Pale Sky Color


Pale Sky is pale, 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 #91887c
Complementary Color #83796e
Color Shade: blue cyan (214.29° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 47.25% (better contrasting with white)
Pale Sky Color Sample
Pale Sky Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #6e7783

If you're looking for a similar blue cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Pale Sky Color. The Diopside Blue 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 soft alternative called Seal Grey (#8a9098) for more calm effect. Try Jean Jacket Blue as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#83796e is the best complementary color to Pale Sky. Orange shades generally complement the blue cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #6e7783 complementary color is Makara, 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 Pale Sky are #6e8183 and #6f6e83. Thus found on the left and right of #6e7783 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Sirocco and Storm Gray colors as they work well with Pale Sky.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Pale Sky palette consists of #81836e and #836f6e colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#83796e). Try Bandicoot and Spicy Pink colors in combination with #6e7783, 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 #6e7783 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 Pale Sky. Thus Camouflage Green and Empress giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Pale Sky contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Makara, Fedora, and Xanadu split by 90° on the color wheel. #6e7783 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. Pale Sky tetradic combo consists of orange complementary color (#83796e) and two others. The Empress is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Blue Smoke – 120° from the complementary Makara. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #836e76 and #6e8379.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #6e7783 is made of 31% red, 33% green and 36% blue. In a HSL mode Pale Sky has a hue angle of 214.29°, a saturation of 8.71% and a lightness of 47.25%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #6e7783 is made of 8.23% cyan, 4.7% magenta, 0% yellow and 48.63% black ink.

HEX #6e7783
RGB Decimal rgb(110,119,131)
RGB Percentage 31%, 33%, 36%
CMYK 8.23, 4.7, 0, 48.63
HSL hsl(214.29,8.71%,47.25%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(214.29,16.03%,51.37%)
CIE-LAB lab(49.6743,-0.6829,-7.7038)
XYZ xyz(17.124,18.1473,24.073)