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Pantone / PMS 426 U / #686869 Hex Color Code

#686869 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #686869 is a shade of blue-magenta. In the RGB color model #686869 is comprised of 40.78% red, 40.78% green and 41.18% blue. In the HSL color space #686869 has a hue of 240° (degrees), 0% saturation and 41% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 464.21 nm.

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Monochromatic Colors

  1. #555556
  2. #5c5c5c
  3. #626263
  4. #686869
  5. #6e6e6f
  6. #757576
  7. #7b7b7c

Tints and Shades

#686869 to white

  1. #686869
  2. #7f7f80
  3. #989898
  4. #b0b0b1
  5. #cacaca
  6. #e4e4e4
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#686869 to black

  1. #686869
  2. #565657
  3. #454546
  4. #353535
  5. #252525
  6. #161616
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

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  1. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Empirical Grey R206B
      #676768
      ΔE = 0.407 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. ★ Grey Shingle X98R215B
      #64696c
      ΔE = 2.266 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  2. Behr

    1. ★ Not So Innocent T11-5
      #696869
      ΔE = 0.415 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. Arabian Veil PPU17-19
      #696465
      ΔE = 2.363 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  3. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 5502-B
      #686768
      ΔE = 0.518 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. S 5005-R80B
      #6e6d71
      ΔE = 2.829 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  4. Brillux

    1. ★ 99.00.45
      #696a6b
      ΔE = 0.831 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. 78.01.24
      #626665
      ΔE = 2.359 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  5. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Dark Gray
      #67696a
      ΔE = 0.838 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  6. Sikkens

    1. ★ RN.01.38
      #66686a
      ΔE = 0.991 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
    2. ★ CN.00.37
      #656464
      ΔE = 1.730 / LRV ≈ 12.8%
  7. Krylon

    1. ★ Classic Gray
      #666666 / #666
      ΔE = 1.026 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
    2. Smoke Gray
      #636969
      ΔE = 2.477 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  8. Marston & Langinger

    1. ★ Lead Grey
      #666666 / #666
      ΔE = 1.026 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
  9. Beckers

    1. ★ Stål 516 / S 6000-N
      #666666 / #666
      ΔE = 1.026 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
  10. Ford

    1. ★ Dark Titanium
      #68686b
      ΔE = 1.167 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. ★ Temple Gray
      #6b6b6b
      ΔE = 1.323 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  11. Resene

    1. ★ Scarpa Flow N55-002-289
      #6b6a6c
      ΔE = 1.168 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Scorpion N52-006-333
      #6a6466
      ΔE = 2.734 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  12. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Graphite 50BG 17/016
      #66696a
      ΔE = 1.211 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
    2. ★ Intercoastal 30BB 16/031
      #64686b
      ΔE = 1.965 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
  13. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Knapped Flint / KM3831-3
      #686968
      ΔE = 1.285 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
    2. ★ Dark Shadows / KM3823-3
      #686664
      ΔE = 2.080 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  14. Levis

    1. ★ Clear Grey B60
      #676a6b
      ΔE = 1.323 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
    2. Shady Brown A60
      #6e6867
      ΔE = 2.756 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  15. Glidden

    1. ★ Grey Tabby / 00NN 16/000
      #6c6b6c
      ΔE = 1.365 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. Gibraltar Gray / PPG1002-6
      #6f6a68
      ΔE = 2.930 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  16. Fender

    1. ★ 14 / Flat Charcoal
      #656565
      ΔE = 1.382 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  17. Peintures MF

    1. ★ BD207-4
      #6a6a69
      ΔE = 1.403 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
  18. Dulux

    1. ★ Stormy Retreat
      #666665
      ΔE = 1.474 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
  19. Tollens

    1. ★ T2135-2
      #646767
      ΔE = 1.525 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
    2. UC028 Gris Queens
      #62686a
      ΔE = 2.475 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  20. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Pointed Rock / 324
      #646767
      ΔE = 1.525 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
    2. ★ Boat Anchor / 383
      #6c6b6a
      ΔE = 1.761 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  21. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 6363 - Pointed Rock
      #646767
      ΔE = 1.525 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
    2. Gropius Gray
      #646461
      ΔE = 2.948 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
  22. Flügger

    1. ★ Svovlgrå (U-733)
      #686665
      ΔE = 1.596 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  23. Rodda Paint

    1. ★ Polished Pewter H148
      #646869
      ΔE = 1.634 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
  24. Colortrend

    1. ★ Polished Pewter
      #646869
      ΔE = 1.634 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. ★ Isobar
      #666968
      ΔE = 1.710 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  25. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Steel Wool 33-14
      #6b6b6a
      ΔE = 1.656 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. Gettysburg 29-20
      #6d6b68
      ΔE = 2.788 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  26. Clark+Kensington

    1. ★ Smooth Slate / 5042
      #6b6c6c
      ΔE = 1.671 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
  27. Caparol

    1. ★ 55 3 104 / Mai 10
      #6c6c6c
      ΔE = 1.695 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  28. Dulux Australia

    1. ★ Prestige Shine / E27
      #6c6c6c
      ΔE = 1.695 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  29. Ralph Lauren

    1. ★ Bleecker / RLUL224
      #666968
      ΔE = 1.710 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  30. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 8231 - Last Light
      #6b686b
      ΔE = 1.715 / LRV ≈ 14.1%
    2. 8287 - Grafton Grey
      #616666
      ΔE = 2.457 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  31. AMC

    1. ★ Newport Gray
      #646665
      ΔE = 1.789 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. Charcoal
      #69696f
      ΔE = 2.961 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
  32. Jotun

    1. ★ 9925 / Bergknatt
      #696967
      ΔE = 1.801 / LRV ≈ 14.1%
    2. 4172 / Graphit
      #686c70
      ΔE = 2.689 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  33. Diamond Vogel

    1. ★ Zen Retreat / 0535
      #646564
      ΔE = 1.863 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. Greybeard / 0528
      #6a6e70
      ΔE = 2.697 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  34. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Stormy Sky / 1616
      #636669
      ΔE = 1.940 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. Trout Gray / 2124-20
      #6a6e71
      ΔE = 2.887 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  35. Federal Standard

    1. ★ Federal Standard 26122
      #6d6a69
      ΔE = 1.972 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  36. Tikkurila

    1. ★ 4985
      #656364
      ΔE = 2.038 / LRV ≈ 12.6%
    2. 4991
      #606265
      ΔE = 2.930 / LRV ≈ 12.2%
  37. Farrow & Ball

    1. ★ Down Pipe / 26
      #6d6d6d
      ΔE = 2.079 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  38. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Grafton Grey / 8287
      #63686a
      ΔE = 2.090 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. Last Light / 8231
      #6f6b6f
      ΔE = 2.889 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  39. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Grafton Grey
      #63686a
      ΔE = 2.090 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. Last Light
      #6f6b6f
      ΔE = 2.889 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  40. Berger

    1. ★ Grafton Grey / 8287
      #63686a
      ΔE = 2.090 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. Last Light / 8231
      #6f6b6f
      ΔE = 2.889 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  41. Taubmans

    1. ★ Private Jet / T12 8.E12
      #6a6d6e
      ΔE = 2.136 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
    2. Ink Well / T172-7
      #636569
      ΔE = 2.319 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  42. Crown Paint

    1. ★ 1952 Grey
      #626568
      ΔE = 2.183 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
    2. White Dark
      #6d6e6d
      ΔE = 2.605 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  43. Sigma

    1. ★ Warm Red / S 6502-R
      #6e6c6b
      ΔE = 2.246 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
    2. ★ Mineral Grey / S 7000-N
      #646765
      ΔE = 2.296 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
  44. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Art Deco / 10RB 14/049
      #6c696d
      ΔE = 2.257 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. Grey Tabby / 00NN 16/000
      #6c6a67
      ΔE = 2.630 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  45. Olympic

    1. Cracked State D44-5
      #686569
      ΔE = 2.313 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
    2. Gibraltar Gray D31-5
      #6e6967
      ΔE = 2.797 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
  46. Duron

    1. Roycroft Pewter
      #696d6e
      ΔE = 2.317 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
    2. Grizzle Gray
      #626262
      ΔE = 2.550 / LRV ≈ 12.2%
  47. General Paint

    1. Lead / CL 3175A
      #6c6c6a
      ΔE = 2.340 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. Chatterbox / CL 3196D
      #6f6b6d
      ΔE = 2.340 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  48. Focoltone

    1. 6058
      #68676c
      ΔE = 2.383 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
  49. Graham & Brown

    1. Harold's Grey
      #6b6c70
      ΔE = 2.404 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  50. Pantone / PMS

    1. Cool Grey 11
      #666366
      ΔE = 2.418 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
    2. 7540
      #706e70
      ΔE = 2.809 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  51. KILZ

    1. Graphic Gray / G871
      #6a6664
      ΔE = 2.469 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  52. New Look

    1. Brilliant Storm / A04-04
      #686d6e
      ΔE = 2.547 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. London Cloud / A04-01
      #616769
      ΔE = 2.588 / LRV ≈ 13.3%
  53. Wattyl

    1. Gravel Chip / A38W
      #686d6e
      ΔE = 2.547 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  54. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Web Gray - 7075
      #616669
      ΔE = 2.563 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
    2. Roycroft Pewter - 2848
      #616564
      ΔE = 2.596 / LRV ≈ 12.8%
  55. Chrysler

    1. Charcoal Gray
      #6a6e6f
      ΔE = 2.624 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. Charcoal Gray
      #69696f
      ΔE = 2.961 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
  56. Nippon Paint

    1. Turned Earth / NP N 1919 D
      #666263
      ΔE = 2.662 / LRV ≈ 12.5%
  57. Pascol

    1. Pale Tungsten PZ2110
      #606565
      ΔE = 2.693 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
    2. Pale Tungsten PZ2110
      #606564
      ΔE = 2.913 / LRV ≈ 12.7%
  58. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Dark Shadows / 8294
      #666562
      ΔE = 2.707 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
    2. Charcoal Shadow / 8286
      #5f6364
      ΔE = 2.878 / LRV ≈ 12.3%
  59. Laura Ashley

    1. 1616 Chimney Sweep
      #6f6f6f
      ΔE = 2.861 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  60. British Standard

    1. BS381 638 - Dark sea grey
      #676c70
      ΔE = 2.888 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. BS 4800 10 A 11 - Charcoal grey / Storm / Rhino
      #696864
      ΔE = 2.968 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
  61. Model Master

    1. Model Master 28121
      #616163
      ΔE = 2.896 / LRV ≈ 12.0%
  62. Nerolac

    1. Pilgrim'S Hat - 2881
      #6f6a68
      ΔE = 2.930 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  63. Porter Paints

    1. Gibraltar Gray / 530-6
      #6f6a68
      ΔE = 2.930 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. Cracked Slate / 540-6
      #69656a
      ΔE = 2.951 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  64. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Gibraltar Gray / PPG1002-6
      #6f6a68
      ΔE = 2.930 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. Cracked Slate / PPG1003-6
      #69656a
      ΔE = 2.951 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  65. Albany Paint

    1. Raven Grey
      #676763
      ΔE = 3.000 / LRV ≈ 13.5%

#686869 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#686869 foreground

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="color: #686869">…</p>

#686869 background

Great art picks up where nature ends.

Marc Chagall
<p style="background-color: #686869">…</p>

#686869 shadow

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

Frida Kahlo
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #686869">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6842473
Binary
01101000, 01101000, 01101001
Hexadecimal
#686869
LRV
≈ 13.9%
Closest short hex
#666 ΔE = 1.035
RGB
rgb(104, 104, 105)
RGBA
rgba(104, 104, 105, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.332, g: 0.332, b: 0.335
RYB
red: 40.784%, yellow: 40.784%, blue: 41.176%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9934743 / 0xff686869
HSL
hsl(240, 0%, 41%)
HSLA
hsla(240, 0%, 41%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 240° (240.000), saturation: 1% (0.010), value: 41% (0.412)
HSP
hue: 240.000, saturation: 0.952%, perceived brightness: 40.829%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 265.872, S: 0.593, L: 44.037
Cubehelix
H: -123.058, S: 0.007, L: 0.408
TSL
T: -2.951, S: 0.002, L: 0.408
CMYK
cyan: 1% (0.010), magenta: 1% (0.010), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 59% (0.588)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.592), magenta: 59% (0.592), yellow: 59% (0.588)
XYZ
X: 13.209, Y: 13.864, Z: 15.342
xyY
x: 0.311, y: 0.327, Y: 13.864
CIELab
L: 44.037, a: 0.207, b: -0.561
CIELuv
L: 44.037, u: -0.056, v: -0.775
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 44.037, C: 0.598, H: 290.260
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 44.037, C: 0.777, H: 265.872
Hunter-Lab
L: 37.234, a: -1.837, b: 1.634
CIECAM02
J: 33.892, C: 1.909, h: 241.427, Q: 114.699, M: 1.670, s: 12.065, H: 301.838
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.085, jaune: -0.202, green: 0.170
LMS
L: 13.144, M: 14.333, S: 15.315
YCbCr
Y: 105.434, Cb: 128.439, Cr: 127.929
YCgCo
Y: 104.250, Cg: -0.250, Co: 25.750
YDbDr
Y: 104.114, Db: 1.333, Dr: 0.217
YPbPr
Y: 104.072, Pb: 0.500, Pr: -0.046
xvYCC
Y: 105.379, Cb: 128.439, Cr: 127.960
YIQ
Y: 104.114, I: -0.321, Q: 0.311
YUV
Y: 104.114, U: 0.437, V: -0.100
Munsell Color System
5PB 4/1 ΔE = 3.381
Brand Color
Deviantart ΔE = 10.039

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