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#6986ca Hex Color Code

#6986ca Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #6986ca is a medium light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #6986ca is comprised of 41.18% red, 52.55% green and 79.22% blue. In the HSL color space #6986ca has a hue of 222° (degrees), 48% saturation and 60% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 473.23 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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

#6986ca linear gradient to complementary #bfba74

  1. #6986ca
  2. #7e8ebc
  3. #8f96af
  4. #9e9fa1
  5. #aaa893
  6. #b5b184
  7. #bfba74

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #4e6daf
  2. #5775b8
  3. #607ec1
  4. #6986ca
  5. #728ed3
  6. #7b97dd
  7. #84a0e6

Tones

  1. #6986ca
  2. #7489c2
  3. #7d8cba
  4. #8690b2
  5. #8d93aa
  6. #9497a2
  7. #9a9a9a

Tints and Shades

#6986ca to white

  1. #6986ca
  2. #8499d3
  3. #9eacdc
  4. #b7c0e5
  5. #cfd5ee
  6. #e7eaf6
  7. #ffffff

#6986ca to black

  1. #6986ca
  2. #586ea5
  3. #475882
  4. #374260
  5. #272d40
  6. #181a23
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6275
      #6683c6
      ΔE = 1.204 / LRV ≈ 23.1%
    2. ★ 6036
      #6181c5
      ΔE = 2.122 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
  2. Plascon

    1. ★ Overlook B5-C2-1
      #6884c4
      ΔE = 1.211 / LRV ≈ 23.4%
  3. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Violets Are Blue / 146-6
      #7287c6
      ΔE = 1.521 / LRV ≈ 25.0%
  4. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2040-R80B
      #6886c3
      ΔE = 1.757 / LRV ≈ 23.9%
    2. S 1550-R80B
      #5988d9
      ΔE = 2.963 / LRV ≈ 24.7%
  5. Glidden

    1. ★ Violets Are Blue / PPG1246-6
      #7487c6
      ΔE = 1.811 / LRV ≈ 25.1%
  6. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Violets Are Blue / PPG1246-6
      #7487c6
      ΔE = 1.811 / LRV ≈ 25.1%
  7. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Light Blue
      #698bd0
      ΔE = 1.845 / LRV ≈ 26.0%
  8. Levis

    1. ★ Clear Purple B60
      #7586c6
      ΔE = 1.994 / LRV ≈ 24.9%
  9. Tikkurila

    1. ★ K351 / Clematis
      #6a84bf
      ΔE = 2.124 / LRV ≈ 23.3%
  10. Caparol

    1. ★ 70 10 265 / Astra 35
      #7484c0
      ΔE = 2.299 / LRV ≈ 24.0%
  11. Pantone / PMS

    1. 660 U
      #658bcc
      ΔE = 2.365 / LRV ≈ 25.6%
    2. 279
      #578ad6
      ΔE = 2.952 / LRV ≈ 25.1%
  12. Taubmans

    1. Masquerade Ball / T12 38.G2
      #7283be
      ΔE = 2.389 / LRV ≈ 23.5%
    2. Violets Are Blue / T12 38.G1
      #6d8bc6
      ΔE = 2.716 / LRV ≈ 25.8%
  13. TRUMATCH

    1. 37-b1
      #7188c0
      ΔE = 2.605 / LRV ≈ 24.9%
    2. 35-c
      #5c86c5
      ΔE = 2.978 / LRV ≈ 23.4%
  14. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Purple Wave / 7214
      #6e84bc
      ΔE = 2.615 / LRV ≈ 23.4%
  15. Brighto Paints

    1. 1-38-5 Lupine
      #7889cc
      ΔE = 2.686 / LRV ≈ 26.2%
  16. Resene

    1. Masquerade B63-056-274
      #7285bc
      ΔE = 2.761 / LRV ≈ 24.0%
  17. Brillux

    1. 57.21.21
      #6586c0
      ΔE = 2.820 / LRV ≈ 23.6%
  18. California Paints

    1. DE 5893 - Bodega Bay
      #5e81c1
      ΔE = 2.863 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
  19. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Bodega Bay / 285
      #5e81c1
      ΔE = 2.863 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
  20. Valspar Paint

    1. Ships Ahoy
      #6089da
      ΔE = 2.896 / LRV ≈ 25.4%
  21. Benjamin Moore

    1. Blue Lapis / 2067-40
      #638ac7
      ΔE = 2.991 / LRV ≈ 25.0%

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#6986ca HTML / CSS Code Examples

#6986ca foreground

I paint for myself. I don't know how to do anything else, anyway. Also I have to earn my living, and occupy myself.

Francis Bacon
<p style="color: #6986ca">…</p>

#6986ca background

The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
<p style="background-color: #6986ca">…</p>

#6986ca shadow

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

Henry Ward Beecher
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #6986ca">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6915786
Binary
01101001, 10000110, 11001010
Hexadecimal
#6986ca
LRV
≈ 24.3%
Closest short hex
#68c ΔE = 0.967
RGB
rgb(105, 134, 202)
RGBA
rgba(105, 134, 202, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.238, g: 0.304, b: 0.458
RYB
red: 0.412%, yellow: 0.499%, blue: 0.792%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9861430 / 0xff6986ca
HSL
hsl(222, 48%, 60%)
HSLA
hsla(222, 48%, 60%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 222° (222.062), saturation: 48% (0.480), value: 79% (0.792)
HSP
hue: 222.062, saturation: 48.020%, perceived brightness: 53.322%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 255.384, S: 55.453, L: 56.403
Cubehelix
H: -139.838, S: 0.586, L: 0.521
TSL
T: -2.189, S: 0.134, L: 0.522
CMYK
cyan: 48% (0.480), magenta: 34% (0.337), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 21% (0.208)
CMY
cyan: 59% (0.588), magenta: 47% (0.475), yellow: 21% (0.208)
XYZ
X: 25.008, Y: 24.316, Z: 59.241
xyY
x: 0.230, y: 0.224, Y: 24.316
CIELab
L: 56.403, a: 8.312, b: -38.442
CIELuv
L: 56.403, u: -15.812, v: -60.630
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 56.403, C: 39.330, H: 282.200
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 56.403, C: 62.658, H: 255.384
Hunter-Lab
L: 49.311, a: 4.230, b: -36.711
CIECAM02
J: 45.414, C: 45.530, h: 259.302, Q: 132.771, M: 39.816, s: 54.761, H: 310.724
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.306, jaune: -6.754, green: 1.119
LMS
L: 19.151, M: 24.042, S: 58.664
YCbCr
Y: 130.317, Cb: 162.144, Cr: 110.441
YCgCo
Y: 143.750, Cg: -9.750, Co: 2.000
YDbDr
Y: 133.081, Db: 103.694, Dr: 53.413
YPbPr
Y: 132.719, Pb: 37.335, Pr: -17.628
xvYCC
Y: 129.982, Cb: 160.796, Cr: 112.515
YIQ
Y: 133.081, I: -39.122, Q: 15.025
YUV
Y: 133.081, U: 33.916, V: -24.636
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 5/10 ΔE = 2.377
Brand Color
Stripe ΔE = 7.028

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