Violet

HEX #EE82EE / RGB (238, 130, 238)

Violet pansy flower

What is Violet Color?

Violet (Hex code: EE82EE) Thumbnail

Violet has the hex code #EE82EE. The equivalent RGB values are (238, 130, 238), which means it is composed of 39% red, 21% green and 39% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:45 Y:0 K:7. In the HSV/HSB scale, Violet has a hue of 300°, 45% saturation and a brightness value of 93%.
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.

Violet is included in the web colors list. You can, thus, use the color by name in HTML and CSS code in addition to the hex, RGB, CMYK and HSB values. This violet is different from the spectral violet color which has more of blue.

Violet Color Codes

Hex Code#EE82EE
RGB Values(238, 130, 238)
CMYK Values(0%, 45%, 0%, 7%)
HSV/HSB Values(300°, 45%, 93%)
Closest Web Safe#FF99FF
Inverse Color#117D11 [Verse Green]
Closest Pantone®237 C
Closest RAL3015 [Light pink]
Complementary Color#82EE82 [Light Green]
Violet Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#CACACA
Desaturated#B8B8B8
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AEAEAE
Weighted Average (Luma)#A1A1A1
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C9C9C9

Violet Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of EE82EE. Complementary color is 82EE82

Complementary Palette

The complement of Violet is Light Green with the hex code #82EE82. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #EE82EE color is offered by #82EE82. 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 (EE82EE, EE82B8 and B882EE)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Violet (#EE82EE) are Persian Pink (#EE82B8) and Lavender (Floral) (#B882EE). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Violet 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 (EE82EE, B8EE82 and 82EEB8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Violet (#EE82EE) are #B8EE82 (Yellow-Green (Crayola)) and #82EEB8 (Pearl Aqua). 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 (EE82EE, EEEE82 and 82EEEE)

Triadic Palette

Violet triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #EEEE82 (Sunny) and #82EEEE (Medium Sky Blue) along with #EE82EE 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 (EE82EE, EEEE82, 82EE82 and 8282EE)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Violet has four colors - #EEEE82 (Sunny), #82EE82 (Light Green) and #8282EE (Medium Slate Blue) in addition to the base color (#EE82EE). 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 (EE82EE, EEB882, 82EE82 and 82B8EE)

Square Palette

Violet square color palette has #EEB882 (Gold (Crayola)), #82EE82 (Light Green) and #82B8EE (Aero). 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

Violet Color Rainbow Palette

Our Violet 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 Violet Color

Tints

  • Transparent F19BF1#F19BF1
  • Transparent F3A8F3#F3A8F3
  • Transparent F5B4F5#F5B4F5
  • Transparent F7C1F7#F7C1F7
  • Transparent F8CDF8#F8CDF8
  • Transparent FADAFA#FADAFA
  • Transparent FCE6FC#FCE6FC
  • Transparent FDF3FD#FDF3FD

Tones

  • Transparent D882D8#D882D8
  • Transparent CD81CD#CD81CD
  • Transparent C281C2#C281C2
  • Transparent B781B7#B781B7
  • Transparent AC81AC#AC81AC
  • Transparent A181A1#A181A1
  • Transparent 968096#968096
  • Transparent 8B808B#8B808B

Shades

  • Transparent BE68BE#BE68BE
  • Transparent A75BA7#A75BA7
  • Transparent 8F4E8F#8F4E8F
  • Transparent 774177#774177
  • Transparent 5F345F#5F345F
  • Transparent 472747#472747
  • Transparent 301A30#301A30
  • Transparent 180D18#180D18

Violet Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Violet Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Violet Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Violet Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Violet Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Violet Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Violet Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Violet Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Violet Plaid Pattern

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