Azure Dragon Color


Azure Dragon is soft, 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 #fac689
Complementary Color #764104
Color Shade: blue cyan (212.39° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 24.12% (better contrasting with white)
Azure Dragon Color Sample
Azure Dragon Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #053976

If you're looking for a similar blue cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Azure Dragon Color. The Blue Olympus color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Blue Hour (#0034ab) for more energetic effect. Try UA Blue as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#764104 is the best complementary color to Azure Dragon. Orange shades generally complement the blue cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #053976 complementary color is Peru Tan, 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 Catalina Blue are #047176 and #090476. Thus found on the left and right of #053976 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Mosque and Navy Blue colors as they work well with Azure Dragon.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Azure Dragon palette consists of #717604 and #760904 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#764104). Try Olive and Dark Burgundy colors in combination with #053976, 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 #053976 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 Azure Dragon. Thus Japanese Laurel and Siren giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Azure Dragon contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Peru Tan, Cardinal Pink, and Japanese Laurel split by 90° on the color wheel. #053976 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. Azure Dragon tetradic combo consists of orange complementary color (#764104) and two others. The Siren is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Fun Green – 120° from the complementary Peru Tan. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #760439 and #047642.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #053976 is made of 3% red, 32% green and 66% blue. In a HSL mode Azure Dragon has a hue angle of 212.39°, a saturation of 91.87% and a lightness of 24.12%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #053976 is made of 44.31% cyan, 23.92% magenta, 0% yellow and 53.73% black ink.

HEX #053976
RGB Decimal rgb(5,57,118)
RGB Percentage 3%, 32%, 66%
CMYK 44.31, 23.92, 0, 53.73
HSL hsl(212.39,91.87%,24.12%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(212.39,95.76%,46.27%)
CIE-LAB lab(24.5337,10.0462,-39.2882)
XYZ xyz(4.7957,4.2665,17.7103)