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#81b8dd Hex Color Code

#81b8dd Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #81b8dd is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #81b8dd is comprised of 50.59% red, 72.16% green and 86.67% blue. In the HSL color space #81b8dd has a hue of 204° (degrees), 58% saturation and 69% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 481.5 nm.

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#81b8dd linear gradient to complementary #d2af8c

  1. #81b8dd
  2. #94b6cf
  3. #a4b5c2
  4. #b2b4b5
  5. #beb2a7
  6. #c8b19a
  7. #d2af8c

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #5e96ba
  2. #6aa1c5
  3. #75add1
  4. #81b8dd
  5. #8dc4e9
  6. #98cff5
  7. #a4dbff

Tones

  1. #81b8dd
  2. #8bb6d5
  3. #94b5ce
  4. #9bb3c6
  5. #a2b2be
  6. #a9b0b7
  7. #afafaf

Tints and Shades

#81b8dd to white

  1. #81b8dd
  2. #98c4e3
  3. #adcfe8
  4. #c2dbee
  5. #d7e7f4
  6. #ebf3f9
  7. #ffffff

#81b8dd to black

  1. #81b8dd
  2. #6b97b4
  3. #56778d
  4. #415868
  5. #2d3b45
  6. #1a2025
  7. #000000

Paints

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  1. KILZ

    1. ★ Summer Oasis / C792
      #85bade
      ΔE = 0.868 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
    2. Washed Away / C802
      #91b9d6
      ΔE = 2.788 / LRV ≈ 45.6%
  2. Brighto Paints

    1. ★ 6230 Blue Heaven
      #7db7db
      ΔE = 0.931 / LRV ≈ 43.3%
  3. Tikkurila

    1. ★ J358
      #7bb9e0
      ΔE = 0.975 / LRV ≈ 44.3%
  4. Clark+Kensington

    1. ★ Favorite Memory / 36D-2
      #81bbe1
      ΔE = 1.064 / LRV ≈ 45.6%
    2. ★ Island View / 36C-4
      #84b6d7
      ΔE = 1.296 / LRV ≈ 43.3%
  5. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Autumn Sky
      #81b6dd
      ΔE = 1.102 / LRV ≈ 43.3%
    2. ★ Blue Topaz X76R162D
      #89bbdc
      ΔE = 1.707 / LRV ≈ 46.0%
  6. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Fisherman's Cove
      #86b8de
      ΔE = 1.144 / LRV ≈ 44.6%
  7. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Blue
      #82b5d8
      ΔE = 1.152 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
    2. Cambridge Blue
      #91b9d8
      ΔE = 2.577 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
  8. Sikkens

    1. ★ S9.25.65
      #82b5db
      ΔE = 1.288 / LRV ≈ 42.9%
    2. ★ T3.23.65
      #89b5db
      ΔE = 2.261 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  9. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10422
      #85b6d7
      ΔE = 1.301 / LRV ≈ 43.3%
    2. CF10397
      #81b9d7
      ΔE = 2.593 / LRV ≈ 44.3%
  10. Behr

    1. ★ 560B-4 Enchanting
      #7bb6df
      ΔE = 1.418 / LRV ≈ 43.0%
    2. 550B-4 Costa Rica Blue
      #70b9e1
      ΔE = 2.459 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
  11. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 3577 C
      #8abadd
      ΔE = 1.466 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
    2. 2915
      #73b5e0
      ΔE = 2.341 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  12. Reaper Master

    1. ★ Sky Blue (9018)
      #8bb9dd
      ΔE = 1.661 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  13. Rackham

    1. ★ Sacred Blue (8)
      #8bb9dd
      ΔE = 1.661 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  14. Old Citadel

    1. ★ Lightning Bolt Blue
      #8bb9dd
      ΔE = 1.661 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  15. Vallejo Model Color

    1. ★ Sky Blue (961)
      #8bb9dd
      ΔE = 1.661 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  16. Vallejo Game Color

    1. ★ Electric Blue (023)
      #8bb9dd
      ΔE = 1.661 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  17. Laura Ashley

    1. ★ 47-23 Racing Blue
      #7eb5de
      ΔE = 1.708 / LRV ≈ 42.8%
  18. General Paint

    1. ★ Jewelled Inlet / CL 2283M
      #7bb4dc
      ΔE = 1.738 / LRV ≈ 42.0%
    2. Pacifika / CL 2304W
      #8ab6d2
      ΔE = 2.657 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  19. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 31-d1
      #82bde3
      ΔE = 1.748 / LRV ≈ 46.7%
    2. 32-d2
      #7bb1d7
      ΔE = 2.538 / LRV ≈ 40.6%
  20. Krylon

    1. ★ Peek A Boo Blue
      #88b8d7
      ΔE = 1.754 / LRV ≈ 44.4%
  21. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Heartland / 151-4
      #7abce3
      ΔE = 1.834 / LRV ≈ 45.6%
    2. Sail Blue / 251-4
      #7cb5d5
      ΔE = 2.375 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  22. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Heartland 151-4
      #7abce3
      ΔE = 1.834 / LRV ≈ 45.6%
    2. Sail Blue 251-4
      #7cb5d5
      ΔE = 2.375 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  23. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Blue Marguerite / 2063-50
      #85bcdd
      ΔE = 1.960 / LRV ≈ 46.2%
    2. Tidal Wave / 2061-50
      #7db8d7
      ΔE = 2.601 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  24. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Gaugin's Blue
      #87b4d4
      ΔE = 1.983 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
    2. ★ Cascade Blue
      #7bb8d9
      ΔE = 2.189 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  25. Berger

    1. ★ Gaugin's Blue / 7344
      #87b4d4
      ΔE = 1.983 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
    2. ★ Cascade Blue / 7360
      #7bb8d9
      ΔE = 2.189 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  26. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Gaugin's Blue / 7344
      #87b4d4
      ΔE = 1.983 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
    2. ★ Cascade Blue / 7360
      #7bb8d9
      ΔE = 2.189 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  27. Vallejo

    1. ★ Vallejo 70.961 #67
      #8cbadf
      ΔE = 2.006 / LRV ≈ 46.0%
  28. Chrysler

    1. ★ Blue
      #88b7d5
      ΔE = 2.038 / LRV ≈ 43.9%
    2. Wedgewood Blue
      #8ab3d2
      ΔE = 2.560 / LRV ≈ 42.3%
  29. AMC

    1. ★ Lakeshore Blue
      #88b7d5
      ΔE = 2.038 / LRV ≈ 43.9%
  30. Homebase

    1. ★ Marina Blue
      #74b5df
      ΔE = 2.138 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
    2. Marina Blue
      #85bcdb
      ΔE = 2.497 / LRV ≈ 46.1%
  31. Asian Paints

    1. ★ Blue Curacao / 7360
      #7bb8d9
      ΔE = 2.189 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  32. Bristol

    1. ★ Summer Flower / P108-C3
      #8bb6db
      ΔE = 2.190 / LRV ≈ 44.1%
  33. Taubmans

    1. ★ Summer Flower / T12 39.E3
      #8bb6db
      ΔE = 2.190 / LRV ≈ 44.1%
    2. ★ Heaven On Earth / T12 41.E1
      #7cbcdf
      ΔE = 2.224 / LRV ≈ 45.6%
  34. Caparol

    1. 85 14 230 / Coelin 85
      #70b8e0
      ΔE = 2.391 / LRV ≈ 43.1%
    2. 41/06
      #88c0e4
      ΔE = 2.877 / LRV ≈ 48.5%
  35. Brillux

    1. 63.15.15
      #83b9d7
      ΔE = 2.400 / LRV ≈ 44.4%
    2. 63.18.15
      #6db9e1
      ΔE = 2.878 / LRV ≈ 43.4%
  36. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Icelandic 26-9
      #73b5da
      ΔE = 2.406 / LRV ≈ 41.8%
    2. Princely Blue 27-7
      #90b6d8
      ΔE = 2.745 / LRV ≈ 44.3%
  37. Martha Stewart Living

    1. Morning Glory C22
      #8fb6d5
      ΔE = 2.510 / LRV ≈ 44.1%
  38. Peintures MF

    1. Joie du voyageur
      #75b3d7
      ΔE = 2.582 / LRV ≈ 40.9%
    2. Lobelia
      #6fb9e1
      ΔE = 2.599 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  39. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Blue Beyond - 6961
      #91b8d9
      ΔE = 2.603 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
    2. Regale Blue - 6801
      #7db5d3
      ΔE = 2.903 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  40. Tollens

    1. T2014-3
      #78b5d6
      ΔE = 2.608 / LRV ≈ 41.9%
  41. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 5292
      #7fb0d4
      ΔE = 2.815 / LRV ≈ 40.3%
  42. Dulux

    1. Blue Lagoon
      #90b7db
      ΔE = 2.831 / LRV ≈ 44.9%
    2. 10BB 43/206
      #8db4d0
      ΔE = 2.996 / LRV ≈ 42.9%
  43. Plascon

    1. Snow Glory B2-D2-3
      #90b8d4
      ΔE = 2.858 / LRV ≈ 45.0%
  44. Disney

    1. 3C-40-3 Cinderellas Ball Gown
      #8bbedd
      ΔE = 2.883 / LRV ≈ 47.5%
  45. Levis

    1. Clear Blue C40
      #87b1d5
      ΔE = 2.930 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
  46. Devoe Paint

    1. Toronto Jays / 16BB 41/268
      #82b0d1
      ΔE = 2.944 / LRV ≈ 40.4%

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#81b8dd HTML / CSS Code Examples

#81b8dd foreground

To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.

Schumann
<p style="color: #81b8dd">…</p>

#81b8dd background

If a man devotes himself to art, much evil is avoided that happens otherwise if one is idle.

Albrecht Durer
<p style="background-color: #81b8dd">…</p>

#81b8dd shadow

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #81b8dd">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
8501469
Binary
10000001, 10111000, 11011101
Hexadecimal
#81b8dd
LRV
≈ 44.2%
Closest short hex
#8bd ΔE = 1.524
RGB
rgb(129, 184, 221)
RGBA
rgba(129, 184, 221, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.242, g: 0.345, b: 0.414
RYB
red: 0.506%, yellow: 0.641%, blue: 0.867%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-8275747 / 0xff81b8dd
HSL
hsl(204, 58%, 69%)
HSLA
hsla(204, 58%, 69%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 204° (204.130), saturation: 42% (0.416), value: 87% (0.867)
HSP
hue: 204.130, saturation: 41.629%, perceived brightness: 68.394%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 234.095, S: 54.543, L: 72.339
Cubehelix
H: -161.014, S: 0.592, L: 0.673
TSL
T: -2.026, S: 0.124, L: 0.674
CMYK
cyan: 42% (0.416), magenta: 17% (0.167), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 13% (0.133)
CMY
cyan: 49% (0.494), magenta: 28% (0.278), yellow: 13% (0.133)
XYZ
X: 39.240, Y: 44.166, Z: 74.850
xyY
x: 0.248, y: 0.279, Y: 44.166
CIELab
L: 72.339, a: -8.465, b: -24.202
CIELuv
L: 72.339, u: -26.694, v: -36.870
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 72.339, C: 25.640, H: 250.721
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 72.339, C: 45.519, H: 234.095
Hunter-Lab
L: 66.458, a: -10.904, b: -20.257
CIECAM02
J: 62.886, C: 37.000, h: 235.582, Q: 156.239, M: 32.356, s: 45.507, H: 297.775
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.175, jaune: -4.125, green: 2.715
LMS
L: 35.574, M: 47.819, S: 74.326
YCbCr
Y: 163.547, Cb: 152.383, Cr: 101.228
YCgCo
Y: 179.500, Cg: 4.500, Co: 9.250
YDbDr
Y: 171.773, Db: 74.071, Dr: 81.344
YPbPr
Y: 174.949, Pb: 24.825, Pr: -29.202
xvYCC
Y: 166.250, Cb: 149.807, Cr: 102.348
YIQ
Y: 171.773, I: -44.651, Q: -0.118
YUV
Y: 171.773, U: 24.226, V: -37.525
Munsell Color System
2.5PB 7/8 ΔE = 2.905
Brand Color
Vimeo ΔE = 5.890

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