Scuff Blue Color


Scuff Blue is deep, cool-toned shade of blue cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with orange, mid green or red magenta

Inverse Color #fb1
Complementary Color #ea0
Color Shade: blue cyan (222.86° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 46.67% (better contrasting with white)
Scuff Blue Color Sample
Scuff Blue Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #0044ee

If you're looking for a similar blue cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Scuff Blue Color. The Blue Angel color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool cyan bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Blue Screen of Death (#0033bb) for more calm effect. Try Y7K Blue as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#ea0 is the best complementary color to Scuff Blue. Orange shades generally complement the blue cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #04e complementary color is White, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid cyan, blue cyan, and mid blue colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of White are #00baee and #30e. Thus found on the left and right of #04e on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Cerulean and White colors as they work well with Scuff Blue.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Scuff Blue palette consists of #baee00 and #e30 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#ea0). Try Lime and White colors in combination with #04e, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #04e offers a combination of yellow green and red magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Scuff Blue. Thus Harlequin and Red Ribbon giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Scuff Blue contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary White, Hollywood Cerise, and White split by 90° on the color wheel. #04e square combo is a palette of blue cyan, mid magenta, orange and mid green shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Scuff Blue tetradic combo consists of orange complementary color (#ea0) and two others. The Red Ribbon is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and White – 120° from the complementary White. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #ee0043 and #0ea.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #0044ee is made of 0% red, 22% green and 78% blue. In a HSL mode Scuff Blue has a hue angle of 222.86°, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 46.67%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #0044ee is made of 93.33% cyan, 66.66% magenta, 0% yellow and 6.67% black ink.

HEX #0044ee
RGB Decimal rgb(0,68,238)
RGB Percentage 0%, 22%, 78%
CMYK 93.33, 66.66, 0, 6.67
HSL hsl(222.86,100%,46.67%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(222.86,100%,93.33%)
CIE-LAB lab(38.3884,50.0141,-88.1567)
XYZ xyz(17.4997,10.3073,81.9561)