Royal Purple (Crayola) Color

HEX #7851A9 / RGB (120, 81, 169)

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What is Royal Purple (Crayola) Color?

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Royal Purple (Crayola) has the hex code #7851A9. The equivalent RGB values are (120, 81, 169), which means it is composed of 32% red, 22% green and 46% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:29 M:52 Y:0 K:34. In the HSV/HSB scale, Royal Purple (Crayola) has a hue of 267°, 52% saturation and a brightness value of 66%.
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.

Slightly more blue than the purple derived from the tyrian dye, Crayola's Royal Purple color should be used in HTML and CSS code (or other web applications) with its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values.

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Royal Purple (Crayola) Color Codes

Hex Code#7851A9
RGB Values(120, 81, 169)
CMYK Values(29%, 52%, 0%, 34%)
HSV/HSB Values(267°, 52%, 66%)
Closest Web Safe#666699
Inverse Color#87AE56 [Bud Green]
Closest Pantone®2587 C
Closest RAL4005 [Blue lilac]
Complementary Color#82A951 [Moss Green]
Royal Purple (Crayola) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7B7B7B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#666666
Weighted Average (Luma)#606060
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9F9F9F

Royal Purple (Crayola) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 7851A9. Complementary color is 82A951

Complementary Palette

The complement of Royal Purple (Crayola) is Moss Green with the hex code #82A951. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #7851A9 color is offered by #82A951. 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 (7851A9, A451A9 and 5156A9)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Royal Purple (Crayola) (#7851A9) are Purpureus (#A451A9) and Liberty (#5156A9). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Royal Purple (Crayola) 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 (7851A9, A9A451 and 56A951)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Royal Purple (Crayola) (#7851A9) are #A9A451 (Brass) and #56A951 (Apple). 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 (7851A9, A97851 and 51A978)

Triadic Palette

Royal Purple (Crayola) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A97851 (Café Au Lait) and #51A978 (Shiny Shamrock) along with #7851A9 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 (7851A9, A97851, 82A951 and 5182A9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Royal Purple (Crayola) has four colors - #A97851 (Café Au Lait), #82A951 (Moss Green) and #5182A9 (Cyan Azure) in addition to the base color (#7851A9). 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 (7851A9, A95156, 82A951 and 51A9A4)

Square Palette

Royal Purple (Crayola) square color palette has #A95156 (Middle Red Purple), #82A951 (Moss Green) and #51A9A4 (Cadet Blue). 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

Royal Purple (Crayola) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Royal Purple (Crayola) 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 Royal Purple (Crayola) Color


  • Transparent 9374BA9374BA
  • Transparent A185C3A185C3
  • Transparent AE97CBAE97CB
  • Transparent BCA8D4BCA8D4
  • Transparent C9B9DDC9B9DD
  • Transparent D7CBE5D7CBE5
  • Transparent E4DCEEE4DCEE
  • Transparent F2EEF6F2EEF6


  • Transparent 7A5AA17A5AA1
  • Transparent 7A5F9D7A5F9D
  • Transparent 7B64997B6499
  • Transparent 7C69957C6995
  • Transparent 7D6D907D6D90
  • Transparent 7E728C7E728C
  • Transparent 7E77887E7788
  • Transparent 7F7B847F7B84


  • Transparent 604187604187
  • Transparent 543976543976
  • Transparent 483165483165
  • Transparent 3C29553C2955
  • Transparent 302044302044
  • Transparent 241833241833
  • Transparent 181022181022
  • Transparent 0C08110C0811

Royal Purple (Crayola) Color Patterns

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    Royal Purple (Crayola) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Royal Purple (Crayola) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Royal Purple (Crayola) Leaves Pattern

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    Royal Purple (Crayola) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Royal Purple (Crayola) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Royal Purple (Crayola) Plaid Pattern

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