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#556cbe Hex Color Code

#556cbe Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #556cbe is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #556cbe is comprised of 33.33% red, 42.35% green and 74.51% blue. In the HSL color space #556cbe has a hue of 227° (degrees), 45% saturation and 54% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 470.57 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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

#556cbe linear gradient to complementary #c5d340

  1. #556cbe
  2. #757cad
  3. #8b8c9b
  4. #9d9d89
  5. #adaf75
  6. #bac15e
  7. #c5d340

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #3d58a7
  2. #455faf
  3. #4d65b6
  4. #556cbe
  5. #5d73c6
  6. #657acd
  7. #6d81d5

Tones

  1. #556cbe
  2. #6271b5
  3. #6c76ad
  4. #757ba4
  5. #7d809c
  6. #848593
  7. #8a8a8a

Tints and Shades

#556cbe to white

  1. #556cbe
  2. #7583c9
  3. #929ad4
  4. #aeb2df
  5. #c9cbea
  6. #e4e5f4
  7. #ffffff

#556cbe to black

  1. #556cbe
  2. #48599c
  3. #3b487a
  4. #2f365b
  5. #22263d
  6. #151721
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6043
      #4f6fc2
      ΔE = 1.396 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
    2. ★ 6282
      #5b6dc7
      ΔE = 2.213 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
  2. Caparol

    1. ★ 2311
      #5470c0
      ΔE = 1.575 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
  3. Volkswagen

    1. ★ Steel Blue
      #4d6dbb
      ΔE = 1.789 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  4. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2050-R80B
      #5071c2
      ΔE = 2.075 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
    2. S 2050-R70B
      #646bbd
      ΔE = 2.473 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  5. Crayola

    1. ★ Indigo
      #4f69c6
      ΔE = 2.279 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  6. Mylands of London

    1. Virtual Blue
      #476cba
      ΔE = 2.503 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. C.S.O. Blue (2)
      #5169b1
      ΔE = 2.670 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  7. Pantone / PMS

    1. 2116 C
      #6068b2
      ΔE = 2.507 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. 660
      #426bba
      ΔE = 2.975 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  8. Beckers

    1. Kolibri 766 / S 4040-B10G
      #5c66b8
      ΔE = 2.544 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  9. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Blue Calico / PPG1246-7
      #5868ae
      ΔE = 2.783 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  10. Glidden

    1. Blue Calico / PPG1246-7
      #5868ae
      ΔE = 2.783 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  11. Porter Paints

    1. Blue Calico / 146-7
      #5668ae
      ΔE = 2.862 / LRV ≈ 14.9%

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#556cbe HTML / CSS Code Examples

#556cbe foreground

The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.

Francis Bacon
<p style="color: #556cbe">…</p>

#556cbe background

Art is never finished, only abandoned.

Leonardo Da Vinci
<p style="background-color: #556cbe">…</p>

#556cbe shadow

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

Frida Kahlo
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #556cbe">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
5598398
Binary
01010101, 01101100, 10111110
Hexadecimal
#556cbe
LRV
≈ 16.4%
Closest short hex
#56b ΔE = 2.275
RGB
rgb(85, 108, 190)
RGBA
rgba(85, 108, 190, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.222, g: 0.282, b: 0.496
RYB
red: 0.333%, yellow: 0.407%, blue: 0.745%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-11178818 / 0xff556cbe
HSL
hsl(227, 45%, 54%)
HSLA
hsla(227, 45%, 54%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 227° (226.857), saturation: 55% (0.553), value: 75% (0.745)
HSP
hue: 226.857, saturation: 55.263%, perceived brightness: 44.923%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 259.526, S: 58.116, L: 47.460
Cubehelix
H: -134.824, S: 0.669, L: 0.432
TSL
T: -2.396, S: 0.165, L: 0.433
CMYK
cyan: 55% (0.553), magenta: 43% (0.432), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 25% (0.255)
CMY
cyan: 67% (0.667), magenta: 58% (0.576), yellow: 25% (0.255)
XYZ
X: 18.400, Y: 16.373, Z: 50.896
xyY
x: 0.215, y: 0.191, Y: 16.373
CIELab
L: 47.460, a: 15.710, b: -45.803
CIELuv
L: 47.460, u: -13.083, v: -70.764
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 47.460, C: 48.422, H: 288.931
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 47.460, C: 71.963, H: 259.526
Hunter-Lab
L: 40.463, a: 10.359, b: -46.252
CIECAM02
J: 36.423, C: 51.323, h: 263.383, Q: 118.904, M: 44.881, s: 61.438, H: 312.863
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.400, jaune: -8.146, green: 0.802
LMS
L: 12.252, M: 15.157, S: 50.329
YCbCr
Y: 110.897, Cb: 167.402, Cr: 112.081
YCgCo
Y: 122.750, Cg: -14.750, Co: -5.000
YDbDr
Y: 110.471, Db: 119.656, Dr: 48.453
YPbPr
Y: 109.005, Pb: 43.645, Pr: -15.272
xvYCC
Y: 109.616, Cb: 166.339, Cr: 114.585
YIQ
Y: 110.471, I: -40.045, Q: 20.650
YUV
Y: 110.471, U: 39.137, V: -22.346
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 4/12 ΔE = 3.648
Brand Color
Designer News ΔE = 4.317

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