Description and conversion results of color Royal Blue (dark)

It is a dark azure color having an approximate luminance of 16%. It has a hue value of 219° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are St. Patrick's Blue, Midnight Blue, Resolution Blue, Oxford Blue, Space Cadet, Yale Blue, Cosmic Cobalt, Picotee Blue, Prussian Blue and Blue (pigment). A little below you will find the most similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors too.

Conversion results

The following list contains the conversion results of color Royal Blue (dark) to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(0, 35, 102)
#002366
hsl(219.4, 100%, 20%)
hsv(219.4, 100%, 40%)
lab(16.3, 18.7, -42.3)
xyz(3, 2.2, 12.8)

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Similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors

The most important note: in real life paints might have a different shade compared to as they appear on your display. You shall always consult and double-check colors with a professional paint provider before you order.

The following list contains the nearest matching standard colors. The left hexagon is the reference, the right one is the matched color. For each color there is a link to our partner MyPerfectColor.com, where you can buy paints of the corresponding colors.

Pantone 288 C
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Pantone 3581 C
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Pantone 294 C
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RAL 5002
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RAL 5013
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RAL 5022
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Sherwin-Williams 6811
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Sherwin-Williams 6818
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Sherwin-Williams 6552
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Tints, shades and tones

Tints, shades and tones are generated from the base color by adding white, black and gray paint to it respectively. The process results a harmonic color scale.

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Tints

These are the color variants which are generated by adding white color to the base Royal Blue (dark) color. This process results a scale from a dark azure color to white. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Purple Navy, Liberty, Dark Slate Blue, YInMn Blue, Rhythm, Middle Blue Purple, Purple Mountain Majesty, Dark Blue-gray, Wild Blue Yonder, Blue Bell, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Manatee, Lavender (Web), Light Periwinkle, Lavender Gray and Languid Lavender.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base Royal Blue (dark) color. This process results a scale from a dark azure color to black. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Oxford Blue, Space Cadet, Midnight Blue, Russian Violet, Eigengrau, Dark Purple, Rich Black (FOGRA29), Rich Black (FOGRA39) and Black.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base Royal Blue (dark) color. This process results a scale from a dark azure color to gray. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Space Cadet, Oxford Blue, St. Patrick's Blue, Russian Violet, Dark Purple, Eigengrau, Raisin Black, Jet and Eerie Black.

Color schemes and palettes

Color schemes represent a set of colors creating a harmonic and aesthetic feeling. Color schemes are generated by choosing colors around the color wheel.

We can talk about monochromatic, complementary, triadic and tetradic color schemes, choosing one, two, three or four colors around the color wheel respectively. In the following tables these color schemes are present.

Monochromatic

The monochromatic scale is generated by choosing colors on the color wheel near to the base color. As the colors of the monochromatic scale are close to each other, they create a harmonic feeling.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of azure, blue, magenta and rose colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Charcoal, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Pewter Blue, Dark Sky Blue, Indigo Dye, YInMn Blue, Iceberg, Wild Blue Yonder, Dark Cornflower Blue, Dark Slate Blue, Maximum Blue Purple, Blue Bell, Midnight, Maximum Purple, Plum (Web), Bright Lilac, Pansy Purple, Old Mauve, Charm Pink and Amaranth Pink.

Complementary

The complementary scale is generated by choosing the color on the opposite side on the color wheel relative to the base color. This results in slight vibrating tension between the complementary colors.

This color scale contains cold colors. There are variants of blue and yellow colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to St. Patrick's Blue, Dark Cornflower Blue, Violet-blue (Crayola), Glaucous, Periwinkle, Lavender Blue, Army Green, Kombu Green, Artichoke, Moss Green, Spring Green (Crayola) and Pale Spring Bud.

Triadic

The triadic scale is generated by choosing two colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combines the slight vibrating tension and the harmonic feeling between the triadic colors.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of blue, green and orange colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Cornflower Blue, Dark Slate Blue, Maximum Blue Purple, Blue Bell, English Green, Brunswick Green, Green Sheen, Cambridge Blue, Van Dyke Brown, Kobicha, Antique Brass and Tumbleweed.

Tetradic

The tetradic scale is generated by choosing three colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combination covers the whole color wheel containing both the complementary and harmonic colors of the base color.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of blue, red, yellow and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Cornflower Blue, Dark Slate Blue, Maximum Blue Purple, Blue Bell, Antique Ruby, Persian Plum, Light Coral, Congo Pink, Army Green, Rifle Green, Sage, Misty Moss, Dark Slate Gray, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Opal and Morning Blue.

If you want to have a more detailed control of the colors in the schemes, have a look at the Spektran application too!

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