Pastel Blood

HEX #BD5F60 / RGB (189, 95, 96)

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What is Pastel Blood Color?

Pastel Blood (Hex code: BD5F60) Thumbnail

Pastel Blood has the hex code #BD5F60. The equivalent RGB values are (189, 95, 96), which means it is composed of 50% red, 25% green and 25% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:50 Y:49 K:26. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pastel Blood has a hue of 359°, 50% saturation and a brightness value of 74%.
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.

Pastel Blood color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, pastel blood can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

Pastel Blood Color Codes

Hex Code#BD5F60
RGB Values(189, 95, 96)
CMYK Values(0%, 50%, 49%, 26%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 50%, 74%)
Closest Web Safe#CC6666
Inverse Color#42A09F [Keppel]
Closest Pantone®7607 C
Closest RAL3017 [Rose]
Complementary Color#5FBDBC [Moonstone Blue]
Pastel Blood Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7F7F7F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7B7B7B
Weighted Average (Luma)#737373
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ADADAD

Pastel Blood Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BD5F60. Complementary color is 5FBDBC

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pastel Blood is Moonstone Blue with the hex code #5FBDBC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BD5F60 color is offered by #5FBDBC. 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.

Analogous color palette with (BD5F60, BD8D5F and BD5F8F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pastel Blood (#BD5F60) are Deer (#BD8D5F) and Rose Quartz Pink (#BD5F8F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pastel Blood 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 (BD5F60, 5FBD8D and 5F8FBD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pastel Blood (#BD5F60) are #5FBD8D (Ocean Green) and #5F8FBD (Silver Lake Blue). 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 (BD5F60, 60BD5F and 5F60BD)

Triadic Palette

Pastel Blood triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #60BD5F (Mantis) and #5F60BD (Slate Blue) along with #BD5F60 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (BD5F60, 60BD5F, 5FBDBC and BC5FBD)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pastel Blood has four colors - #60BD5F (Mantis), #5FBDBC (Moonstone Blue) and #BC5FBD (Deep Fuchsia) in addition to the base color (#BD5F60). 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.

Square color palette with (BD5F60, 8FBD5F, 5FBDBC and 8D5FBD)

Square Palette

Pastel Blood square color palette has #8FBD5F (Dollar Bill), #5FBDBC (Moonstone Blue) and #8D5FBD (Deep Lilac). 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

Pastel Blood Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pastel Blood 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 Pastel Blood Color


  • Transparent CA7F80#CA7F80
  • Transparent D18F90#D18F90
  • Transparent D79FA0#D79FA0
  • Transparent DEAFB0#DEAFB0
  • Transparent E5BFBF#E5BFBF
  • Transparent EBCFCF#EBCFCF
  • Transparent F2DFDF#F2DFDF
  • Transparent F8EFEF#F8EFEF


  • Transparent B16666#B16666
  • Transparent AB696A#AB696A
  • Transparent A56C6D#A56C6D
  • Transparent 9F7070#9F7070
  • Transparent 987373#987373
  • Transparent 927676#927676
  • Transparent 8C797A#8C797A
  • Transparent 867D7D#867D7D


  • Transparent 974C4D#974C4D
  • Transparent 844343#844343
  • Transparent 71393A#71393A
  • Transparent 5F3030#5F3030
  • Transparent 4C2626#4C2626
  • Transparent 391D1D#391D1D
  • Transparent 261313#261313
  • Transparent 130A0A#130A0A

Pastel Blood Color Patterns

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    Pastel Blood Gingham Checks

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    Pastel Blood Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Blood Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Blood Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Blood Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Blood Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Blood Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Blood Plaid Pattern

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