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#6b8ad7 Hex Color Code

#6b8ad7 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #6b8ad7 is a medium light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #6b8ad7 is comprised of 41.96% red, 54.12% green and 84.31% blue. In the HSL color space #6b8ad7 has a hue of 223° (degrees), 57% saturation and 63% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 472.7 nm.

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#6b8ad7 linear gradient to complementary #c7c47b

  1. #6b8ad7
  2. #8293c9
  3. #959cba
  4. #a4a6ab
  5. #b1b09c
  6. #bdba8c
  7. #c7c47b

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #4e70ba
  2. #5879c4
  3. #6181cd
  4. #6b8ad7
  5. #7593e1
  6. #7e9cea
  7. #88a5f4

Tones

  1. #6b8ad7
  2. #778ece
  3. #8291c5
  4. #8b95bc
  5. #9399b3
  6. #9a9daa
  7. #a1a1a1

Tints and Shades

#6b8ad7 to white

  1. #6b8ad7
  2. #879cde
  3. #a0afe5
  4. #b9c3ec
  5. #d0d6f2
  6. #e8eaf9
  7. #ffffff

#6b8ad7 to black

  1. #6b8ad7
  2. #5a72b0
  3. #485a8a
  4. #384466
  5. #282e44
  6. #181b24
  7. #000000

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Similar Paints

  1. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Ships Ahoy
      #6089da
      ΔE = 1.452 / LRV ≈ 25.4%
  2. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2718 C
      #5c88da
      ΔE = 1.992 / LRV ≈ 24.9%
    2. ★ 2129 C
      #5f8dda
      ΔE = 2.214 / LRV ≈ 26.5%
  3. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Light Blue
      #698bd0
      ΔE = 2.018 / LRV ≈ 26.0%
  4. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 1550-R80B
      #5988d9
      ΔE = 2.358 / LRV ≈ 24.7%
  5. Brighto Paints

    1. 1-38-5 Lupine
      #7889cc
      ΔE = 2.378 / LRV ≈ 26.2%
  6. Porter Paints

    1. Violets Are Blue / 146-6
      #7287c6
      ΔE = 2.906 / LRV ≈ 25.0%
  7. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Violets Are Blue / PPG1246-6
      #7487c6
      ΔE = 2.929 / LRV ≈ 25.1%
  8. Glidden

    1. Violets Are Blue / PPG1246-6
      #7487c6
      ΔE = 2.929 / LRV ≈ 25.1%
  9. Levis

    1. Clear Purple B60
      #7586c6
      ΔE = 2.990 / LRV ≈ 24.9%

#6b8ad7 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#6b8ad7 foreground

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

Leonardo da Vinci
<p style="color: #6b8ad7">…</p>

#6b8ad7 background

Inspiration does exist but it must find you working.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="background-color: #6b8ad7">…</p>

#6b8ad7 shadow

A painting is never finished - it simply stops in interesting places.

Paul Gardner
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #6b8ad7">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7047895
Binary
01101011, 10001010, 11010111
Hexadecimal
#6b8ad7
LRV
≈ 26.2%
Closest short hex
#68d ΔE = 1.602
RGB
rgb(107, 138, 215)
RGBA
rgba(107, 138, 215, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.233, g: 0.300, b: 0.467
RYB
red: 0.420%, yellow: 0.514%, blue: 0.843%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9729321 / 0xff6b8ad7
HSL
hsl(223, 57%, 63%)
HSLA
hsla(223, 57%, 63%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 223° (222.778), saturation: 50% (0.502), value: 84% (0.843)
HSP
hue: 222.778, saturation: 50.233%, perceived brightness: 55.281%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 256.232, S: 64.955, L: 58.233
Cubehelix
H: -139.067, S: 0.659, L: 0.538
TSL
T: -2.219, S: 0.142, L: 0.539
CMYK
cyan: 50% (0.502), magenta: 36% (0.358), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 16% (0.157)
CMY
cyan: 58% (0.580), magenta: 46% (0.459), yellow: 16% (0.157)
XYZ
X: 27.414, Y: 26.207, Z: 67.891
xyY
x: 0.226, y: 0.216, Y: 26.207
CIELab
L: 58.233, a: 10.383, b: -42.874
CIELuv
L: 58.233, u: -16.781, v: -68.485
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 58.233, C: 44.114, H: 283.613
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 58.233, C: 70.511, H: 256.232
Hunter-Lab
L: 51.193, a: 5.998, b: -42.794
CIECAM02
J: 47.267, C: 49.575, h: 259.942, Q: 135.453, M: 43.353, s: 56.574, H: 311.056
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.328, jaune: -7.552, green: 1.167
LMS
L: 20.322, M: 25.613, S: 67.202
YCbCr
Y: 134.121, Cb: 166.391, Cr: 108.924
YCgCo
Y: 149.500, Cg: -11.500, Co: -0.250
YDbDr
Y: 137.509, Db: 116.591, Dr: 58.032
YPbPr
Y: 136.941, Pb: 42.065, Pr: -19.042
xvYCC
Y: 133.608, Cb: 164.951, Cr: 111.273
YIQ
Y: 137.509, I: -43.204, Q: 17.402
YUV
Y: 137.509, U: 38.134, V: -26.766
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 5/10 ΔE = 4.773
Brand Color
Prezi ΔE = 5.650

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