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#556ab1 Hex Color Code

#556ab1 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #556ab1 is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #556ab1 is comprised of 33.33% red, 41.57% green and 69.41% blue. In the HSL color space #556ab1 has a hue of 226° (degrees), 37% saturation and 51% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 471.02 nm.

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Color Schemes

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

#556ab1 linear gradient to complementary #bac244

  1. #556ab1
  2. #7077a2
  3. #848692
  4. #959482
  5. #a3a370
  6. #afb25c
  7. #bac244

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #3e579b
  2. #465da2
  3. #4e63aa
  4. #556ab1
  5. #5c71b8
  6. #6477c0
  7. #6b7ec7

Tones

  1. #556ab1
  2. #606ea9
  3. #6972a2
  4. #71769a
  5. #777a93
  6. #7e7f8b
  7. #838383

Tints and Shades

#556ab1 to white

  1. #556ab1
  2. #7481be
  3. #9099cb
  4. #acb1d8
  5. #c8cbe5
  6. #e3e4f2
  7. #ffffff

#556ab1 to black

  1. #556ab1
  2. #485891
  3. #3b4672
  4. #2e3555
  5. #212539
  6. #151620
  7. #000000

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    1. ★ C.S.O. Blue (2)
      #5169b1
      ΔE = 0.666 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. ★ Virtual Blue
      #476cba
      ΔE = 2.154 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  2. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Blue Calico / 146-7
      #5668ae
      ΔE = 0.806 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
  3. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 18-3946 TPG
      #5a69af
      ΔE = 0.931 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. ★ 7456 C
      #606eb2
      ΔE = 2.164 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  4. Glidden

    1. ★ Blue Calico / PPG1246-7
      #5868ae
      ΔE = 0.944 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  5. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Blue Calico / PPG1246-7
      #5868ae
      ΔE = 0.944 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  6. Resene

    1. ★ Anchor B57-073-272
      #526db2
      ΔE = 1.463 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  7. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6283
      #4f6cba
      ΔE = 1.652 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
    2. 6277
      #6370b4
      ΔE = 2.986 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
  8. Brillux

    1. ★ 54.15.24
      #4f68aa
      ΔE = 1.917 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. 57.21.24
      #4b6db0
      ΔE = 2.589 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  9. Volkswagen

    1. ★ Steel Blue
      #4d6dbb
      ΔE = 1.934 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  10. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Bellflower / 267
      #5d66aa
      ΔE = 2.151 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  11. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5908 - First Prize
      #5d66aa
      ΔE = 2.151 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  12. TRUMATCH

    1. 36-c2
      #5a6daa
      ΔE = 2.321 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
    2. 36-c3
      #5567a2
      ΔE = 2.918 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  13. Vista Paint

    1. Blue Bounty
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 2.404 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  14. Berger

    1. Blue Bounty / 7246
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 2.404 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
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      #506fb3
      ΔE = 2.404 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
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    1. 2301
      #5c68a4
      ΔE = 2.433 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
    2. 2311
      #5470c0
      ΔE = 2.970 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
  17. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10448
      #566fae
      ΔE = 2.637 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  18. Earthpaint

    1. 1-38-6 Magical
      #616eab
      ΔE = 2.694 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  19. Valspar Paint

    1. Forsythia
      #636eac
      ΔE = 2.779 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  20. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 3040-R80B
      #4e67a5
      ΔE = 2.946 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  21. Brighto Paints

    1. 2-37-6 Blue Spell
      #4c67a6
      ΔE = 2.985 / LRV ≈ 14.0%

#556ab1 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#556ab1 foreground

There's no retirement for an artist, it's your way of living so there's no end to it.

Henry Moore
<p style="color: #556ab1">…</p>

#556ab1 background

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="background-color: #556ab1">…</p>

#556ab1 shadow

The longer you look at an object, the more abstract it becomes, and, ironically, the more real.

Lucian Freud
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #556ab1">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5597873
Binary
01010101, 01101010, 10110001
Hexadecimal
#556ab1
LRV
≈ 15.4%
Closest short hex
#56a ΔE = 1.658
RGB
rgb(85, 106, 177)
RGBA
rgba(85, 106, 177, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.231, g: 0.288, b: 0.481
RYB
red: 0.333%, yellow: 0.400%, blue: 0.694%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11179343 / 0xff556ab1
HSL
hsl(226, 37%, 51%)
HSLA
hsla(226, 37%, 51%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 226° (226.304), saturation: 52% (0.520), value: 69% (0.694)
HSP
hue: 226.304, saturation: 51.977%, perceived brightness: 43.541%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 258.840, S: 53.955, L: 46.194
Cubehelix
H: -135.383, S: 0.587, L: 0.422
TSL
T: -2.372, S: 0.150, L: 0.423
CMYK
cyan: 52% (0.520), magenta: 40% (0.401), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 31% (0.306)
CMY
cyan: 67% (0.667), magenta: 58% (0.584), yellow: 31% (0.306)
XYZ
X: 16.834, Y: 15.413, Z: 43.674
xyY
x: 0.222, y: 0.203, Y: 15.413
CIELab
L: 46.194, a: 12.712, b: -40.266
CIELuv
L: 46.194, u: -12.129, v: -61.483
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 46.194, C: 42.225, H: 287.521
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 46.194, C: 62.668, H: 258.840
Hunter-Lab
L: 39.259, a: 7.835, b: -38.477
CIECAM02
J: 35.307, C: 46.385, h: 263.200, Q: 117.069, M: 40.563, s: 58.863, H: 312.766
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.364, jaune: -7.137, green: 0.721
LMS
L: 11.864, M: 14.585, S: 43.209
YCbCr
Y: 108.615, Cb: 162.277, Cr: 113.740
YCgCo
Y: 118.500, Cg: -12.500, Co: -1.750
YDbDr
Y: 107.815, Db: 104.093, Dr: 43.400
YPbPr
Y: 106.639, Pb: 37.915, Pr: -13.766
xvYCC
Y: 107.584, Cb: 161.306, Cr: 115.908
YIQ
Y: 107.815, I: -35.320, Q: 17.650
YUV
Y: 107.815, U: 34.047, V: -20.016
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 4/12 ΔE = 1.921
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 3.540

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