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Picton Blue Color

HEX #45B1E8 / RGB (69, 177, 232)

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What is Picton Blue Color?

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Picton Blue has the hex code #45B1E8. The equivalent RGB values are (69, 177, 232), which means it is composed of 14% red, 37% green and 49% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:70 M:24 Y:0 K:9. In the HSV/HSB scale, Picton Blue has a hue of 200°, 70% saturation and a brightness value of 91%.
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.

Picton Blue is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the Picton Blue CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Picton Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#45B1E8
RGB Values(69, 177, 232)
CMYK Values(70%, 24%, 0%, 9%)
HSV/HSB Values(200°, 70%, 91%)
Closest Web Safe#3399FF
Inverse Color#BA4E17 [Rust]
Closest Pantone®298 C
Closest RAL5012 [Light blue]
Complementary Color#E87C45 [Mandarin]
Picton Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#979797
Weighted Average (Luma)#9E9E9E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C8C8C8

Picton Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 45B1E8. Complementary color is E87C45

Complementary Palette

The complement of Picton Blue is Mandarin with the hex code #E87C45. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #45B1E8 color is offered by #E87C45. 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 (45B1E8, 4560E8 and 45E8CE)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Picton Blue (#45B1E8) are Royal Blue (#4560E8) and Turquoise (#45E8CE). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Picton 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 (45B1E8, E84560 and E8CE45)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Picton Blue (#45B1E8) are #E84560 (Paradise Pink) and #E8CE45 (Sandstorm). 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 (45B1E8, E845B1 and B1E845)

Triadic Palette

Picton Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E845B1 (Frostbite) and #B1E845 (Inchworm) along with #45B1E8 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 (45B1E8, E845B1, E87C45 and 45E87C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Picton Blue has four colors - #E845B1 (Frostbite), #E87C45 (Mandarin) and #45E87C (UFO Green) in addition to the base color (#45B1E8). 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 (45B1E8, CE45E8, E87C45 and 60E845)

Square Palette

Picton Blue square color palette has #CE45E8 (Medium Orchid), #E87C45 (Mandarin) and #60E845 (Screamin' 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

Picton Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Picton 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 Picton Blue Color


  • Transparent 6AC1ED6AC1ED
  • Transparent 7DC8EF7DC8EF
  • Transparent 8FD0F18FD0F1
  • Transparent A2D8F4A2D8F4
  • Transparent B5E0F6B5E0F6
  • Transparent C7E8F8C7E8F8
  • Transparent DAEFFADAEFFA
  • Transparent ECF7FDECF7FD


  • Transparent 51A7D351A7D3
  • Transparent 57A2C957A2C9
  • Transparent 5D9DBE5D9DBE
  • Transparent 6399B46399B4
  • Transparent 6894AA6894AA
  • Transparent 6E8F9F6E8F9F
  • Transparent 748A95748A95
  • Transparent 7A858A7A858A


  • Transparent 378EBA378EBA
  • Transparent 307CA2307CA2
  • Transparent 296A8B296A8B
  • Transparent 235974235974
  • Transparent 1C475D1C475D
  • Transparent 153546153546
  • Transparent 0E232E0E232E
  • Transparent 071217071217

Picton Blue Color Patterns

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    Picton Blue Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Picton Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Picton Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Picton Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Picton Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Picton Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Picton Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Picton Blue Plaid Pattern

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