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Aqua-Esque Color

HEX #A3CCD6 / RGB (163, 204, 214)

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What is Aqua-Esque Color?

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Aqua-Esque is from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list where it is included with the PMS number 13-5411 TCX. It is not part of the web color list and cannot be used in HTML and/or CSS code by name. The color can only be applied to a web page and digital creations with the hex code, RGB or HSL values.
Aqua-Esque color hex code is #A3CCD6 and the RGB equivalent is (163, 204, 214). HSL, CMYK, RAL and other values are listed in the table. Please note that the RAL and CMYK values mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximates.

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Aqua-Esque Color Codes

Hex Code#A3CCD6
RGB Values(163, 204, 214)
CMYK Values(24%, 5%, 0%, 16%)
HSV/HSB Values(192°, 24%, 84%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#5C3329 [Caput Mortuum]
Pantone®13-5411 TCX
Closest RAL7035 [Light grey]
Complementary Color#D6ADA3 [Pastel Pink]
Aqua-Esque Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C2C2C2
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C1C1C1
Weighted Average (Luma)#C4C4C4
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DCDCDC

Aqua-Esque Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A3CCD6. Complementary color is D6ADA3

Complementary Palette

The complement of Aqua-Esque is Pastel Pink with the hex code #D6ADA3. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A3CCD6 color is offered by #D6ADA3. 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.

Analogous color palette with (A3CCD6, A3B3D6 and A3D6C7)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Aqua-Esque (#A3CCD6) are Wild Blue Yonder (#A3B3D6) and Sea Foam Green (#A3D6C7). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Aqua-Esque 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.

A3CCD6 A3B3D6 A3D6C7
Split Complementary color palette with (A3CCD6, D6A3B3 and D6C7A3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Aqua-Esque (#A3CCD6) are #D6A3B3 (Pale Chestnut) and #D6C7A3 (Dark Vanilla). 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.

A3CCD6 D6A3B3 D6C7A3
Triadic color palette with (A3CCD6, D6A3CC and CCD6A3)

Triadic Palette

Aqua-Esque triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D6A3CC (Light Medium Orchid) and #CCD6A3 (Dark Vanilla) along with #A3CCD6 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (A3CCD6, D6A3CC, D6ADA3 and A3D6AD)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Aqua-Esque has four colors - #D6A3CC (Light Medium Orchid), #D6ADA3 (Pastel Pink) and #A3D6AD (Turquoise Green) in addition to the base color (#A3CCD6). 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.

Square color palette with (A3CCD6, C7A3D6, D6ADA3 and B3D6A3)

Square Palette

Aqua-Esque square color palette has #C7A3D6 (Wisteria), #D6ADA3 (Pastel Pink) and #B3D6A3 (Light Moss 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.

Rainbow color

Aqua-Esque Color Rainbow Palette

Our Aqua-Esque 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.

A3CCD6 A6A3D6 D2A3D6 D6A3AF D6C3A3 BDD6A3 A3D6B4

Tints, Tones & Shades of Aqua-Esque Color


  • Transparent B5D6DEB5D6DE
  • Transparent BFDBE2BFDBE2
  • Transparent C8E0E6C8E0E6
  • Transparent D1E6EBD1E6EB
  • Transparent DAEBEFDAEBEF
  • Transparent E3F0F3E3F0F3
  • Transparent EDF5F7EDF5F7
  • Transparent F6FAFBF6FAFB


  • Transparent 9CBDC59CBDC5
  • Transparent 99B5BC99B5BC
  • Transparent 95AEB495AEB4
  • Transparent 92A6AB92A6AB
  • Transparent 8E9EA28E9EA2
  • Transparent 8B979A8B979A
  • Transparent 878F91878F91
  • Transparent 848889848889


  • Transparent 82A3AB82A3AB
  • Transparent 728F96728F96
  • Transparent 627A80627A80
  • Transparent 52666B52666B
  • Transparent 415256415256
  • Transparent 313D40313D40
  • Transparent 21292B21292B
  • Transparent 101415101415

Aqua-Esque Color Patterns

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    Aqua-Esque Gingham Checks

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    Aqua-Esque Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua-Esque Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua-Esque Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua-Esque Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua-Esque Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua-Esque Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua-Esque Plaid Pattern

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