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#838cb0 Hex Color Code

#838cb0 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #838cb0 is a medium light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #838cb0 is comprised of 51.37% red, 54.9% green and 69.02% blue. In the HSL color space #838cb0 has a hue of 228° (degrees), 22% saturation and 60% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 471.62 nm.

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#838cb0 linear gradient to complementary #aaa789

  1. #838cb0
  2. #8b90aa
  3. #9295a3
  4. #98999d
  5. #9f9e96
  6. #a5a290
  7. #aaa789

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #697295
  2. #717a9e
  3. #7a83a7
  4. #838cb0
  5. #8c95b9
  6. #959ec3
  7. #9ea7cc

Tones

  1. #838cb0
  2. #878eac
  3. #8b91a9
  4. #8f93a5
  5. #9395a1
  6. #97989e
  7. #9a9a9a

Tints and Shades

#838cb0 to white

  1. #838cb0
  2. #979ebd
  3. #acb1ca
  4. #c0c4d7
  5. #d5d7e4
  6. #eaebf2
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#838cb0 to black

  1. #838cb0
  2. #6c7390
  3. #565b72
  4. #414554
  5. #2d2f39
  6. #1a1b1f
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Grape Gathering / 7199
      #858caf
      ΔE = 0.555 / LRV ≈ 26.8%
    2. Premiere Purple / 7223
      #7887a3
      ΔE = 4.159 / LRV ≈ 24.0%
  2. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ P 105-4 C
      #858eb3
      ΔE = 0.848 / LRV ≈ 27.6%
    2. 10252 C
      #7185aa
      ΔE = 4.329 / LRV ≈ 23.2%
  3. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Skysail Blue / 346-5
      #818db3
      ΔE = 0.883 / LRV ≈ 27.0%
    2. Evening Hush / 447-5
      #7c8ba8
      ΔE = 3.151 / LRV ≈ 25.6%
  4. Resene

    1. ★ Beyond B66-035-274
      #808aac
      ΔE = 1.143 / LRV ≈ 25.7%
    2. Ship Cove B66-039-263
      #7988ab
      ΔE = 2.567 / LRV ≈ 24.6%
  5. Wattyl

    1. ★ Agapantha / D67W
      #8089af
      ΔE = 1.260 / LRV ≈ 25.6%
    2. Acapulco Violet / D79W
      #8492aa
      ΔE = 4.576 / LRV ≈ 28.4%
  6. Dulux

    1. ★ 81BB 29/221
      #848db5
      ΔE = 1.306 / LRV ≈ 27.3%
    2. Plush Velvet 5 / 90BB 26/227
      #8085ae
      ΔE = 3.028 / LRV ≈ 24.4%
  7. Peintures MF

    1. ★ Terre immense
      #7e8ab1
      ΔE = 1.378 / LRV ≈ 25.8%
    2. Prune
      #8e8aad
      ΔE = 3.433 / LRV ≈ 26.9%
  8. Caparol

    1. ★ 2221
      #8088ac
      ΔE = 1.491 / LRV ≈ 25.2%
    2. 2354
      #9098bc
      ΔE = 4.653 / LRV ≈ 32.0%
  9. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Iris
      #7d8cb2
      ΔE = 1.520 / LRV ≈ 26.3%
    2. Gray
      #838aa4
      ΔE = 3.102 / LRV ≈ 25.7%
  10. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 3-39-4 Misty Lilac
      #868faf
      ΔE = 1.606 / LRV ≈ 27.8%
    2. 3-40-4 Lilac Sachet
      #8b90af
      ΔE = 2.371 / LRV ≈ 28.5%
  11. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7351-52 Lively Purple
      #8087a9
      ΔE = 1.966 / LRV ≈ 24.8%
    2. 7354-42 Subtle Lavender
      #8094af
      ΔE = 5.003 / LRV ≈ 28.9%
  12. Vista Paint

    1. ★ King's Court
      #8991b2
      ΔE = 2.107 / LRV ≈ 28.8%
    2. Pale Orchid
      #7e889f
      ΔE = 4.529 / LRV ≈ 24.5%
  13. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Kings Court / 7224
      #8991b2
      ΔE = 2.107 / LRV ≈ 28.8%
    2. Pale Orchid / 7231
      #7e889f
      ΔE = 4.529 / LRV ≈ 24.5%
  14. Berger

    1. ★ Kings Court / 7224
      #8991b2
      ΔE = 2.107 / LRV ≈ 28.8%
    2. Pale Orchid / 7231
      #7e889f
      ΔE = 4.529 / LRV ≈ 24.5%
  15. Behr

    1. ★ Violet Aura M550-5
      #8a8bb0
      ΔE = 2.175 / LRV ≈ 27.0%
    2. Monarchy S560-4
      #9093ae
      ΔE = 4.074 / LRV ≈ 29.9%
  16. Chrysler

    1. ★ Sky Blue
      #7f87a7
      ΔE = 2.290 / LRV ≈ 24.6%
    2. Bluebonnet Blue
      #788eaa
      ΔE = 4.753 / LRV ≈ 26.2%
  17. ICI Paints

    1. Basin Street Blue 70BB 33/202
      #8492b7
      ΔE = 2.322 / LRV ≈ 28.9%
    2. 4224 Eclectic 70BB 27/201
      #7785a8
      ΔE = 3.372 / LRV ≈ 23.5%
  18. Brillux

    1. 54.15.15
      #8492b7
      ΔE = 2.322 / LRV ≈ 28.9%
    2. 57.12.21
      #7284a7
      ΔE = 4.418 / LRV ≈ 22.9%
  19. Volkswagen

    1. Glacier Blue
      #898fac
      ΔE = 2.413 / LRV ≈ 27.9%
    2. Silver Blue
      #7f94b2
      ΔE = 4.532 / LRV ≈ 28.9%
  20. Clark+Kensington

    1. Checkmate / 38B-5
      #7e8eae
      ΔE = 2.441 / LRV ≈ 26.8%
    2. Tremezzo / 39B-5
      #8c93b7
      ΔE = 2.867 / LRV ≈ 29.9%
  21. Jotun

    1. 4197 / Celeber
      #8d8fb0
      ΔE = 2.481 / LRV ≈ 28.4%
  22. Dutch Boy

    1. Space Age
      #808eac
      ΔE = 2.534 / LRV ≈ 26.9%
    2. Arty Pants Purple
      #7a80a7
      ΔE = 4.543 / LRV ≈ 22.4%
  23. Nerolac

    1. Verbena Violet - 2334
      #8486a8
      ΔE = 2.604 / LRV ≈ 24.8%
    2. Velvet Blue - 4230
      #7f899f
      ΔE = 4.676 / LRV ≈ 24.9%
  24. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Regal Haze 29-10
      #8c92b5
      ΔE = 2.605 / LRV ≈ 29.5%
  25. General Paint

    1. Thebes / CL 2435D
      #8388b3
      ΔE = 2.739 / LRV ≈ 25.7%
    2. Nova / CL 2374D
      #8295b5
      ΔE = 4.095 / LRV ≈ 29.6%
  26. TRUMATCH

    1. 37-c3
      #7d8bb8
      ΔE = 2.774 / LRV ≈ 26.3%
    2. 37-c4
      #7683ae
      ΔE = 4.166 / LRV ≈ 23.1%
  27. Nippon Paint

    1. Grape Gate / NP PB 1490 T
      #7e8fbb
      ΔE = 2.836 / LRV ≈ 27.7%
    2. Rich Expression / NP PB 1479 T
      #878fc0
      ΔE = 4.266 / LRV ≈ 28.6%
  28. Valspar Paint

    1. Merlin
      #828ca7
      ΔE = 2.850 / LRV ≈ 26.3%
    2. Wild Blue Yonder R169C
      #8e96b7
      ΔE = 3.915 / LRV ≈ 31.0%
  29. Taubmans

    1. Skysail Blue / T10 38E-2
      #8391af
      ΔE = 2.885 / LRV ≈ 28.2%
    2. Violet Note / T12 38.F9
      #8287a0
      ΔE = 3.810 / LRV ≈ 24.6%
  30. Federal Standard

    1. Federal Standard 35231
      #7d91b9
      ΔE = 2.938 / LRV ≈ 28.1%
  31. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Enchanting Sky / 492
      #7886aa
      ΔE = 2.948 / LRV ≈ 23.9%
    2. Blue Intrigue / 553
      #7f809c
      ΔE = 5.177 / LRV ≈ 22.4%
  32. California Paints

    1. DE 5900 - Enchanting Sky
      #7886aa
      ΔE = 2.948 / LRV ≈ 23.9%
    2. DE 5927 - Charcoal Dust
      #9497b3
      ΔE = 5.151 / LRV ≈ 31.7%
  33. Olympic

    1. Fresh Lavender B45-4
      #8a93b2
      ΔE = 2.968 / LRV ≈ 29.5%
    2. Skysail Blue B46-4
      #7d90b1
      ΔE = 3.028 / LRV ≈ 27.5%
  34. Benjamin Moore

    1. Violet Stone / 2069-40
      #8f90b1
      ΔE = 2.970 / LRV ≈ 29.0%
    2. Stratford Blue / 831 / CC-830
      #7786a2
      ΔE = 4.409 / LRV ≈ 23.6%
  35. Coronado Paint

    1. 7224 - Kings Court
      #8290ad
      ΔE = 2.971 / LRV ≈ 27.7%
    2. 7200 - Royal Glimmer
      #8d93b8
      ΔE = 3.049 / LRV ≈ 30.0%
  36. Beckers

    1. Stålblå 782 / S 3614-B11G
      #8c90ac
      ΔE = 3.033 / LRV ≈ 28.5%
  37. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 3020-R80B
      #7c88a5
      ΔE = 3.142 / LRV ≈ 24.6%
    2. S 3020-R70B
      #8485a1
      ΔE = 3.742 / LRV ≈ 24.3%
  38. CIL

    1. Boho Chic
      #8f92b7
      ΔE = 3.208 / LRV ≈ 29.8%
    2. Harlequin
      #788fb5
      ΔE = 3.315 / LRV ≈ 27.0%
  39. Auro

    1. Artichoke
      #8890aa
      ΔE = 3.282 / LRV ≈ 28.1%
  40. Tamiya

    1. Tamiya 80325,XF25
      #7a8ba9
      ΔE = 3.324 / LRV ≈ 25.5%
  41. Tollens

    1. T2095-1
      #9092b6
      ΔE = 3.351 / LRV ≈ 29.9%
    2. T2097-4
      #8b85ac
      ΔE = 4.422 / LRV ≈ 25.2%
  42. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 3030-R60B
      #8f93b8
      ΔE = 3.362 / LRV ≈ 30.2%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 4020-R60B
      #8589a1
      ΔE = 3.778 / LRV ≈ 25.5%
  43. Ford

    1. Gray
      #8393b2
      ΔE = 3.371 / LRV ≈ 28.9%
    2. Light Opal
      #7a90ac
      ΔE = 4.759 / LRV ≈ 27.1%
  44. Duron

    1. Soulful Blue
      #8484aa
      ΔE = 3.462 / LRV ≈ 24.3%
    2. Bracing Blue
      #7c91ae
      ΔE = 4.361 / LRV ≈ 27.6%
  45. Kelly-Moore

    1. Premiere Purple / KM3086-3
      #7d83a4
      ΔE = 3.505 / LRV ≈ 23.3%
    2. Grape Gathering / KM3062-3
      #8886af
      ΔE = 3.689 / LRV ≈ 25.4%
  46. Plascon

    1. Morning Fog B4-E2-2
      #7890b8
      ΔE = 3.547 / LRV ≈ 27.4%
    2. Downy Dew B7-E2-2
      #8c8cbc
      ΔE = 4.656 / LRV ≈ 28.0%
  47. Brighto Paints

    1. 3-41-5 Tyrian Purple
      #8987b0
      ΔE = 3.562 / LRV ≈ 25.8%
  48. Crayola

    1. Wild Blue Yonder
      #7a89b8
      ΔE = 3.568 / LRV ≈ 25.5%
  49. Devoe Paint

    1. Harlequin / 50BB 27/232
      #7a8faf
      ΔE = 3.602 / LRV ≈ 26.9%
    2. Tropic Violet / 70BB 24/245
      #7683a8
      ΔE = 3.858 / LRV ≈ 22.9%
  50. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6076
      #8292c0
      ΔE = 3.729 / LRV ≈ 29.1%
    2. 6119
      #7e94b9
      ΔE = 3.835 / LRV ≈ 29.1%
  51. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Evening Hush / PPG1165-5
      #7b8ca8
      ΔE = 3.744 / LRV ≈ 25.8%
    2. Blueberry Muffin / PPG1164-5
      #8290a6
      ΔE = 4.969 / LRV ≈ 27.4%
  52. Glidden

    1. Evening Hush / PPG1165-5
      #7b8ca8
      ΔE = 3.744 / LRV ≈ 25.8%
    2. Blueberry Muffin / PPG1164-5
      #8290a6
      ΔE = 4.969 / LRV ≈ 27.4%
  53. Evonik-Degussa

    1. 674
      #7b89b9
      ΔE = 3.771 / LRV ≈ 25.6%
    2. 664
      #80829e
      ΔE = 4.514 / LRV ≈ 23.0%
  54. AMC

    1. Medium Blue
      #748db2
      ΔE = 3.879 / LRV ≈ 26.0%
  55. Sto

    1. 34310
      #7b85a0
      ΔE = 4.142 / LRV ≈ 23.5%
    2. 34410
      #728eb0
      ΔE = 4.909 / LRV ≈ 26.1%
  56. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10713
      #8b89a2
      ΔE = 4.169 / LRV ≈ 26.0%
    2. CF10453
      #858bbe
      ΔE = 4.726 / LRV ≈ 27.2%
  57. Ralph Lauren

    1. Big Sur Blue / RLIB223
      #718cb7
      ΔE = 4.301 / LRV ≈ 25.7%
  58. RAL

    1. RAL 270 60 20
      #7b93b4
      ΔE = 4.413 / LRV ≈ 28.4%
    2. RAL 270 60 15
      #8293ac
      ΔE = 4.866 / LRV ≈ 28.6%
  59. Dulux Australia

    1. Sapphire Blue / G85
      #8597b8
      ΔE = 4.415 / LRV ≈ 30.6%
  60. Sikkens

    1. U0.20.50
      #718aad
      ΔE = 4.445 / LRV ≈ 24.7%
    2. U0.15.55
      #8296b2
      ΔE = 5.153 / LRV ≈ 29.8%
  61. Ressource Peintures

    1. Deep Wedgwood Blue / HC90
      #738aaa
      ΔE = 4.451 / LRV ≈ 24.7%
    2. Bleu Avril / I35
      #7e8bbf
      ΔE = 4.744 / LRV ≈ 26.7%
  62. McCormick Paints

    1. Pale Orchid
      #7e889f
      ΔE = 4.529 / LRV ≈ 24.5%
  63. New Look

    1. Dynamic Duo / F30-09
      #8492aa
      ΔE = 4.576 / LRV ≈ 28.4%
    2. Starburst Galaxy / F30-03
      #9196bf
      ΔE = 4.663 / LRV ≈ 31.6%
  64. Little Greene

    1. Peep
      #79829f
      ΔE = 4.585 / LRV ≈ 22.5%
  65. Matthews Paint

    1. Cornwall Blue / 965
      #7084a9
      ΔE = 4.641 / LRV ≈ 22.8%
    2. Blue Nose / 7455
      #7993b3
      ΔE = 4.978 / LRV ≈ 28.2%
  66. KILZ

    1. Lavender Glow / B782
      #8e92c1
      ΔE = 4.746 / LRV ≈ 30.2%
    2. Romantic Ravenna / B761
      #8b94aa
      ΔE = 5.056 / LRV ≈ 29.6%
  67. Colortrend

    1. Swell
      #8595af
      ΔE = 4.837 / LRV ≈ 29.6%
    2. 0589
      #8297b6
      ΔE = 5.000 / LRV ≈ 30.3%
  68. Asian Paints

    1. Grape / 7199
      #8582ad
      ΔE = 4.878 / LRV ≈ 24.0%
    2. Deep Sea Blue / 9159
      #7483a1
      ΔE = 4.888 / LRV ≈ 22.5%
  69. Focoltone

    1. 5004
      #9289a8
      ΔE = 4.979 / LRV ≈ 26.8%
  70. Tikkurila

    1. 2106
      #8c98b4
      ΔE = 4.987 / LRV ≈ 31.3%
  71. Diamond Vogel

    1. Celestial Horizon / 0589
      #8297b6
      ΔE = 5.000 / LRV ≈ 30.3%
    2. Velvet Crest / 1248
      #9694bd
      ΔE = 5.249 / LRV ≈ 31.3%
  72. ECOS Paints

    1. Celestial Horizon (0589)
      #8297b6
      ΔE = 5.000 / LRV ≈ 30.3%
    2. Velvet Crest (1248)
      #9694bd
      ΔE = 5.249 / LRV ≈ 31.3%
  73. Bristol

    1. Blue Hyacinth / P107-C4
      #8198c1
      ΔE = 5.018 / LRV ≈ 31.0%
    2. Violet Verbena / P101-C5
      #8c8ca0
      ΔE = 5.037 / LRV ≈ 26.9%
  74. Laura Ashley

    1. 1604 Lilac 4
      #948db7
      ΔE = 5.047 / LRV ≈ 28.8%
  75. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Dahlia - 6816
      #8b98c4
      ΔE = 5.091 / LRV ≈ 31.9%
    2. Dusty Heather - 9073
      #8990a3
      ΔE = 5.235 / LRV ≈ 27.9%

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#838cb0 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#838cb0 foreground

If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.

Michelangelo
<p style="color: #838cb0">…</p>

#838cb0 background

The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="background-color: #838cb0">…</p>

#838cb0 shadow

A Good artist has less time than ideas.

Martin Kippenberger
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #838cb0">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
8621232
Binary
10000011, 10001100, 10110000
Hexadecimal
#838cb0
LRV
≈ 26.7%
Closest short hex
#88a ΔE = 2.565
RGB
rgb(131, 140, 176)
RGBA
rgba(131, 140, 176, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.293, g: 0.313, b: 0.394
RYB
red: 51.373%, yellow: 54.314%, blue: 69.020%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-8155984 / 0xff838cb0
HSL
hsl(228, 22%, 60%)
HSLA
hsla(228, 22%, 60%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 228° (228.000), saturation: 26% (0.256), value: 69% (0.690)
HSP
hue: 228.000, saturation: 25.568%, perceived brightness: 55.691%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 257.918, S: 29.435, L: 58.710
Cubehelix
H: -133.684, S: 0.288, L: 0.554
TSL
T: -2.446, S: 0.060, L: 0.555
CMYK
cyan: 26% (0.256), magenta: 20% (0.205), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 31% (0.310)
CMY
cyan: 49% (0.486), magenta: 45% (0.451), yellow: 31% (0.310)
XYZ
X: 26.573, Y: 26.715, Z: 44.822
xyY
x: 0.271, y: 0.272, Y: 26.715
CIELab
L: 58.710, a: 4.915, b: -19.969
CIELuv
L: 58.710, u: -6.590, v: -30.785
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 58.710, C: 20.565, H: 283.827
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 58.710, C: 31.482, H: 257.918
Hunter-Lab
L: 51.687, a: 1.316, b: -15.235
CIECAM02
J: 48.371, C: 25.948, h: 265.713, Q: 137.026, M: 22.691, s: 40.693, H: 314.104
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.195, jaune: -3.524, green: 0.260
LMS
L: 23.670, M: 26.926, S: 44.521
YCbCr
Y: 137.475, Cb: 145.136, Cr: 121.493
YCoCg
Y: 146.750, Cg: -6.750, Co: 21.500
YDbDr
Y: 141.413, Db: 52.038, Dr: 19.809
YPbPr
Y: 140.675, Pb: 19.035, Pr: -6.156
xvYCC
Y: 136.815, Cb: 144.721, Cr: 122.592
YIQ
Y: 141.413, I: -16.927, Q: 9.298
YUV
Y: 141.413, U: 17.022, V: -9.135
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 5/6 ΔE = 4.835
Brand Color
Dropbox ΔE = 10.294

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