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#686ab7 Hex Color Code

#686ab7 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #686ab7 is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #686ab7 is comprised of 40.78% red, 41.57% green and 71.76% blue. In the HSL color space #686ab7 has a hue of 238° (degrees), 35% saturation and 56% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 465.21 nm.

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Color Schemes

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#686ab7 linear gradient to complementary #b0c956

  1. #686ab7
  2. #7b79a9
  3. #8a889b
  4. #97988c
  5. #a1a87c
  6. #a9b96a
  7. #b0c956

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #5256a0
  2. #595ca8
  3. #6163af
  4. #686ab7
  5. #7071bf
  6. #7778c6
  7. #7f7fce

Tones

  1. #686ab7
  2. #7170b1
  3. #7876aa
  4. #7f7da4
  5. #85839d
  6. #8b8a97
  7. #909090

Tints and Shades

#686ab7 to white

  1. #686ab7
  2. #8281c3
  3. #9c99cf
  4. #b5b2db
  5. #cecbe7
  6. #e6e5f3
  7. #ffffff

#686ab7 to black

  1. #686ab7
  2. #575896
  3. #464676
  4. #363658
  5. #26263b
  6. #171620
  7. #000000

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Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2050-R70B
      #646bbd
      ΔE = 1.169 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  2. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Grape Smash / 145-7
      #6567b0
      ΔE = 1.559 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  3. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Grape Smash 145-7
      #6567b0
      ΔE = 1.559 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  4. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Purpleberry
      #6e67b3
      ΔE = 1.696 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  5. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2116 C
      #6068b2
      ΔE = 1.847 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. 2367 U
      #6864ad
      ΔE = 2.437 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  6. Berger

    1. ★ Exotic Beauty / 7206
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 1.973 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  7. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Exotic Beauty
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 1.973 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  8. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Exotic Beauty / 7206
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 1.973 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  9. Beckers

    1. Kolibri 766 / S 4040-B10G
      #5c66b8
      ΔE = 2.373 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  10. Earthpaint

    1. 1-39-6 Grape Ice
      #6e6dae
      ΔE = 2.477 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
  11. Resene

    1. Chetwode Blue B60-084-279
      #666fb4
      ΔE = 2.519 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
  12. Brighto Paints

    1. 1-40-7 Purple Empire
      #6d66aa
      ΔE = 2.572 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  13. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 3050-R60B
      #7069aa
      ΔE = 2.674 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  14. Caparol

    1. 65 12 280 / Lavendel 85
      #746cc0
      ΔE = 2.970 / LRV ≈ 18.2%

#686ab7 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#686ab7 foreground

I would rather die of passion than of boredom.

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="color: #686ab7">…</p>

#686ab7 background

Painting is a means of self-enlightenment.

John Olsen
<p style="background-color: #686ab7">…</p>

#686ab7 shadow

Great art picks up where nature ends.

Marc Chagall
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #686ab7">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6843063
Binary
01101000, 01101010, 10110111
Hexadecimal
#686ab7
LRV
≈ 16.7%
Closest short hex
#66b ΔE = 1.901
RGB
rgb(104, 106, 183)
RGBA
rgba(104, 106, 183, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.265, g: 0.270, b: 0.466
RYB
red: 0.408%, yellow: 0.415%, blue: 0.718%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9934153 / 0xff686ab7
HSL
hsl(238, 35%, 56%)
HSLA
hsla(238, 35%, 56%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 238° (238.481), saturation: 43% (0.432), value: 72% (0.718)
HSP
hue: 238.481, saturation: 43.169%, perceived brightness: 45.812%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 265.172, S: 50.684, L: 47.840
Cubehelix
H: -124.269, S: 0.558, L: 0.447
TSL
T: -2.891, S: 0.126, L: 0.448
CMYK
cyan: 43% (0.432), magenta: 42% (0.421), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 28% (0.282)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.592), magenta: 58% (0.584), yellow: 28% (0.282)
XYZ
X: 19.408, Y: 16.669, Z: 46.985
xyY
x: 0.234, y: 0.201, Y: 16.669
CIELab
L: 47.840, a: 19.255, b: -41.065
CIELuv
L: 47.840, u: -5.399, v: -63.925
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 47.840, C: 45.355, H: 295.122
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 47.840, C: 64.153, H: 265.172
Hunter-Lab
L: 40.828, a: 13.402, b: -39.652
CIECAM02
J: 37.209, C: 46.131, h: 273.606, Q: 120.181, M: 40.341, s: 57.937, H: 318.418
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.373, jaune: -7.356, green: -0.478
LMS
L: 13.753, M: 14.927, S: 46.490
YCbCr
Y: 114.086, Cb: 162.099, Cr: 121.655
YCgCo
Y: 124.750, Cg: -18.750, Co: 6.250
YDbDr
Y: 114.180, Db: 103.541, Dr: 19.375
YPbPr
Y: 111.118, Pb: 38.730, Pr: -4.542
xvYCC
Y: 111.431, Cb: 162.022, Cr: 124.010
YIQ
Y: 114.180, I: -25.929, Q: 23.534
YUV
Y: 114.180, U: 33.867, V: -8.931
Munsell Color System
10PB 4/10 ΔE = 4.717
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 3.785

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