Moody Blue Color


Moody Blue is soft, cool-toned shade of mid blue. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid yellow, green cyan or mid red

Inverse Color #80892c
Complementary Color #cad375
Color Shade: mid blue (245.81° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 64.51% (better contrasting with white)
Moody Blue Color Sample
Moody Blue Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #7f76d3

If you're looking for a similar mid blue shade, there are some better alternatives to Moody Blue Color. The Chetwode Blue color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool blue bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called C64 Purple (#6f6ed1) for more energetic effect. Try Blue Marguerite as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#cad375 is the best complementary color to Moody Blue. Mid yellow shades generally complement the mid blue hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #7f76d3 complementary color is Tacha, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of blue cyan, mid blue, and violet colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Moody Blue are #759bd3 and #ad75d3. Thus found on the left and right of #7f76d3 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Danube and Lilac Bush colors as they work well with Moody Blue.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Moody Blue palette consists of #9bd375 and #d3ad75 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#cad375). Try Feijoa and Whiskey colors in combination with #7f76d3, 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 #7f76d3 offers a combination of mid green and mid red shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Moody Blue. Thus Pastel Green and New York Pink giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Moody Blue contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Tacha, Charm, and Downy split by 90° on the color wheel. #7f76d3 square combo is a palette of mid blue, red magenta, mid yellow and green 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. Moody Blue tetradic combo consists of mid yellow complementary color (#cad375) and two others. The New York Pink is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Downy – 120° from the complementary Tacha. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #d37e75 and #75c9d3.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #7f76d3 is made of 28% red, 26% green and 46% blue. In a HSL mode Moody Blue has a hue angle of 245.81°, a saturation of 51.38% and a lightness of 64.51%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #7f76d3 is made of 32.95% cyan, 36.48% magenta, 0% yellow and 17.25% black ink.

HEX #7f76d3
RGB Decimal rgb(127,118,211)
RGB Percentage 28%, 26%, 46%
CMYK 32.95, 36.48, 0, 17.25
HSL hsl(245.81,51.38%,64.51%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(245.81,44.08%,82.75%)
CIE-LAB lab(54.2091,26.0128,-46.9063)
XYZ xyz(26.9887,22.172,64.4852)