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Acid Wash Blue Color

HEX #8198B2 / RGB (129, 152, 178)

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What is Acid Wash Blue Color?

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Acid Wash Blue has the hex code #8198B2. The equivalent RGB values are (129, 152, 178), which means it is composed of 28% red, 33% green and 39% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:28 M:15 Y:0 K:30. In the HSV/HSB scale, Acid Wash Blue has a hue of 212°, 28% saturation and a brightness value of 70%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Acid Wash Blue is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the Acid Wash Blue CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Acid Wash Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#8198B2
RGB Values(129, 152, 178)
CMYK Values(28%, 15%, 0%, 30%)
HSV/HSB Values(212°, 28%, 70%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#7E674D [Pastel Brown]
Closest Pantone®5425 C
Closest RAL6034 [Pastel turquoise]
Complementary Color#B29B81 [Grullo]
Acid Wash Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#999999
Weighted Average (Most Common)#949494
Weighted Average (Luma)#959595
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C2C2C2

Acid Wash Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8198B2. Complementary color is B29B81

Complementary Palette

The complement of Acid Wash Blue is Grullo with the hex code #B29B81. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8198B2 color is offered by #B29B81. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

8198B2 B29B81
Analogous color palette with (8198B2, 8381B2 and 81B1B2)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Acid Wash Blue (#8198B2) are Ube (#8381B2) and Pewter Blue (#81B1B2). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Acid Wash Blue with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

8198B2 8381B2 81B1B2
Split Complementary color palette with (8198B2, B28381 and B1B281)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Acid Wash Blue (#8198B2) are #B28381 (Old Rose) and #B1B281 (Misty Moss). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

8198B2 B28381 B1B281
Triadic color palette with (8198B2, B28198 and 98B281)

Triadic Palette

Acid Wash Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B28198 (English Lavender) and #98B281 (Olivine) along with #8198B2 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

8198B2 B28198 98B281
Tetradic color palette with (8198B2, B28198, B29B81 and 81B29B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Acid Wash Blue has four colors - #B28198 (English Lavender), #B29B81 (Grullo) and #81B29B (Morning Blue) in addition to the base color (#8198B2). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

8198B2 B28198 B29B81 81B29B
Square color palette with (8198B2, B281B1, B29B81 and 81B283)

Square Palette

Acid Wash Blue square color palette has #B281B1 (Opera Mauve), #B29B81 (Grullo) and #81B283 (Dark Sea Green). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

8198B2 B281B1 B29B81 81B283
Rainbow color

Acid Wash Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Acid Wash Blue rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

8198B2 9481B2 B281A6 B28681 B2B081 8AB281 81B2A2

Tints, Tones & Shades of Acid Wash Blue Color


  • Transparent 9AADC19AADC1
  • Transparent A7B7C9A7B7C9
  • Transparent B3C1D1B3C1D1
  • Transparent C0CCD9C0CCD9
  • Transparent CDD6E0CDD6E0
  • Transparent D9E0E8D9E0E8
  • Transparent E6EAF0E6EAF0
  • Transparent F2F5F7F2F5F7


  • Transparent 8193A88193A8
  • Transparent 8191A38191A3
  • Transparent 818E9E818E9E
  • Transparent 818C99818C99
  • Transparent 808A94808A94
  • Transparent 80878F80878F
  • Transparent 80858A80858A
  • Transparent 808285808285


  • Transparent 677A8E677A8E
  • Transparent 5A6A7D5A6A7D
  • Transparent 4D5B6B4D5B6B
  • Transparent 414C59414C59
  • Transparent 343D47343D47
  • Transparent 272E35272E35
  • Transparent 1A1E241A1E24
  • Transparent 0D0F120D0F12

Acid Wash Blue Color Patterns

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    Acid Wash Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Acid Wash Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Acid Wash Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Acid Wash Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Acid Wash Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Acid Wash Blue Trellis Pattern

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    Acid Wash Blue Plaid Pattern

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