Scarlet CMYK values are (0, 80, 80, 0) which means it has 80 of both magenta and yellow and 0 of cyan and black. The closest hex code of the color is #F25B40 with RGB equivalent values (242, 91, 64). The CMYK system is the backbone of the color printing technology found in both large industrial and small desktop printers. Colors are created using only four inks - cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y) and black (K).
NOTE: The scarlet (CMYK) hex color code mentioned on this page is just an approximation. CMYK model is for print media while hexadecimal color codes and the equivalent RGB values are for screen. The two can seldom be converted correctly.
The complement of Scarlet CMYK is Turquoise with the hex code #40D7F2. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F25B40 color is offered by #40D7F2. 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 Scarlet CMYK (#F25B40) are Maximum Yellow Red (#F2B440) and Cerise Pink (#F2407E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Scarlet CMYK 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 Scarlet CMYK (#F25B40) are #40F2B4 (Eucalyptus) and #407EF2 (Blueberry). 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.
Scarlet CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #40F25B (UFO Green) and #5B40F2 (Majorelle Blue) along with #F25B40 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 Scarlet CMYK has four colors - #40F25B (UFO Green), #40D7F2 (Turquoise) and #F240D7 (Purple Pizzazz) in addition to the base color (#F25B40). 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.
Scarlet CMYK square color palette has #7EF240 (Kiwi), #40D7F2 (Turquoise) and #B440F2 (Purple (X11)). 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.
Scarlet CMYK Color Rainbow Palette
Our Scarlet CMYK 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.