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#256cb1 Hex Color Code

#256cb1 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #256cb1 is a shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #256cb1 is comprised of 14.51% red, 42.35% green and 69.41% blue. In the HSL color space #256cb1 has a hue of 210° (degrees), 65% saturation and 42% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 476.24 nm.

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#256cb1 linear gradient to complementary #ac972a

  1. #256cb1
  2. #57729d
  3. #717989
  4. #848074
  5. #94875f
  6. #a18f47
  7. #ac972a

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #00599c
  2. #045fa3
  3. #1866aa
  4. #256cb1
  5. #3072b8
  6. #3979bf
  7. #427fc7

Tones

  1. #256cb1
  2. #3d6ca5
  3. #4c6b99
  4. #566b8e
  5. #5f6b82
  6. #666b77
  7. #6b6b6b

Tints and Shades

#256cb1 to white

  1. #256cb1
  2. #5783be
  3. #7c9acb
  4. #9eb2d8
  5. #bfcbe5
  6. #dfe5f2
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#256cb1 to black

  1. #256cb1
  2. #255991
  3. #224872
  4. #1e3655
  5. #192639
  6. #111720
  7. #000000 / #000

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  1. Sto

    1. ★ 35100
      #2a6bb1
      ΔE = 0.754 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
    2. 35200
      #1b71aa
      ΔE = 4.638 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
  2. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2144 CP
      #1f6db1
      ΔE = 0.772 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. 8183 C
      #3b64a1
      ΔE = 3.561 / LRV ≈ 12.6%
  3. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6088
      #2c6cad
      ΔE = 0.858 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
    2. 6509
      #2a74bb
      ΔE = 3.106 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  4. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Beautiful Blue / 47
      #186db6
      ΔE = 0.889 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Starstruck / 141
      #4664a5
      ΔE = 4.563 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  5. California Paints

    1. ★ DEA 136 - Beautiful Blue
      #186db6
      ΔE = 0.889 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Bowen Blue
      #2064a2
      ΔE = 3.653 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  6. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 35-b2
      #296aab
      ΔE = 1.149 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
    2. 34-b4
      #086aa3
      ΔE = 4.711 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  7. Sigma

    1. ★ Cool Blue / S 2565-R80B
      #2b6cb4
      ΔE = 1.203 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Cool Blue / S 3060-R90B
      #1570a8
      ΔE = 4.993 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  8. Ford

    1. ★ Bright Blue
      #366dae
      ΔE = 1.275 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. Blue
      #39679a
      ΔE = 4.254 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
  9. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Nocturne Shade / 248-6
      #326ead
      ΔE = 1.543 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. Cobalt Glaze / 150-7
      #0071b6
      ΔE = 2.525 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  10. HKS

    1. ★ HKS 39
      #326cb3
      ΔE = 1.553 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. ★ HKS 44
      #0069b3
      ΔE = 1.774 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  11. Peintures MF

    1. ★ Félicia
      #1c6cad
      ΔE = 1.622 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
    2. ★ Baie de Boston
      #006fb6
      ΔE = 1.710 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  12. Chrysler

    1. ★ Parisian Blue
      #1169b3
      ΔE = 1.652 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. Regatta Blue
      #2f60a5
      ΔE = 4.774 / LRV ≈ 11.7%
  13. Focoltone

    1. ★ 2256
      #006fbb
      ΔE = 1.784 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. 1095
      #0076c0
      ΔE = 3.894 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  14. CIL

    1. ★ Ribbon Dance
      #386eac
      ΔE = 1.797 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  15. Dulux

    1. ★ 52BB 15/410
      #2c6fae
      ΔE = 1.898 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. 45BB 18/339
      #3573ab
      ΔE = 4.207 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  16. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Nocturne Shade / PPG1244-6
      #356fad
      ΔE = 1.962 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
    2. Rainbow Bright / PPG1243-7
      #2863ad
      ΔE = 3.923 / LRV ≈ 12.4%
  17. Brighto Paints

    1. ★ 1-36-7 Electric Blue
      #3668a8
      ΔE = 1.964 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. 8321 Royal Blue
      #3e68a3
      ΔE = 2.688 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
  18. Federal Standard

    1. ★ Federal Standard 15123
      #3a6ca7
      ΔE = 2.125 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. Federal Standard 15180
      #0073b4
      ΔE = 3.823 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  19. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10431
      #1d6cab
      ΔE = 2.141 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. CF10407
      #0069a3
      ΔE = 4.678 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
  20. Caran d'Ache

    1. ★ 162 Phthalo Blue
      #0571bb
      ΔE = 2.143 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. ★ 660 Middle Cobalt Blue Hue
      #0971b8
      ΔE = 2.163 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  21. Olympic

    1. ★ Blueberry Buckle A47-6
      #336eaa
      ΔE = 2.166 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. Rainbow Bright A48-6
      #096da9
      ΔE = 3.834 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  22. Coo-Var

    1. ★ Blue / Sky Blue
      #2271b3
      ΔE = 2.255 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  23. ICI Paints

    1. 4211 Ribbon Dance 52BB 15/410
      #2867a6
      ΔE = 2.335 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. 4180 Azure Blue 39BB 18/351
      #3372a8
      ΔE = 4.488 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  24. Abet Laminati

    1. Bleu Primario 838
      #026aac
      ΔE = 2.385 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
    2. Blu Intenso 1818
      #1e78be
      ΔE = 4.574 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  25. Plascon

    1. Honky Tonk Blue B4-C1-4
      #3068a4
      ΔE = 2.398 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. Blue for You B3-A1-3
      #0070c8
      ΔE = 4.538 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  26. Levis

    1. Kleur Van Het Jaar Inktblauw
      #2866ac
      ΔE = 2.399 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. Clear Purple A80
      #3061a5
      ΔE = 4.363 / LRV ≈ 11.9%
  27. British Standard

    1. BS 4800 20 E 53 - Blue
      #096fb1
      ΔE = 2.440 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
    2. BS 4800 20 D 44 - Blue
      #3d699a
      ΔE = 4.403 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  28. PlaidFX

    1. Beta Blue / 36861
      #0469ab
      ΔE = 2.474 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  29. Model Master

    1. Model Master 28143
      #2272b5
      ΔE = 2.476 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  30. Taubmans

    1. Blueberry Buckle / T10 39C-2
      #3c6ea8
      ΔE = 2.525 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
    2. Velvet Gloves / T08 27-4
      #37689f
      ΔE = 3.274 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
  31. Australian Standard AS2700

    1. B51 Periwinkle
      #3870ac
      ΔE = 2.555 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  32. Dulux Australia

    1. Wing Commander / A338
      #006bac
      ΔE = 2.615 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. Bio Blue / A386
      #46629e
      ΔE = 4.964 / LRV ≈ 12.5%
  33. Tollens

    1. T2006-4
      #3f6faa
      ΔE = 2.619 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
    2. T2003-3
      #0e72b0
      ΔE = 3.967 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  34. Humbrol

    1. 52 Baltic Blue
      #006dae
      ΔE = 2.649 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  35. Delta

    1. Meridian Blue / 04023
      #3068b2
      ΔE = 2.703 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
  36. ProMarker

    1. True Blue
      #0f72b6
      ΔE = 2.740 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
    2. French Navy
      #006fa8
      ΔE = 5.142 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  37. Apple Barrel

    1. Primary Blue / 21975E
      #0069aa
      ΔE = 2.803 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
    2. Award Blue / 21892
      #006fa8
      ΔE = 5.142 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  38. Laura Ashley

    1. 1505 Sapphire 5
      #3f67a5
      ΔE = 2.870 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  39. Glidden

    1. Bright Bay Blue / 13BB 17/399
      #0071b4
      ΔE = 2.876 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
    2. Cobalt Glaze / PPG1240-7
      #0072b5
      ΔE = 3.151 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  40. Duron

    1. Blue Chip
      #006bab
      ΔE = 2.881 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. Lupine
      #4b6ea8
      ΔE = 3.524 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  41. Devoe Paint

    1. Ribbon Dance / 52BB 15/410
      #396ea6
      ΔE = 2.965 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. Blue Blood / 47BB 14/349
      #376999
      ΔE = 4.964 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
  42. Matthews Paint

    1. Paddington Blue / 7327
      #466baa
      ΔE = 2.970 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  43. AMC

    1. Captain Blue
      #3373b3
      ΔE = 2.979 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
    2. Brilliant Blue
      #1a5fa1
      ΔE = 5.158 / LRV ≈ 11.0%
  44. Valspar Paint

    1. Vivid Blue
      #2d6ba4
      ΔE = 2.983 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
    2. Regal
      #506698
      ΔE = 5.241 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  45. Vallejo

    1. Vallejo 70.841 #65
      #3565a2
      ΔE = 3.063 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
    2. Vallejo 70.844 #66
      #3b78b4
      ΔE = 5.129 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  46. Caparol

    1. Iris 13
      #1c6ca8
      ΔE = 3.070 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
    2. 70 18 246 / Lago 110
      #3470c4
      ΔE = 5.030 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  47. Volkswagen

    1. Pastel Blue
      #3065ac
      ΔE = 3.120 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. Laguna Blue
      #4371a7
      ΔE = 3.865 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  48. GM / General Motors

    1. Sports Blue
      #006faf
      ΔE = 3.152 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Bright Blue
      #28629e
      ΔE = 4.325 / LRV ≈ 11.7%
  49. Colortrend

    1. Bowen Blue
      #246ca6
      ΔE = 3.232 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. Biloxi Blue
      #0574b5
      ΔE = 4.031 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  50. Rodda Paint

    1. Bowen Blue H59
      #246ca6
      ΔE = 3.232 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. Biloxi Blue H58
      #0574b5
      ΔE = 4.031 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  51. Earthpaint

    1. 1-36-6 American Blue
      #4372af
      ΔE = 3.358 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
    2. 2-36-6 Clipper
      #376497
      ΔE = 4.842 / LRV ≈ 12.2%
  52. Disney

    1. 3C-20-3 Poohs Umbrella
      #4a6da6
      ΔE = 3.408 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  53. Dutch Boy

    1. Blurple
      #406da2
      ΔE = 3.434 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
    2. Tournament Blue
      #0062a2
      ΔE = 4.719 / LRV ≈ 11.3%
  54. Albany Paint

    1. Marseille
      #0a6daa
      ΔE = 3.515 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  55. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2065-B
      #0066a6
      ΔE = 3.606 / LRV ≈ 12.3%
    2. S 3040-R90B
      #4170a2
      ΔE = 4.484 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  56. Nippon Paint

    1. Liberty Blue / NP PB 1533 A
      #0067a6
      ΔE = 3.608 / LRV ≈ 12.5%
    2. Blue Lighting / NP AC 2098 A
      #1b62a0
      ΔE = 4.436 / LRV ≈ 11.5%
  57. Benjamin Moore

    1. Brilliant Blue / 2065-30
      #0164a7
      ΔE = 3.677 / LRV ≈ 11.9%
    2. Ol' Blue Eyes / 2064-30
      #0163a1
      ΔE = 4.736 / LRV ≈ 11.5%
  58. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. Calgar Blue
      #4272b8
      ΔE = 3.737 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
    2. Caledor Sky
      #396e9e
      ΔE = 5.059 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  59. Bristol

    1. Twilight Blue / P108-C5
      #38669c
      ΔE = 3.801 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
    2. Blast Blue / P109-C7
      #17659f
      ΔE = 4.533 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  60. Nerolac

    1. Ultra Blue - 2377
      #3e75b7
      ΔE = 3.928 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
    2. Mali Opal - 4242
      #33619e
      ΔE = 4.441 / LRV ≈ 11.7%
  61. General Paint

    1. Party Mix / CLV 1168N
      #44679b
      ΔE = 3.998 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
    2. Abracadabra / CL 2356A
      #4f6c9b
      ΔE = 4.876 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  62. Brillux

    1. 57.18.24
      #44669b
      ΔE = 4.055 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
    2. 60.18.24
      #3870a5
      ΔE = 4.074 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  63. Coronado Paint

    1. 7246 - Blue Bounty
      #4973ad
      ΔE = 4.137 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  64. Old Citadel

    1. Enchanted Blue
      #31639c
      ΔE = 4.197 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  65. Rackham

    1. Ephren Blue (4)
      #31639c
      ΔE = 4.197 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  66. Vallejo Game Color

    1. Magic Blue (021)
      #31639c
      ΔE = 4.197 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  67. Reaper Master

    1. Cyan Blue (9117)
      #31639c
      ΔE = 4.197 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  68. Vallejo Model Color

    1. Dark Blue (930)
      #31639c
      ΔE = 4.197 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  69. Homebase

    1. Lapis Blue
      #35629d
      ΔE = 4.237 / LRV ≈ 11.9%
  70. RAL

    1. RAL 260 40 45
      #0066a3
      ΔE = 4.265 / LRV ≈ 12.1%
    2. RAL 610-6
      #436999
      ΔE = 4.491 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
  71. Audi

    1. Summerblau / E1E1, LA5F
      #1a61a8
      ΔE = 4.332 / LRV ≈ 11.6%
  72. Crown Diamond

    1. 7329-73 Effluvium
      #336b9e
      ΔE = 4.350 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
    2. 7353-63 Laughters
      #4d679a
      ΔE = 4.676 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
  73. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 283A Blue Ribbon
      #32629b
      ΔE = 4.480 / LRV ≈ 11.8%
    2. 281A Liberty Blue
      #0067a2
      ΔE = 4.606 / LRV ≈ 12.3%
  74. Resene

    1. Primetime B57-094-245
      #3973a9
      ΔE = 4.500 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
    2. San Marino B55-064-262
      #4e6c9d
      ΔE = 4.528 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  75. Tikkurila

    1. 0128 / Blue
      #2b699d
      ΔE = 4.591 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  76. Loop

    1. Taverny / LP-219
      #336699 / #369
      ΔE = 4.666 / LRV ≈ 12.5%
  77. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Trooper 26-14
      #346ea0
      ΔE = 4.796 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
  78. Sikkens

    1. T5.49.35
      #0071ac
      ΔE = 4.851 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. U0.30.40
      #456f9e
      ΔE = 4.925 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  79. Berger

    1. Blue Bounty / 7246
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 4.903 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  80. Vista Paint

    1. Blue Bounty
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 4.903 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  81. Scib Paints

    1. Blue Bounty / 7246
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 4.903 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  82. Behr

    1. Becca Boo PPKR-39
      #556ca1
      ΔE = 4.960 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
    2. Mischievous Mikena EBC-11
      #556a9f
      ΔE = 5.110 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  83. Wattyl

    1. Hidden Springs / E26W
      #0070aa
      ΔE = 4.976 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  84. New Look

    1. Dory / D20-02
      #0070aa
      ΔE = 4.976 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Rock Star / G38-02
      #4d6797
      ΔE = 4.999 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  85. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Blue Chip - 6959
      #016ea7
      ΔE = 5.015 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  86. KILZ

    1. Beyond The Sea / C721
      #366797
      ΔE = 5.148 / LRV ≈ 12.7%

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#256cb1 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#256cb1 foreground

In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
<p style="color: #256cb1">…</p>

#256cb1 background

It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="background-color: #256cb1">…</p>

#256cb1 shadow

A great artist is always before his time or behind it.

George Moore
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #256cb1">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
2452657
Binary
00100101, 01101100, 10110001
Hexadecimal
#256cb1
LRV
≈ 14.3%
Closest short hex
#26a ΔE = 2.328
RGB
rgb(37, 108, 177)
RGBA
rgba(37, 108, 177, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.115, g: 0.335, b: 0.550
RYB
red: 14.510%, yellow: 32.984%, blue: 69.412%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-14324559 / 0xff256cb1
HSL
hsl(210, 65%, 42%)
HSLA
hsla(210, 65%, 42%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 210° (209.571), saturation: 79% (0.791), value: 69% (0.694)
HSP
hue: 209.571, saturation: 79.096%, perceived brightness: 40.806%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 249.470, S: 90.121, L: 44.648
Cubehelix
H: -154.340, S: 0.854, L: 0.370
TSL
T: -2.203, S: 0.293, L: 0.371
CMYK
cyan: 79% (0.791), magenta: 39% (0.390), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 31% (0.306)
CMY
cyan: 85% (0.855), magenta: 58% (0.576), yellow: 31% (0.306)
XYZ
X: 14.058, Y: 14.291, Z: 43.604
xyY
x: 0.195, y: 0.199, Y: 14.291
CIELab
L: 44.648, a: 3.013, b: -42.854
CIELuv
L: 44.648, u: -23.974, v: -64.020
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 44.648, C: 42.960, H: 274.021
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 44.648, C: 68.362, H: 249.470
Hunter-Lab
L: 37.804, a: 0.224, b: -41.925
CIECAM02
J: 33.219, C: 52.733, h: 247.431, Q: 113.554, M: 46.114, s: 63.726, H: 304.738
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.371, jaune: -7.503, green: 2.928
LMS
L: 9.360, M: 14.634, S: 43.117
YCbCr
Y: 97.287, Cb: 168.799, Cr: 91.932
YCoCg
Y: 107.500, Cg: 0.500, Co: -25.750
YDbDr
Y: 94.637, Db: 123.927, Dr: 109.616
YPbPr
Y: 97.845, Pb: 42.665, Pr: -38.674
xvYCC
Y: 100.032, Cb: 165.478, Cr: 94.028
YIQ
Y: 94.637, I: -64.463, Q: 6.455
YUV
Y: 94.637, U: 40.531, V: -50.566
Munsell Color System
5PB 4/12 ΔE = 2.152
Brand Color
General Electric ΔE = 1.158

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