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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 / #999
  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 / #fff

#8b72be to black

  1. #8b72be
  2. #735e9b
  3. #5b4b7a
  4. #45395b
  5. #2f283d
  6. #1b1821
  7. #000000 / #000

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  1. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 16-3828 TN / Purple Hebe
      #8870b9
      ΔE = 1.140 / LRV ≈ 20.3%
    2. 2095 U
      #8173b0
      ΔE = 3.582 / LRV ≈ 20.1%
  2. Resene

    1. ★ True V V64-080-297
      #8e72c7
      ΔE = 1.833 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
    2. Lilac Bush V64-080-301
      #9470c4
      ΔE = 2.449 / LRV ≈ 21.9%
  3. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10475
      #9071b5
      ΔE = 2.194 / LRV ≈ 21.1%
    2. CF10468
      #7f6fad
      ΔE = 3.926 / LRV ≈ 18.9%
  4. FolkArt

    1. Lavender / 410
      #8675b7
      ΔE = 2.319 / LRV ≈ 21.2%
  5. Vista Paint

    1. Royal Raul
      #8771b2
      ΔE = 2.367 / LRV ≈ 20.2%
    2. Blooming Lilac
      #8173ab
      ΔE = 4.377 / LRV ≈ 19.9%
  6. Berger

    1. Royal Raul / 7158
      #8771b2
      ΔE = 2.367 / LRV ≈ 20.2%
    2. Blooming Lilac / 7166
      #8173ab
      ΔE = 4.377 / LRV ≈ 19.9%
  7. Scib Paints

    1. Royal Raul / 7158
      #8771b2
      ΔE = 2.367 / LRV ≈ 20.2%
    2. Blooming Lilac / 7166
      #8173ab
      ΔE = 4.377 / LRV ≈ 19.9%
  8. Focoltone

    1. 6007
      #8672b2
      ΔE = 2.534 / LRV ≈ 20.3%
    2. 6018
      #7d67ac
      ΔE = 5.034 / LRV ≈ 17.0%
  9. Plascon

    1. Plum Crazy P4-C2-1
      #9474b8
      ΔE = 2.594 / LRV ≈ 22.2%
    2. Gentlemans Grey P1-D2-1
      #8074b4
      ΔE = 3.364 / LRV ≈ 20.4%
  10. Kelly-Moore

    1. Royal Raul / KM3031-3
      #8875b3
      ΔE = 2.772 / LRV ≈ 21.2%
    2. Blooming Lilac / KM3039-3
      #7f73aa
      ΔE = 4.783 / LRV ≈ 19.7%
  11. Asian Paints

    1. Royal Robes / 7158
      #8874b0
      ΔE = 3.094 / LRV ≈ 20.9%
    2. Intense Purple / 7166
      #8276ac
      ΔE = 4.697 / LRV ≈ 20.7%
  12. Brillux

    1. 48.15.21
      #8c78b4
      ΔE = 3.328 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
    2. 45.18.21
      #936faf
      ΔE = 3.748 / LRV ≈ 20.7%
  13. Nerolac

    1. Mystic Purple - 2307
      #886fac
      ΔE = 3.407 / LRV ≈ 19.6%
    2. Jam - 2328
      #7d75b6
      ΔE = 3.879 / LRV ≈ 20.5%
  14. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2040-R60B
      #9679bc
      ΔE = 3.421 / LRV ≈ 23.8%
  15. Delta

    1. Grape Fizz / 02708
      #867abc
      ΔE = 3.437 / LRV ≈ 22.6%
    2. GP Purple / 04028
      #8178b8
      ΔE = 3.779 / LRV ≈ 21.6%
  16. TRUMATCH

    1. 38-d
      #8578b6
      ΔE = 3.458 / LRV ≈ 21.8%
    2. 38-d1
      #8073af
      ΔE = 3.873 / LRV ≈ 19.9%
  17. Clark+Kensington

    1. Everything's Groovy / 41D-3
      #8574af
      ΔE = 3.468 / LRV ≈ 20.6%
  18. Brighto Paints

    1. 1-42-6 Frosted Tulip
      #9576b3
      ΔE = 3.791 / LRV ≈ 22.6%
    2. 2-41-5 Violet Harmony
      #8879b0
      ΔE = 4.365 / LRV ≈ 22.0%
  19. Tollens

    1. T2098-4
      #8076b4
      ΔE = 3.818 / LRV ≈ 20.8%
  20. Caparol

    1. 44/13
      #886ccc
      ΔE = 3.951 / LRV ≈ 20.3%
    2. 65 12 280 / Lavendel 85
      #746cc0
      ΔE = 4.969 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
  21. Earthpaint

    1. 1-41-6 Bouquet Violet
      #846fa9
      ΔE = 4.095 / LRV ≈ 19.1%
    2. 1-41-5 Elusive Dream
      #927eb9
      ΔE = 4.813 / LRV ≈ 24.5%
  22. RAL

    1. RAL 310 50 40
      #866aaa
      ΔE = 4.180 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
    2. RAL 300 50 40
      #766cb0
      ΔE = 5.073 / LRV ≈ 17.7%
  23. Dupont

    1. CAS685
      #7a6db1
      ΔE = 4.251 / LRV ≈ 18.2%
    2. CAS701
      #886aa7
      ΔE = 4.663 / LRV ≈ 18.3%
  24. Dutch Boy

    1. Grape Scot!
      #8f7ab1
      ΔE = 4.448 / LRV ≈ 22.9%
  25. Sico

    1. 6025-53 Monet's Violet
      #8b79ae
      ΔE = 4.593 / LRV ≈ 22.2%
  26. Crown Diamond

    1. 7348-53 Monet's Violet
      #8b79ae
      ΔE = 4.593 / LRV ≈ 22.2%
  27. Porter Paints

    1. Grape Parfait / 243-6
      #8d70a7
      ΔE = 4.607 / LRV ≈ 20.0%
    2. Purple Rhapsody / 244-6
      #8378ad
      ΔE = 4.945 / LRV ≈ 21.3%
  28. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Grape Parfait 243-6
      #8d70a7
      ΔE = 4.607 / LRV ≈ 20.0%
    2. Purple Rhapsody / PPG1247-6
      #8278ad
      ΔE = 5.054 / LRV ≈ 21.2%
  29. ECOS Paints

    1. Plum Preserve (1256)
      #8276ac
      ΔE = 4.697 / LRV ≈ 20.7%
    2. Crown Jewels (1193)
      #9a73b0
      ΔE = 4.892 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
  30. Colortrend

    1. 1256
      #8276ac
      ΔE = 4.697 / LRV ≈ 20.7%
    2. 1193
      #9a73b0
      ΔE = 4.892 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
  31. Diamond Vogel

    1. Plum Preserve / 1256
      #8276ac
      ΔE = 4.697 / LRV ≈ 20.7%
    2. Crown Jewels / 1193
      #9a73b0
      ΔE = 4.892 / LRV ≈ 22.3%
  32. Behr

    1. Unimaginable P560-5
      #8b7eba
      ΔE = 4.721 / LRV ≈ 24.0%
    2. Grape Parfait 640B-6
      #8576aa
      ΔE = 4.763 / LRV ≈ 20.8%
  33. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6271
      #7b6fab
      ΔE = 4.783 / LRV ≈ 18.5%
  34. Coronado Paint

    1. 7158 - Royal Raul
      #7d74ad
      ΔE = 4.789 / LRV ≈ 19.9%
  35. Benjamin Moore

    1. Charmed Violet / 1398
      #947ab1
      ΔE = 4.811 / LRV ≈ 23.4%
  36. Model Master

    1. Model Master 2013
      #837dbb
      ΔE = 4.940 / LRV ≈ 23.1%
  37. Krylon

    1. Grape
      #8d7fbb
      ΔE = 4.944 / LRV ≈ 24.4%
  38. ICI Paints

    1. Purple Passion 41RB 24/309
      #9072a7
      ΔE = 4.979 / LRV ≈ 20.8%
  39. Glidden

    1. Purple Rhapsody / PPG1247-6
      #8278ad
      ΔE = 5.054 / LRV ≈ 21.2%
  40. Dulux

    1. Velvet Ribbon 5 / 41RB 24/309
      #9477ac
      ΔE = 5.055 / LRV ≈ 22.5%
  41. California Paints

    1. DE 5942 - Faraway Sky
      #8980c1
      ΔE = 5.145 / LRV ≈ 24.6%
  42. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Faraway Sky / 643
      #8980c1
      ΔE = 5.145 / LRV ≈ 24.6%
  43. Sikkens

    1. W0.25.50
      #8a7fba
      ΔE = 5.146 / LRV ≈ 24.1%

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#8b72be HTML / CSS Code Examples

#8b72be foreground

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

Scott Adams
<p style="color: #8b72be">…</p>

#8b72be background

It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.

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

#8b72be shadow

A great artist is always before his time or behind it.

George Moore
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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: 54.510%, yellow: 44.706%, blue: 74.510%
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
YCoCg
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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