %.

HWB

H: 271.15°

W: 16.86 %

B: 11.37 %

XYZ

X : 25.07

Y : 12.62

Z : 73.07

YXY

Y1 : 12.62

X : 0.23

Y2 : 0.11

CMY

C : 45.88%

M : 83.14%

Y : 11.37%


LRV

~ 12.6 %

Munsell Color System

1.6P 4.1/21.8

CIE-Lab

L : 42.19

A : 69.86

B : -74.77

CIE-Lch

L : 42.19

C : 102.33

H : 313.05

CIE-Luv

L : 42.19

U : 18.35

V : -113.17

Hunter-Lab

L : 35.53

A : 63.8

B : -97.07






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Blue Violet


Here are the colors similar to Blue Violet . Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.








Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


Pantone PMS


Blue Violet color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Blue Violet to Pantone PMS


#753BBD
PANTONE 266 C
ΔE - 5.72 (94.3% similar)
#963CBD
PANTONE 7442 C
ΔE - 6.50 (93.5% similar)
#7F35B2
PANTONE 2084 C
ΔE - 6.66 (93.3% similar)
#7248BD
PANTONE 2089 C
ΔE - 7.12 (92.9% similar)





Paint similar to Blue Violet


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Blue Violet . Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Behr


Blue Violet color similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Blue Violet to Behr


#536770
Rush Hour (MQ5-25)
ΔE - 13.65 (86.3% similar)
#5F6E77
Nypd (N480-6)
ΔE - 14.40 (85.6% similar)
#4E6975
Shipwreck (S470-6)
ΔE - 14.61 (85.4% similar)


PPG Paints


Blue Violet color similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Blue Violet to PPG Paints


#526771
Silent Night (PPG1153-6)
ΔE - 13.68 (86.3% similar)
#425A65
Oceania (PPG10-01)
ΔE - 14.86 (85.1% similar)
#5B6E74
Superstition (PPG1035-6)
ΔE - 15.23 (84.8% similar)
#5C707E
Hatteras Gray (PPG10-10)
ΔE - 15.30 (84.7% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Blue Violet color similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Blue Violet to Sherwin Williams


#536872
Waterloo (SW 9141)
ΔE - 13.69 (86.3% similar)
#546670
Needlepoint Navy (SW 0032)
ΔE - 13.71 (86.3% similar)
#596E79
Smoky Blue (SW 7604)
ΔE - 14.02 (86.0% similar)
#606E74
Slate Tile (SW 7624)
ΔE - 14.66 (85.3% similar)





Benjamin Moore


Blue Violet color similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Blue Violet to Benjamin Moore


#4E646F
Spellbound (1659)
ΔE - 13.86 (86.1% similar)
#4C636E
Vermont Slate (1673)
ΔE - 14.00 (86.0% similar)
#55656B
Nocturnal Gray (2135-30)
ΔE - 14.37 (85.6% similar)
#607077
Blue Spruce (1637)
ΔE - 14.40 (85.6% similar)


Valspar


Blue Violet color similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Blue Violet to Valspar


#596C77
Passageway (V137-6)
ΔE - 14.00 (86.0% similar)
#586C74
Flannel Gray (8004-38F)
ΔE - 14.06 (85.9% similar)
#536470
Smoky Pitch (4007-4B)
ΔE - 14.74 (85.3% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Blue Violet color similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Blue Violet to Dunn-Edwards


#5B686F
Made of Steel (DET 593)
ΔE - 14.32 (85.7% similar)
#546B78
Morro Bay (DET 571)
ΔE - 14.33 (85.7% similar)
#46565F
Good Night! (DET 598)
ΔE - 14.96 (85.0% similar)
#536A79
Turbulent Sea (DE 5803)
ΔE - 15.01 (85.0% similar)








Color Combinations


View more Blue Violet - #8A2BE2 color palettes and coordinating colors



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.

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.

Triadic Color Palette

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

Tetradic Color Palette

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







Example Color Images and Mockup


Mobile app mockup example for Blue Violet - #8A2BE2 color



Website mockup example for Blue Violet - #8A2BE2 color



T-Shirt mockup example for Blue Violet - #8A2BE2 color


Chart visualization example with Blue Violet - #8A2BE2 color



Blue Violet - #8A2BE2 Color Images and Patterns


Blue Violet Color vintage style bedroom interior
Blue Violet Color cozy coffee corner interior
Blue Violet Color modern minimalist living room interior