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#6986bb Hex Color Code

#6986bb Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #6986bb is a shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #6986bb is comprised of 41.18% red, 52.55% green and 73.33% blue. In the HSL color space #6986bb has a hue of 219° (degrees), 38% saturation and 57% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 475.22 nm.

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#6986bb linear gradient to complementary #b2a772

  1. #6986bb
  2. #7a8baf
  3. #8890a4
  4. #959698
  5. #9f9b8b
  6. #a9a17f
  7. #b2a772

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #4f6da1
  2. #5876a9
  3. #607eb2
  4. #6986bb
  5. #728ec4
  6. #7a97cd
  7. #839fd6

Tones

  1. #6986bb
  2. #7288b4
  3. #7a8aad
  4. #808ca7
  5. #878ea0
  6. #8d9099
  7. #929292

Tints and Shades

#6986bb to white

  1. #6986bb
  2. #8399c6
  3. #9cadd2
  4. #b5c1dd
  5. #ced5e8
  6. #e6eaf4
  7. #ffffff

#6986bb to black

  1. #6986bb
  2. #586e99
  3. #475878
  4. #364259
  5. #262d3c
  6. #171a21
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Celestial 247-5
      #6a88be
      ΔE = 0.784 / LRV ≈ 24.4%
    2. ★ Kimono / PPG1166-5
      #6d86b6
      ΔE = 1.229 / LRV ≈ 23.7%
  2. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Celestial / 247-5
      #6a88be
      ΔE = 0.784 / LRV ≈ 24.4%
    2. ★ Kimono / 347-5
      #6c86b7
      ΔE = 0.978 / LRV ≈ 23.7%
  3. Behr

    1. ★ 590B-5 Purple Hyacinth
      #6487bc
      ΔE = 1.115 / LRV ≈ 23.7%
    2. ★ Forever NEKB-40
      #6581b5
      ΔE = 1.921 / LRV ≈ 21.8%
  4. Caparol

    1. ★ 70 10 250 / Marin 5
      #6484b8
      ΔE = 1.203 / LRV ≈ 22.7%
    2. ★ 70 13 250 / Marin 45
      #6084c0
      ΔE = 1.973 / LRV ≈ 22.8%
  5. Glidden

    1. ★ Kimono / PPG1166-5
      #6d86b6
      ΔE = 1.229 / LRV ≈ 23.7%
  6. Crown Paint

    1. ★ Periwinkle
      #6788b9
      ΔE = 1.678 / LRV ≈ 24.0%
  7. Sigma

    1. ★ Mistic Purple / S 3040-R70B
      #7286b9
      ΔE = 1.685 / LRV ≈ 24.1%
    2. Cool Blue / S 3040-R80B
      #6489b9
      ΔE = 2.578 / LRV ≈ 24.1%
  8. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 7682 C
      #6787b7
      ΔE = 1.737 / LRV ≈ 23.6%
    2. 2135 C
      #758cc0
      ΔE = 2.825 / LRV ≈ 26.3%
  9. ICI Paints

    1. ★ 4215 Merry Mauve 61BB 28/291
      #6b89b9
      ΔE = 1.766 / LRV ≈ 24.5%
  10. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Violet Twist
      #7287bc
      ΔE = 1.774 / LRV ≈ 24.5%
    2. Poppy Blue
      #718ab6
      ΔE = 2.682 / LRV ≈ 25.1%
  11. Clark+Kensington

    1. ★ Zigzag / KIDCC-47
      #6288bc
      ΔE = 1.830 / LRV ≈ 23.8%
  12. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6079
      #6086ba
      ΔE = 1.864 / LRV ≈ 23.1%
    2. 6126
      #6980ae
      ΔE = 2.788 / LRV ≈ 21.5%
  13. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Purple Wave / 7214
      #6e84bc
      ΔE = 1.871 / LRV ≈ 23.4%
  14. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 37-b2
      #6c82b8
      ΔE = 1.874 / LRV ≈ 22.6%
    2. ★ 37-b1
      #7188c0
      ΔE = 2.045 / LRV ≈ 24.9%
  15. Tikkurila

    1. ★ K351 / Clematis
      #6a84bf
      ΔE = 1.987 / LRV ≈ 23.3%
  16. Dulux

    1. ★ Fragrant Cloud 1
      #6381b6
      ΔE = 1.991 / LRV ≈ 21.7%
    2. Mystic Mauve 2
      #6d8dbe
      ΔE = 2.828 / LRV ≈ 26.0%
  17. Taubmans

    1. ★ Verdi Blue / T61-6
      #6f8ac2
      ΔE = 2.012 / LRV ≈ 25.5%
    2. Violets Are Blue / T12 38.G1
      #6d8bc6
      ΔE = 2.550 / LRV ≈ 25.8%
  18. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2040-R80B
      #6886c3
      ΔE = 2.100 / LRV ≈ 23.9%
  19. Duron

    1. ★ Sporty Blue
      #6f87b3
      ΔE = 2.232 / LRV ≈ 24.0%
    2. Scanda
      #6c8dc0
      ΔE = 2.671 / LRV ≈ 26.0%
  20. Resene

    1. ★ Masquerade B63-056-274
      #7285bc
      ΔE = 2.247 / LRV ≈ 24.0%
    2. Havelock Blue B63-084-258
      #5784c1
      ΔE = 2.873 / LRV ≈ 22.4%
  21. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Anchusa 28-11
      #6480b7
      ΔE = 2.306 / LRV ≈ 21.6%
  22. GM / General Motors

    1. Beacon Blue
      #6a89b7
      ΔE = 2.318 / LRV ≈ 24.4%
  23. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10447
      #6981ba
      ΔE = 2.319 / LRV ≈ 22.2%
  24. Brillux

    1. 54.15.21
      #6c81b8
      ΔE = 2.338 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
    2. 54.12.21
      #7081ae
      ΔE = 2.868 / LRV ≈ 22.2%
  25. Benjamin Moore

    1. Blue Lapis / 2067-40
      #638ac7
      ΔE = 2.424 / LRV ≈ 25.0%
  26. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 421
      #6e87b2
      ΔE = 2.503 / LRV ≈ 23.9%
  27. Plascon

    1. Park Water B4-C2-1
      #5884bc
      ΔE = 2.720 / LRV ≈ 22.2%
  28. Earthpaint

    1. 1-37-5 Cornflower
      #5c80b6
      ΔE = 2.885 / LRV ≈ 21.1%
  29. Crown Diamond

    1. 7353-53 Blissful Delight
      #6280b0
      ΔE = 2.914 / LRV ≈ 21.2%
  30. Sikkens

    1. U4.30.52
      #6d8dc7
      ΔE = 2.920 / LRV ≈ 26.4%
    2. U0.30.50
      #628cc0
      ΔE = 2.996 / LRV ≈ 25.2%
  31. Kansai Paint

    1. Blue Violet
      #5e8bc1
      ΔE = 2.959 / LRV ≈ 24.7%

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#6986bb HTML / CSS Code Examples

#6986bb foreground

Painting is a means of self-enlightenment.

John Olsen
<p style="color: #6986bb">…</p>

#6986bb 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: #6986bb">…</p>

#6986bb shadow

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #6986bb">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6915771
Binary
01101001, 10000110, 10111011
Hexadecimal
#6986bb
LRV
≈ 23.6%
Closest short hex
#68b ΔE = 1.386
RGB
rgb(105, 134, 187)
RGBA
rgba(105, 134, 187, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.246, g: 0.315, b: 0.439
RYB
red: 0.412%, yellow: 0.496%, blue: 0.733%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9861445 / 0xff6986bb
HSL
hsl(219, 38%, 57%)
HSLA
hsla(219, 38%, 57%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 219° (218.780), saturation: 44% (0.439), value: 73% (0.733)
HSP
hue: 218.780, saturation: 43.850%, perceived brightness: 52.354%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 251.978, S: 48.686, L: 55.725
Cubehelix
H: -143.472, S: 0.485, L: 0.514
TSL
T: -2.052, S: 0.119, L: 0.515
CMYK
cyan: 44% (0.439), magenta: 28% (0.283), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 27% (0.267)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.588), magenta: 47% (0.475), yellow: 27% (0.267)
XYZ
X: 23.318, Y: 23.640, Z: 50.338
xyY
x: 0.240, y: 0.243, Y: 23.640
CIELab
L: 55.725, a: 3.844, b: -30.983
CIELuv
L: 55.725, u: -15.577, v: -47.880
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 55.725, C: 31.220, H: 277.072
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 55.725, C: 50.350, H: 251.978
Hunter-Lab
L: 48.621, a: 0.518, b: -27.350
CIECAM02
J: 44.774, C: 38.857, h: 255.752, Q: 131.833, M: 33.980, s: 50.769, H: 308.897
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.259, jaune: -5.406, green: 1.236
LMS
L: 19.068, M: 24.030, S: 49.894
YCbCr
Y: 128.847, Cb: 155.559, Cr: 111.506
YCgCo
Y: 140.000, Cg: -6.000, Co: 5.750
YDbDr
Y: 131.371, Db: 83.699, Dr: 50.158
YPbPr
Y: 131.639, Pb: 29.835, Pr: -16.938
xvYCC
Y: 129.055, Cb: 154.208, Cr: 113.121
YIQ
Y: 131.371, I: -34.303, Q: 10.358
YUV
Y: 131.371, U: 27.376, V: -23.136
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 5/8 ΔE = 2.610
Brand Color
PayPal (light) ΔE = 6.572

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