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#686ab3 Hex Color Code

#686ab3 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #686ab3 is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #686ab3 is comprised of 40.78% red, 41.57% green and 70.2% blue. In the HSL color space #686ab3 has a hue of 238° (degrees), 33% saturation and 55% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 465.26 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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

#686ab3 linear gradient to complementary #abc358

  1. #686ab3
  2. #7a78a6
  3. #888798
  4. #93958a
  5. #9ca47b
  6. #a4b46b
  7. #abc358

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #52569c
  2. #595ca4
  3. #6163ab
  4. #686ab3
  5. #6f71bb
  6. #7778c2
  7. #7e7fca

Tones

  1. #686ab3
  2. #7070ad
  3. #7776a7
  4. #7e7ca1
  5. #84829b
  6. #898894
  7. #8e8e8e

Tints and Shades

#686ab3 to white

  1. #686ab3
  2. #8281c0
  3. #9b99cc
  4. #b4b2d9
  5. #cdcbe6
  6. #e6e5f2
  7. #ffffff

#686ab3 to black

  1. #686ab3
  2. #575893
  3. #464674
  4. #363656
  5. #26263a
  6. #171620
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Grape Smash / 145-7
      #6567b0
      ΔE = 1.187 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  2. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Grape Smash 145-7
      #6567b0
      ΔE = 1.187 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  3. Berger

    1. ★ Exotic Beauty / 7206
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 1.515 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  4. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Exotic Beauty
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 1.515 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  5. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Exotic Beauty / 7206
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 1.515 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  6. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2116 C
      #6068b2
      ΔE = 1.543 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. ★ 2116 XGC
      #5e6bb2
      ΔE = 2.118 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  7. Clark+Kensington

    1. ★ Rock Star / 39D-4
      #696eb9
      ΔE = 1.570 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  8. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2050-R70B
      #646bbd
      ΔE = 1.887 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  9. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Purpleberry
      #6e67b3
      ΔE = 1.890 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  10. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 1-39-6 Grape Ice
      #6e6dae
      ΔE = 1.945 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
  11. Resene

    1. ★ Chetwode Blue B60-084-279
      #666fb4
      ΔE = 2.139 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
  12. Brighto Paints

    1. ★ 1-40-7 Purple Empire
      #6d66aa
      ΔE = 2.162 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  13. Sigma

    1. ★ Mistic Purple / S 3050-R60B
      #7069aa
      ΔE = 2.184 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  14. Beckers

    1. Kolibri 766 / S 4040-B10G
      #5c66b8
      ΔE = 2.653 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  15. Caparol

    1. 64 9 264 / Saphir 50
      #6c70b0
      ΔE = 2.699 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
  16. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6277
      #6370b4
      ΔE = 2.845 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
  17. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Bellflower / 267
      #5d66aa
      ΔE = 2.878 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  18. California Paints

    1. DE 5908 - First Prize
      #5d66aa
      ΔE = 2.878 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  19. Sikkens

    1. W0.30.40
      #6f67a5
      ΔE = 2.878 / LRV ≈ 15.8%

Color Blindness Simulation

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#686ab3 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#686ab3 foreground

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

Michelangelo
<p style="color: #686ab3">…</p>

#686ab3 background

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.

Michelangelo
<p style="background-color: #686ab3">…</p>

#686ab3 shadow

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="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #686ab3">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6843059
Binary
01101000, 01101010, 10110011
Hexadecimal
#686ab3
LRV
≈ 16.5%
Closest short hex
#66a ΔE = 1.949
RGB
rgb(104, 106, 179)
RGBA
rgba(104, 106, 179, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.267, g: 0.272, b: 0.460
RYB
red: 0.408%, yellow: 0.415%, blue: 0.702%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9934157 / 0xff686ab3
HSL
hsl(238, 33%, 55%)
HSLA
hsla(238, 33%, 55%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 238° (238.400), saturation: 42% (0.419), value: 70% (0.702)
HSP
hue: 238.400, saturation: 41.899%, perceived brightness: 45.534%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 265.120, S: 47.974, L: 47.630
Cubehelix
H: -124.335, S: 0.529, L: 0.445
TSL
T: -2.887, S: 0.120, L: 0.446
CMYK
cyan: 42% (0.419), magenta: 41% (0.408), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 30% (0.298)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.592), magenta: 58% (0.584), yellow: 30% (0.298)
XYZ
X: 18.997, Y: 16.505, Z: 44.824
xyY
x: 0.237, y: 0.205, Y: 16.505
CIELab
L: 47.630, a: 18.072, b: -39.073
CIELuv
L: 47.630, u: -5.178, v: -60.644
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 47.630, C: 43.050, H: 294.821
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 47.630, C: 60.865, H: 265.120
Hunter-Lab
L: 40.626, a: 12.372, b: -36.977
CIECAM02
J: 37.028, C: 44.336, h: 273.738, Q: 119.888, M: 38.771, s: 56.868, H: 318.491
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.359, jaune: -6.992, green: -0.467
LMS
L: 13.732, M: 14.924, S: 44.361
YCbCr
Y: 113.694, Cb: 160.343, Cr: 121.939
YCgCo
Y: 123.750, Cg: -17.750, Co: 7.250
YDbDr
Y: 113.724, Db: 98.209, Dr: 18.507
YPbPr
Y: 110.830, Pb: 36.730, Pr: -4.358
xvYCC
Y: 111.183, Cb: 160.265, Cr: 124.172
YIQ
Y: 113.724, I: -24.644, Q: 22.290
YUV
Y: 113.724, U: 32.123, V: -8.531
Munsell Color System
10PB 4/10 ΔE = 4.351
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 2.936

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