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#256b8f Hex Color Code

#256b8f Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #256b8f is a medium dark shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #256b8f is comprised of 14.51% red, 41.96% green and 56.08% blue. In the HSL color space #256b8f has a hue of 200° (degrees), 59% saturation and 35% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 481.19 nm.

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#256b8f linear gradient to complementary #7c5b38

  1. #256b8f
  2. #446880
  3. #566672
  4. #636363
  5. #6d6055
  6. #755e47
  7. #7c5b38

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #00597c
  2. #105f82
  3. #1c6589
  4. #256b8f
  5. #2d7196
  6. #35779c
  7. #3d7ea3

Tones

  1. #256b8f
  2. #366886
  3. #41657d
  4. #496274
  5. #50606b
  6. #555d63
  7. #5a5a5a

Tints and Shades

#256b8f to white

  1. #256b8f
  2. #5182a1
  3. #769ab3
  4. #98b2c6
  5. #bacbd9
  6. #dce5ec
  7. #ffffff

#256b8f to black

  1. #256b8f
  2. #235976
  3. #20475d
  4. #1c3646
  5. #172630
  6. #10171b
  7. #000000

Paints

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  1. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Sailor Blue
      #296c92
      ΔE = 1.113 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
    2. La Fonda Deep Blue
      #406a88
      ΔE = 2.912 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
  2. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Blue Oasis / PPG1158-6
      #296d93
      ΔE = 1.245 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. ★ Port Au Prince / PPG1238-7
      #006a93
      ΔE = 1.822 / LRV ≈ 12.4%
  3. Glidden

    1. ★ Blue Oasis / PPG1158-6
      #296d93
      ΔE = 1.245 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. ★ Cool Cobalt
      #12688d
      ΔE = 1.660 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  4. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 3-35-6 Rainy Night
      #1a6a8d
      ΔE = 1.261 / LRV ≈ 12.4%
    2. ★ 3-33-6 Upstream
      #206c8e
      ΔE = 1.293 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  5. General Paint

    1. ★ Handmaiden / CL 2227N
      #196b8e
      ΔE = 1.312 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
    2. Blue Mine / CL 2256A
      #3b6f8f
      ΔE = 2.611 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
  6. Crown Paint

    1. ★ Laguna Bay
      #106b93
      ΔE = 1.322 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
  7. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Celtic Blue 25-15
      #22688e
      ΔE = 1.446 / LRV ≈ 12.2%
    2. Monsoon 25-14
      #316682
      ΔE = 2.990 / LRV ≈ 11.8%
  8. Plascon

    1. ★ Azure Like it B2-D1-4
      #2c688c
      ΔE = 1.489 / LRV ≈ 12.3%
  9. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6632
      #2e6b91
      ΔE = 1.620 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
    2. ★ 6638
      #2b6e95
      ΔE = 1.867 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  10. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Ahoy! Blue / AC236-B
      #006b93
      ΔE = 1.633 / LRV ≈ 12.6%
  11. Resene

    1. ★ Optimist B53-082-235
      #2b688d
      ΔE = 1.636 / LRV ≈ 12.3%
    2. Yeehaa M59-082-236
      #006c98
      ΔE = 2.432 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  12. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Blue Oasis / 350-6
      #266c94
      ΔE = 1.639 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
    2. Port Au Prince / 252-7
      #006994
      ΔE = 2.406 / LRV ≈ 12.2%
  13. KILZ

    1. ★ Wind Surfing / C902
      #356c8f
      ΔE = 1.689 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  14. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / 5019
      #25678c
      ΔE = 1.697 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
    2. Cool Blue / 5345 B
      #286f98
      ΔE = 2.460 / LRV ≈ 14.1%
  15. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Planetarium 90BG 14/337
      #006a92
      ΔE = 1.708 / LRV ≈ 12.4%
    2. ★ 4127 Sapphire Glow 10BB 17/269
      #336f94
      ΔE = 2.262 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  16. Taubmans

    1. ★ Power Blue / T10 44F-1
      #006b91
      ΔE = 1.716 / LRV ≈ 12.6%
    2. ★ Bold Blue / T70-8
      #006e96
      ΔE = 1.933 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  17. Dupont

    1. ★ CAS510
      #006c95
      ΔE = 1.742 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. ★ CAS494
      #006b90
      ΔE = 1.896 / LRV ≈ 12.5%
  18. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Ahoy! Blue / AC147
      #006c92
      ΔE = 1.756 / LRV ≈ 12.8%
  19. Berger

    1. ★ Ahoy! Blue / AC147
      #006c92
      ΔE = 1.756 / LRV ≈ 12.8%
  20. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Ahoy! Blue
      #006c92
      ΔE = 1.756 / LRV ≈ 12.8%
  21. Asian Paints

    1. ★ Mineral Blue / X147
      #006c92
      ΔE = 1.756 / LRV ≈ 12.8%
  22. Focoltone

    1. ★ 3407
      #006a90
      ΔE = 1.763 / LRV ≈ 12.3%
    2. ★ 3393
      #006c91
      ΔE = 1.943 / LRV ≈ 12.8%
  23. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Cosmos / 10BB 12/310
      #1d678a
      ΔE = 1.764 / LRV ≈ 11.8%
    2. ★ Ships At Sea / 10BB 13/362
      #006e97
      ΔE = 1.991 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  24. Sikkens

    1. ★ S9.32.35
      #336888
      ΔE = 1.785 / LRV ≈ 12.4%
    2. ★ S4.50.35
      #006993
      ΔE = 2.167 / LRV ≈ 12.2%
  25. Dulux

    1. ★ 10BB 12/310
      #0b688e
      ΔE = 1.810 / LRV ≈ 11.9%
    2. Celestial Blue 3
      #007096
      ΔE = 2.580 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  26. Caparol

    1. ★ Biscaya / Biscaya F3
      #386c8c
      ΔE = 1.861 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. 2401
      #2c6c88
      ΔE = 2.963 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  27. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 32-b7
      #006c96
      ΔE = 1.917 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. 33-b7
      #336d95
      ΔE = 2.845 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  28. Chrysler

    1. ★ Peacock Blue (Green)
      #2a6887
      ΔE = 1.927 / LRV ≈ 12.1%
    2. Blue
      #236485
      ΔE = 2.860 / LRV ≈ 11.2%
  29. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10402
      #356888
      ΔE = 1.936 / LRV ≈ 12.4%
    2. CF10401
      #00658d
      ΔE = 2.969 / LRV ≈ 11.2%
  30. Ford

    1. ★ Blue
      #286e96
      ΔE = 1.971 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  31. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Bellbottom Blues / CSP-655
      #396c8d
      ΔE = 1.990 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. Santa Monica Blue / 776
      #3b6f8d
      ΔE = 2.780 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  32. Jotun

    1. ★ 4132 / Kranskonvall
      #376d90
      ΔE = 2.023 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  33. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Wavy Navy / AC146
      #1d668c
      ΔE = 2.138 / LRV ≈ 11.7%
  34. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 7706 C
      #006a8e
      ΔE = 2.161 / LRV ≈ 12.3%
    2. 7705 C
      #007096
      ΔE = 2.580 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  35. CIL

    1. ★ Cosmos
      #1d678f
      ΔE = 2.178 / LRV ≈ 11.9%
  36. Bristol

    1. ★ Norwegian Blue / P110-C6
      #356787
      ΔE = 2.203 / LRV ≈ 12.2%
  37. California Paints

    1. ★ Tory Blue
      #396e8e
      ΔE = 2.230 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  38. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Endless Sky
      #2c7091
      ΔE = 2.285 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  39. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Pulsating Blue - 6964
      #01678d
      ΔE = 2.310 / LRV ≈ 11.6%
  40. Disney

    1. 3B-60 Storytime Blue
      #006e99
      ΔE = 2.323 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. 3B-50 Midnight Ball Blue
      #0f668e
      ΔE = 2.493 / LRV ≈ 11.6%
  41. Colortrend

    1. Tory Blue
      #336e8c
      ΔE = 2.343 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
  42. Rodda Paint

    1. Tory Blue H56
      #336e8c
      ΔE = 2.343 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
  43. Behr

    1. Cadet Blue RAH-81
      #396888
      ΔE = 2.349 / LRV ≈ 12.5%
    2. S-G-530 Glacier Lake
      #00688c
      ΔE = 2.397 / LRV ≈ 11.8%
  44. Peintures MF

    1. Anse bleue
      #006994
      ΔE = 2.406 / LRV ≈ 12.2%
  45. Lotus

    1. Sky Blue / B124
      #326684
      ΔE = 2.532 / LRV ≈ 11.8%
  46. Olympic

    1. Teeny Bikini C51-5
      #2b6a93
      ΔE = 2.535 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. Rave Regatta A53-6
      #006b98
      ΔE = 2.769 / LRV ≈ 12.8%
  47. GM / General Motors

    1. Terrace Blue
      #3c6d8a
      ΔE = 2.637 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
  48. Diamond Vogel

    1. Big Ocean Wave / H056
      #34708f
      ΔE = 2.661 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
  49. Brillux

    1. 63.15.24
      #357095
      ΔE = 2.674 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  50. Tollens

    1. UC026 Bleu Orestad
      #156c8c
      ΔE = 2.744 / LRV ≈ 12.8%
  51. Volkswagen

    1. Frost Blue
      #367095
      ΔE = 2.769 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  52. Nippon Paint

    1. Sports Blue / NP AC 2103 A
      #00678a
      ΔE = 2.815 / LRV ≈ 11.5%
  53. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 3050-B10G
      #086e90
      ΔE = 2.831 / LRV ≈ 13.2%

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#256b8f HTML / CSS Code Examples

#256b8f foreground

I paint for myself. I don't know how to do anything else, anyway. Also I have to earn my living, and occupy myself.

Francis Bacon
<p style="color: #256b8f">…</p>

#256b8f background

Creativity takes courage.

Henri Matisse
<p style="background-color: #256b8f">…</p>

#256b8f shadow

I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.

Frida Kahlo
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #256b8f">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
2452367
Binary
00100101, 01101011, 10001111
Hexadecimal
#256b8f
LRV
≈ 12.9%
Closest short hex
#268 ΔE = 2.066
RGB
rgb(37, 107, 143)
RGBA
rgba(37, 107, 143, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.129, g: 0.373, b: 0.498
RYB
red: 0.145%, yellow: 0.310%, blue: 0.561%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-14324849 / 0xff256b8f
HSL
hsl(200, 59%, 35%)
HSLA
hsla(200, 59%, 35%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 200° (200.377), saturation: 74% (0.741), value: 56% (0.561)
HSP
hue: 200.377, saturation: 74.126%, perceived brightness: 38.144%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 235.285, S: 87.673, L: 42.598
Cubehelix
H: -165.613, S: 0.660, L: 0.353
TSL
T: -1.918, S: 0.279, L: 0.354
CMYK
cyan: 74% (0.741), magenta: 25% (0.252), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 44% (0.439)
CMY
cyan: 85% (0.855), magenta: 58% (0.580), yellow: 44% (0.439)
XYZ
X: 10.977, Y: 12.891, Z: 27.891
xyY
x: 0.212, y: 0.249, Y: 12.891
CIELab
L: 42.598, a: -9.088, b: -25.987
CIELuv
L: 42.598, u: -25.137, v: -36.281
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 42.598, C: 27.530, H: 250.724
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 42.598, C: 44.138, H: 235.285
Hunter-Lab
L: 35.904, a: -8.259, b: -20.926
CIECAM02
J: 31.485, C: 40.152, h: 233.727, Q: 110.551, M: 35.112, s: 56.357, H: 295.637
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.235, jaune: -4.426, green: 3.144
LMS
L: 9.052, M: 14.329, S: 27.636
YCbCr
Y: 93.451, Cb: 154.164, Cr: 94.714
YCgCo
Y: 98.500, Cg: 8.500, Co: -17.250
YDbDr
Y: 90.174, Db: 79.488, Dr: 101.122
YPbPr
Y: 94.682, Pb: 26.050, Pr: -36.656
xvYCC
Y: 97.315, Cb: 150.883, Cr: 95.800
YIQ
Y: 90.174, I: -53.266, Q: -3.601
YUV
Y: 90.174, U: 25.996, V: -46.650
Munsell Color System
2.5PB 4/8 ΔE = 1.667
Brand Color
WordPress (blue) ΔE = 3.824

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