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#686e59 Hex Color Code

#686e59 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #686e59 is a medium dark shade of yellow-green. In the RGB color model #686e59 is comprised of 40.78% red, 43.14% green and 34.9% blue. In the HSL color space #686e59 has a hue of 77° (degrees), 11% saturation and 39% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 565.88 nm.

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#686e59 linear gradient to complementary #5e5a6d

  1. #686e59
  2. #676b5c
  3. #656760
  4. #646463
  5. #626167
  6. #605d6a
  7. #5e5a6d

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #555b46
  2. #5b614c
  3. #616753
  4. #686e59
  5. #6f755f
  6. #757b66
  7. #7c826c

Tints and Shades

#686e59 to white

  1. #686e59
  2. #808572
  3. #989c8d
  4. #b1b4a8
  5. #caccc4
  6. #e4e5e1
  7. #ffffff

#686e59 to black

  1. #686e59
  2. #565b4a
  3. #45493c
  4. #35372e
  5. #252721
  6. #161714
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Sico

    1. ★ 6200-73 Kelp
      #686e5a
      ΔE = 0.383 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. 6168-73 Zen Green
      #696d51
      ΔE = 2.854 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  2. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 5010-G30Y
      #676f5c
      ΔE = 1.152 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
    2. S 5010-G50Y
      #6f6f59
      ΔE = 2.398 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
  3. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ La Fonda Territory Green
      #696e56
      ΔE = 1.231 / LRV ≈ 14.8%
    2. ★ Wetlands
      #6d735f
      ΔE = 2.082 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  4. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Bijoux Green / 344
      #676b55
      ΔE = 1.376 / LRV ≈ 14.1%
    2. Midnight Garden / 317
      #637057
      ΔE = 2.668 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
  5. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 6266 - Bijoux Green
      #676b55
      ΔE = 1.376 / LRV ≈ 14.1%
    2. DE 6273 - Green Gate
      #676957
      ΔE = 2.354 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
  6. RAL

    1. ★ RAL 7003 / Moss grey
      #6c7059
      ΔE = 1.421 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
    2. RAL 6013 / Reed green
      #6c7156
      ΔE = 2.568 / LRV ≈ 15.7%
  7. Ford

    1. ★ Dawn Light Gray
      #666e5c
      ΔE = 1.434 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
    2. Radiant Green
      #646b5b
      ΔE = 2.300 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  8. Dulux

    1. ★ 10GY 14/135
      #666b54
      ΔE = 1.489 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  9. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Gateway 10GY 17/127
      #6a6c57
      ΔE = 1.516 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  10. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Spring's Eve / 8398
      #6c715e
      ΔE = 1.578 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
    2. ★ Glen Ivy / 8390
      #687060
      ΔE = 2.292 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
  11. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Spring's Eve
      #6c715e
      ΔE = 1.578 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
    2. Hampstead
      #6c6b5a
      ΔE = 2.883 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
  12. McCormick Paints

    1. ★ Spring's Eve
      #6c715e
      ΔE = 1.578 / LRV ≈ 15.8%
  13. Jotun

    1. ★ 7057 / Barlind
      #6c725d
      ΔE = 1.611 / LRV ≈ 16.0%
  14. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Lorenzo Gray
      #6d6f5a
      ΔE = 1.615 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. ★ Verona Gray
      #6c6c56
      ΔE = 2.266 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  15. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Palmer House Green CW419
      #656a58
      ΔE = 1.841 / LRV ≈ 13.8%
    2. George Pitt House Green CW404
      #6e6c58
      ΔE = 2.906 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  16. Behr

    1. ★ Moss PIC-40
      #6e725e
      ΔE = 1.967 / LRV ≈ 16.2%
    2. ★ 420F-6 Egyptian Nile
      #676e53
      ΔE = 2.276 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  17. Krylon

    1. ★ Avacado
      #656954
      ΔE = 1.994 / LRV ≈ 13.5%
  18. Plascon

    1. ★ Starlight Express Y5-E1-3
      #686c5c
      ΔE = 2.007 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
  19. Humbrol

    1. ★ 86 Light Olive
      #646953
      ΔE = 2.056 / LRV ≈ 13.4%
  20. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Holiday Bough / 10GY 14/135
      #676b52
      ΔE = 2.115 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  21. Dulux Australia

    1. ★ Flinder's Green / A239
      #6e7058
      ΔE = 2.179 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
    2. Deep Green / G65
      #69745d
      ΔE = 2.635 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  22. Sanderson

    1. ★ Gardenia Green
      #64705c
      ΔE = 2.194 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
  23. Berger

    1. ★ Glen Ivy / 8390
      #687060
      ΔE = 2.292 / LRV ≈ 15.4%
    2. Hampstead / 8422
      #6c6b5a
      ΔE = 2.883 / LRV ≈ 14.4%
  24. Coronado Paint

    1. 8398 - Springs Eve
      #6a6b5a
      ΔE = 2.329 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
    2. 8390 - Glen Ivy
      #676b5c
      ΔE = 2.462 / LRV ≈ 14.2%
  25. Federal Standard

    1. Federal Standard 34097
      #636a51
      ΔE = 2.392 / LRV ≈ 13.6%
    2. Federal Standard 34102
      #636750
      ΔE = 2.962 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
  26. British Standard

    1. BS381 284 - Spruce green
      #6b6c5c
      ΔE = 2.487 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
    2. BS 4800 12 B 25 - Spruce green / Thyme / Chive
      #6a6b5b
      ΔE = 2.556 / LRV ≈ 14.3%
  27. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Ladies Night / 8405
      #686953
      ΔE = 2.502 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
    2. Glade Creek / 8381
      #616853
      ΔE = 2.545 / LRV ≈ 13.1%
  28. Crown Diamond

    1. 7393-73 Shadow of the Castle
      #636a5a
      ΔE = 2.525 / LRV ≈ 13.7%
    2. 7390-73 Zen Green
      #696d51
      ΔE = 2.854 / LRV ≈ 14.5%
  29. General Paint

    1. Tussock / CL 2996A
      #676f60
      ΔE = 2.556 / LRV ≈ 15.1%
    2. Army Issue / CL 2976A
      #6a6c5e
      ΔE = 2.889 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  30. Chrysler

    1. Green
      #6f745d
      ΔE = 2.577 / LRV ≈ 16.7%
  31. Olympic

    1. Dark Sage C67-5
      #6f7259
      ΔE = 2.592 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  32. Earthpaint

    1. 5-22-5 Green House
      #65725b
      ΔE = 2.604 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  33. Taubmans

    1. Box Tree / T104-8
      #686f53
      ΔE = 2.628 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
    2. Forest Glade / T12 53.H11
      #6a745b
      ΔE = 2.729 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  34. Marston & Langinger

    1. Grey Green
      #606854
      ΔE = 2.705 / LRV ≈ 13.0%
  35. Resene

    1. Paddock G56-028-117
      #667156
      ΔE = 2.738 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
    2. Siam G53-028-105
      #686b50
      ΔE = 2.867 / LRV ≈ 14.0%
  36. Sikkens

    1. K2.10.40
      #657060
      ΔE = 2.857 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  37. Vallejo

    1. Vallejo 70.988 #115
      #706f5d
      ΔE = 2.897 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  38. Diamond Vogel

    1. Delicious / 0438
      #626750
      ΔE = 2.966 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
  39. Colortrend

    1. 0438
      #626750
      ΔE = 2.966 / LRV ≈ 12.9%
  40. Audi

    1. Avocado Green Pearl / LI6S
      #6c6c5d
      ΔE = 2.990 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  41. Beckers

    1. Harsyra 813 / S 6010-G70Y
      #6e755c
      ΔE = 2.997 / LRV ≈ 16.8%

#686e59 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#686e59 foreground

The holy grail is to spend less time making the picture than it takes people to look at it.

Banksy
<p style="color: #686e59">…</p>

#686e59 background

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="background-color: #686e59">…</p>

#686e59 shadow

The only time I feel alive is when I'm painting.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #686e59">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6843993
Binary
01101000, 01101110, 01011001
Hexadecimal
#686e59
LRV
≈ 14.8%
Closest short hex
#665 ΔE = 3.726
RGB
rgb(104, 110, 89)
RGBA
rgba(104, 110, 89, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.343, g: 0.363, b: 0.294
RYB
red: 0.349%, yellow: 0.431%, blue: 0.373%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9933223 / 0xff686e59
HSL
hsl(77, 11%, 39%)
HSLA
hsla(77, 11%%, 39%%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 77° (77.143), saturation: 19% (0.191), value: 43% (0.431)
HSP
hue: 77.143, saturation: 19.091%, perceived brightness: 41.575%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 99.205, S: 28.942, L: 45.381
Cubehelix
H: -288.294, S: 0.141, L: 0.415
TSL
T: 0.755, S: 0.042, L: 0.415
CMYK
cyan: 5% (0.055), magenta: 0% (0.000), yellow: 19% (0.191), key: 57% (0.569)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.592), magenta: 57% (0.569), yellow: 65% (0.651)
XYZ
X: 13.088, Y: 14.816, Z: 11.620
xyY
x: 0.331, y: 0.375, Y: 14.816
CIELab
L: 45.381, a: -6.381, b: 10.965
CIELuv
L: 45.381, u: -2.408, v: 14.861
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 45.381, C: 12.686, H: 120.198
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 45.381, C: 15.055, H: 99.205
Hunter-Lab
L: 38.492, a: -6.668, b: 9.046
CIECAM02
J: 35.054, C: 12.124, h: 118.650, Q: 116.649, M: 10.602, s: 30.148, H: 147.301
OSA-UCS
lightness: -9.995, jaune: 1.691, green: 0.982
LMS
L: 14.069, M: 16.013, S: 11.667
YCbCr
Y: 106.890, Cb: 119.669, Cr: 126.857
YCgCo
Y: 103.250, Cg: 6.750, Co: 29.750
YDbDr
Y: 105.812, Db: -25.293, Dr: 3.441
YPbPr
Y: 107.210, Pb: -9.810, Pr: -2.034
xvYCC
Y: 108.074, Cb: 119.383, Cr: 126.213
YIQ
Y: 105.812, I: 3.172, Q: -7.803
YUV
Y: 105.812, U: -8.272, V: -1.590
Munsell Color System
2.5GY 4/2 ΔE = 4.784
Brand Color
Deviantart ΔE = 7.957

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