Sea Nymph Color


Sea Nymph is pale, cool-toned shade of warm cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool red, cool yellow or cool magenta

Inverse Color #875c63
Complementary Color #a3787e
Color Shade: warm cyan (170.23° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 55.49% (better contrasting with white)
Sea Nymph Color Sample
Sea Nymph Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #78a39c

If you're looking for a similar warm cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Sea Nymph Color. The Overgrown Trellis color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a green cyan bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Classic Calm (#6b8885) for more calm effect. Try Pond Sedge as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#a3787e is the best complementary color to Sea Nymph. Cool red shades generally complement the warm cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #78a39c complementary color is Pharlap, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool green, warm cyan, and cool cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Sea Nymph are #78a386 and #7894a3. Thus found on the left and right of #78a39c on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Oxley and Gothic colors as they work well with Sea Nymph.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Sea Nymph palette consists of #a38678 and #a37894 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#a3787e). Try Pharlap and Bouquet colors in combination with #78a39c, 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 #78a39c offers a combination of warm yellow and cool magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Sea Nymph. Thus Donkey Brown and Trendy Pink giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Sea Nymph contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Pharlap, Kimberly, and Sage split by 90° on the color wheel. #78a39c square combo is a palette of warm cyan, warm blue, cool red and cool yellow 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. Sea Nymph tetradic combo consists of cool red complementary color (#a3787e) and two others. The Trendy Pink is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Amulet – 120° from the complementary Pharlap. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #9c78a3 and #7fa378.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #78a39c is made of 27% red, 37% green and 36% blue. In a HSL mode Sea Nymph has a hue angle of 170.23°, a saturation of 18.94% and a lightness of 55.49%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #78a39c is made of 16.86% cyan, 0% magenta, 2.74% yellow and 36.08% black ink.

HEX #78a39c
RGB Decimal rgb(120,163,156)
RGB Percentage 27%, 37%, 36%
CMYK 16.86, 0, 2.74, 36.08
HSL hsl(170.23,18.94%,55.49%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(170.23,26.38%,63.92%)
CIE-LAB lab(63.8257,-16.028,-1.0843)
XYZ xyz(26.8437,32.5878,36.3277)