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#6a72af Hex Color Code

#6a72af Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #6a72af is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #6a72af is comprised of 41.57% red, 44.71% green and 68.63% blue. In the HSL color space #6a72af has a hue of 233° (degrees), 30% saturation and 55% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 468.24 nm.

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#6a72af linear gradient to complementary #abb465

  1. #6a72af
  2. #7a7ca4
  3. #868798
  4. #91928d
  5. #9b9d80
  6. #a3a973
  7. #abb465

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #535d98
  2. #5b649f
  3. #626ba7
  4. #6a72af
  5. #7279b7
  6. #7981bf
  7. #8188c7

Tones

  1. #6a72af
  2. #7176a9
  3. #787ba4
  4. #7e7f9e
  5. #838499
  6. #888893
  7. #8d8d8d

Tints and Shades

#6a72af to white

  1. #6a72af
  2. #8388bc
  3. #9c9fca
  4. #b5b6d7
  5. #cdcee4
  6. #e6e6f2
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#6a72af to black

  1. #6a72af
  2. #585e8f
  3. #474b71
  4. #363954
  5. #262839
  6. #17181f
  7. #000000 / #000

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  1. Alcro

    1. ★ Anemon
      #6771ac
      ΔE = 0.907 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  2. Nerolac

    1. ★ Deep Periwinkle - 2342
      #6d72b2
      ΔE = 1.057 / LRV ≈ 18.5%
    2. Purple Gaga - 4212
      #6e6e9f
      ΔE = 3.251 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  3. Duron

    1. ★ Gentian
      #6f71ae
      ΔE = 1.218 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
    2. Sapphire
      #5478b4
      ΔE = 5.246 / LRV ≈ 18.6%
  4. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 7206 - Exotic Beauty
      #6472ad
      ΔE = 1.460 / LRV ≈ 17.8%
    2. 7214 - Purple Wave
      #6379b3
      ΔE = 3.505 / LRV ≈ 19.6%
  5. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Purple Wave / 7214
      #6a74b7
      ΔE = 1.590 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
    2. Blue Bounty / 7246
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 4.438 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  6. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Purple Wave
      #6a74b7
      ΔE = 1.590 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
    2. Blue Bounty
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 4.438 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  7. Berger

    1. ★ Purple Wave / 7214
      #6a74b7
      ΔE = 1.590 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
    2. Blue Bounty / 7246
      #506fb3
      ΔE = 4.438 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  8. Asian Paints

    1. ★ Purple Heart / 7206
      #6f70b0
      ΔE = 1.707 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
    2. Plum Berry / 7198
      #7973a0
      ΔE = 4.460 / LRV ≈ 18.9%
  9. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Exotic Beauty / KM3071-3
      #7173b3
      ΔE = 1.761 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
    2. Blue Bounty / KM3103-3
      #5875b7
      ΔE = 3.601 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  10. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6277
      #6370b4
      ΔE = 1.859 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
    2. 6271
      #7b6fab
      ΔE = 4.202 / LRV ≈ 18.5%
  11. Diamond Vogel

    1. ★ Medieval / 1263
      #7273b3
      ΔE = 1.955 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
    2. Capri Isle / 0605
      #5974b4
      ΔE = 3.347 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
  12. Colortrend

    1. ★ 1263
      #7273b3
      ΔE = 1.955 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
    2. 0605
      #5974b4
      ΔE = 3.347 / LRV ≈ 17.9%
  13. Resene

    1. ★ Chetwode Blue B60-084-279
      #666fb4
      ΔE = 2.056 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
    2. Anchor B57-073-272
      #526db2
      ΔE = 4.322 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  14. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 1-38-6 Magical
      #616eab
      ΔE = 2.135 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. 1-39-5 Phlox
      #7b7dbb
      ΔE = 4.912 / LRV ≈ 22.5%
  15. Beckers

    1. ★ Horisont 788 / S 4123-B02G
      #7475ad
      ΔE = 2.226 / LRV ≈ 19.5%
    2. Pärlhyacint 789 / S 5020-B
      #666699 / #669
      ΔE = 5.220 / LRV ≈ 14.6%
  16. Bristol

    1. Iris / P106-C6
      #6070aa
      ΔE = 2.356 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  17. Dutch Boy

    1. Crocus Purple
      #6e73a5
      ΔE = 2.472 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
  18. Brighto Paints

    1. 2-39-5 Easter Bonnet
      #7278b1
      ΔE = 2.526 / LRV ≈ 20.2%
    2. 9501 Purple
      #7d71a0
      ΔE = 5.166 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
  19. Crown Paint

    1. Making Waves
      #6276b2
      ΔE = 2.530 / LRV ≈ 18.8%
  20. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 3050-R70B
      #5c71b0
      ΔE = 2.603 / LRV ≈ 17.2%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 3050-R60B
      #7069aa
      ΔE = 4.084 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  21. Glidden

    1. King's Robe / PPG1245-6
      #6274ab
      ΔE = 2.759 / LRV ≈ 18.0%
    2. Blue Calico / PPG1246-7
      #5868ae
      ΔE = 4.687 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  22. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Exploring Purple 29-12
      #6a6da1
      ΔE = 2.857 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. Purple Mystery 29-11
      #7278a3
      ΔE = 4.486 / LRV ≈ 19.7%
  23. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Gentian - 6817
      #6572a5
      ΔE = 2.879 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
    2. Forget-Me-Not - 6824
      #716998
      ΔE = 5.224 / LRV ≈ 15.9%
  24. Disney

    1. 3C-10-4 Hunny Pot Purple
      #6c78ad
      ΔE = 2.880 / LRV ≈ 19.6%
  25. Sikkens

    1. V0.37.42
      #5a73b4
      ΔE = 3.015 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
    2. U6.33.40
      #5974aa
      ΔE = 4.552 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
  26. Nippon Paint

    1. Blue Triumph / NP PB 1485 D
      #6071a7
      ΔE = 3.021 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
    2. Pharaoh's Purple / NP PB 1499 D
      #5976ae
      ΔE = 4.549 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
  27. Tikkurila

    1. 9705
      #6077bb
      ΔE = 3.041 / LRV ≈ 19.3%
  28. Plascon

    1. Smoke Screen B6-E2-1
      #6c70a0
      ΔE = 3.070 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
    2. Dancing in the Rain B5-E2-1
      #60709c
      ΔE = 5.151 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
  29. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 7193D Purple Empire
      #606fa5
      ΔE = 3.080 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. 7203D Blue Triumph
      #5673aa
      ΔE = 4.803 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
  30. Tollens

    1. T2007-2
      #6679b3
      ΔE = 3.147 / LRV ≈ 19.8%
    2. T2007-3
      #5d75af
      ΔE = 3.369 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
  31. Valspar Paint

    1. Ultra Blue
      #5c75bb
      ΔE = 3.179 / LRV ≈ 18.6%
    2. Riviera Blue
      #5779b6
      ΔE = 4.928 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
  32. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 3030-R70B
      #7375a4
      ΔE = 3.381 / LRV ≈ 19.0%
  33. Dulux

    1. Plush Velvet 4
      #68709f
      ΔE = 3.486 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
    2. 69BB 17/324
      #5873a7
      ΔE = 4.982 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
  34. Behr

    1. Stained Glass 610B-6
      #616fa2
      ΔE = 3.505 / LRV ≈ 16.5%
    2. Splendor And Pride MQ5-47
      #5770a5
      ΔE = 4.805 / LRV ≈ 16.3%
  35. Clark+Kensington

    1. Rock Star / 39D-4
      #696eb9
      ΔE = 3.515 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  36. Olympic

    1. Midnight Purple A45-5
      #6878ab
      ΔE = 3.560 / LRV ≈ 19.3%
  37. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10448
      #566fae
      ΔE = 3.696 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
    2. CF10469
      #786d9f
      ΔE = 4.642 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
  38. TRUMATCH

    1. 37-a2
      #5873af
      ΔE = 3.725 / LRV ≈ 17.4%
    2. 37-a3
      #536da7
      ΔE = 4.842 / LRV ≈ 15.6%
  39. Taubmans

    1. Blue Calico / T12 38.H1
      #5673b3
      ΔE = 3.728 / LRV ≈ 17.5%
    2. Sheer Delight / T08 24-4
      #5571af
      ΔE = 3.923 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  40. Diamond Paint

    1. Blue Nova
      #6a75a3
      ΔE = 3.746 / LRV ≈ 18.4%
  41. CIL

    1. Operafest
      #5c72a8
      ΔE = 3.794 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
    2. Express Blue
      #5c6f9f
      ΔE = 4.918 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
  42. Pantone / PMS

    1. 2116 CP
      #566eac
      ΔE = 3.839 / LRV ≈ 16.1%
    2. 10254 C
      #536ca4
      ΔE = 5.205 / LRV ≈ 15.2%
  43. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Exotic Beauty / 7206
      #6e7cb3
      ΔE = 3.930 / LRV ≈ 21.0%
  44. Wattyl

    1. Turkish Bazaar D71w / D71W
      #666f9d
      ΔE = 3.965 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. Azzaria / D69W
      #737dac
      ΔE = 5.017 / LRV ≈ 21.3%
  45. New Look

    1. Flying Chairs / F30-05
      #666f9d
      ΔE = 3.965 / LRV ≈ 16.6%
    2. Street Dance / G38-07
      #737dac
      ΔE = 5.017 / LRV ≈ 21.3%
  46. AMC

    1. Maxi Blue
      #5773ae
      ΔE = 4.027 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
  47. Caparol

    1. 2301
      #5c68a4
      ΔE = 4.344 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
    2. 2311
      #5470c0
      ΔE = 4.854 / LRV ≈ 17.3%
  48. ICI Paints

    1. 4263 Amethyst Showers 08RB 19/308
      #6c689c
      ΔE = 4.526 / LRV ≈ 15.5%
    2. 4244 Evening Drama 90BB 19/267
      #646a98
      ΔE = 4.917 / LRV ≈ 15.3%
  49. Devoe Paint

    1. Amethyst Showers / 08RB 19/308
      #79709f
      ΔE = 4.549 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
    2. Evening Drama / 90BB 19/267
      #71739b
      ΔE = 4.716 / LRV ≈ 18.1%
  50. Dupont

    1. CAS677
      #7a70a0
      ΔE = 4.599 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
    2. CAS685
      #7a6db1
      ΔE = 4.801 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  51. Benjamin Moore

    1. Waterdrop / CC-902
      #5d7ab4
      ΔE = 4.640 / LRV ≈ 19.5%
  52. Peintures MF

    1. CD338-4
      #5c79b1
      ΔE = 4.753 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
  53. Ford

    1. Blue Ice
      #5173b0
      ΔE = 4.831 / LRV ≈ 17.1%
    2. Light Amethyst
      #5e709e
      ΔE = 5.015 / LRV ≈ 16.4%
  54. California Paints

    1. DE 5908 - First Prize
      #5d66aa
      ΔE = 4.847 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  55. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Bellflower / 267
      #5d66aa
      ΔE = 4.847 / LRV ≈ 14.7%
  56. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Blue Violet 147-6
      #577abf
      ΔE = 4.859 / LRV ≈ 19.7%
    2. Blueberry Bush 247-6
      #4e72b2
      ΔE = 4.955 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  57. Porter Paints

    1. Blue Calico / 146-7
      #5668ae
      ΔE = 4.861 / LRV ≈ 14.9%
    2. Blueberry Bush / 247-6
      #4e72b2
      ΔE = 4.955 / LRV ≈ 16.9%
  58. GM / General Motors

    1. Lavender Pearl
      #6e769e
      ΔE = 4.945 / LRV ≈ 18.7%
    2. Light Blue
      #5272ac
      ΔE = 4.964 / LRV ≈ 16.8%
  59. Opulence

    1. Sapphire
      #6977a1
      ΔE = 5.069 / LRV ≈ 18.8%
  60. Brillux

    1. 51.18.24
      #6c65a0
      ΔE = 5.165 / LRV ≈ 15.0%
  61. Mylands of London

    1. C.S.O. Blue (2)
      #5169b1
      ΔE = 5.199 / LRV ≈ 15.0%

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#6a72af HTML / CSS Code Examples

#6a72af foreground

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Scott Adams
<p style="color: #6a72af">…</p>

#6a72af background

A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.

Michelangelo
<p style="background-color: #6a72af">…</p>

#6a72af shadow

Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.

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Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6976175
Binary
01101010, 01110010, 10101111
Hexadecimal
#6a72af
LRV
≈ 18.2%
Closest short hex
#67b ΔE = 2.496
RGB
rgb(106, 114, 175)
RGBA
rgba(106, 114, 175, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.268, g: 0.289, b: 0.443
RYB
red: 41.569%, yellow: 44.380%, blue: 68.627%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9801041 / 0xff6a72af
HSL
hsl(233, 30%, 55%)
HSLA
hsla(233, 30%, 55%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 233° (233.043), saturation: 39% (0.394), value: 69% (0.686)
HSP
hue: 233.043, saturation: 39.429%, perceived brightness: 47.188%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 262.179, S: 42.092, L: 49.730
Cubehelix
H: -128.920, S: 0.459, L: 0.464
TSL
T: -2.664, S: 0.106, L: 0.465
CMYK
cyan: 39% (0.394), magenta: 35% (0.349), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 31% (0.314)
CMY
cyan: 58% (0.584), magenta: 55% (0.553), yellow: 31% (0.314)
XYZ
X: 19.697, Y: 18.193, Z: 43.023
xyY
x: 0.243, y: 0.225, Y: 18.193
CIELab
L: 49.730, a: 12.568, b: -33.434
CIELuv
L: 49.730, u: -7.106, v: -51.732
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 49.730, C: 35.718, H: 290.601
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 49.730, C: 52.218, H: 262.179
Hunter-Lab
L: 42.653, a: 7.785, b: -29.946
CIECAM02
J: 39.033, C: 39.352, h: 269.951, Q: 123.091, M: 34.413, s: 52.875, H: 316.399
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.306, jaune: -5.935, green: -0.037
LMS
L: 15.263, M: 17.287, S: 42.615
YCbCr
Y: 117.848, Cb: 155.963, Cr: 120.157
YCgCo
Y: 127.250, Cg: -13.250, Co: 9.250
YDbDr
Y: 118.562, Db: 84.913, Dr: 23.901
YPbPr
Y: 116.688, Pb: 31.420, Pr: -6.806
xvYCC
Y: 116.214, Cb: 155.600, Cr: 122.021
YIQ
Y: 118.562, I: -24.363, Q: 17.288
YUV
Y: 118.562, U: 27.774, V: -11.021
Munsell Color System
10PB 5/10 ΔE = 4.518
Brand Color
Heroku (dark) ΔE = 4.115

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