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#556cad Hex Color Code

#556cad Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #556cad is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #556cad is comprised of 33.33% red, 42.35% green and 67.84% blue. In the HSL color space #556cad has a hue of 224° (degrees), 35% saturation and 51% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 471.98 nm.

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#556cad linear gradient to complementary #b6b84a

  1. #556cad
  2. #6e789f
  3. #828490
  4. #919081
  5. #9f9d71
  6. #abab5f
  7. #b6b84a

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #3f5897
  2. #465f9e
  3. #4e65a6
  4. #556cad
  5. #5c73b4
  6. #647abc
  7. #6b80c3

Tones

  1. #556cad
  2. #5f6fa6
  3. #68739e
  4. #6f7697
  5. #767a90
  6. #7c7d88
  7. #818181

Tints and Shades

#556cad to white

  1. #556cad
  2. #7383bb
  3. #909ac8
  4. #acb2d6
  5. #c7cbe4
  6. #e3e5f1
  7. #ffffff

#556cad to black

  1. #556cad
  2. #48598e
  3. #3b4870
  4. #2e3653
  5. #212638
  6. #15171f
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Resene

    1. ★ Anchor B57-073-272
      #526db2
      ΔE = 0.953 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  2. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2116 CP
      #566eac
      ΔE = 1.033 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. P 104-14 C
      #566fa5
      ΔE = 2.931 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  3. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6324
      #586aa8
      ΔE = 1.070 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
    2. 6132
      #526da5
      ΔE = 2.575 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  4. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10448
      #566fae
      ΔE = 1.235 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  5. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Blue Bounty / 7246
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 1.466 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  6. Berger

    1. ★ Blue Bounty / 7246
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 1.466 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  7. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Blue Bounty
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 1.466 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  8. Brillux

    1. ★ 57.21.24
      #4b6db0
      ΔE = 1.576 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. ★ 54.15.24
      #4f68aa
      ΔE = 1.683 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  9. Mylands of London

    1. ★ C.S.O. Blue (2)
      #5169b1
      ΔE = 1.900 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. Virtual Blue
      #476cba
      ΔE = 2.890 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  10. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 1-37-6 Prussian Blue
      #5070b0
      ΔE = 1.945 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
    2. ★ 1-38-6 Magical
      #616eab
      ΔE = 2.063 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  11. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 37-a3
      #536da7
      ΔE = 1.977 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. 37-a2
      #5873af
      ΔE = 2.899 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  12. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Blue Calico / 146-7
      #5668ae
      ΔE = 2.059 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
    2. Blueberry Bush / 247-6
      #4e72b2
      ΔE = 2.806 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  13. Sigma

    1. ★ Mistic Purple / S 3050-R70B
      #5c71b0
      ΔE = 2.065 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
  14. Sikkens

    1. ★ V0.30.40
      #5c6fa8
      ΔE = 2.074 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
    2. V0.37.42
      #5b73b5
      ΔE = 2.748 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
  15. Taubmans

    1. ★ Sheer Delight / T08 24-4
      #5571af
      ΔE = 2.104 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
    2. Blue Calico / T12 38.H1
      #5673b3
      ΔE = 2.679 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
  16. Caparol

    1. ★ 2301
      #5c68a4
      ΔE = 2.183 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
    2. 3613-R80B
      #606ca0
      ΔE = 2.943 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  17. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Blue Calico / PPG1246-7
      #5868ae
      ΔE = 2.233 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. Blueberry Bush 247-6
      #4e72b2
      ΔE = 2.806 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  18. Glidden

    1. ★ Blue Calico / PPG1246-7
      #5868ae
      ΔE = 2.233 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  19. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 3040-R80B
      #4e67a5
      ΔE = 2.370 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  20. Bristol

    1. Iris / P106-C6
      #6070aa
      ΔE = 2.376 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  21. Valspar Paint

    1. Forsythia
      #636eac
      ΔE = 2.422 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  22. Brighto Paints

    1. 2-37-6 Blue Spell
      #4c67a6
      ΔE = 2.448 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  23. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 7193D Purple Empire
      #606fa5
      ΔE = 2.728 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  24. Volkswagen

    1. Steel Blue
      #4d6dbb
      ΔE = 2.833 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  25. Behr

    1. Becca Boo PPKR-39
      #556ca1
      ΔE = 2.929 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
    2. Mischievous Mikena EBC-11
      #556a9f
      ΔE = 2.961 / LRV ≈ 14.7%

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#556cad HTML / CSS Code Examples

#556cad foreground

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

George Moore
<p style="color: #556cad">…</p>

#556cad background

A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.

Paul Cezanne
<p style="background-color: #556cad">…</p>

#556cad shadow

Don't think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it's good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.

Andy Warhol
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #556cad">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5598381
Binary
01010101, 01101100, 10101101
Hexadecimal
#556cad
LRV
≈ 15.7%
Closest short hex
#56a ΔE = 2.425
RGB
rgb(85, 108, 173)
RGBA
rgba(85, 108, 173, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.232, g: 0.295, b: 0.473
RYB
red: 0.333%, yellow: 0.405%, blue: 0.678%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11178835 / 0xff556cad
HSL
hsl(224, 35%, 51%)
HSLA
hsla(224, 35%, 51%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 224° (224.318), saturation: 51% (0.509), value: 68% (0.678)
HSP
hue: 224.318, saturation: 50.867%, perceived brightness: 43.702%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 257.356, S: 53.676, L: 46.542
Cubehelix
H: -137.433, S: 0.552, L: 0.425
TSL
T: -2.286, S: 0.145, L: 0.426
CMYK
cyan: 51% (0.509), magenta: 38% (0.376), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 32% (0.322)
CMY
cyan: 67% (0.667), magenta: 58% (0.576), yellow: 32% (0.322)
XYZ
X: 16.649, Y: 15.672, Z: 41.675
xyY
x: 0.225, y: 0.212, Y: 15.672
CIELab
L: 46.542, a: 10.185, b: -37.381
CIELuv
L: 46.542, u: -12.753, v: -56.847
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 46.542, C: 38.744, H: 285.242
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 46.542, C: 58.260, H: 257.356
Hunter-Lab
L: 39.588, a: 5.790, b: -34.703
CIECAM02
J: 35.638, C: 44.003, h: 261.471, Q: 117.617, M: 38.480, s: 57.198, H: 311.855
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.339, jaune: -6.600, green: 0.855
LMS
L: 12.165, M: 15.144, S: 41.246
YCbCr
Y: 109.231, Cb: 159.939, Cr: 113.288
YCgCo
Y: 118.500, Cg: -10.500, Co: -0.750
YDbDr
Y: 108.533, Db: 96.995, Dr: 44.764
YPbPr
Y: 107.781, Pb: 35.145, Pr: -14.490
xvYCC
Y: 108.565, Cb: 158.872, Cr: 115.272
YIQ
Y: 108.533, I: -34.584, Q: 15.360
YUV
Y: 108.533, U: 31.725, V: -20.646
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 4/12 ΔE = 2.405
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 3.856

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