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Jay Blue Color

HEX #4A85BE / RGB (74, 133, 190)

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What is Jay Blue Color?

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Jay Blue has the hex code #4A85BE. The equivalent RGB values are (74, 133, 190), which means it is composed of 19% red, 34% green and 48% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:61 M:30 Y:0 K:26. In the HSV/HSB scale, Jay Blue has a hue of 209°, 61% saturation and a brightness value of 75%.
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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Jay Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#4A85BE
RGB Values(74, 133, 190)
CMYK Values(61%, 30%, 0%, 26%)
HSV/HSB Values(209°, 61%, 75%)
Closest Web Safe#3399CC
Inverse Color#B57A41 [Metallic Bronze]
Closest Pantone®660 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#BE834A [Deer]
Jay Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#848484
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7A7A7A
Weighted Average (Luma)#7D7D7D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B3B3B3

Jay Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4A85BE. Complementary color is BE834A

Complementary Palette

The complement of Jay Blue is Deer with the hex code #BE834A. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4A85BE color is offered by #BE834A. 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.

4A85BE BE834A
Analogous color palette with (4A85BE, 4A4BBE and 4ABEBD)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Jay Blue (#4A85BE) are Ocean Blue (#4A4BBE) and Verdigris (#4ABEBD). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Jay 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (4A85BE, BE4A4B and BEBD4A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Jay Blue (#4A85BE) are #BE4A4B (Deep Chestnut) and #BEBD4A (Vegas Gold). 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.

Triadic color palette with (4A85BE, BE4A85 and 85BE4A)

Triadic Palette

Jay Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #BE4A85 (Mulberry) and #85BE4A (Bud Green) along with #4A85BE 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 (4A85BE, BE4A85, BE834A and 4ABE83)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Jay Blue has four colors - #BE4A85 (Mulberry), #BE834A (Deer) and #4ABE83 (Ocean Green) in addition to the base color (#4A85BE). 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.

4A85BE BE4A85 BE834A 4ABE83
Square color palette with (4A85BE, BD4ABE, BE834A and 4BBE4A)

Square Palette

Jay Blue square color palette has #BD4ABE (Deep Fuchsia), #BE834A (Deer) and #4BBE4A (Apple). 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

Jay Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Jay 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 Jay Blue Color


  • Transparent 6E9DCB6E9DCB
  • Transparent 80AAD280AAD2
  • Transparent 92B6D892B6D8
  • Transparent A5C2DFA5C2DF
  • Transparent B7CEE5B7CEE5
  • Transparent C9DAECC9DAEC
  • Transparent DBE7F2DBE7F2
  • Transparent EDF3F9EDF3F9


  • Transparent 5584B25584B2
  • Transparent 5A84AB5A84AB
  • Transparent 6083A56083A5
  • Transparent 65839F65839F
  • Transparent 6A82996A8299
  • Transparent 708293708293
  • Transparent 75818C75818C
  • Transparent 7B81867B8186


  • Transparent 3B6A983B6A98
  • Transparent 345D85345D85
  • Transparent 2C50722C5072
  • Transparent 25435F25435F
  • Transparent 1E354C1E354C
  • Transparent 162839162839
  • Transparent 0F1B260F1B26
  • Transparent 070D13070D13

Jay Blue Color Patterns

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    Jay Blue Leaves Pattern

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    Jay Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Jay Blue Trellis Pattern

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    Jay Blue Plaid Pattern

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