Process Blue

HEX #0083C3 / RGB (0, 131, 195)

Blue wavy lines

What is Process Blue Color?

Process Blue (Hex code: 0083C3) Thumbnail

Process Blue from Pantone® has CMYK values (100, 27, 0, 2).

Process Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#0083C3
RGB Values(0, 131, 195)
CMYK Values(100%, 27%, 0%, 2%)
HSV/HSB Values(200°, 100%, 76%)
Closest Web Safe#0099CC
Inverse Color#FF7C3C [Orange (Crayola)]
Pantone®7689 C
Closest RAL5015 [Sky blue]
Complementary Color#C34000 [Mahogany]
Process Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6D6D6D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#636363
Weighted Average (Luma)#6C6C6C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A8A8A8

Process Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 0083C3. Complementary color is C34000

Complementary Palette

The complement of Process Blue is Mahogany with the hex code #C34000. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #0083C3 color is offered by #C34000. 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 (0083C3, 0022C3 and 00C3A2)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Process Blue (#0083C3) are Blue (Pantone) (#0022C3) and Caribbean Green (#00C3A2). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Process 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 (0083C3, C30021 and C3A200)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Process Blue (#0083C3) are #C30021 (Harvard Crimson) and #C3A200 (Chinese 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 (0083C3, C30083 and 83C300)

Triadic Palette

Process Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C30083 (Medium Violet-Red) and #83C300 (Apple Green) along with #0083C3 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 (0083C3, C30083, C34000 and 00C340)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Process Blue has four colors - #C30083 (Medium Violet-Red), #C34000 (Mahogany) and #00C340 (Dark Pastel Green) in addition to the base color (#0083C3). 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 (0083C3, A200C3, C34000 and 21C300)

Square Palette

Process Blue square color palette has #A200C3 (Purple (Munsell)), #C34000 (Mahogany) and #21C300 (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)). 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

Process Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Process 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 Process Blue Color


  • Transparent 339CCF#339CCF
  • Transparent 4DA8D5#4DA8D5
  • Transparent 66B5DB#66B5DB
  • Transparent 80C1E1#80C1E1
  • Transparent 99CDE7#99CDE7
  • Transparent B3DAED#B3DAED
  • Transparent CCE6F3#CCE6F3
  • Transparent E6F3F9#E6F3F9


  • Transparent 1A82B6#1A82B6
  • Transparent 2682AF#2682AF
  • Transparent 3382A8#3382A8
  • Transparent 4082A2#4082A2
  • Transparent 4D819B#4D819B
  • Transparent 5A8194#5A8194
  • Transparent 66818D#66818D
  • Transparent 738087#738087


  • Transparent 00699C#00699C
  • Transparent 005C89#005C89
  • Transparent 004F75#004F75
  • Transparent 004262#004262
  • Transparent 00344E#00344E
  • Transparent 00273B#00273B
  • Transparent 001A27#001A27
  • Transparent 000D14#000D14

Process Blue Color Patterns

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    Process Blue Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Process Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Process Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Process Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Process Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Process Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Process Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Process Blue Plaid Pattern

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