Cyan

Parameters:
HEX Triplet:
#00ffff
RGB:
0, 255, 255
CMYK:
100, 0, 0, 0
HSL:
180°, 100%, 50%
Closest colors:
in RGB:
Aqua
in PANTONE:
PANTONE 2995
in RAL Classic:
RAL 5012
in RAL Design:
RAL 210 60 40
in RAL Effect:
RAL 710-2
in NCS:
NCS S 2050-B30G
What color is Cyan? What are the examples of Cyan color in life? What looks best in Cyan?
2023-10-24 Snargl 4 minutes 42 seconds
# General # Imagination # Design

What color is Cyan?

Man in a blue suit with a futuristic face and body armor on his chest
Painting of a castle with a pathway leading to it and a sky background with clouds and flowers in the foreground
Blue octopus with a clock on its face and a chain around it's neck and a black background
City street with a set of stairs leading up to a building with a red sign on it that says no parking
Blue and purple ball on top of a table next to a purple and blue background
Futuristic man in a futuristic suit standing in a room with blue lights and a blue background with a white door
Painting of a desert with trees and bushes in the foreground and a sunset in the background with clouds

Cyan is a color that is between blue and green on the visible spectrum of light.

It is also known as aqua, electric blue, or turquoise.

Cyan is one of the primary colors in the subtractive color system, which is used for printing and painting.

This color is often associated with water, such as the sea, lakes, rivers, and pools.

Cyan can also represent freshness, cleanliness, tranquility, and harmony.

Some examples of cyan objects are the sky, glaciers, mint leaves, and peacock feathers.

It is also a popular color for logos, websites, and fashion.

The word cyan comes from the Ancient Greek word kyanos, meaning "dark blue enamel, Lapis lazuli".

The first recorded use of cyan as a color name in English was in 1879.

In the hexadecimal system, which is commonly used for web colors, cyan is #00FFFF.

In the RGB system, which is used for digital displays, cyan is 100, 0, 0, 0.

Its has a CMYK values are 100, 0, 0, 0, and its HSL values are 180 degrees, 100%, 50%.
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Example of the palette with the Cyan color

Picture with primary colors of French blue, Cyan, Cosmic latte, Light Thulian pink and Maya blue
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 5015
RAL 5012
RAL 9010
RAL 3015
RAL 6027
RAL Design
RAL 230 50 40
RAL 210 60 40
RAL 010 92 05
RAL 350 70 30
RAL 240 70 30
Author:

What are the examples of Cyan color in life?

White cat with blue eyes and a collar on it's neck is looking at the camera with a serious look on its face
Close up of a shiny object on a table with lights in the background
Hallway with a blue wall and a window with a light coming through it and a blue ceiling
Woman with blonde hair and a blue light in her hair and a gold outfit with a collar
Woman with a blue and gold headpiece and a blue and gold dress
Blue sports car driving down a road next to a building and trees in the background
Blue toy cat with a red scarf around its neck and a fish bowl in the background with a light blue sky and stars
Large metal object with blue lights on it's side and a black background
Futuristic looking space station with blue lights and a circular window in the center of it
Man with a futuristic suit and tattoos on his arm looking at the camera in a mirror with a neon light
Painting of a mountain landscape with trees and rocks in the background and a blue sky above it with a few clouds
Pool surrounded by plants and a blue wall with a planter on it's side and a blue wall
Blue cat with white fur and a black background is looking at the camera with a surprised look on its face
Girl with blue hair and green eyes is standing outside a building with a blue scarf around her neck
Woman in a bra top and harness posing for a picture in a futuristic setting with neon lights
Polar bear is standing in the water with a bright light behind it
Man with a necklace and a glass bottle in his hand and a necklace on his neck
Futuristic helmet with glowing eyes in a forest with trees in the background and fog in the air
Blue glass globe with a swirly design on it on a table next to a clock and a small glass cup
Close up of a blue diamond with a chain around it's neck
Blue butterfly with a blue light on its wings is flying over a beach and a cliff in the background
Black cat with blue eyes and a tail is looking at something in the distance with a white background
Woman in a blue outfit is holding a sword in a city street with buildings in the background
Blue flower with yellow centers and green leaves on it's petals and a purple background
Cyan is a color that is often found in nature.

Some examples of cyan color in life are:
  • The sky on a clear day

  • The ocean or a lake reflecting the sky

  • Some types of flowers, such as hydrangeas or irises

  • Some birds, such as kingfishers or peacocks.

Example of the palette with the Cyan color

Picture with primary colors of MSU Green, Cadet grey, Cyan, Light cyan and Dim gray
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 6020-B90G
NCS S 3010-B70G
NCS S 1060-B
NCS S 0515-B
NCS S 6500-N
RAL Classic
RAL 6005
RAL 7001
RAL 5012
RAL 9016
RAL 7005
RAL Design
RAL 180 20 15
RAL 180 70 10
RAL 210 60 40
RAL 250 92 05
RAL 320 40 05
RAL Effect
RAL 750-M
RAL 180-M
RAL 710-2
RAL 180-6
RAL 860-6

Example of the palette with the Cyan color

Picture with primary colors of Old mauve, Cyan, Black, Powder blue and CG Blue
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 8015
RAL 5012
RAL 9005
RAL 9002
RAL 5021
RAL Design
RAL 020 30 20
RAL 210 60 40
RAL 170 20 25
RAL 240 80 15
RAL 210 50 40
RAL Effect
RAL 530-5
RAL 710-2
RAL 790-5
RAL 720-2
RAL 650-2

Example of the palette with the Cyan color

Picture with primary colors of Cyan, Dark jungle green, Medium turquoise, Glitter and Teal blue
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 1060-B
NCS S 8005-B80G
NCS S 1050-B30G
NCS S 0520-R60B
NCS S 4030-B10G
RAL Classic
RAL 5012
RAL 8022
RAL 6027
RAL 9003
RAL 5007
RAL Design
RAL 210 60 40
RAL 160 20 20
RAL 210 70 35
RAL 250 92 05
RAL 200 50 25
Author:

What looks best in Cyan?

Cyan color. Man standing in front of a tree with a light on it's face and a forest in the background
Conference room with a round table and chairs and a television on the wall in the center of the room. Example of RGB 0,255,255 color.
Computer generated image of a landscape with a river and mountains in the distance. Color Cyan.
Blue sports car driving down a city street at night with neon lights on the buildings behind it and people walking around
Cyan color. Man on a bench in front of a wall with graffiti on it and a blue jacket on
Woman with a blue headdress and feathers on her head and a sky background. Color Cyan.

Example of the palette with the Cyan color

Picture with primary colors of Wine, Purple Mountain's Majesty, Cyan, Myrtle and Robin egg blue
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 5030-R10B
NCS S 3030-R50B
NCS S 1060-B
NCS S 8005-G20Y
NCS S 1050-B50G
RAL Classic
RAL 3009
RAL 4009
RAL 5012
RAL 6007
RAL 5012
RAL Design
RAL 040 30 30
RAL 300 60 25
RAL 210 60 40
RAL 160 20 15
RAL 180 70 40
Author:

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