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#686ab8 Hex Color Code

#686ab8 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #686ab8 is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #686ab8 is comprised of 40.78% red, 41.57% green and 72.16% blue. In the HSL color space #686ab8 has a hue of 239° (degrees), 36% saturation and 56% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 465.19 nm.

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#686ab8 linear gradient to complementary #afca56

  1. #686ab8
  2. #7b79aa
  3. #8a899c
  4. #96998c
  5. #a0a97c
  6. #a8b96b
  7. #afca56

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #5156a1
  2. #595ca9
  3. #6063b0
  4. #686ab8
  5. #7071c0
  6. #7778c7
  7. #7f7fcf

Tones

  1. #686ab8
  2. #7170b2
  3. #7876ab
  4. #7f7da4
  5. #85839e
  6. #8b8a97
  7. #909090

Tints and Shades

#686ab8 to white

  1. #686ab8
  2. #8381c4
  3. #9c99d0
  4. #b5b2dc
  5. #cecbe8
  6. #e6e5f3
  7. #ffffff

#686ab8 to black

  1. #686ab8
  2. #575897
  3. #464677
  4. #363658
  5. #26263b
  6. #171621
  7. #000000

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Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2050-R70B
      #646bbd
      ΔE = 1.030 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  2. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Grape Smash / 145-7
      #6567b0
      ΔE = 1.695 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  3. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Grape Smash 145-7
      #6567b0
      ΔE = 1.695 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  4. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Purpleberry
      #6e67b3
      ΔE = 1.705 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  5. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2116 C
      #6068b2
      ΔE = 1.965 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. 2124 XGC
      #6f70c1
      ΔE = 2.619 / LRV ≈ 18.8%
  6. Berger

    1. ★ Exotic Beauty / 7206
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 2.108 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  7. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Exotic Beauty
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 2.108 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  8. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Exotic Beauty / 7206
      #6d6db1
      ΔE = 2.108 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  9. Beckers

    1. Kolibri 766 / S 4040-B10G
      #5c66b8
      ΔE = 2.351 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  10. Earthpaint

    1. 1-39-6 Grape Ice
      #6e6dae
      ΔE = 2.619 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
  11. Resene

    1. Chetwode Blue B60-084-279
      #666fb4
      ΔE = 2.634 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
  12. Brighto Paints

    1. 1-40-7 Purple Empire
      #6d66aa
      ΔE = 2.694 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  13. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 3050-R60B
      #7069aa
      ΔE = 2.808 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  14. Caparol

    1. 65 12 280 / Lavendel 85
      #746cc0
      ΔE = 2.832 / LRV ≈ 18.2%

#686ab8 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#686ab8 foreground

Every good painter paints what he is.

Jackson Pollock
<p style="color: #686ab8">…</p>

#686ab8 background

If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.

Marc Chagall
<p style="background-color: #686ab8">…</p>

#686ab8 shadow

The emotions are sometimes so strong that I work without knowing it. The strokes come like speech.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #686ab8">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6843064
Binary
01101000, 01101010, 10111000
Hexadecimal
#686ab8
LRV
≈ 16.7%
Closest short hex
#66b ΔE = 1.785
RGB
rgb(104, 106, 184)
RGBA
rgba(104, 106, 184, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.264, g: 0.269, b: 0.467
RYB
red: 0.408%, yellow: 0.415%, blue: 0.722%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9934152 / 0xff686ab8
HSL
hsl(238, 36%, 56%)
HSLA
hsla(238, 36%, 56%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 238° (238.500), saturation: 43% (0.435), value: 72% (0.722)
HSP
hue: 238.500, saturation: 43.478%, perceived brightness: 45.883%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 265.184, S: 51.361, L: 47.894
Cubehelix
H: -124.254, S: 0.565, L: 0.447
TSL
T: -2.891, S: 0.127, L: 0.448
CMYK
cyan: 43% (0.435), magenta: 42% (0.424), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 28% (0.278)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.592), magenta: 58% (0.584), yellow: 28% (0.278)
XYZ
X: 19.512, Y: 16.711, Z: 47.536
xyY
x: 0.233, y: 0.200, Y: 16.711
CIELab
L: 47.894, a: 19.553, b: -41.561
CIELuv
L: 47.894, u: -5.455, v: -64.742
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 47.894, C: 45.930, H: 295.195
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 47.894, C: 64.972, H: 265.184
Hunter-Lab
L: 40.879, a: 13.662, b: -40.329
CIECAM02
J: 37.255, C: 46.574, h: 273.572, Q: 120.254, M: 40.728, s: 58.196, H: 318.399
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.376, jaune: -7.447, green: -0.481
LMS
L: 13.758, M: 14.928, S: 47.032
YCbCr
Y: 114.184, Cb: 162.538, Cr: 121.584
YCgCo
Y: 125.000, Cg: -19.000, Co: 6.000
YDbDr
Y: 114.294, Db: 104.874, Dr: 19.592
YPbPr
Y: 111.190, Pb: 39.230, Pr: -4.588
xvYCC
Y: 111.493, Cb: 162.461, Cr: 123.970
YIQ
Y: 114.294, I: -26.250, Q: 23.846
YUV
Y: 114.294, U: 34.303, V: -9.031
Munsell Color System
10PB 4/10 ΔE = 4.828
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 4.001

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