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#686aab Hex Color Code

#686aab Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #686aab is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #686aab is comprised of 40.78% red, 41.57% green and 67.06% blue. In the HSL color space #686aab has a hue of 238° (degrees), 29% saturation and 54% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 465.39 nm.

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#686aab linear gradient to complementary #a7b95a

  1. #686aab
  2. #78779f
  3. #858393
  4. #8f9086
  5. #989e79
  6. #a0ab6a
  7. #a7b95a

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #525695
  2. #5a5d9c
  3. #6163a4
  4. #686aab
  5. #6f71b2
  6. #7778ba
  7. #7e7fc2

Tones

  1. #686aab
  2. #6f6fa6
  3. #7674a0
  4. #7b7a9b
  5. #817f95
  6. #858590
  7. #8a8a8a

Tints and Shades

#686aab to white

  1. #686aab
  2. #8281b9
  3. #9b99c7
  4. #b4b2d5
  5. #cdcbe3
  6. #e6e5f1
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#686aab to black

  1. #686aab
  2. #57588c
  3. #46466f
  4. #363652
  5. #262638
  6. #17161f
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Exotic Beauty
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 1.653 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
    2. Plum Berry
      #75709e
      ΔE = 4.758 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
  2. Berger

    1. ★ Exotic Beauty / 7206
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 1.653 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
    2. Plum Berry / 7198
      #75709e
      ΔE = 4.758 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
  3. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Exotic Beauty / 7206
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 1.653 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
    2. Purple Wave / 7214
      #6a74b7
      ΔE = 3.787 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
  4. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Grape Smash / 145-7
      #6567b0
      ΔE = 1.963 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. Blue Calico / 146-7
      #5668ae
      ΔE = 3.255 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
  5. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Grape Smash 145-7
      #6567b0
      ΔE = 1.963 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. Dutch Iris 144-7
      #7663a8
      ΔE = 4.526 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  6. Taubmans

    1. ★ Purple Mystique / T57-8
      #666da7
      ΔE = 2.086 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. Grape Smash / T12 37.H1
      #6872b2
      ΔE = 3.048 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  7. Resene

    1. ★ Chetwode Blue B60-084-279
      #666fb4
      ΔE = 2.182 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
    2. Anchor B57-073-272
      #526db2
      ΔE = 4.259 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  8. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Forsythia
      #636eac
      ΔE = 2.187 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
    2. Purpleberry
      #6e67b3
      ΔE = 3.143 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  9. Sikkens

    1. ★ W0.30.40
      #6d66a2
      ΔE = 2.298 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. W0.33.32
      #685f98
      ΔE = 4.720 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  10. California Paints

    1. DE 5908 - First Prize
      #5d66aa
      ΔE = 2.363 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. DE 5943 - Eye Candy
      #665d9e
      ΔE = 4.903 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  11. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Bellflower / 267
      #5d66aa
      ΔE = 2.363 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. Mardi Gras / 340
      #665d9e
      ΔE = 4.903 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  12. Asian Paints

    1. Purple Heart / 7206
      #6f70b0
      ΔE = 2.420 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
    2. Ink Blue / 7246
      #5873b2
      ΔE = 5.139 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
  13. RAL

    1. RAL 290 50 35
      #6770ae
      ΔE = 2.432 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
    2. RAL 590-1
      #666d9b
      ΔE = 4.523 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  14. Earthpaint

    1. 1-38-6 Magical
      #616eab
      ΔE = 2.594 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. 1-40-7 Purple Empire
      #685d9c
      ΔE = 5.033 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
  15. Brillux

    1. 51.18.24
      #6c65a0
      ΔE = 2.622 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. 54.15.24
      #4f68aa
      ΔE = 4.600 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  16. Dulux

    1. Amethyst Showers 1
      #706ca2
      ΔE = 2.671 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
    2. 08RB 19/308
      #7571a4
      ΔE = 4.138 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
  17. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6277
      #6370b4
      ΔE = 2.680 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
    2. 6367
      #6b6393
      ΔE = 4.864 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  18. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 3040-R70B
      #6064a3
      ΔE = 2.683 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
    2. S 2050-R70B
      #646bbd
      ΔE = 3.701 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  19. Clark+Kensington

    1. Rock Star / 39D-4
      #696eb9
      ΔE = 2.760 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
    2. Heirloom Jewels / 40C-7
      #696492
      ΔE = 4.942 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  20. Duron

    1. Gentian
      #6f71ae
      ΔE = 2.763 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  21. Glidden

    1. Blue Calico / PPG1246-7
      #5868ae
      ΔE = 2.934 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. King's Robe / PPG1245-6
      #6274ab
      ΔE = 5.008 / LRV ≈ 18.0%
  22. Nippon Paint

    1. Arousing Score / NP PB 1478 D
      #656ea5
      ΔE = 2.959 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. Blue Triumph / NP PB 1485 D
      #6071a7
      ΔE = 4.531 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
  23. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Exploring Purple 29-12
      #6a6da1
      ΔE = 2.961 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  24. Alcro

    1. Anemon
      #6771ac
      ΔE = 3.037 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  25. ICI Paints

    1. 4263 Amethyst Showers 08RB 19/308
      #6c689c
      ΔE = 3.045 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
    2. 4269 Petrie Plum 10RB 19/262
      #6f6a96
      ΔE = 4.636 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  26. Pantone / PMS

    1. 2725 CP
      #6d63a7
      ΔE = 3.115 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. 2102 CP
      #6d62a5
      ΔE = 3.438 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  27. Tollens

    1. T2097-6
      #6b62a4
      ΔE = 3.236 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. T2095-2
      #726e9c
      ΔE = 4.371 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
  28. Plascon

    1. Revenge P1-E2-1
      #746ca0
      ΔE = 3.502 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
    2. Greybeard B7-E2-1
      #7070a0
      ΔE = 4.127 / LRV ≈ 17.6%
  29. Brighto Paints

    1. 2-39-6 Grape Sherbet
      #60639d
      ΔE = 3.505 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
    2. 2-41-6 Afternoon Delight
      #75649c
      ΔE = 4.550 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  30. Kelly-Moore

    1. Exotic Beauty / KM3071-3
      #7173b3
      ΔE = 3.520 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
  31. TRUMATCH

    1. 38-d3
      #7569a0
      ΔE = 3.523 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
    2. 36-c2
      #5a6daa
      ΔE = 3.565 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  32. Nerolac

    1. Lividity - 4222
      #5a6ba6
      ΔE = 3.566 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. Columbine Blue - 2363
      #5b74b8
      ΔE = 4.826 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  33. Colortrend

    1. 1263
      #7273b3
      ΔE = 3.594 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
    2. 0605
      #5974b4
      ΔE = 5.233 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
  34. Beckers

    1. Pärlhyacint 789 / S 5020-B
      #666699 / #669
      ΔE = 3.602 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
    2. Kolibri 766 / S 4040-B10G
      #5c66b8
      ΔE = 3.970 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  35. Coronado Paint

    1. 7206 - Exotic Beauty
      #6472ad
      ΔE = 3.663 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
    2. 7166 - Blooming Lilac
      #7674a6
      ΔE = 4.923 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
  36. Bristol

    1. Iris / P106-C6
      #6070aa
      ΔE = 3.669 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  37. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10464
      #7768ae
      ΔE = 3.747 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
    2. CF10448
      #566fae
      ΔE = 4.415 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  38. Dupont

    1. CAS685
      #7a6db1
      ΔE = 3.991 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
    2. CAS677
      #7a70a0
      ΔE = 5.076 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
  39. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 3050-R70B
      #5c71b0
      ΔE = 4.000 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 4040-R60B
      #666292
      ΔE = 5.052 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
  40. Mylands of London

    1. C.S.O. Blue (2)
      #5169b1
      ΔE = 4.019 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  41. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 7193D Purple Empire
      #606fa5
      ΔE = 4.042 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. 7183D Prophetic Purple
      #796b9f
      ΔE = 4.446 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
  42. Caparol

    1. 2212
      #7474b4
      ΔE = 4.069 / LRV ≈ 19.5%
    2. 68 13 264 / Saphir 80
      #6874c0
      ΔE = 4.549 / LRV ≈ 19.2%
  43. Crown Diamond

    1. 7350-63 Disco Fever
      #666397
      ΔE = 4.090 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  44. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Forget-Me-Not - 6824
      #716998
      ΔE = 4.271 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
    2. Gentian - 6817
      #6572a5
      ΔE = 4.651 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
  45. Behr

    1. Stained Glass 610B-6
      #616fa2
      ΔE = 4.441 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
    2. Brilliance ECAT-17
      #56679e
      ΔE = 4.837 / LRV ≈ 14.1%
  46. Dutch Boy

    1. Crocus Purple
      #6e73a5
      ΔE = 4.456 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
    2. Pretty Polly Plum
      #78669e
      ΔE = 4.610 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  47. UNKNOWN

    1. Aprilia Viola Chiaro / APR.SV001.0
      #6061b2
      ΔE = 4.574 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  48. General Paint

    1. Dinner Party / CL 2427A
      #606898
      ΔE = 4.587 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  49. Model Master

    1. Model Master 28150
      #5a629a
      ΔE = 4.687 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
  50. Dulux Australia

    1. Charcoal Wash / F30
      #666593
      ΔE = 4.791 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  51. New Look

    1. Flying Chairs / F30-05
      #666f9d
      ΔE = 4.806 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  52. Wattyl

    1. Turkish Bazaar D71w / D71W
      #666f9d
      ΔE = 4.806 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  53. Diamond Vogel

    1. Fresh Take / 1278
      #5c6297
      ΔE = 4.895 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. Capri Isle / 0605
      #5974b4
      ΔE = 5.233 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
  54. Volkswagen

    1. Steel Blue
      #4d6dbb
      ΔE = 4.976 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  55. CIL

    1. Evening Drama
      #6f73a1
      ΔE = 5.059 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  56. Devoe Paint

    1. Amethyst Showers / 08RB 19/308
      #79709f
      ΔE = 5.069 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  57. Focoltone

    1. 6018
      #7d67ac
      ΔE = 5.115 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  58. Crown Paint

    1. Making Waves
      #6276b2
      ΔE = 5.176 / LRV ≈ 18.8%

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#686aab HTML / CSS Code Examples

#686aab foreground

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

Frida Kahlo
<p style="color: #686aab">…</p>

#686aab background

A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.

Michelangelo
<p style="background-color: #686aab">…</p>

#686aab shadow

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.

James McNeill Whistler
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #686aab">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6843051
Binary
01101000, 01101010, 10101011
Hexadecimal
#686aab
LRV
≈ 16.2%
Closest short hex
#66a ΔE = 1.555
RGB
rgb(104, 106, 171)
RGBA
rgba(104, 106, 171, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.273, g: 0.278, b: 0.449
RYB
red: 40.784%, yellow: 41.546%, blue: 67.059%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9934165 / 0xff686aab
HSL
hsl(238, 29%, 54%)
HSLA
hsla(238, 29%, 54%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 238° (238.209), saturation: 39% (0.392), value: 67% (0.671)
HSP
hue: 238.209, saturation: 39.181%, perceived brightness: 44.992%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 264.996, S: 42.560, L: 47.224
Cubehelix
H: -124.490, S: 0.473, L: 0.441
TSL
T: -2.880, S: 0.110, L: 0.442
CMYK
cyan: 39% (0.392), magenta: 38% (0.380), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 33% (0.329)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.592), magenta: 58% (0.584), yellow: 33% (0.329)
XYZ
X: 18.212, Y: 16.191, Z: 40.686
xyY
x: 0.243, y: 0.216, Y: 16.191
CIELab
L: 47.224, a: 15.736, b: -35.047
CIELuv
L: 47.224, u: -4.730, v: -54.027
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 47.224, C: 38.418, H: 294.180
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 47.224, C: 54.233, H: 264.996
Hunter-Lab
L: 40.238, a: 10.373, b: -31.784
CIECAM02
J: 36.679, C: 40.626, h: 273.965, Q: 119.321, M: 35.527, s: 54.566, H: 318.618
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.331, jaune: -6.258, green: -0.436
LMS
L: 13.694, M: 14.918, S: 40.285
YCbCr
Y: 112.910, Cb: 156.831, Cr: 122.507
YCoCg
Y: 121.750, Cg: -15.750, Co: 9.250
YDbDr
Y: 112.812, Db: 87.545, Dr: 16.771
YPbPr
Y: 110.254, Pb: 32.730, Pr: -3.990
xvYCC
Y: 110.689, Cb: 156.751, Cr: 124.495
YIQ
Y: 112.812, I: -22.074, Q: 19.801
YUV
Y: 112.812, U: 28.635, V: -7.731
Munsell Color System
10PB 4/10 ΔE = 4.080
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 1.466

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