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Middle blue purple / #8b72be Hex Color Code

#8b72be Paint ChipThe color middle blue purple with hexadecimal color code #8b72be is a shade of blue-magenta. In the RGB color model #8b72be is comprised of 54.51% red, 44.71% green and 74.51% blue. In the HSL color space #8b72be has a hue of 260° (degrees), 37% saturation and 60% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 419.54 nm.

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#8b72be linear gradient to complementary #9bc070

  1. #8b72be
  2. #917fb2
  3. #968ca6
  4. #999999
  5. #9ba68c
  6. #9cb37f
  7. #9bc070

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #725ba5
  2. #7a63ad
  3. #836ab5
  4. #8b72be
  5. #937ac7
  6. #9c82cf
  7. #a48ad8

Tones

  1. #8b72be
  2. #8e78b8
  3. #917fb2
  4. #9385ab
  5. #958ba5
  6. #97929f
  7. #989898

Tints and Shades

#8b72be to white

  1. #8b72be
  2. #9f88c9
  3. #b29fd4
  4. #c6b6df
  5. #d9cee9
  6. #ece6f4
  7. #ffffff

#8b72be to black

  1. #8b72be
  2. #735e9b
  3. #5b4b7a
  4. #45395b
  5. #2f283d
  6. #1b1821
  7. #000000

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#8b72be HTML / CSS Code Examples

#8b72be foreground

The main thing is to be moved, to love, to hope, to tremble, to live.

Auguste Rodin
<p style="color: #8b72be">…</p>

#8b72be background

As practice makes perfect, I cannot but make progress; each drawing one makes, each study one paints, is a step forward.

Vincent van Gogh
<p style="background-color: #8b72be">…</p>

#8b72be shadow

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="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #8b72be">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
9138878
Binary
10001011, 01110010, 10111110
Hexadecimal
#8b72be
LRV
≈ 21.2%
Closest short hex
#87b ΔE = 2.391
RGB
rgb(139, 114, 190)
RGBA
rgba(139, 114, 190, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.314, g: 0.257, b: 0.429
RYB
red: 0.545%, yellow: 0.447%, blue: 0.745%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-7638338 / 0xff8b72be
HSL
hsl(260, 37%, 60%)
HSLA
hsla(260, 37%, 60%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 260° (259.737), saturation: 40% (0.400), value: 75% (0.745)
HSP
hue: 259.737, saturation: 40.000%, perceived brightness: 51.909%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 276.884, S: 49.602, L: 53.212
Cubehelix
H: -105.880, S: 0.493, L: 0.509
TSL
T: -3.789, S: 0.105, L: 0.510
CMYK
cyan: 27% (0.268), magenta: 40% (0.400), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 25% (0.255)
CMY
cyan: 45% (0.455), magenta: 55% (0.553), yellow: 25% (0.255)
XYZ
X: 25.957, Y: 21.241, Z: 51.438
xyY
x: 0.263, y: 0.215, Y: 21.241
CIELab
L: 53.212, a: 26.066, b: -36.434
CIELuv
L: 53.212, u: 7.110, v: -58.899
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 53.212, C: 44.798, H: 305.582
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 53.212, C: 59.326, H: 276.884
Hunter-Lab
L: 46.088, a: 19.877, b: -33.910
CIECAM02
J: 43.159, C: 42.858, h: 291.949, Q: 129.434, M: 37.479, s: 53.811, H: 329.147
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.332, jaune: -6.643, green: -2.342
LMS
L: 19.793, M: 18.107, S: 50.951
YCbCr
Y: 127.799, Cb: 157.664, Cr: 133.579
YCgCo
Y: 139.250, Cg: -25.250, Co: 22.000
YDbDr
Y: 130.139, Db: 90.058, Dr: -16.833
YPbPr
Y: 124.797, Pb: 35.125, Pr: 9.004
xvYCC
Y: 123.179, Cb: 158.855, Cr: 135.909
YIQ
Y: 130.139, I: -9.523, Q: 28.933
YUV
Y: 130.139, U: 29.459, V: 7.774
Munsell Color System
2.5P 5/10 ΔE = 2.052
Brand Color
Mixpanel ΔE = 7.770

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