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#6b8cec Hex Color Code

#6b8cec Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #6b8cec is a medium light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #6b8cec is comprised of 41.96% red, 54.9% green and 92.55% blue. In the HSL color space #6b8cec has a hue of 225° (degrees), 77% saturation and 67% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 471.49 nm.

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Color Schemes

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#6b8cec linear gradient to complementary #d3d87f

  1. #6b8cec
  2. #8798db
  3. #9da4ca
  4. #aeb1b8
  5. #bcbda6
  6. #c8cb93
  7. #d3d87f

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #4b72ce
  2. #567ad8
  3. #6183e2
  4. #6b8cec
  5. #7595f6
  6. #809eff
  7. #8aa7ff

Tones

  1. #6b8cec
  2. #7b91e1
  3. #8896d7
  4. #939ccc
  5. #9ca1c2
  6. #a5a6b7
  7. #acacac

Tints and Shades

#6b8cec to white

  1. #6b8cec
  2. #899ef0
  3. #a3b1f3
  4. #bbc4f6
  5. #d2d7f9
  6. #e9ebfc
  7. #ffffff

#6b8cec to black

  1. #6b8cec
  2. #5a73c0
  3. #495b97
  4. #39456f
  5. #282f49
  6. #191b27
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Caparol

    1. ★ 2363
      #788ce4
      ΔE = 1.780 / LRV ≈ 28.3%
    2. ★ 42/02
      #788cec
      ΔE = 1.870 / LRV ≈ 28.8%
  2. Pantone / PMS

    1. 2727 U
      #6490e8
      ΔE = 2.635 / LRV ≈ 28.5%
    2. 2123 U
      #778bd9
      ΔE = 2.996 / LRV ≈ 27.4%
  3. Plascon

    1. Blue Sky B5-A1-4
      #5488f0
      ΔE = 2.730 / LRV ≈ 25.8%

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#6b8cec HTML / CSS Code Examples

#6b8cec foreground

In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
<p style="color: #6b8cec">…</p>

#6b8cec background

The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.

Alberto Giacometti
<p style="background-color: #6b8cec">…</p>

#6b8cec shadow

There's no retirement for an artist, it's your way of living so there's no end to it.

Henry Moore
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #6b8cec">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
7048428
Binary
01101011, 10001100, 11101100
Hexadecimal
#6b8cec
LRV
≈ 27.9%
Closest short hex
#68e ΔE = 1.659
RGB
rgb(107, 140, 236)
RGBA
rgba(107, 140, 236, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.222, g: 0.290, b: 0.489
RYB
red: 0.420%, yellow: 0.523%, blue: 0.925%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-9728788 / 0xff6b8cec
HSL
hsl(225, 77%, 67%)
HSLA
hsla(225, 77%, 67%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 225° (224.651), saturation: 55% (0.547), value: 93% (0.925)
HSP
hue: 224.651, saturation: 54.661%, perceived brightness: 57.204%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 258.117, S: 82.810, L: 59.831
Cubehelix
H: -137.085, S: 0.802, L: 0.552
TSL
T: -2.300, S: 0.161, L: 0.553
CMYK
cyan: 55% (0.547), magenta: 41% (0.407), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 7% (0.075)
CMY
cyan: 58% (0.580), magenta: 45% (0.451), yellow: 7% (0.075)
XYZ
X: 30.577, Y: 27.936, Z: 83.121
xyY
x: 0.216, y: 0.197, Y: 27.936
CIELab
L: 59.831, a: 15.744, b: -52.045
CIELuv
L: 59.831, u: -17.781, v: -84.497
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 59.831, C: 54.375, H: 286.831
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 59.831, C: 86.348, H: 258.117
Hunter-Lab
L: 52.854, a: 10.769, b: -56.244
CIECAM02
J: 48.833, C: 57.471, h: 261.443, Q: 137.679, M: 50.257, s: 60.418, H: 311.841
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.381, jaune: -9.225, green: 1.194
LMS
L: 20.909, M: 26.414, S: 82.213
YCbCr
Y: 137.187, Cb: 175.028, Cr: 106.697
YCgCo
Y: 155.750, Cg: -15.750, Co: -5.500
YDbDr
Y: 141.077, Db: 142.818, Dr: 64.821
YPbPr
Y: 139.883, Pb: 51.795, Pr: -20.916
xvYCC
Y: 136.135, Cb: 173.498, Cr: 109.627
YIQ
Y: 141.077, I: -50.500, Q: 22.891
YUV
Y: 141.077, U: 46.713, V: -29.896
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 5/10 ΔE = 8.701
Brand Color
Prezi ΔE = 4.103

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