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Cranach Blue Color

HEX #2B8288 / RGB (43, 130, 136)

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What is Cranach Blue Color?

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Cranach Blue has the hex code #2B8288. The equivalent RGB values are (43, 130, 136), which means it is composed of 14% red, 42% green and 44% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:68 M:4 Y:0 K:47. In the HSV/HSB scale, Cranach Blue has a hue of 184°, 68% saturation and a brightness value of 53%.
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.

Cranach Blue is from the RAL Design list where it is included with the number 210 50 25. RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries like Germany, Italy, France and the United Kingdom. RAL Design, which has colors for interiors, is different from the RAL Classic list.

Cranach Blue color hex code is #2B8288 which can be used along with RGB (43, 130, 136) or HSL values in HTML and/or CSS to display the color on web pages. Please note that the corresponding CMYK values and the Pantone (PMS) number listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal color code and are only approximations.

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Cranach Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#2B8288
RGB Values(43, 130, 136)
CMYK Values(68%, 4%, 0%, 47%)
HSV/HSB Values(184°, 68%, 53%)
Closest Web Safe#339999
Inverse Color#D47D77 [New York Pink]
Closest Pantone®7473 C
Closest RAL5018 [Turquoise blue]
Complementary Color#88312B [Burnt Umber]
Cranach Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#676767
Weighted Average (Most Common)#696969
Weighted Average (Luma)#707070
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ABABAB

Cranach Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 2B8288. Complementary color is 88312B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Cranach Blue is Burnt Umber with the hex code #88312B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #2B8288 color is offered by #88312B. 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 (2B8288, 2B5488 and 2B8860)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Cranach Blue (#2B8288) are YInMn Blue (#2B5488) and Sea Green (#2B8860). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Cranach 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 (2B8288, 882B54 and 88602B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Cranach Blue (#2B8288) are #882B54 (Dark Raspberry) and #88602B (Coyote Brown). 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 (2B8288, 882B82 and 82882B)

Triadic Palette

Cranach Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #882B82 (Maximum Purple) and #82882B (Old Moss Green) along with #2B8288 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 (2B8288, 882B82, 88312B and 2B8831)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Cranach Blue has four colors - #882B82 (Maximum Purple), #88312B (Burnt Umber) and #2B8831 (Forest Green (Web)) in addition to the base color (#2B8288). 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 (2B8288, 602B88, 88312B and 54882B)

Square Palette

Cranach Blue square color palette has #602B88 (Eminence), #88312B (Burnt Umber) and #54882B (Sap 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.

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Rainbow color

Cranach Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Cranach 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 Cranach Blue Color


  • Transparent 559BA0559BA0
  • Transparent 6BA8AC6BA8AC
  • Transparent 80B4B880B4B8
  • Transparent 95C1C495C1C4
  • Transparent AACDCFAACDCF
  • Transparent BFDADBBFDADB
  • Transparent D5E6E7D5E6E7
  • Transparent EAF3F3EAF3F3


  • Transparent 3C82863C8286
  • Transparent 458186458186
  • Transparent 4D81854D8185
  • Transparent 568184568184
  • Transparent 5E81835E8183
  • Transparent 678182678182
  • Transparent 6F80826F8082
  • Transparent 788081788081


  • Transparent 22686D22686D
  • Transparent 1E5B5F1E5B5F
  • Transparent 1A4E521A4E52
  • Transparent 164144164144
  • Transparent 113436113436
  • Transparent 0D27290D2729
  • Transparent 091A1B091A1B
  • Transparent 040D0E040D0E

Cranach Blue Color Patterns

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    Cranach Blue Gingham Checks

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    Cranach Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Cranach Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cranach Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cranach Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cranach Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cranach Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cranach Blue Plaid Pattern

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