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Blackthorn Blue Color

HEX #4C606B / RGB (76, 96, 107)

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What is Blackthorn Blue Color?

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Blackthorn Blue has the hex code #4C606B. The equivalent RGB values are (76, 96, 107), which means it is composed of 27% red, 34% green and 38% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:29 M:10 Y:0 K:58. In the HSV/HSB scale, Blackthorn Blue has a hue of 201°, 29% saturation and a brightness value of 42%.
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.

Blackthorn Blue is an RAL Design color with the number 240 40 10. Different from the Classic list, the RAL Design catalogue specifies colors for interiors. RAL is a well-known color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

Blackthorn Blue hex code is #4C606B with equivalent RGB (76, 96, 107). You can use these along with HSL values in HTML and CSS code to display the color on web pages. Please also note that the CMYK values and the corresponding Pantone (PMS) number mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximations.

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Blackthorn Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#4C606B
RGB Values(76, 96, 107)
CMYK Values(29%, 10%, 0%, 58%)
HSV/HSB Values(201°, 29%, 42%)
Closest Web Safe#336666
Inverse Color#B39F94 [Tuscany]
Closest Pantone®7545 C
Closest RAL7011 [Iron grey]
Complementary Color#6B574C [Quincy]
Blackthorn Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5D5D5D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5B5B5B
Weighted Average (Luma)#5D5D5D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9D9D9D

Blackthorn Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4C606B. Complementary color is 6B574C

Complementary Palette

The complement of Blackthorn Blue is Quincy with the hex code #6B574C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4C606B color is offered by #6B574C. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (4C606B, 4C516B and 4C6B67)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Blackthorn Blue (#4C606B) are Independence (#4C516B) and Stormcloud (#4C6B67). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Blackthorn 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (4C606B, 6B4C51 and 6B674C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Blackthorn Blue (#4C606B) are #6B4C51 (Wenge) and #6B674C (Boy Red). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (4C606B, 6B4C60 and 606B4C)

Triadic Palette

Blackthorn Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #6B4C60 (Wenge) and #606B4C (Ebony) along with #4C606B create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (4C606B, 6B4C60, 6B574C and 4C6B57)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Blackthorn Blue has four colors - #6B4C60 (Wenge), #6B574C (Quincy) and #4C6B57 (Feldgrau) in addition to the base color (#4C606B). 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.

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Square color palette with (4C606B, 674C6B, 6B574C and 516B4C)

Square Palette

Blackthorn Blue square color palette has #674C6B (Cyber Grape), #6B574C (Quincy) and #516B4C (Ebony). 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.

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Rainbow color

Blackthorn Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Blackthorn 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Blackthorn Blue Color


  • Transparent 708089708089
  • Transparent 829097829097
  • Transparent 94A0A694A0A6
  • Transparent A6B0B5A6B0B5
  • Transparent B7BFC4B7BFC4
  • Transparent C9CFD3C9CFD3
  • Transparent DBDFE1DBDFE1
  • Transparent EDEFF0EDEFF0


  • Transparent 56666F56666F
  • Transparent 5C6A715C6A71
  • Transparent 616D73616D73
  • Transparent 667076667076
  • Transparent 6B73786B7378
  • Transparent 70767A70767A
  • Transparent 767A7C767A7C
  • Transparent 7B7D7E7B7D7E


  • Transparent 3D4D563D4D56
  • Transparent 35434B35434B
  • Transparent 2E3A402E3A40
  • Transparent 263036263036
  • Transparent 1E262B1E262B
  • Transparent 171D20171D20
  • Transparent 0F13150F1315
  • Transparent 080A0B080A0B

Blackthorn Blue Color Patterns

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    Blackthorn Blue Gingham Checks

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    Blackthorn Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Blackthorn Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Blackthorn Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Blackthorn Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Blackthorn Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Blackthorn Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Blackthorn Blue Plaid Pattern

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