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#6981b7 Hex Color Code

#6981b7 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #6981b7 is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #6981b7 is comprised of 41.18% red, 50.59% green and 71.76% blue. In the HSL color space #6981b7 has a hue of 222° (degrees), 35% saturation and 56% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 473.93 nm.

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#6981b7 linear gradient to complementary #b1aa6f

  1. #6981b7
  2. #7a87ac
  3. #888ea0
  4. #949594
  5. #9f9c88
  6. #a8a37c
  7. #b1aa6f

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #50699d
  2. #5871a6
  3. #6179ae
  4. #6981b7
  5. #7189c0
  6. #7a91c8
  7. #829ad1

Tones

  1. #6981b7
  2. #7183b1
  3. #7986aa
  4. #7f88a4
  5. #858b9d
  6. #8b8d97
  7. #909090

Tints and Shades

#6981b7 to white

  1. #6981b7
  2. #8395c3
  3. #9ca9cf
  4. #b5bedb
  5. #cdd3e7
  6. #e6e9f3
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#6981b7 to black

  1. #6981b7
  2. #586a96
  3. #475576
  4. #364058
  5. #262c3b
  6. #171920
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

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  1. Brillux

    1. ★ 54.15.21
      #6c81b8
      ΔE = 0.762 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
    2. ★ 54.12.21
      #7081ae
      ΔE = 2.226 / LRV ≈ 22.2%
  2. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10447
      #6981ba
      ΔE = 0.796 / LRV ≈ 22.2%
    2. ★ CF10452
      #6d7eb3
      ΔE = 1.535 / LRV ≈ 21.4%
  3. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Anchusa 28-11
      #6480b7
      ΔE = 0.900 / LRV ≈ 21.6%
    2. ★ Blooming Iris 28-10
      #6f7fb0
      ΔE = 1.700 / LRV ≈ 21.7%
  4. Behr

    1. ★ Forever NEKB-40
      #6581b5
      ΔE = 1.148 / LRV ≈ 21.8%
    2. ★ Blue Cream PPKB-21
      #6382b9
      ΔE = 1.228 / LRV ≈ 22.1%
  5. Dulux

    1. ★ Fragrant Cloud 1
      #6381b6
      ΔE = 1.332 / LRV ≈ 21.7%
    2. Martian Skies 4
      #6d81ac
      ΔE = 2.684 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
  6. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Purple Wave / 7214
      #6e84bc
      ΔE = 1.536 / LRV ≈ 23.4%
    2. Exotic Beauty / 7206
      #6e7cb3
      ΔE = 2.495 / LRV ≈ 21.0%
  7. Tikkurila

    1. ★ K351 / Clematis
      #6a84bf
      ΔE = 1.697 / LRV ≈ 23.3%
  8. Caparol

    1. ★ 70 10 250 / Marin 5
      #6484b8
      ΔE = 1.951 / LRV ≈ 22.7%
    2. ★ 70 13 250 / Marin 45
      #6084c0
      ΔE = 2.176 / LRV ≈ 22.8%
  9. Sherwin-Williams

    1. ★ Venture Violet - 6970
      #7381b3
      ΔE = 1.969 / LRV ≈ 22.6%
  10. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 37-b3
      #667caf
      ΔE = 2.049 / LRV ≈ 20.3%
    2. 36-d2
      #7784b8
      ΔE = 2.750 / LRV ≈ 23.9%
  11. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6126
      #6980ae
      ΔE = 2.132 / LRV ≈ 21.5%
    2. 6323
      #637ab5
      ΔE = 2.892 / LRV ≈ 19.9%
  12. Resene

    1. ★ Masquerade B63-056-274
      #7285bc
      ΔE = 2.173 / LRV ≈ 24.0%
  13. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Watertown / 818
      #5c7fb8
      ΔE = 2.200 / LRV ≈ 20.9%
  14. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 7683 U
      #6982b0
      ΔE = 2.240 / LRV ≈ 22.1%
    2. 7455 U
      #6b7db9
      ΔE = 2.510 / LRV ≈ 21.3%
  15. Sigma

    1. ★ Mistic Purple / S 3040-R70B
      #7286b9
      ΔE = 2.252 / LRV ≈ 24.1%
  16. Sikkens

    1. ★ U5.35.45
      #5e83c0
      ΔE = 2.278 / LRV ≈ 22.4%
    2. U9.25.45
      #7380af
      ΔE = 2.314 / LRV ≈ 22.2%
  17. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Kimono / 347-5
      #6c86b7
      ΔE = 2.283 / LRV ≈ 23.7%
    2. Celestial / 247-5
      #6a88be
      ΔE = 2.637 / LRV ≈ 24.4%
  18. Plascon

    1. North Island B5-D2-1
      #687cac
      ΔE = 2.382 / LRV ≈ 20.3%
    2. Overlook B5-C2-1
      #6884c4
      ΔE = 2.714 / LRV ≈ 23.4%
  19. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Kimono / PPG1166-5
      #6d86b6
      ΔE = 2.405 / LRV ≈ 23.7%
    2. Celestial 247-5
      #6a88be
      ΔE = 2.637 / LRV ≈ 24.4%
  20. Glidden

    1. Kimono / PPG1166-5
      #6d86b6
      ΔE = 2.405 / LRV ≈ 23.7%
    2. Heather Highland / 64BB 23/310
      #6f7eb9
      ΔE = 2.609 / LRV ≈ 21.8%
  21. Earthpaint

    1. 1-37-5 Cornflower
      #5c80b6
      ΔE = 2.436 / LRV ≈ 21.1%
    2. 1-38-5 Lupine
      #6c7db9
      ΔE = 2.626 / LRV ≈ 21.4%
  22. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2040-R80B
      #6886c3
      ΔE = 2.484 / LRV ≈ 23.9%
  23. Taubmans

    1. Saxon Blue / T62-8
      #5d7fbe
      ΔE = 2.518 / LRV ≈ 21.2%
    2. Masquerade Ball / T12 38.G2
      #7283be
      ΔE = 2.586 / LRV ≈ 23.5%
  24. Valspar Paint

    1. Violet Twist
      #7287bc
      ΔE = 2.519 / LRV ≈ 24.5%
  25. Crown Diamond

    1. 7353-53 Blissful Delight
      #6280b0
      ΔE = 2.543 / LRV ≈ 21.2%
  26. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Bodega Bay / 285
      #5e81c1
      ΔE = 2.553 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
  27. California Paints

    1. DE 5893 - Bodega Bay
      #5e81c1
      ΔE = 2.553 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
  28. Clark+Kensington

    1. Purple Campanulas / 39C-6
      #6d7eaa
      ΔE = 2.652 / LRV ≈ 21.1%
  29. Brighto Paints

    1. 2-37-5 Daydream Island
      #5e7bb3
      ΔE = 2.682 / LRV ≈ 19.8%
  30. New Look

    1. Lindy Hop / G38-01
      #6685b4
      ΔE = 2.957 / LRV ≈ 22.9%
    2. Street Dance / G38-07
      #737dac
      ΔE = 2.959 / LRV ≈ 21.3%
  31. Wattyl

    1. Azzaria / D69W
      #737dac
      ΔE = 2.959 / LRV ≈ 21.3%
  32. Bristol

    1. Desire / P105-C6
      #7782b9
      ΔE = 2.997 / LRV ≈ 23.4%

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#6981b7 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#6981b7 foreground

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

Scott Adams
<p style="color: #6981b7">…</p>

#6981b7 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: #6981b7">…</p>

#6981b7 shadow

No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.

Oscar Wilde
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #6981b7">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6914487
Binary
01101001, 10000001, 10110111
Hexadecimal
#6981b7
LRV
≈ 22.1%
Closest short hex
#68b ΔE = 3.193
RGB
rgb(105, 129, 183)
RGBA
rgba(105, 129, 183, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.252, g: 0.309, b: 0.439
RYB
red: 41.176%, yellow: 48.374%, blue: 71.765%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9862729 / 0xff6981b7
HSL
hsl(222, 35%, 56%)
HSLA
hsla(222, 35%, 56%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 222° (221.538), saturation: 43% (0.426), value: 72% (0.718)
HSP
hue: 221.538, saturation: 42.623%, perceived brightness: 50.954%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 254.257, S: 45.466, L: 54.156
Cubehelix
H: -140.408, S: 0.469, L: 0.501
TSL
T: -2.167, S: 0.114, L: 0.502
CMYK
cyan: 43% (0.426), magenta: 30% (0.295), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 28% (0.282)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.588), magenta: 49% (0.494), yellow: 28% (0.282)
XYZ
X: 22.221, Y: 22.121, Z: 47.890
xyY
x: 0.241, y: 0.240, Y: 22.121
CIELab
L: 54.156, a: 5.622, b: -31.140
CIELuv
L: 54.156, u: -13.558, v: -48.098
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 54.156, C: 31.644, H: 280.235
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 54.156, C: 49.973, H: 254.257
Hunter-Lab
L: 47.033, a: 2.022, b: -27.446
CIECAM02
J: 43.234, C: 38.451, h: 258.850, Q: 129.545, M: 33.625, s: 50.947, H: 310.489
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.267, jaune: -5.453, green: 0.954
LMS
L: 18.009, M: 22.209, S: 47.462
YCbCr
Y: 125.935, Cb: 155.258, Cr: 113.630
YCgCo
Y: 136.500, Cg: -7.500, Co: 6.750
YDbDr
Y: 127.980, Db: 82.782, Dr: 43.710
YPbPr
Y: 127.776, Pb: 29.760, Pr: -14.484
xvYCC
Y: 125.737, Cb: 154.142, Cr: 115.277
YIQ
Y: 127.980, I: -31.645, Q: 11.726
YUV
Y: 127.980, U: 27.076, V: -20.161
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 5/8 ΔE = 1.393
Brand Color
PayPal (light) ΔE = 5.835

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