Blue Violet Color [All in One Complete Guide]

As we know, blue-violet is a tertiary color. Here in this context, we’re going to discuss blue-violet color. You’ll find it’s all information like making blue violet color, what is exactly blue-violet, color mixing random table, code, palette, shade, tint, meaning, and more important information about it.
So, you can say it is a completely informative article about blue-violet. In the middle of the article, we’ve shown a color mixing guide to make different types of paint.
What do you think while you think about blue-violet paint? #8a2be2 is somewhat dark with resembling violet color. Imagine it; you may think of a violas or verbena flower color.

What is blue-violet color?

Blue-violet is a mixed color that comes with the primary blue and secondary color violet. The primary color blue and secondary color violet make blue-violet. While you mix blue and violet with a fifty-fifty range, you’ll get a this color. If you want to make this color for your art project or painting project, use this mixing technique.

Random color mixing table with violet color

Mixing color nameMixing range (Amount)Making what color
 Red + Violet As color looks proper colored Rosy magenta
 White + Violet As color looks proper colored White violets
 Black + Violet As color looks proper colored Black Violet
 Purple + Violet As color looks proper colored Purple Violet
 Pink + Violet As color looks proper colored Pink Violet
 Yellow + Violet As color looks proper colored Yellow Violet
 Green + Violet As color looks proper colored Green Violet

Blue and violet make what color?

Blue and violet make what color

Let’s know first about blue and violet colors. Blue is a primary color in the color wheel. Also, violet is the secondary color in the color wheel. While you mix blue and violet, you’ll make a new color. But your mixing must be an equal amount to get exactly blue-violet.
If you want to get bluer and less violet, mix 70% of blue color and 30% of violet color them mix them properly. Then your color will be bluer with less violet.
In the same way, you can make more violet with less blue color. Mix 70% to 80% of violet color with 30% to 20% of blue color, then mix them properly to get more violet with less blue color.

Blue-violet color meaning

Blue-violet color meaning

I hope you already know that blue-violet is a kind of violet color or paint. So, the meaning of blue-violet is associated with mystery, magic, loyalty, and feminine qualities.

How to make Blue violet color

How to make Blue violet color

Sometimes ready-made tube paints or colors are not exactly as we want. In this case, you can make your color by mixing some different colors. Here in this section, we’ll blue-violet color that will give you exactly retention with satisfaction.

Making blue-violet color is not as difficult as we think. Now, we’ll show you an easy color mixing guide to make it easier and faster. You’ll be able to create it within 5 minutes. So let’s get started.

What You’ll need

  1. Blue color/paint
  2. Violet color/paint
  3. Two small plate
  4. Small paintbrush

Step one: Take a small bowl or plate and clean it. Rains it with a soft dry cloth and properly dry it. Do the same thing with the other plate.

Step two: Take a blue primary color or ready-made pure blue paint and pour it on the plate.

Step three: Now, bring a violet color or ready-made violet tube paint and pour it into the plate.

Step four: Now, it’s time to mix these colors. Take blue color using a small paintbrush and put it on a small plate. Again, take the same amount of violet paint using a paintbrush and place it on the blue color.

At this time, gently mix blue and violet colors with a paintbrush. Continue mixing until comes a new color as you want blue-violet. We hope after 2 minutes you’ll get exactly blue-violet.

Step five: You’re done making it by mixing blue and violet colors. Now, you can use this color to complete your project or art.

What colors make blue-violet?

What colors make blue-violet

We’ve already answered this question shortly at the top. But here we’ll also explain to you, how do you make blue-violet? If you look at the blue color, you’ll see it is a primary color, and violet is a secondary color.

So, if you mix a primary color with a secondary color (Blue+Violet) together, they make a new color that is blueviolet.

Moreover, we can say blue and violet colors fifty-fifty combination makes this color. But if you do not mix them 1:1, it will make a different color.

For example, if you mix 1:2 or 1:3, the output color won’t be blue-violet. So we learned that 50% of blue and 50% of violet color mixer makes blue-violet.

What color is blue-violet?

What color is blue-violet

The blue-violet color (#8a2be2 hex) is a types of blue color. Its primary color is blue. The color wheel with hexadecimal #4d1a7f is a medium-dark shade (deep shade) of blue magenta. However, in the RGB color style #4d1a7f is a comprised of 10.2% green, 49.8% blue, and 30.2% red.

Also, in the HSL color model, blue-violet #4d1a7f has 66% saturation, 30% lightness, and a hue of 270⁰. All in all, blue-violet has an approximate wavelength of 565.81 NM.

How to mix blue-violet color?

How to mix blue-violet color

Mixing blue and violet colors is an easy job. To get exactly blue-violet, mix fifty-fifty amounts of color combination. For example, take a 60ml blue paint tube and take a 50ml violet paint tube from your local paint shop. Then pour out all 50ml blue paint on a small plate and 50ml violet paints on the same plate. After that, mix them for 2 minutes. As a result, you’ll get blue-violet paint color.

What 2 colors make blue-violet?

What 2 colors make blue-violet?

Dear readers, we’ve answered it at the top. 2 colors can easily make blue-violet. Blue and violet colors equal mixer makes it. If the color mixer isn’t equal, it won’t make blue-violet.

Blue Violet Color Code

blue violet color code

Blue-violet code is hex #8A2BE2. Check our full information in the table.

Hex Code#8A2BE2
RGB Values(138, 43, 226)
CMYK Values(39%, 81%, 0%, 11%)
HSV/HSB Values(271°, 81%, 89%)
Closest Web Safe#9933CC
Inverse Color#75D41D [Dark Lemon Lime]
Closest Pantone®7442 C
Closest RAL4005 [Blue lilac]
Complementary Color#83E22B [Kiwi]

Blue Violet Converted to Grayscale Codes

Blue Violet Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#888888
Desaturated#878787
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5C5C5C
Weighted Average (Luma)#4C4C4C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#909090

More Blue violet codes – HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY

More Blue violet codes - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY

RGBA – RGB(138, 43, 226)

Red138
Green43
Blue226
Alpha255

CMYK

Cyan38.94 %.
Magenta80.97 %.
Yellow0.00 %.
Key11.37 %.

HSL

Hue271.15°
Saturation75.93 %.
Lightness52.75 %.

HSV/HSB

Hue271.15°
Saturation80.97 %.
Brightness / Value88.63 %.
LRV~ 12.6 %
Munsell Color System1.6P 4.1/21.8
XYZX : 25.07
Y : 12.62
Z : 73.07
YXYY1 : 12.62
X : 0.23
Y2 : 0.11
CMYC : 45.88%
M : 83.14%
Y : 11.37%
CIE-LabL : 42.19
A : 69.86
B : -74.77
CIE-LchL : 42.19
C : 102.33
H : 313.05
CIE-LuvL : 42.19
U : 18.35
V : -113.17
Hunter-LabL : 35.53
A : 63.8
B : -97.07

Blue Violet Color Combination

Blue Violet Color Combination

The hexadecimal color #8a2be2 has RGB values of R:138, G:43, B:226 and CMYK values of C:0.39, M:0.81, Y:0, K:0.11. Its decimal value is 9055202.

Hex triplet8a2be2#8a2be2
RGB Decimal138, 43, 226rgb(138,43,226)
RGB Percent54.1, 16.9, 88.6rgb(54.1%,16.9%,88.6%)
CMYK39, 81, 0, 11
HSL271.1°, 75.9, 52.7hsl(271.1,75.9%,52.7%)
HSV (or HSB)271.1°, 81, 88.6
Web Safe9933cc#9933cc
CIE-LAB42.188, 69.847, -74.771
XYZ25.07, 12.622, 73.063
xyY0.226, 0.114, 12.622
CIE-LCH42.188, 102.32, 313.05
CIE-LUV42.188, 18.341, -113.167
Hunter-Lab35.528, 63.786, -97.06
Binary10001010, 00101011, 11100010

Color Schemes with #8a2be2

  • #8a2be2
  • #83e22b

Complementary Color

  • #2e2be2
  • #8a2be2
  • #e22bdf

Analogous Color

  • #2be22e
  • #8a2be2
  • #dfe22b

Split Complementary Color

  • #2be28a
  • #8a2be2
  • #e28a2b

Triadic Color

  • #2b83e2
  • #8a2be2
  • #e28a2b
  • #83e22b

Tetradic Color

  • #6317a9
  • #701ac0
  • #7d1dd6
  • #8a2be2
  • #9641e5
  • #a358e8
  • #af6eeb

Alternatives to #8a2be2

Below, you can see some colors close to #8a2be2. Having a set of related colors can be useful if you need an inspirational alternative to your original color choice.

Similar Colors

  • #5c2be2
  • #6c2be2
  • #7b2be2
  • #8a2be2
  • #992be2
  • #a92be2
  • #b82be2

#8a2be2 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #8a2be2

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#8a2be2 background color

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#8a2be2 border color

This element has a border color of #8a2be2.

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CSS codes

.text {color:#8a2be2;}
.background {background-color:#8a2be2;}
.border {border:1px solid #8a2be2;}

Shades and Tints of #8a2be2

Shades and Tints of #8a2be2

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue, while a tint is created by mixing white to any pure color. In this example, #07020c is the darkest color, while #fcfafe is the lightest one.

Shade Color Variation

  • #07020c
  • #11041e
  • #1b062f
  • #250940
  • #300b51
  • #3a0d63
  • #441074
  • #4e1285
  • #581596
  • #6217a8
  • #6c19b9
  • #761cca
  • #801edb

Tint Color Variation

  • #8a2be2
  • #943ce4
  • #9d4ee7
  • #a75fe9
  • #b070eb
  • #ba81ee
  • #c393f0
  • #cda4f3
  • #d6b5f5
  • #e0c6f7
  • #e9d8fa
  • #f3e9fc
  • #fcfafe

Tones of #8a2be2

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #877e8f is the less saturated color, while #8b0ffe is the most saturated one.

Tone Color Variation

  • #877e8f
  • #877598
  • #886ca1
  • #8863aa
  • #8859b4
  • #8950bd
  • #8947c6
  • #893ecf
  • #8a34d9
  • #8a2be2
  • #8a22eb
  • #8b18f5
  • #8b0ffe

Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #8a2be2 is perceived by people affected by a color vision deficiency. This can be useful if you need to ensure your color combinations are accessible to color-blind users.

Monochromacy

  • #5c5c5c Achromatopsia
  • #655277 Atypical Achromatopsia

Dichromacy

  • #0068cb Protanopia
  • #006eb2 Deuteranopia
  • #726970 Tritanopia

Trichromacy

  • #3252d3 Protanomaly
  • #3255c3 Deuteranomaly
  • #7a52990 01% of the population

Colors similar to violet blue

  • #8A2BE2 Blue-violet
  • #8A2BE2 Deep Indigo
  • #8F00FF Electric violet
  • Delta E(ΔE) – 3.51
  • #9500FF Neon Violet
  • Delta E(ΔE) – 3.63

Paint similar to Blue-violet

Paint similar to Blue violet

Behr

  • #536770 Rush Hour (MQ5-25)
  • Delta E(ΔE) – 13.65
  • #5F6E77 Nypd (N480-6)
  • Delta E(ΔE) – 14.40
  • #4E6975 Shipwreck (S470-6)
  • Delta E(ΔE) – 14.61
  • #435964 Midnight In The Tropics (S480-7)
  • Delta E(ΔE) – 14.73

PPG Paints

  • #526771 Silent Night (PPG1153-6)
  • Delta E(ΔE) – 13.68
  • #425A65 Oceania (PPG10-01)
  • Delta E(ΔE) – 14.86
  • #5B6E74Superstition (PPG1035-6)
  • Delta E(ΔE) – 15.23
  • #5C707E Hatteras Gray (PPG10-10)
  • Delta E(ΔE) – 15.30

Sherwin Williams

  • #536872 Waterloo (SW 9141)
  • Delta E(ΔE) – 13.69
  • #596E79 Smoky Blue (SW 7604)
  • Delta E(ΔE) – 14.02
  • #606E74 Slate Tile (SW 7624)
  • Delta E(ΔE) – 14.66
  • #596368 Grays Harbor (SW 6236)
  • Delta E(ΔE) – 15.47

Benjamin Moore

  • #4E646F Spellbound (1659)
  • Delta E(ΔE) – 13.86
  • #4C636E Vermont Slate (1673)
  • Delta E(ΔE) – 14.00
  • #55656B Nocturnal Gray (2135-30)
  • Delta E(ΔE) – 14.37
  • #607077 Blue Spruce (1637)
  • Delta E(ΔE) – 14.40

Blue Violet Color Wheel

Blue Violet Color Wheel

Color Variations

  • Inverted
    #b2e580 flowers color
  • 25% saturated
    #4d0d8c
  • Grayscale
    #4d4d4d
  • 25% lighter
    #60219f
  • Original
    #4d1a7f
  • 25% darker
    #3e1566
  • Web safe: purple
    #800080
  • 25% desaturated
    #4d2475
  • HTML: indigo
    #4b0082

Related Named Colors

  • Closely Related
    1. American violet
      #551b8c
    2. Spanish violet
      #4c2882
    3. Indigo
      #4b0082
    4. Metallic violet
      #5b0a91
    5. KSU purple
      #512888
  • Intermediately Related
    1. Insect screen (Mushiao)
      #2d4436
    2. Manatee
      #979aaa
    3. Windsor tan
      #a75502
    4. Light coral
      #f08080
    5. Charleston green
      #232b2b
  • Distantly Related
    1. Guyabano
      #f8f8f8
    2. Canary
      #ffff99 / #ff9
    3. Lemon yellow (Crayola)
      #ffff9f
    4. Calamansi
      #fcffa4
    5. Lotion
      #fefdfa

Similar Paints

  1. Pantone / PMS
    • ★ 3583 C
      #511e84ΔE = 1.620 / LRV ≈ 4.3%
    • 2607 XGC
      #510a7bΔE = 2.609 / LRV ≈ 3.4%
  2. Focoltone
    • ★ 3477
      #561885ΔE = 2.060 / LRV ≈ 4.3%
    • 3471
      #611685ΔE = 4.220 / LRV ≈ 4.8%
  3. Toyo Ink
    • CF10462
      #472378ΔE = 2.526 / LRV ≈ 3.9%
  4. FolkArt
    • Violet Pansy / 440
      #4b238eΔE = 3.354 / LRV ≈ 4.7%
    • Red Violet / 636
      #4d236dΔE = 3.870 / LRV ≈ 3.9%
  5. HKS
    • HKS 35
      #4a2885ΔE = 3.537 / LRV ≈ 4.7%
    • HKS 34
      #5d067bΔE = 3.935 / LRV ≈ 3.9%
  6. TRUMATCH
    • 39-a3
      #590c76ΔE = 3.558 / LRV ≈ 3.7%
    • 39-a2
      #5e107bΔE = 3.800 / LRV ≈ 4.2%
  7. Plascon
    • Daring Deception P4-B1-2
      #5c148cΔE = 3.681 / LRV ≈ 4.7%
    • Genevieve Song P3-B1-2
      #441094ΔE = 4.354 / LRV ≈ 3.7%
  8. Caparol
    • 44/14
      #402094ΔE = 4.204 / LRV ≈ 4.3%
    • 45 19 320 / Viola 70
      #481468ΔE = 4.638 / LRV ≈ 2.9%
  9. Matthews Paint
    • Royal Purple / 2016
      #4e1469ΔE = 4.351 / LRV ≈ 3.1%
    • Working Blue / 9431
      #4e2d7dΔE = 4.913 / LRV ≈ 5.0%
  10. Old Citadel
    • Nauseating Blue
      #412a7aΔE = 4.523 / LRV ≈ 4.2%
  11. Reaper Master
    • Clear Purple (9099)
      #412a7aΔE = 4.523 / LRV ≈ 4.2%
  12. Vallejo Game Color
    • Sick Blue (017)
      #412a7aΔE = 4.523 / LRV ≈ 4.2%
  13. Vallejo Model Color
    • Violet (960)
      #412a7aΔE = 4.523 / LRV ≈ 4.2%
  14. Ford
    • Blue
      #351e76ΔE = 4.799 / LRV ≈ 3.0%
  15. Resene
    • Windsor V39-097-300
      #462c77ΔE = 4.904 / LRV ≈ 4.4%

Color Blindness Simulation

Color Blindness Simulation

Monochromacy

  • Achromatopsia
    #353535
  • Achromatomaly
    #402956

Dichromacy

  • Protanopia
    #373667
  • Deuteranopia
    #3a3e61
  • Tritanopia
    #4a534f

Trichromacy

  • Protanomaly
    #482b72
  • Deuteranomaly
    #432771
  • Tritanomaly
    #4b356c

Blue violet color images

Color Blindness Simulation
Blue Violet Color Wheel
Paint similar to Blue violet
Shades and Tints of #8a2be2
Blue Violet Color Combination
More Blue violet codes - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY
blue violet color code
blue violet color code
What 2 colors make blue-violet?

Last Words

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