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#686c71 Hex Color Code

#686c71 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #686c71 is a shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #686c71 is comprised of 40.78% red, 42.35% green and 44.31% blue. In the HSL color space #686c71 has a hue of 213° (degrees), 4% saturation and 43% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 479.58 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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Monochromatic Colors

  1. #55595d
  2. #5b5f64
  3. #62656a
  4. #686c71
  5. #6f7378
  6. #75797e
  7. #7c8085

Tints and Shades

#686c71 to white

  1. #686c71
  2. #7f8387
  3. #989a9e
  4. #b1b3b5
  5. #cacccd
  6. #e4e5e6
  7. #ffffff

#686c71 to black

  1. #686c71
  2. #56595e
  3. #45484b
  4. #353639
  5. #252628
  6. #161717
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Jotun

    1. ★ 4172 / Graphit
      #686c70
      ΔE = 0.534 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. 4638 / Byge
      #667078
      ΔE = 2.769 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  2. British Standard

    1. ★ BS381 638 - Dark sea grey
      #676c70
      ΔE = 0.695 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. ★ BS381 677 - Dark weatherwork grey
      #686c75
      ΔE = 2.109 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  3. Jedynka

    1. ★ Sötét Szürke
      #686d71
      ΔE = 0.746 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  4. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Ashland Slate / 1608
      #6a6e73
      ΔE = 0.807 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
    2. Arctic Seal / CSP-15
      #6d6c6e
      ΔE = 2.414 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  5. Resene

    1. ★ Quarter Tuna B55-009-258
      #656a70
      ΔE = 1.061 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
    2. Pale Sky B55-011-232
      #636d70
      ΔE = 2.531 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  6. Federal Standard

    1. ★ Federal Standard 36118
      #676c73
      ΔE = 1.082 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
  7. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 5-37-5 Thunder Grey
      #656c71
      ΔE = 1.117 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  8. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 8247 - Gray Whale Cove
      #696d74
      ΔE = 1.149 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
    2. ★ 8255 - Made In The Shade
      #686f75
      ΔE = 1.514 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  9. Graham & Brown

    1. ★ Harold's Grey
      #6b6c70
      ΔE = 1.220 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  10. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Carriage Wheel X99R208B
      #66696d
      ΔE = 1.310 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
    2. ★ Grey Shingle X98R215B
      #64696c
      ΔE = 1.799 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  11. Clark+Kensington

    1. ★ Colonial Shades / 5066
      #64696e
      ΔE = 1.351 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. ★ Smooth Shale / EXTCC-50
      #636b71
      ΔE = 1.637 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
  12. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Pearl Gray
      #696e71
      ΔE = 1.357 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
    2. ★ McKinley Gray
      #6d6f73
      ΔE = 1.606 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  13. Sherwin-Williams

    1. ★ Wall Street - 7665
      #656d73
      ΔE = 1.476 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
    2. ★ Gibraltar - 6257
      #626970
      ΔE = 2.012 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  14. General Paint

    1. ★ Roulette / CL 3135D
      #686f75
      ΔE = 1.514 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. Cascade / CL 3156D
      #677176
      ΔE = 2.622 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  15. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 431
      #636b70
      ΔE = 1.621 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
    2. 7540
      #706e70
      ΔE = 2.989 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  16. Diamond Vogel

    1. ★ Greybeard / 0528
      #6a6e70
      ΔE = 1.774 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  17. Colortrend

    1. ★ 0528
      #6a6e70
      ΔE = 1.774 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. Polished Pewter
      #646869
      ΔE = 2.792 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
  18. CIL

    1. ★ Intercoastal
      #6d7074
      ΔE = 1.778 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. Great Grey
      #626a6c
      ΔE = 2.629 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  19. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Lavender Dusk CL021
      #636970
      ΔE = 1.806 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
    2. ★ Wythe House Gray CW721
      #666f76
      ΔE = 2.139 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  20. AMC

    1. ★ Charcoal
      #69696f
      ΔE = 1.843 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
  21. Glidden

    1. ★ In The Shadows / PPG1039-6
      #656e72
      ΔE = 1.973 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
    2. Dark Grey Silk / 30BB 13/034
      #62656b
      ΔE = 2.820 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  22. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ In The Shadows / PPG1039-6
      #656e72
      ΔE = 1.973 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
    2. Improbable / PPG1011-5
      #6e7376
      ΔE = 2.925 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  23. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Intercoastal 30BB 16/031
      #64686b
      ΔE = 1.991 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
    2. Graphite 50BG 17/016
      #66696a
      ΔE = 2.490 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  24. Chrysler

    1. ★ Silver Charcoal
      #686f77
      ΔE = 2.089 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. Stone Gray
      #60676b
      ΔE = 2.640 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
  25. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 5005-R80B
      #6e6d71
      ΔE = 2.094 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  26. Behr

    1. ★ Charcoal Gray C40-63
      #61696e
      ΔE = 2.119 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
    2. ★ Parrot Gray PPOC-56
      #696b6c
      ΔE = 2.217 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  27. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7408-63 Titanium
      #6a696f
      ΔE = 2.139 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
    2. ★ 7355-63 Kensington Grey
      #616a71
      ΔE = 2.292 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  28. Taubmans

    1. ★ Private Jet / T12 8.E12
      #6a6d6e
      ΔE = 2.185 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
    2. Ink Well / T172-7
      #636569
      ΔE = 2.840 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  29. Duron

    1. ★ Roycroft Pewter
      #696d6e
      ΔE = 2.200 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
    2. Web Gray
      #63666b
      ΔE = 2.382 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
  30. Caparol

    1. ★ 9007 / Graualuminium
      #646870
      ΔE = 2.218 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
    2. 55 3 104 / Mai 10
      #6c6c6c
      ΔE = 2.915 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  31. Sico

    1. ★ 6173-63 Nail Head
      #65676e
      ΔE = 2.258 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
  32. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Grafton Grey / 8287
      #6a6e6f
      ΔE = 2.288 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. Smokey Hearth / 8254
      #60666c
      ΔE = 2.718 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  33. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Dark Gray / 191
      #6b6e6f
      ΔE = 2.289 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. Smokey Hearth / KM3791-3
      #60666d
      ΔE = 2.832 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  34. Laura Ashley

    1. ★ 45-4 Chartwell Gray
      #626971
      ΔE = 2.293 / LRV ≈ 13.9%
  35. Levis

    1. Clear Grey B60
      #676a6b
      ΔE = 2.313 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
  36. Devoe Paint

    1. Arden Forge / 70BB 15/081
      #686a73
      ΔE = 2.354 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
    2. Art Deco / 10RB 14/049
      #6c696d
      ΔE = 2.789 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
  37. Brillux

    1. 99.00.45
      #696a6b
      ΔE = 2.390 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
    2. 60.06.24
      #62666c
      ΔE = 2.471 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
  38. Audi

    1. Mineralgrau Metallic / LY7K, Z8
      #6c7276
      ΔE = 2.419 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
  39. Homebase

    1. Slate Grey
      #6d7278
      ΔE = 2.433 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  40. Vista Paint

    1. Grafton Grey
      #63686a
      ΔE = 2.481 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. Gray Whale Cove
      #6d7079
      ΔE = 2.807 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
  41. Berger

    1. Grafton Grey / 8287
      #63686a
      ΔE = 2.481 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. Made in the Shade / 8255
      #6b727a
      ΔE = 2.881 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
  42. Scib Paints

    1. Grafton Grey / 8287
      #63686a
      ΔE = 2.481 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. Gray Whale Cove / 8247
      #6d7079
      ΔE = 2.807 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
  43. Focoltone

    1. 6058
      #68676c
      ΔE = 2.487 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
  44. Mylands of London

    1. Medium Grey
      #6f7277
      ΔE = 2.525 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  45. Vallejo

    1. Vallejo 70.864 #188
      #61666b
      ΔE = 2.549 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  46. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Draw Your Sword / 385
      #6c7179
      ΔE = 2.553 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  47. California Paints

    1. DE 6348 - Draw Your Sword
      #6c7179
      ΔE = 2.553 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  48. Nippon Paint

    1. Puritan Black / NP N 1982 D
      #61666c
      ΔE = 2.571 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
    2. Bassinet Blue / NP N 1975 D
      #6d7079
      ΔE = 2.807 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
  49. Sikkens

    1. U0.05.35
      #62666d
      ΔE = 2.614 / LRV ≈ 13.2%
    2. SN.02.37
      #676a6a
      ΔE = 2.867 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  50. Dulux Australia

    1. Picnic Hill / F24
      #616b73
      ΔE = 2.637 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
    2. Prestige Shine / E27
      #6c6c6c
      ΔE = 2.915 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  51. Tollens

    1. UC028 Gris Queens
      #62686a
      ΔE = 2.654 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  52. Rodda Paint

    1. Polished Pewter H148
      #646869
      ΔE = 2.792 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
  53. Sigma

    1. Cool Blue / S 6502-B
      #666e6f
      ΔE = 2.800 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  54. Flügger

    1. Klassisk Grå (U-573)
      #636770
      ΔE = 2.866 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  55. Ford

    1. Oxford Gray
      #616d71
      ΔE = 2.962 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. Medium Aegean
      #5f6b71
      ΔE = 2.993 / LRV ≈ 14.1%
  56. Farrow & Ball

    1. Down Pipe / 26
      #6d6d6d
      ΔE = 2.968 / LRV ≈ 15.3%

#686c71 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#686c71 foreground

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="color: #686c71">…</p>

#686c71 background

If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.

Edward Hopper
<p style="background-color: #686c71">…</p>

#686c71 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 #686c71">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6843505
Binary
01101000, 01101100, 01110001
Hexadecimal
#686c71
LRV
≈ 14.9%
Closest short hex
#666 ΔE = 4.033
RGB
rgb(104, 108, 113)
RGBA
rgba(104, 108, 113, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.320, g: 0.332, b: 0.348
RYB
red: 0.408%, yellow: 0.419%, blue: 0.443%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9933711 / 0xff686c71
HSL
hsl(213, 4%, 43%)
HSLA
hsla(213, 4%, 43%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 213° (213.333), saturation: 8% (0.080), value: 44% (0.443)
HSP
hue: 213.333, saturation: 7.965%, perceived brightness: 42.121%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 240.895, S: 8.332, L: 45.442
Cubehelix
H: -149.804, S: 0.053, L: 0.421
TSL
T: -1.838, S: 0.018, L: 0.421
CMYK
cyan: 8% (0.080), magenta: 4% (0.044), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 56% (0.557)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.592), magenta: 58% (0.576), yellow: 56% (0.557)
XYZ
X: 14.052, Y: 14.860, Z: 17.748
xyY
x: 0.301, y: 0.318, Y: 14.860
CIELab
L: 45.442, a: -0.456, b: -3.316
CIELuv
L: 45.442, u: -2.457, v: -4.413
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 45.442, C: 3.347, H: 262.175
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 45.442, C: 5.051, H: 240.895
Hunter-Lab
L: 38.549, a: -2.396, b: -0.312
CIECAM02
J: 35.134, C: 6.580, h: 243.346, Q: 116.781, M: 5.754, s: 22.198, H: 302.756
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.101, jaune: -0.650, green: 0.366
LMS
L: 13.799, M: 15.447, S: 17.697
YCbCr
Y: 108.234, Cb: 130.787, Cr: 125.889
YCgCo
Y: 108.250, Cg: -0.250, Co: 23.750
YDbDr
Y: 107.374, Db: 8.465, Dr: 6.417
YPbPr
Y: 107.508, Pb: 2.960, Pr: -2.230
xvYCC
Y: 108.330, Cb: 130.600, Cr: 126.041
YIQ
Y: 107.374, I: -3.989, Q: 0.710
YUV
Y: 107.374, U: 2.770, V: -2.960
Munsell Color System
10PB 4/1 ΔE = 3.587
Brand Color
Instagram ΔE = 10.872

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