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#6981a8 Hex Color Code

#6981a8 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #6981a8 is a shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #6981a8 is comprised of 41.18% red, 50.59% green and 65.88% blue. In the HSL color space #6981a8 has a hue of 217° (degrees), 27% saturation and 54% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 476.26 nm.

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Color Schemes

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#6981a8 linear gradient to complementary #a4976d

  1. #6981a8
  2. #76849e
  3. #818895
  4. #8b8c8b
  5. #948f81
  6. #9c9377
  7. #a4976d

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #516a8f
  2. #597197
  3. #6179a0
  4. #6981a8
  5. #7189b0
  6. #7991b9
  7. #8299c2

Tones

  1. #6981a8
  2. #6f82a3
  3. #75849e
  4. #7b8599
  5. #808693
  6. #85888e
  7. #898989

Tints and Shades

#6981a8 to white

  1. #6981a8
  2. #8295b6
  3. #9ba9c4
  4. #b4bed3
  5. #ccd3e1
  6. #e6e9f0
  7. #ffffff

#6981a8 to black

  1. #6981a8
  2. #576a8a
  3. #46556d
  4. #364051
  5. #262c37
  6. #17191e
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Yin Yang / 824
      #6b83a9
      ΔE = 0.817 / LRV ≈ 22.2%
  2. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ P 106-13 U
      #6880aa
      ΔE = 1.000 / LRV ≈ 21.3%
    2. ★ P 107-2 U
      #6d7fa3
      ΔE = 1.408 / LRV ≈ 21.1%
  3. Taubmans

    1. ★ Contessa Blue / T60-7
      #6982a6
      ΔE = 1.106 / LRV ≈ 21.7%
    2. Berkshire / T64-7
      #6681a2
      ΔE = 2.346 / LRV ≈ 21.1%
  4. General Paint

    1. ★ Heron / CL 2375D
      #6b80a3
      ΔE = 1.205 / LRV ≈ 21.2%
    2. ★ Kauai / CL 2345D
      #6483aa
      ΔE = 1.561 / LRV ≈ 21.8%
  5. Clark+Kensington

    1. ★ Urban Art / 38D-4
      #677faa
      ΔE = 1.436 / LRV ≈ 21.0%
    2. Purple Campanulas / 39C-6
      #6d7eaa
      ΔE = 2.673 / LRV ≈ 21.1%
  6. Sigma

    1. ★ Mistic Purple / S 4030-R70B
      #6f80a6
      ΔE = 1.511 / LRV ≈ 21.6%
    2. Cool Blue / S 4030-R80B
      #617fa2
      ΔE = 2.542 / LRV ≈ 20.3%
  7. Kansai Paint

    1. ★ Wild Iris
      #657da4
      ΔE = 1.562 / LRV ≈ 20.1%
  8. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 35-d4
      #6883af
      ΔE = 1.611 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
    2. ★ 34-d5
      #6081a9
      ΔE = 1.861 / LRV ≈ 21.1%
  9. Volkswagen

    1. ★ Nebio Blue
      #6f82a4
      ΔE = 1.630 / LRV ≈ 22.0%
  10. Behr

    1. ★ 590D-5 Windsurf Blue
      #6784a9
      ΔE = 1.712 / LRV ≈ 22.2%
  11. KILZ

    1. ★ Atlantic Ocean / B892
      #6480a4
      ΔE = 1.719 / LRV ≈ 20.8%
  12. Duron

    1. ★ Searching Blue
      #6b7da3
      ΔE = 1.766 / LRV ≈ 20.4%
    2. Sporty Blue
      #6f87b3
      ΔE = 2.907 / LRV ≈ 24.0%
  13. Dulux

    1. ★ Martian Skies 4
      #6d81ac
      ΔE = 1.833 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
    2. 70BB 24/245
      #7384ad
      ΔE = 2.529 / LRV ≈ 23.2%
  14. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Prague Purple
      #6e80a1
      ΔE = 1.846 / LRV ≈ 21.3%
    2. Tropic Violet / 70BB 24/245
      #7683a8
      ΔE = 2.799 / LRV ≈ 22.9%
  15. Plascon

    1. ★ Splash B4-D2-1
      #6080ac
      ΔE = 1.893 / LRV ≈ 20.9%
  16. Asian Paints

    1. ★ Window Blue / 9143
      #6d86ac
      ΔE = 1.913 / LRV ≈ 23.3%
  17. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Faded Denim
      #6c83a4
      ΔE = 1.960 / LRV ≈ 22.1%
    2. Cincinnatian Hotel Filson Blue
      #697ba1
      ΔE = 2.376 / LRV ≈ 19.7%
  18. Albany Paint

    1. ★ Walsingham
      #6880a1
      ΔE = 2.005 / LRV ≈ 21.0%
  19. Brillux

    1. ★ 57.12.21
      #7284a7
      ΔE = 2.040 / LRV ≈ 22.9%
    2. 60.15.21
      #5f85af
      ΔE = 2.758 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
  20. ICI Paints

    1. ★ 4197 Harlequin 50BB 27/232
      #6c87ae
      ΔE = 2.251 / LRV ≈ 23.6%
    2. 4195 Grand Tour Blue 50BB 22/254
      #5e7ba4
      ΔE = 2.761 / LRV ≈ 19.2%
  21. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6126
      #6980ae
      ΔE = 2.298 / LRV ≈ 21.5%
    2. 6125
      #7084b1
      ΔE = 2.825 / LRV ≈ 23.1%
  22. Caparol

    1. 65 8 240 / Pacific 65
      #6880a0
      ΔE = 2.328 / LRV ≈ 20.9%
  23. Ford

    1. Indigo Blue
      #6887b1
      ΔE = 2.437 / LRV ≈ 23.4%
    2. Medium Crystal Blue
      #6486ab
      ΔE = 2.845 / LRV ≈ 22.7%
  24. Glidden

    1. Creamy Blueberry / 50BB 22/199
      #717ea4
      ΔE = 2.512 / LRV ≈ 21.1%
    2. Shrinking Violet / PPG1162-5
      #5d84b1
      ΔE = 2.848 / LRV ≈ 22.0%
  25. Chrysler

    1. Light Blue
      #6182a6
      ΔE = 2.552 / LRV ≈ 21.3%
  26. Kelly-Moore

    1. Harbor Blue / KM3111-3
      #617dab
      ΔE = 2.589 / LRV ≈ 20.1%
  27. Crown Diamond

    1. 7353-53 Blissful Delight
      #6280b0
      ΔE = 2.643 / LRV ≈ 21.2%
  28. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 421
      #6e87b2
      ΔE = 2.646 / LRV ≈ 23.9%
  29. Dulux Australia

    1. Blue Grotto / D2
      #7381a0
      ΔE = 2.722 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
  30. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Perfect Periwinkle - 9065
      #6487b0
      ΔE = 2.759 / LRV ≈ 23.2%
  31. Diamond Vogel

    1. Madonna Blue / 0590
      #687c9c
      ΔE = 2.772 / LRV ≈ 19.8%
    2. Caribbean Current / 0598
      #617dac
      ΔE = 2.812 / LRV ≈ 20.2%
  32. Colortrend

    1. 0590
      #687c9c
      ΔE = 2.772 / LRV ≈ 19.8%
    2. 0598
      #617dac
      ΔE = 2.812 / LRV ≈ 20.2%
  33. AMC

    1. Teal Blue
      #6486ab
      ΔE = 2.845 / LRV ≈ 22.7%
  34. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Shrinking Violet / PPG1162-5
      #5d84b1
      ΔE = 2.848 / LRV ≈ 22.0%
  35. CIL

    1. Tropic Violet
      #7483ad
      ΔE = 2.917 / LRV ≈ 23.0%

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#6981a8 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#6981a8 foreground

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="color: #6981a8">…</p>

#6981a8 background

The longer you look at an object, the more abstract it becomes, and, ironically, the more real.

Lucian Freud
<p style="background-color: #6981a8">…</p>

#6981a8 shadow

If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.

Émile Zola
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #6981a8">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6914472
Binary
01101001, 10000001, 10101000
Hexadecimal
#6981a8
LRV
≈ 21.5%
Closest short hex
#78a ΔE = 3.570
RGB
rgb(105, 129, 168)
RGBA
rgba(105, 129, 168, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.261, g: 0.321, b: 0.418
RYB
red: 0.412%, yellow: 0.480%, blue: 0.659%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9862744 / 0xff6981a8
HSL
hsl(217, 27%, 54%)
HSLA
hsla(217, 27%, 54%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 217° (217.143), saturation: 38% (0.375), value: 66% (0.659)
HSP
hue: 217.143, saturation: 37.500%, perceived brightness: 50.040%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 249.436, S: 41.502, L: 53.525
Cubehelix
H: -145.339, S: 0.369, L: 0.494
TSL
T: -1.986, S: 0.098, L: 0.495
CMYK
cyan: 38% (0.375), magenta: 23% (0.232), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 34% (0.341)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.588), magenta: 49% (0.494), yellow: 34% (0.341)
XYZ
X: 20.742, Y: 21.530, Z: 40.101
xyY
x: 0.252, y: 0.261, Y: 21.530
CIELab
L: 53.525, a: 1.351, b: -23.490
CIELuv
L: 53.525, u: -13.241, v: -35.295
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 53.525, C: 23.529, H: 273.293
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 53.525, C: 37.697, H: 249.436
Hunter-Lab
L: 46.400, a: -1.408, b: -18.760
CIECAM02
J: 42.644, C: 31.290, h: 253.631, Q: 128.659, M: 27.363, s: 46.117, H: 307.821
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.217, jaune: -4.085, green: 1.103
LMS
L: 17.936, M: 22.198, S: 39.790
YCbCr
Y: 124.465, Cb: 148.673, Cr: 114.695
YCgCo
Y: 132.750, Cg: -3.750, Co: 10.500
YDbDr
Y: 126.270, Db: 62.787, Dr: 40.455
YPbPr
Y: 126.696, Pb: 22.260, Pr: -13.794
xvYCC
Y: 124.810, Cb: 147.554, Cr: 115.883
YIQ
Y: 126.270, I: -26.826, Q: 7.059
YUV
Y: 126.270, U: 20.536, V: -18.660
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 5/6 ΔE = 2.083
Brand Color
Dell ΔE = 6.658

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