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#2b3996 Hex Color Code

#2b3996 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #2b3996 is a medium dark shade of blue. In the RGB color model #2b3996 is comprised of 16.86% red, 22.35% green and 58.82% blue. In the HSL color space #2b3996 has a hue of 232° (degrees), 55% saturation and 38% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 467.09 nm.

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Download: GIMP GPL Adobe ASE (Adobe Swatch Exchange) Sketch Palette

#2b3996 linear gradient to complementary #70c100

  1. #2b3996
  2. #4b4e87
  3. #5c6477
  4. #687b66
  5. #6e9253
  6. #71a93a
  7. #70c100

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #172e89
  2. #1f328d
  3. #253592
  4. #2b3996
  5. #313d9a
  6. #36409f
  7. #3b44a3

Tones

  1. #2b3996
  2. #3c3f8d
  3. #474685
  4. #504d7c
  5. #575373
  6. #5c5a6a
  7. #616161

Tints and Shades

#2b3996 to white

  1. #2b3996
  2. #5656a8
  3. #7a75b9
  4. #9c96cb
  5. #bdb8dc
  6. #dedbee
  7. #ffffff

#2b3996 to black

  1. #2b3996
  2. #28307b
  3. #242862
  4. #1e1f49
  5. #181832
  6. #110e1d
  7. #000000

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Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6559
      #2d3793
      ΔE = 0.791 / LRV ≈ 5.4%
  2. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 3060-R70B
      #3b3990
      ΔE = 1.863 / LRV ≈ 5.9%
  3. Focoltone

    1. ★ 3435
      #1b3892
      ΔE = 1.908 / LRV ≈ 5.1%
  4. Plascon

    1. ★ Cool Marble B6-C1-3
      #2c3ca0
      ΔE = 1.978 / LRV ≈ 6.3%
  5. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Cobalt Blue
      #0f3796
      ΔE = 2.168 / LRV ≈ 5.0%
  6. Caparol

    1. ★ 50 15 270 / Aquarell 65
      #34348c
      ΔE = 2.226 / LRV ≈ 5.1%
    2. 61 23 246 / Lago 105
      #003ca4
      ΔE = 2.553 / LRV ≈ 5.9%
  7. Alcro

    1. Matisse
      #303e8f
      ΔE = 2.583 / LRV ≈ 6.1%
  8. Pantone / PMS

    1. 287
      #003896
      ΔE = 2.618 / LRV ≈ 5.0%
    2. 286 XGC
      #033e9e
      ΔE = 2.685 / LRV ≈ 5.9%

#2b3996 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#2b3996 foreground

The only time I feel alive is when I'm painting.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="color: #2b3996">…</p>

#2b3996 background

It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academicism. There is no such thing as good painting about nothing.

Mark Rothko
<p style="background-color: #2b3996">…</p>

#2b3996 shadow

If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.

Émile Zola
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #2b3996">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
2832790
Binary
00101011, 00111001, 10010110
Hexadecimal
#2b3996
LRV
≈ 5.6%
Closest short hex
#239 ΔE = 2.414
RGB
rgb(43, 57, 150)
RGBA
rgba(43, 57, 150, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.172, g: 0.228, b: 0.600
RYB
red: 0.169%, yellow: 0.217%, blue: 0.588%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-13944426 / 0xff2b3996
HSL
hsl(232, 55%, 38%)
HSLA
hsla(232, 55%, 38%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 232° (232.150), saturation: 71% (0.713), value: 59% (0.588)
HSP
hue: 232.150, saturation: 71.333%, perceived brightness: 27.799%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 263.327, S: 74.385, L: 28.488
Cubehelix
H: -129.733, S: 0.943, L: 0.247
TSL
T: -2.626, S: 0.259, L: 0.249
CMYK
cyan: 71% (0.713), magenta: 62% (0.620), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 41% (0.412)
CMY
cyan: 83% (0.831), magenta: 78% (0.776), yellow: 41% (0.412)
XYZ
X: 7.963, Y: 5.641, Z: 29.517
xyY
x: 0.185, y: 0.131, Y: 5.641
CIELab
L: 28.488, a: 27.020, b: -52.736
CIELuv
L: 28.488, u: -8.147, v: -69.641
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 28.488, C: 59.256, H: 297.129
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 28.488, C: 70.116, H: 263.327
Hunter-Lab
L: 23.751, a: 18.278, b: -57.059
CIECAM02
J: 19.935, C: 55.131, h: 264.866, Q: 87.967, M: 48.211, s: 74.031, H: 313.651
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.626, jaune: -9.579, green: 0.837
LMS
L: 3.465, M: 4.153, S: 29.128
YCbCr
Y: 70.479, Cb: 170.899, Cr: 115.251
YCgCo
Y: 76.750, Cg: -19.750, Co: -16.000
YDbDr
Y: 63.416, Db: 130.269, Dr: 38.843
YPbPr
Y: 60.714, Pb: 48.110, Pr: -11.278
xvYCC
Y: 68.143, Cb: 170.261, Cr: 118.093
YIQ
Y: 63.416, I: -38.217, Q: 25.975
YUV
Y: 63.416, U: 42.608, V: -17.911
Munsell Color System
10PB 3/10 ΔE = 7.324
Brand Color
Nokia ΔE = 2.143

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