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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.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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

#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

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2050-R70B
      #646bbd
      ΔE = 1.030 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  2. Clark+Kensington

    1. ★ Rock Star / 39D-4
      #696eb9
      ΔE = 1.518 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  3. Porter Paints

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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#686ab8 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#686ab8 foreground

Love always brings difficulties, that is true, but the good side of it is that it gives energy.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="color: #686ab8">…</p>

#686ab8 background

It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="background-color: #686ab8">…</p>

#686ab8 shadow

Painting is the grandchild of nature. It is related to God.

Rembrandt
<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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