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#6a8ad8 Hex Color Code

#6a8ad8 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #6a8ad8 is a medium light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #6a8ad8 is comprised of 41.57% red, 54.12% green and 84.71% blue. In the HSL color space #6a8ad8 has a hue of 223° (degrees), 59% saturation and 63% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 472.75 nm.

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#6a8ad8 linear gradient to complementary #c8c57a

  1. #6a8ad8
  2. #8293c9
  3. #959dba
  4. #a4a6ab
  5. #b2b09c
  6. #bebb8b
  7. #c8c57a

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #4d70bb
  2. #5779c5
  3. #6081ce
  4. #6a8ad8
  5. #7493e2
  6. #7d9ceb
  7. #87a5f5

Tones

  1. #6a8ad8
  2. #778ecf
  3. #8191c6
  4. #8b95bd
  5. #9399b4
  6. #9a9daa
  7. #a1a1a1

Tints and Shades

#6a8ad8 to white

  1. #6a8ad8
  2. #869cdf
  3. #a0afe5
  4. #b8c3ec
  5. #d0d6f3
  6. #e8eaf9
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#6a8ad8 to black

  1. #6a8ad8
  2. #5972b0
  3. #485a8a
  4. #384466
  5. #282e44
  6. #181b25
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

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  1. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Ships Ahoy
      #6089da
      ΔE = 1.312 / LRV ≈ 25.4%
    2. Fresh Periwinkle
      #7f8cc5
      ΔE = 4.367 / LRV ≈ 27.3%
  2. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Light Blue
      #698bd0
      ΔE = 2.127 / LRV ≈ 26.0%
    2. Light Stellar Blue
      #4e86d8
      ΔE = 3.645 / LRV ≈ 23.6%
  3. Brighto Paints

    1. 1-38-5 Lupine
      #7889cc
      ΔE = 2.545 / LRV ≈ 26.2%
  4. Pantone / PMS

    1. 279
      #578ad6
      ΔE = 3.026 / LRV ≈ 25.1%
    2. 2718
      #667dd1
      ΔE = 4.851 / LRV ≈ 22.1%
  5. Porter Paints

    1. Violets Are Blue / 146-6
      #7287c6
      ΔE = 3.061 / LRV ≈ 25.0%
    2. Aphrodite / 147-5
      #7092d0
      ΔE = 4.390 / LRV ≈ 28.6%
  6. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Violets Are Blue / PPG1246-6
      #7487c6
      ΔE = 3.088 / LRV ≈ 25.1%
    2. Aphrodite 147-5
      #7092d0
      ΔE = 4.390 / LRV ≈ 28.6%
  7. Glidden

    1. Violets Are Blue / PPG1246-6
      #7487c6
      ΔE = 3.088 / LRV ≈ 25.1%
    2. Pure Periwinkle / 61BB 28/291
      #7a8bc3
      ΔE = 4.229 / LRV ≈ 26.5%
  8. Levis

    1. Clear Purple B60
      #7586c6
      ΔE = 3.143 / LRV ≈ 24.9%
    2. Clear Purple A60
      #7090c9
      ΔE = 4.874 / LRV ≈ 27.6%
  9. Dulux

    1. 83BB 27/352
      #7586c6
      ΔE = 3.143 / LRV ≈ 24.9%
    2. 66BB 29/332
      #7090c9
      ΔE = 4.874 / LRV ≈ 27.6%
  10. Sikkens

    1. V0.30.50
      #7a8bc8
      ΔE = 3.416 / LRV ≈ 26.8%
    2. U4.30.52
      #6c8dc7
      ΔE = 4.503 / LRV ≈ 26.4%
  11. Caparol

    1. 75 13 260 / Lazur 115
      #7490d0
      ΔE = 3.427 / LRV ≈ 28.2%
    2. 2363
      #788ce4
      ΔE = 3.724 / LRV ≈ 28.3%
  12. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6275
      #6683c6
      ΔE = 3.628 / LRV ≈ 23.1%
    2. 6270
      #8287c0
      ΔE = 5.039 / LRV ≈ 25.9%
  13. Nerolac

    1. Virginia Bluebell - 2348
      #7b89c5
      ΔE = 3.704 / LRV ≈ 26.1%
    2. Faraway Blue - 4240
      #7592cb
      ΔE = 5.015 / LRV ≈ 28.6%
  14. California Paints

    1. DE 5907 - Twilight Twinkle
      #7b85c6
      ΔE = 3.757 / LRV ≈ 25.1%
    2. DE 5893 - Bodega Bay
      #5e81c1
      ΔE = 5.240 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
  15. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Twilight Twinkle / 508
      #7b85c6
      ΔE = 3.757 / LRV ≈ 25.1%
    2. Bodega Bay / 285
      #5e81c1
      ΔE = 5.240 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
  16. Plascon

    1. Overlook B5-C2-1
      #6884c4
      ΔE = 3.779 / LRV ≈ 23.4%
    2. Surfing Sarah B4-A1-4
      #408ce4
      ΔE = 4.409 / LRV ≈ 25.4%
  17. Taubmans

    1. Violets Are Blue / T12 38.G1
      #6d8bc6
      ΔE = 4.001 / LRV ≈ 25.8%
    2. Shining Orchid / T08 23-3
      #798dc5
      ΔE = 4.308 / LRV ≈ 27.1%
  18. Ford

    1. Blue
      #6993d8
      ΔE = 4.033 / LRV ≈ 28.8%
  19. Crown Paint

    1. Blue Mosel
      #6f95df
      ΔE = 4.037 / LRV ≈ 30.2%
  20. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 2050-R70B
      #7590cc
      ΔE = 4.063 / LRV ≈ 28.1%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 1555-R70B
      #7b97da
      ΔE = 5.206 / LRV ≈ 31.4%
  21. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2040-R80B
      #6886c3
      ΔE = 4.081 / LRV ≈ 23.9%
    2. S 2040-R70B
      #7b7fc5
      ΔE = 5.216 / LRV ≈ 23.4%
  22. Behr

    1. Integrity P530-5
      #6289c8
      ΔE = 4.160 / LRV ≈ 24.7%
    2. Larkspur Bouquet 600B-5
      #778bbf
      ΔE = 4.971 / LRV ≈ 26.1%
  23. TRUMATCH

    1. 37-b
      #758ec7
      ΔE = 4.278 / LRV ≈ 27.3%
    2. 36-d
      #818fc7
      ΔE = 4.832 / LRV ≈ 28.4%
  24. Peintures MF

    1. Lac rond
      #788fc8
      ΔE = 4.366 / LRV ≈ 27.8%
  25. Benjamin Moore

    1. Blue Lapis / 2067-40
      #638ac7
      ΔE = 4.522 / LRV ≈ 25.0%
    2. California Lilac / 2068-40
      #8085bf
      ΔE = 5.023 / LRV ≈ 25.1%
  26. Tikkurila

    1. K351 / Clematis
      #6a84bf
      ΔE = 4.575 / LRV ≈ 23.3%
  27. Albany Paint

    1. Gingham
      #778cc2
      ΔE = 4.622 / LRV ≈ 26.6%
  28. Little Greene

    1. Jean
      #8492d4
      ΔE = 4.706 / LRV ≈ 30.2%
  29. Bristol

    1. Molly / P106-C5
      #7790c8
      ΔE = 4.723 / LRV ≈ 28.0%
  30. Resene

    1. Masquerade B63-056-274
      #7285bc
      ΔE = 4.803 / LRV ≈ 24.0%
  31. Dutch Boy

    1. Pledge of Allegiance
      #7d92cc
      ΔE = 4.810 / LRV ≈ 29.3%
  32. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Purple Wave / 7214
      #6e84bc
      ΔE = 4.909 / LRV ≈ 23.4%
  33. Brillux

    1. 57.21.21
      #6586c0
      ΔE = 5.018 / LRV ≈ 23.6%
  34. Tollens

    1. T2007-1
      #7992ca
      ΔE = 5.075 / LRV ≈ 28.9%

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#6a8ad8 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#6a8ad8 foreground

I would rather die of passion than of boredom.

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="color: #6a8ad8">…</p>

#6a8ad8 background

Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.

Leonardo da Vinci
<p style="background-color: #6a8ad8">…</p>

#6a8ad8 shadow

A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.

Paul Cezanne
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #6a8ad8">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
6982360
Binary
01101010, 10001010, 11011000
Hexadecimal
#6a8ad8
LRV
≈ 26.2%
Closest short hex
#68d ΔE = 1.452
RGB
rgb(106, 138, 216)
RGBA
rgba(106, 138, 216, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.230, g: 0.300, b: 0.470
RYB
red: 41.569%, yellow: 51.290%, blue: 84.706%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9794856 / 0xff6a8ad8
HSL
hsl(223, 59%, 63%)
HSLA
hsla(223, 59%, 63%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 223° (222.545), saturation: 51% (0.509), value: 85% (0.847)
HSP
hue: 222.545, saturation: 50.926%, perceived brightness: 55.261%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 256.142, S: 65.856, L: 58.224
Cubehelix
H: -139.316, S: 0.669, L: 0.537
TSL
T: -2.209, S: 0.145, L: 0.539
CMYK
cyan: 51% (0.509), magenta: 36% (0.361), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 15% (0.153)
CMY
cyan: 58% (0.584), magenta: 46% (0.459), yellow: 15% (0.153)
XYZ
X: 27.423, Y: 26.197, Z: 68.564
xyY
x: 0.224, y: 0.214, Y: 26.197
CIELab
L: 58.224, a: 10.462, b: -43.454
CIELuv
L: 58.224, u: -17.131, v: -69.441
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 58.224, C: 44.695, H: 283.536
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 58.224, C: 71.523, H: 256.142
Hunter-Lab
L: 51.183, a: 6.066, b: -43.596
CIECAM02
J: 47.233, C: 50.159, h: 259.690, Q: 135.405, M: 43.864, s: 56.916, H: 310.925
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.332, jaune: -7.655, green: 1.215
LMS
L: 20.215, M: 25.593, S: 67.864
YCbCr
Y: 133.962, Cb: 166.978, Cr: 108.414
YCoCg
Y: 149.500, Cg: -11.500, Co: -1.000
YDbDr
Y: 137.324, Db: 118.374, Dr: 59.582
YPbPr
Y: 136.800, Pb: 42.680, Pr: -19.588
xvYCC
Y: 133.487, Cb: 165.491, Cr: 110.793
YIQ
Y: 137.324, I: -44.121, Q: 17.502
YUV
Y: 137.324, U: 38.718, V: -27.481
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 5/10 ΔE = 4.886
Brand Color
Prezi ΔE = 5.503

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