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#656ab7 Hex Color Code

#656ab7 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #656ab7 is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #656ab7 is comprised of 39.61% red, 41.57% green and 71.76% blue. In the HSL color space #656ab7 has a hue of 236° (degrees), 36% saturation and 56% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 466.25 nm.

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#656ab7 linear gradient to complementary #b0c953

  1. #656ab7
  2. #7979a9
  3. #89889a
  4. #96988b
  5. #a0a87a
  6. #a9b868
  7. #b0c953

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #4f56a0
  2. #565ca8
  3. #5e63af
  4. #656ab7
  5. #6c71bf
  6. #7478c6
  7. #7c7fce

Tones

  1. #656ab7
  2. #6e70b0
  3. #7676aa
  4. #7d7ca3
  5. #83829c
  6. #898895
  7. #8e8e8e

Tints and Shades

#656ab7 to white

  1. #656ab7
  2. #8081c3
  3. #9a99cf
  4. #b4b1db
  5. #cdcbe7
  6. #e6e5f3
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#656ab7 to black

  1. #656ab7
  2. #545896
  3. #444676
  4. #353658
  5. #25263b
  6. #171620
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Grape Smash 145-7
      #6567b0
      ΔE = 1.423 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. Dutch Iris 144-7
      #7663a8
      ΔE = 4.780 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  2. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Grape Smash / 145-7
      #6567b0
      ΔE = 1.423 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. Blue Calico / 146-7
      #5668ae
      ΔE = 3.468 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
  3. Clark+Kensington

    1. ★ Rock Star / 39D-4
      #696eb9
      ΔE = 1.544 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  4. Beckers

    1. ★ Kolibri 766 / S 4040-B10G
      #5c66b8
      ΔE = 2.017 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  5. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Purpleberry
      #6e67b3
      ΔE = 2.139 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
    2. Forsythia
      #636eac
      ΔE = 3.493 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  6. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Exotic Beauty / 7206
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 2.147 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
    2. Purple Wave / 7214
      #6a74b7
      ΔE = 3.993 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
  7. Berger

    1. ★ Exotic Beauty / 7206
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 2.147 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
    2. Blue Bounty / 7246
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 5.166 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  8. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Exotic Beauty
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 2.147 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
    2. Purple Wave
      #6a74b7
      ΔE = 3.993 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
  9. Earthpaint

    1. 1-39-6 Grape Ice
      #6e6dae
      ΔE = 2.633 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
    2. 1-40-6 Lavender Lace
      #7266a6
      ΔE = 3.886 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  10. Brighto Paints

    1. 1-40-7 Purple Empire
      #6d66aa
      ΔE = 2.785 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
    2. 2-39-6 Grape Sherbet
      #60639d
      ΔE = 5.034 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  11. Apple Barrel

    1. Princess Purple / 21978E
      #716fb3
      ΔE = 2.864 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
  12. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6282
      #5b6dc7
      ΔE = 2.940 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
    2. 6271
      #7b6fab
      ΔE = 5.021 / LRV ≈ 18.5%
  13. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 3050-R60B
      #7069aa
      ΔE = 2.941 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 3050-R70B
      #5c71b0
      ΔE = 4.710 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
  14. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Bellflower / 267
      #5d66aa
      ΔE = 3.036 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  15. California Paints

    1. DE 5908 - First Prize
      #5d66aa
      ΔE = 3.036 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  16. Glidden

    1. Blue Calico / PPG1246-7
      #5868ae
      ΔE = 3.162 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  17. Caparol

    1. 64 9 264 / Saphir 50
      #6c70b0
      ΔE = 3.171 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
    2. 65 15 280 / Lavendel 80
      #6c64c0
      ΔE = 4.036 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  18. Asian Paints

    1. Purple Heart / 7206
      #6f70b0
      ΔE = 3.278 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
  19. UNKNOWN

    1. Aprilia Viola Chiaro / APR.SV001.0
      #6061b2
      ΔE = 3.334 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  20. RAL

    1. RAL 290 50 35
      #6770ae
      ΔE = 3.577 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
    2. RAL 290 50 30
      #6c71a6
      ΔE = 5.081 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
  21. Pantone / PMS

    1. 2725 CP
      #6d63a7
      ΔE = 3.660 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. 2102 CP
      #6d62a5
      ΔE = 4.081 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  22. Dulux

    1. 12RB 18/337
      #6f68a4
      ΔE = 3.744 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
    2. Amethyst Showers 1
      #706ca2
      ΔE = 4.551 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  23. Taubmans

    1. Grape Smash / T12 37.H1
      #6872b2
      ΔE = 3.746 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
    2. African Violet / T12 36.H3
      #7a68a9
      ΔE = 4.768 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  24. Delta

    1. Passion / 025900202W
      #6460ab
      ΔE = 3.761 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  25. Crayola

    1. Indigo
      #4f69c6
      ΔE = 3.801 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  26. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10464
      #7768ae
      ΔE = 3.809 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
    2. CF10448
      #566fae
      ΔE = 5.122 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  27. Duron

    1. Gentian
      #6f71ae
      ΔE = 3.855 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  28. Mylands of London

    1. C.S.O. Blue (2)
      #5169b1
      ΔE = 3.927 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. Virtual Blue
      #476cba
      ΔE = 4.802 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  29. Sikkens

    1. W0.30.40
      #6d66a2
      ΔE = 3.952 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. W0.25.40
      #6e659b
      ΔE = 5.241 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  30. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 3040-R70B
      #6064a3
      ΔE = 3.974 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
    2. S 1555-R70B
      #6b71cf
      ΔE = 4.708 / LRV ≈ 19.4%
  31. Tollens

    1. T2097-6
      #6b62a4
      ΔE = 4.041 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  32. Kelly-Moore

    1. Exotic Beauty / KM3071-3
      #7173b3
      ΔE = 4.078 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
  33. Volkswagen

    1. Steel Blue
      #4d6dbb
      ΔE = 4.095 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  34. ECOS Paints

    1. Medieval (1263)
      #7273b3
      ΔE = 4.137 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
  35. Diamond Vogel

    1. Medieval / 1263
      #7273b3
      ΔE = 4.137 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
  36. Colortrend

    1. 1263
      #7273b3
      ΔE = 4.137 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
  37. Dupont

    1. CAS685
      #7a6db1
      ΔE = 4.163 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  38. Behr

    1. Wild Pansy P540-6
      #6273b5
      ΔE = 4.185 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  39. Brillux

    1. 51.18.24
      #6c65a0
      ΔE = 4.275 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. 54.15.24
      #4f68aa
      ΔE = 5.164 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  40. Alcro

    1. Anemon
      #6771ac
      ΔE = 4.286 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  41. ProMarker

    1. Violet
      #6c61ba
      ΔE = 4.322 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  42. Plascon

    1. Silver Ingot B6-C1-4
      #5460b4
      ΔE = 4.369 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
    2. Revenge P1-E2-1
      #746ca0
      ΔE = 5.203 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  43. Resene

    1. Anchor B57-073-272
      #526db2
      ΔE = 4.440 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
    2. Scampi V56-062-292
      #6f63a0
      ΔE = 4.701 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  44. TRUMATCH

    1. 36-c1
      #5f72b2
      ΔE = 4.455 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
    2. 36-c2
      #5a6daa
      ΔE = 4.633 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  45. Nippon Paint

    1. Arousing Score / NP PB 1478 D
      #656ea5
      ΔE = 4.652 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  46. Coronado Paint

    1. 7206 - Exotic Beauty
      #6472ad
      ΔE = 4.740 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
  47. Nerolac

    1. Lividity - 4222
      #5a6ba6
      ΔE = 4.852 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. Columbine Blue - 2363
      #5b74b8
      ΔE = 4.933 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  48. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Exploring Purple 29-12
      #6a6da1
      ΔE = 4.874 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  49. Bristol

    1. Iris / P106-C6
      #6070aa
      ΔE = 4.884 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  50. ICI Paints

    1. 4263 Amethyst Showers 08RB 19/308
      #6c689c
      ΔE = 5.027 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  51. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. Genestealer Purple
      #7761ab
      ΔE = 5.237 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  52. Focoltone

    1. 6018
      #7d67ac
      ΔE = 5.247 / LRV ≈ 17.0%

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#656ab7 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#656ab7 foreground

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

Henry Ward Beecher
<p style="color: #656ab7">…</p>

#656ab7 background

Poor is the pupil who does not surpass his master.

Leonardo da Vinci
<p style="background-color: #656ab7">…</p>

#656ab7 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 #656ab7">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6646455
Binary
01100101, 01101010, 10110111
Hexadecimal
#656ab7
LRV
≈ 16.5%
Closest short hex
#66b ΔE = 2.033
RGB
rgb(101, 106, 183)
RGBA
rgba(101, 106, 183, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.259, g: 0.272, b: 0.469
RYB
red: 39.608%, yellow: 41.456%, blue: 71.765%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-10130761 / 0xff656ab7
HSL
hsl(236, 36%, 56%)
HSLA
hsla(236, 36%, 56%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 236° (236.341), saturation: 45% (0.448), value: 72% (0.718)
HSP
hue: 236.341, saturation: 44.809%, perceived brightness: 45.503%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 264.161, S: 50.946, L: 47.614
Cubehelix
H: -126.039, S: 0.567, L: 0.443
TSL
T: -2.803, S: 0.129, L: 0.444
CMYK
cyan: 45% (0.448), magenta: 42% (0.421), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 28% (0.282)
CMY
cyan: 60% (0.604), magenta: 58% (0.584), yellow: 28% (0.282)
XYZ
X: 19.066, Y: 16.493, Z: 46.969
xyY
x: 0.231, y: 0.200, Y: 16.493
CIELab
L: 47.614, a: 18.489, b: -41.438
CIELuv
L: 47.614, u: -6.581, v: -64.349
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 47.614, C: 45.375, H: 294.046
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 47.614, C: 64.685, H: 264.161
Hunter-Lab
L: 40.611, a: 12.730, b: -40.145
CIECAM02
J: 36.931, C: 46.548, h: 271.880, Q: 119.730, M: 40.706, s: 58.307, H: 317.460
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.375, jaune: -7.412, green: -0.282
LMS
L: 13.429, M: 14.868, S: 46.471
YCbCr
Y: 113.315, Cb: 162.543, Cr: 120.338
YCoCg
Y: 124.000, Cg: -18.000, Co: 4.750
YDbDr
Y: 113.283, Db: 104.891, Dr: 23.374
YPbPr
Y: 110.479, Pb: 39.075, Pr: -6.042
xvYCC
Y: 110.882, Cb: 162.325, Cr: 122.693
YIQ
Y: 113.283, I: -27.716, Q: 22.900
YUV
Y: 113.283, U: 34.309, V: -10.776
Munsell Color System
10PB 4/10 ΔE = 4.708
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 3.646

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