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#6985c6 Hex Color Code

#6985c6 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #6985c6 is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #6985c6 is comprised of 41.18% red, 52.16% green and 77.65% blue. In the HSL color space #6985c6 has a hue of 222° (degrees), 45% saturation and 59% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 473.38 nm.

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Color Schemes

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

#6985c6 linear gradient to complementary #bcb673

  1. #6985c6
  2. #7d8db9
  3. #8e94ac
  4. #9c9d9e
  5. #a8a590
  6. #b2ad82
  7. #bcb673

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #4e6cab
  2. #5775b4
  3. #607dbd
  4. #6985c6
  5. #728dcf
  6. #7b96d8
  7. #849ee2

Tones

  1. #6985c6
  2. #7388be
  3. #7c8bb7
  4. #848eaf
  5. #8c91a7
  6. #9295a0
  7. #989898

Tints and Shades

#6985c6 to white

  1. #6985c6
  2. #8498d0
  3. #9dacd9
  4. #b6c0e3
  5. #cfd5ec
  6. #e7eaf6
  7. #ffffff

#6985c6 to black

  1. #6985c6
  2. #586ea2
  3. #47577f
  4. #37415e
  5. #272d3f
  6. #171a22
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Plascon

    1. ★ Overlook B5-C2-1
      #6884c4
      ΔE = 0.479 / LRV ≈ 23.4%
  2. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6275
      #6683c6
      ΔE = 0.872 / LRV ≈ 23.1%
    2. ★ 6036
      #6181c5
      ΔE = 1.798 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
  3. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2040-R80B
      #6886c3
      ΔE = 1.178 / LRV ≈ 23.9%
  4. Tikkurila

    1. ★ K351 / Clematis
      #6a84bf
      ΔE = 1.399 / LRV ≈ 23.3%
  5. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Violets Are Blue / 146-6
      #7287c6
      ΔE = 1.566 / LRV ≈ 25.0%
    2. Celestial / 247-5
      #6a88be
      ΔE = 2.950 / LRV ≈ 24.4%
  6. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2727 CP
      #6582be
      ΔE = 1.877 / LRV ≈ 22.4%
    2. ★ 17-3934 TPG
      #6c80be
      ΔE = 2.043 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
  7. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Violets Are Blue / PPG1246-6
      #7487c6
      ΔE = 1.905 / LRV ≈ 25.1%
    2. Celestial 247-5
      #6a88be
      ΔE = 2.950 / LRV ≈ 24.4%
  8. Glidden

    1. ★ Violets Are Blue / PPG1246-6
      #7487c6
      ΔE = 1.905 / LRV ≈ 25.1%
  9. Taubmans

    1. ★ Masquerade Ball / T12 38.G2
      #7283be
      ΔE = 1.942 / LRV ≈ 23.5%
    2. Verdi Blue / T61-6
      #6f8ac2
      ΔE = 2.693 / LRV ≈ 25.5%
  10. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Purple Wave / 7214
      #6e84bc
      ΔE = 1.964 / LRV ≈ 23.4%
  11. Caparol

    1. ★ 70 10 265 / Astra 35
      #7484c0
      ΔE = 2.019 / LRV ≈ 24.0%
    2. 70 13 250 / Marin 45
      #6084c0
      ΔE = 2.404 / LRV ≈ 22.8%
  12. Levis

    1. ★ Clear Purple B60
      #7586c6
      ΔE = 2.124 / LRV ≈ 24.9%
  13. Resene

    1. ★ Masquerade B63-056-274
      #7285bc
      ΔE = 2.244 / LRV ≈ 24.0%
  14. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 37-b1
      #7188c0
      ΔE = 2.244 / LRV ≈ 24.9%
    2. 37-b2
      #6c82b8
      ΔE = 2.635 / LRV ≈ 22.6%
  15. Brillux

    1. ★ 57.21.21
      #6586c0
      ΔE = 2.252 / LRV ≈ 23.6%
    2. 54.15.21
      #6c81b8
      ΔE = 2.609 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
  16. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Bodega Bay / 285
      #5e81c1
      ΔE = 2.309 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
  17. California Paints

    1. DE 5893 - Bodega Bay
      #5e81c1
      ΔE = 2.309 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
  18. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10447
      #6981ba
      ΔE = 2.333 / LRV ≈ 22.2%
  19. GM / General Motors

    1. Light Blue
      #698bd0
      ΔE = 2.346 / LRV ≈ 26.0%
  20. Behr

    1. 600B-5 Larkspur Boquet
      #7083b8
      ΔE = 2.687 / LRV ≈ 23.1%
  21. Valspar Paint

    1. Violet Twist
      #7287bc
      ΔE = 2.689 / LRV ≈ 24.5%
  22. Benjamin Moore

    1. Blue Lapis / 2067-40
      #638ac7
      ΔE = 2.778 / LRV ≈ 25.0%

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#6985c6 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#6985c6 foreground

Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do.

Edgar Degas
<p style="color: #6985c6">…</p>

#6985c6 background

There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot, but there are others who, thanks to their art and intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="background-color: #6985c6">…</p>

#6985c6 shadow

The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.

Alberto Giacometti
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #6985c6">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6915526
Binary
01101001, 10000101, 11000110
Hexadecimal
#6985c6
LRV
≈ 23.9%
Closest short hex
#68c ΔE = 1.303
RGB
rgb(105, 133, 198)
RGBA
rgba(105, 133, 198, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.241, g: 0.305, b: 0.454
RYB
red: 0.412%, yellow: 0.496%, blue: 0.776%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9861690 / 0xff6985c6
HSL
hsl(222, 45%, 59%)
HSLA
hsla(222, 45%, 59%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 222° (221.935), saturation: 47% (0.470), value: 78% (0.776)
HSP
hue: 221.935, saturation: 46.970%, perceived brightness: 52.831%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 255.146, S: 52.558, L: 55.941
Cubehelix
H: -139.975, S: 0.561, L: 0.517
TSL
T: -2.184, S: 0.130, L: 0.518
CMYK
cyan: 47% (0.470), magenta: 33% (0.328), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 22% (0.224)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.588), magenta: 48% (0.478), yellow: 22% (0.224)
XYZ
X: 24.403, Y: 23.854, Z: 56.734
xyY
x: 0.232, y: 0.227, Y: 23.854
CIELab
L: 55.941, a: 7.696, b: -36.900
CIELuv
L: 55.941, u: -15.373, v: -57.963
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 55.941, C: 37.695, H: 281.781
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 55.941, C: 59.967, H: 255.146
Hunter-Lab
L: 48.841, a: 3.716, b: -34.683
CIECAM02
J: 44.963, C: 44.071, h: 259.199, Q: 132.111, M: 38.539, s: 54.011, H: 310.670
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.298, jaune: -6.479, green: 1.086
LMS
L: 18.917, M: 23.668, S: 56.189
YCbCr
Y: 129.421, Cb: 160.679, Cr: 111.093
YCgCo
Y: 142.250, Cg: -9.250, Co: 3.000
YDbDr
Y: 132.038, Db: 99.245, Dr: 51.429
YPbPr
Y: 131.716, Pb: 35.720, Pr: -16.990
xvYCC
Y: 129.121, Cb: 159.378, Cr: 113.075
YIQ
Y: 132.038, I: -37.562, Q: 14.303
YUV
Y: 132.038, U: 32.461, V: -23.721
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 5/10 ΔE = 1.855
Brand Color
PayPal (light) ΔE = 6.807

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