Deluge Color


Deluge is soft, cool-toned shade of warm blue. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool yellow, warm cyan or warm red

Inverse Color #8a9c57
Complementary Color #95a863
Color Shade: warm blue (255.65° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 52.35% (better contrasting with white)
Deluge Color Sample
Deluge Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #7563a8

If you're looking for a similar warm blue shade, there are some better alternatives to Deluge Color. The Ube color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid blue bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Paisley Purple (#8b79b1) for more calm effect. Try Smashed Grape as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#95a863 is the best complementary color to Deluge. Cool yellow shades generally complement the warm blue hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #7563a8 complementary color is Green Smoke, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool blue, warm blue, and cool magenta colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Deluge are #6373a8 and #9763a8. Thus found on the left and right of #7563a8 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Waikawa Gray and Wisteria colors as they work well with Deluge.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Deluge palette consists of #73a863 and #a89763 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#95a863). Try Asparagus and Barley Corn colors in combination with #7563a8, 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 #7563a8 offers a combination of cool green and warm red shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Deluge. Thus Aqua Forest and Coral Tree giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Deluge contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Green Smoke, Coral Tree, and Breaker Bay split by 90° on the color wheel. #7563a8 square combo is a palette of warm blue, cool red, cool yellow and warm cyan 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. Deluge tetradic combo consists of cool yellow complementary color (#95a863) and two others. The Coral Tree is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Horizon – 120° from the complementary Green Smoke. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #a87563 and #6395a8.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #7563a8 is made of 30% red, 26% green and 44% blue. In a HSL mode Deluge has a hue angle of 255.65°, a saturation of 28.4% and a lightness of 52.35%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #7563a8 is made of 20% cyan, 27.06% magenta, 0% yellow and 34.12% black ink.

HEX #7563a8
RGB Decimal rgb(117,99,168)
RGB Percentage 30%, 26%, 44%
CMYK 20, 27.06, 0, 34.12
HSL hsl(255.65,28.4%,52.35%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(255.65,41.07%,65.88%)
CIE-LAB lab(46.3554,22.8906,-34.5868)
XYZ xyz(18.8658,15.5327,39.0496)