True V Color


True V 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 #758c29
Complementary Color #bfd573
Color Shade: mid blue (253.94° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 64.51% (better contrasting with white)
True V Color Sample
True V Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #8a73d6

If you're looking for a similar mid blue shade, there are some better alternatives to True V Color. The Lilac Bush color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool blue bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Blue Marguerite (#7666c6) for more calm effect. Try Dark Periwinkle as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#bfd573 is the best complementary color to True V. 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 #8a73d6 complementary color is Yellow Green, 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 True V are #738dd5 and #bb73d5. Thus found on the left and right of #8a73d6 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Danube and Lavender colors as they work well with True V.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary True V palette consists of #8dd573 and #d5bb73 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#bfd573). Try Pastel Green and Tacha colors in combination with #8a73d6, 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 #8a73d6 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 True V. Thus Pastel Green and Burning Sand giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of True V contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Yellow Green, Charm, and Bermuda split by 90° on the color wheel. #8a73d6 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. True V tetradic combo consists of mid yellow complementary color (#bfd573) and two others. The Burning Sand is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Downy – 120° from the complementary Yellow Green. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #d58973 and #73bfd5.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #8a73d6 is made of 30% red, 25% green and 46% blue. In a HSL mode True V has a hue angle of 253.94°, a saturation of 54.7% and a lightness of 64.51%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #8a73d6 is made of 29.8% cyan, 38.82% magenta, 0% yellow and 16.08% black ink.

HEX #8a73d6
RGB Decimal rgb(138,115,214)
RGB Percentage 30%, 25%, 46%
CMYK 29.8, 38.82, 0, 16.08
HSL hsl(253.94,54.7%,64.51%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(253.94,46.26%,83.92%)
CIE-LAB lab(54.5742,31.4361,-47.9654)
XYZ xyz(28.7496,22.5198,66.4498)