#8516BB Hex Code

Color Name: Violet (RYB)

What is hex #8516BB Color?

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The color name of hex code #8516BB is Violet (RYB). The RGB values are (133, 22, 187) which means it is composed of 39% red, 6% green and 55% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:29 M:88 Y:0 K:27. In the HSV/HSB scale, #8516BB has a hue of 280°, 88% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
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.

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Hex #8516BB Color Codes

Color NameViolet (RYB)
RGB Values(133, 22, 187)
CMYK Values(29%, 88%, 0%, 27%)
HSV/HSB Values(280°, 88%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#9900CC
Inverse Color#7AE944 [Kiwi]
Closest Pantone®2592 C
Closest RAL4008 [Signal violet]
Complementary Color#4CBB16 [Kelly Green]
#8516BB Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#727272
Weighted Average (Most Common)#494949
Weighted Average (Luma)#3A3A3A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#7E7E7E

Hex #8516BB Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8516BB. Complementary color is 4CBB16

Complementary Palette

The complement of #8516BB is #4CBB16 which is called Kelly Green. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8516BB color is offered by #4CBB16. 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.

8516BB 4CBB16
Analogous color palette with (8516BB, BB169F and 3316BB)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #8516BB are #BB169F and #3316BB, called Medium Violet-Red and Interdimensional Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #8516BB with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

8516BB BB169F 3316BB
Split Complementary color palette with (8516BB, 9FBB16 and 16BB33)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #8516BB are #9FBB16 (Limerick) and #16BB33 (Dark Pastel Green). 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.

8516BB 9FBB16 16BB33
Triadic color palette with (8516BB, BB8516 and 16BB85)

Triadic Palette

#8516BB triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #BB8516 (Dark Goldenrod) and #16BB85 (Green (Crayola)) along with #8516BB, our main color, create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

8516BB BB8516 16BB85
Tetradic color palette with (8516BB, BB8516, 4CBB16 and 164CBB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #8516BB has #BB8516 (Dark Goldenrod), #4CBB16 (Kelly Green) and #164CBB (Sapphire). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (8516BB, BB3316, 4CBB16 and 169FBB)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #8516BB contains #BB3316 (Dark Pastel Red), #4CBB16 (Kelly Green) and #169FBB (Blue-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.

8516BB BB3316 4CBB16 169FBB
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Hex #8516BB Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #8516BB rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

8416BB BB1665 BB5516 94BB16 16BB26 16BBB3 1635BB

Tints, Tones & Shades of 8516BB Color


  • Transparent 9D45C99D45C9
  • Transparent AA5CCFAA5CCF
  • Transparent B673D6B673D6
  • Transparent C28BDDC28BDD
  • Transparent CEA2E4CEA2E4
  • Transparent DAB9EBDAB9EB
  • Transparent E7D0F1E7D0F1
  • Transparent F3E8F8F3E8F8


  • Transparent 842BAF842BAF
  • Transparent 8436A98436A9
  • Transparent 8340A38340A3
  • Transparent 834B9E834B9E
  • Transparent 825698825698
  • Transparent 826092826092
  • Transparent 816B8C816B8C
  • Transparent 817586817586


  • Transparent 6A12966A1296
  • Transparent 5D0F835D0F83
  • Transparent 500D70500D70
  • Transparent 430B5E430B5E
  • Transparent 35094B35094B
  • Transparent 280738280738
  • Transparent 1B04251B0425
  • Transparent 0D02130D0213

#8516BB Color Patterns

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Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.