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#6986c2 Hex Color Code

#6986c2 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #6986c2 is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #6986c2 is comprised of 41.18% red, 52.55% green and 76.08% blue. In the HSL color space #6986c2 has a hue of 220° (degrees), 42% saturation and 59% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 474.23 nm.

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

#6986c2 linear gradient to complementary #b8b073

  1. #6986c2
  2. #7c8db5
  3. #8c93a9
  4. #999a9c
  5. #a4a18f
  6. #afa981
  7. #b8b073

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #4e6da7
  2. #5775b0
  3. #607eb9
  4. #6986c2
  5. #728ecb
  6. #7b97d4
  7. #84a0dd

Tones

  1. #6986c2
  2. #7388bb
  3. #7b8bb3
  4. #838dac
  5. #8990a4
  6. #8f929d
  7. #959595

Tints and Shades

#6986c2 to white

  1. #6986c2
  2. #8499cc
  3. #9dadd6
  4. #b6c0e1
  5. #ced5eb
  6. #e7eaf5
  7. #ffffff

#6986c2 to black

  1. #6986c2
  2. #586e9f
  3. #47587d
  4. #36425c
  5. #272d3e
  6. #171a22
  7. #000000

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Similar Paints

  1. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2040-R80B
      #6886c3
      ΔE = 0.234 / LRV ≈ 23.9%
  2. Tikkurila

    1. ★ K351 / Clematis
      #6a84bf
      ΔE = 0.802 / LRV ≈ 23.3%
  3. Brillux

    1. ★ 57.21.21
      #6586c0
      ΔE = 1.083 / LRV ≈ 23.6%
    2. ★ 54.15.21
      #6c81b8
      ΔE = 2.199 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
  4. Plascon

    1. ★ Overlook B5-C2-1
      #6884c4
      ΔE = 1.253 / LRV ≈ 23.4%
  5. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Purple Wave / 7214
      #6e84bc
      ΔE = 1.342 / LRV ≈ 23.4%
  6. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 37-b1
      #7188c0
      ΔE = 1.488 / LRV ≈ 24.9%
    2. ★ 37-b2
      #6c82b8
      ΔE = 2.005 / LRV ≈ 22.6%
  7. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2727 XGC
      #6188c9
      ΔE = 1.615 / LRV ≈ 24.4%
    2. 17-4041 TPG
      #5b89cb
      ΔE = 2.482 / LRV ≈ 24.4%
  8. Caparol

    1. ★ 70 13 250 / Marin 45
      #6084c0
      ΔE = 1.644 / LRV ≈ 22.8%
    2. 70 10 265 / Astra 35
      #7484c0
      ΔE = 2.431 / LRV ≈ 24.0%
  9. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Celestial / 247-5
      #6a88be
      ΔE = 1.715 / LRV ≈ 24.4%
    2. ★ Violets Are Blue / 146-6
      #7287c6
      ΔE = 2.104 / LRV ≈ 25.0%
  10. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Celestial 247-5
      #6a88be
      ΔE = 1.715 / LRV ≈ 24.4%
    2. Violets Are Blue / PPG1246-6
      #7487c6
      ΔE = 2.471 / LRV ≈ 25.1%
  11. Resene

    1. ★ Masquerade B63-056-274
      #7285bc
      ΔE = 1.757 / LRV ≈ 24.0%
    2. Havelock Blue B63-084-258
      #5784c1
      ΔE = 2.925 / LRV ≈ 22.4%
  12. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Violet Twist
      #7287bc
      ΔE = 1.848 / LRV ≈ 24.5%
  13. Taubmans

    1. ★ Violets Are Blue / T12 38.G1
      #6d8bc6
      ΔE = 1.871 / LRV ≈ 25.8%
    2. Saxon Blue / T62-8
      #5d7fbe
      ΔE = 2.977 / LRV ≈ 21.2%
  14. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Blue Lapis / 2067-40
      #638ac7
      ΔE = 1.933 / LRV ≈ 25.0%
  15. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10447
      #6981ba
      ΔE = 1.960 / LRV ≈ 22.2%
  16. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6275
      #6683c6
      ΔE = 2.004 / LRV ≈ 23.1%
    2. 6031
      #658dcb
      ΔE = 2.773 / LRV ≈ 26.1%
  17. Behr

    1. ★ 600B-5 Larkspur Boquet
      #7083b8
      ΔE = 2.104 / LRV ≈ 23.1%
    2. 590B-5 Purple Hyacinth
      #6487bc
      ΔE = 2.518 / LRV ≈ 23.7%
  18. Sigma

    1. ★ Mistic Purple / S 3040-R70B
      #7286b9
      ΔE = 2.166 / LRV ≈ 24.1%
  19. California Paints

    1. DE 5893 - Bodega Bay
      #5e81c1
      ΔE = 2.352 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
  20. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Bodega Bay / 285
      #5e81c1
      ΔE = 2.352 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
  21. Glidden

    1. Violets Are Blue / PPG1246-6
      #7487c6
      ΔE = 2.471 / LRV ≈ 25.1%
    2. Kimono / PPG1166-5
      #6d86b6
      ΔE = 2.793 / LRV ≈ 23.7%
  22. Sikkens

    1. U4.30.52
      #6d8dc7
      ΔE = 2.623 / LRV ≈ 26.4%
  23. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Anchusa 28-11
      #6480b7
      ΔE = 2.690 / LRV ≈ 21.6%
  24. GM / General Motors

    1. Light Blue
      #698bd0
      ΔE = 2.790 / LRV ≈ 26.0%
  25. Levis

    1. Clear Purple B60
      #7586c6
      ΔE = 2.872 / LRV ≈ 24.9%
  26. Dulux

    1. Fragrant Cloud 1
      #6381b6
      ΔE = 2.886 / LRV ≈ 21.7%

#6986c2 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#6986c2 foreground

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="color: #6986c2">…</p>

#6986c2 background

Life obliges me to do something, so I paint.

Rene Magritte
<p style="background-color: #6986c2">…</p>

#6986c2 shadow

It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #6986c2">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6915778
Binary
01101001, 10000110, 11000010
Hexadecimal
#6986c2
LRV
≈ 23.9%
Closest short hex
#68c ΔE = 1.834
RGB
rgb(105, 134, 194)
RGBA
rgba(105, 134, 194, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.242, g: 0.309, b: 0.448
RYB
red: 0.412%, yellow: 0.498%, blue: 0.761%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9861438 / 0xff6986c2
HSL
hsl(220, 42%, 59%)
HSLA
hsla(220, 42%, 59%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 220° (220.449), saturation: 46% (0.459), value: 76% (0.761)
HSP
hue: 220.449, saturation: 45.876%, perceived brightness: 52.799%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 253.760, S: 50.331, L: 56.035
Cubehelix
H: -141.605, S: 0.532, L: 0.517
TSL
T: -2.121, S: 0.126, L: 0.518
CMYK
cyan: 46% (0.459), magenta: 31% (0.309), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 24% (0.239)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.588), magenta: 47% (0.475), yellow: 24% (0.239)
XYZ
X: 24.085, Y: 23.947, Z: 54.382
xyY
x: 0.235, y: 0.234, Y: 23.947
CIELab
L: 56.035, a: 5.909, b: -34.484
CIELuv
L: 56.035, u: -15.685, v: -53.847
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 56.035, C: 34.987, H: 279.723
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 56.035, C: 56.085, H: 253.760
Hunter-Lab
L: 48.936, a: 2.217, b: -31.633
CIECAM02
J: 45.067, C: 42.012, h: 257.632, Q: 132.263, M: 36.739, s: 52.704, H: 309.861
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.281, jaune: -6.037, green: 1.177
LMS
L: 19.106, M: 24.035, S: 53.877
YCbCr
Y: 129.533, Cb: 158.632, Cr: 111.009
YCgCo
Y: 141.750, Cg: -7.750, Co: 4.000
YDbDr
Y: 132.169, Db: 93.030, Dr: 51.677
YPbPr
Y: 132.143, Pb: 33.335, Pr: -17.260
xvYCC
Y: 129.488, Cb: 157.283, Cr: 112.838
YIQ
Y: 132.169, I: -36.552, Q: 12.536
YUV
Y: 132.169, U: 30.428, V: -23.836
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 5/10 ΔE = 2.483
Brand Color
PayPal (light) ΔE = 6.646

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