What is Marian Blue Color?
Marian Blue has the hex code #2B4593. The equivalent RGB values are (43, 69, 147), which means it is composed of
17% red, 27% green and 57% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:71 M:53 Y:0 K:42. In the HSV/HSB scale, Marian Blue has a hue of 225°, 71% saturation and a brightness value of 58%.
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.
The color is named after the Virgin Mary who, especially during the Medieval and Renaissance periods, was depicted with blue robes. Since the color was made from the lapis lazuli mineral which was difficult to procure and, hence, expensive, the choice of blue for the Virgin Mary a sign of devotion and respect.
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Marian Blue Color Codes
|RGB Values||(43, 69, 147)|
|CMYK Values||(71%, 53%, 0%, 42%)|
|HSV/HSB Values||(225°, 71%, 58%)|
|Closest Web Safe||#333399|
|Inverse Color||#D4BA6C [Dark Khaki]|
|Closest Pantone®||10249 C|
|Closest RAL||5002 [Ultramarine blue]|
|Complementary Color||#93792B [Metallic Sunburst]|
|Marian Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes|
|Weighted Average (Most Common)||#464646|
|Weighted Average (Luma)||#454545|
|Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)||#898989|
Marian Blue Color Palettes
The complement of Marian Blue is Metallic Sunburst with the hex code #93792B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #2B4593 color is offered by #93792B. 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.
The analogous colors of Marian Blue (#2B4593) are KSU Purple (#452B93) and Teal Blue (#2B7993). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Marian 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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Marian Blue (#2B4593) are #93452B (Chestnut) and #79932B (Olive Drab (#3)). 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.
Marian Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #932B45 (Red-Violet (Color Wheel)) and #45932B (May Green) along with #2B4593 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Marian Blue has four colors - #932B45 (Red-Violet (Color Wheel)), #93792B (Metallic Sunburst) and #2B9379 (Illuminating Emerald) in addition to the base color (#2B4593). 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.
Marian Blue square color palette has #932B79 (Violet (Crayola)), #93792B (Metallic Sunburst) and #2B9345 (Sea 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.
Marian Blue Color Rainbow Palette
Our Marian 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.
Tints, Tones & Shades of Marian Blue Color
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