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Phthalo Blue Color

Color Name: Phthalo Blue
Hex Color Code: #000F89
RGB Color Code: RGB(0, 15, 137)
CMYK Values *: 100.0%, 89.1%, 0.0%, 46.3%

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About Phthalo Blue color - its meaning and example

About Phthalo Blue Color

Phthalo Blue or Phthalocyanine Blue is a bright, crystalline, synthetic blue pigment used as paints and dyes. It is popular because of its properties like high staining, good fading resistance, and tinting strength. In addition, because the pigment is insoluble and stable, phthalo blue is also used in inks and coatings.

Phthalo Blue color names in different languages:

SpanishAzul Ftalo
FrenchBleu Phtalo
PortugueseAzul Ftalo

What color is Phthalo Blue?

Phthalo Blue color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Phthalo Blue is #000F89, and the RGB color code is RGB(0, 15, 137).

In the RGB color model, Phthalo Blue has a red value of 0, a green value of 15, and a blue value of 137. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 100.0% cyan, 89.1% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 46.3% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 233.4° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 26.9 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Phthalo Blue has a hue of 233.4° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 53.7 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

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

RGBA - RGB(0, 15, 137)

Red 0 (0.0%)
Green 15 (5.9%)
Blue 137 (53.7%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Hue 233.43°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Lightness 26.86 %.
LRV ~ 2.1 %
Munsell Color System 6.5PB 1.5/20.5
XYZ X : 4.69
Y : 2.15
Z : 23.83
YXY Y1 : 2.15
X : 0.15
Y2 : 0.07
CMY C : 100.00%
M : 94.12%
Y : 46.27%


Cyan 100.00%
Magenta 89.05%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 46.27%


Hue 233.43°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Brightness / Value 53.73 %.
CIE-Lab L : 16.24
A : 44.36
B : -64.94
CIE-Lch L : 16.24
C : 78.64
H : 304.34
CIE-Luv L : 16.24
U : -5.26
V : -61.25
Hunter-Lab L : 14.66
A : 31.43
B : -86.17

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Paint similar to Phthalo Blue

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Color Combinations

Phthalo Blue - #000F89 Color Schemes and Palettes

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.

Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of Phthalo Blue. The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Triadic Color Scheme Palette

Tetradic Color Scheme Palette

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Phthalo Blue - #000F89 Opposite Color


Phthalo Blue - #000F89 Tints and Shades

Phthalo Blue #000f89 Shades

Phthalo Blue #000f89 Tints

Color Images

Phthalo Blue - #000F89 Color Images and Patterns

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