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Sikkens U6.17.56 / #8c9abe Hex Color Code

#8c9abe Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #8c9abe is a medium light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #8c9abe is comprised of 54.9% red, 60.39% green and 74.51% blue. In the HSL color space #8c9abe has a hue of 223° (degrees), 28% saturation and 65% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 474.13 nm.

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  3. Great Stupa of Dharmakaya, Colorado, USA

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#8c9abe linear gradient to complementary #b6b194

  1. #8c9abe
  2. #949eb7
  3. #9ca1b0
  4. #a3a5a9
  5. #aaa9a2
  6. #b0ad9b
  7. #b6b194

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #6f7da0
  2. #7987aa
  3. #8290b4
  4. #8c9abe
  5. #96a4c8
  6. #a0aed3
  7. #aab8dd

Tones

  1. #8c9abe
  2. #919cba
  3. #959eb6
  4. #999fb2
  5. #9da1ad
  6. #a1a3a9
  7. #a5a5a5

Tints and Shades

#8c9abe to white

  1. #8c9abe
  2. #9faac9
  3. #b2bbd3
  4. #c5cbde
  5. #d8dce9
  6. #eceef4
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#8c9abe to black

  1. #8c9abe
  2. #737f9b
  3. #5c647a
  4. #454b5b
  5. #2f333d
  6. #1b1d21
  7. #000000 / #000

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    1. ★ 16-3920 TCX / Lavender Lustre
      #8c9cc0
      ΔE = 0.794 / LRV ≈ 33.2%
    2. 7682 U
      #8097bf
      ΔE = 2.671 / LRV ≈ 30.5%
  2. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Aster
      #8d9bbc
      ΔE = 0.972 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
    2. ★ Wild Blue Yonder R169C
      #8e96b7
      ΔE = 1.959 / LRV ≈ 31.0%
  3. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 7192T Xerxes Blue
      #8e9dc0
      ΔE = 1.132 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
    2. 7202T Sedona Shadow
      #8ba3c6
      ΔE = 3.716 / LRV ≈ 35.8%
  4. Brighto Paints

    1. ★ 3-39-4 Misty Lilac
      #919dc1
      ΔE = 1.365 / LRV ≈ 34.0%
    2. 2-39-4 Maytime Blossom
      #979ec9
      ΔE = 3.731 / LRV ≈ 35.2%
  5. Brillux

    1. ★ 54.12.18
      #8a97b8
      ΔE = 1.445 / LRV ≈ 31.0%
    2. 54.15.15
      #8492b7
      ΔE = 3.028 / LRV ≈ 28.9%
  6. Behr

    1. ★ 8502 French Violet
      #8a9dc1
      ΔE = 1.466 / LRV ≈ 33.4%
    2. Augusta PPOC-63
      #849cb6
      ΔE = 4.710 / LRV ≈ 32.1%
  7. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6118
      #8798ba
      ΔE = 1.499 / LRV ≈ 31.2%
    2. 6071
      #87a0c7
      ΔE = 2.969 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  8. Dulux Australia

    1. ★ Violet / G84
      #949dc1
      ΔE = 1.946 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
    2. ★ Sapphire Blue / G85
      #8597b8
      ΔE = 2.154 / LRV ≈ 30.6%
  9. Sigma

    1. ★ Mistic Purple / S 3030-R70B
      #8496ba
      ΔE = 2.038 / LRV ≈ 30.3%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 3020-R60B
      #9ca2ba
      ΔE = 4.944 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
  10. Matthews Paint

    1. ★ Quiet Refuge / 12204
      #909fc6
      ΔE = 2.085 / LRV ≈ 34.8%
    2. Blue Nose / 7455
      #7993b3
      ΔE = 5.027 / LRV ≈ 28.2%
  11. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Persian Violet / 1419
      #939cc3
      ΔE = 2.088 / LRV ≈ 33.9%
    2. Pressed Violet / CSP-520
      #8fa4c6
      ΔE = 3.815 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
  12. Nerolac

    1. ★ Delta - 2354
      #939cba
      ΔE = 2.156 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
    2. Splendid Lilac - 4210
      #9998bd
      ΔE = 3.962 / LRV ≈ 32.9%
  13. Disney

    1. ★ TSE3-1 Wendy Darling
      #899dc7
      ΔE = 2.163 / LRV ≈ 33.6%
    2. 3C-10-3 Posies for Pooh
      #919fcc
      ΔE = 3.451 / LRV ≈ 35.2%
  14. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Royal Glimmer / 7200
      #959ec0
      ΔE = 2.202 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
    2. Hermosa / 7167
      #9fa2c7
      ΔE = 4.788 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
  15. Clark+Kensington

    1. Purple Lisianthus / 39C-5
      #8894bc
      ΔE = 2.496 / LRV ≈ 30.0%
    2. Front Porch / 38C-5
      #92a6c3
      ΔE = 4.963 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
  16. Tikkurila

    1. 2106
      #8c98b4
      ΔE = 2.508 / LRV ≈ 31.3%
  17. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Dahlia - 6816
      #8b98c4
      ΔE = 2.565 / LRV ≈ 31.9%
  18. ICI Paints

    1. Poetic Blue 70BB 39/181
      #94a0c0
      ΔE = 2.586 / LRV ≈ 35.2%
    2. 4227 Approaching Night 70BB 35/108
      #9198ac
      ΔE = 4.792 / LRV ≈ 31.5%
  19. Dutch Boy

    1. Her Sanctuary
      #9397bb
      ΔE = 2.598 / LRV ≈ 31.9%
    2. Purple Crème
      #9ba3c7
      ΔE = 4.095 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
  20. Crown Diamond

    1. 7351-42 Pale Purple
      #979dbc
      ΔE = 2.738 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
    2. 7358-42 Intermezzo
      #9d9ab8
      ΔE = 4.664 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
  21. Olympic

    1. Romanesque Grape A45-4
      #919cc8
      ΔE = 2.948 / LRV ≈ 34.0%
    2. Blue Hyacinth A46-4
      #7d98c3
      ΔE = 3.425 / LRV ≈ 30.8%
  22. Kelly-Moore

    1. Purple Moon / KM3085-2
      #969db9
      ΔE = 2.994 / LRV ≈ 34.1%
    2. Royal Glimmer / KM3061-2
      #a09ec2
      ΔE = 4.934 / LRV ≈ 35.8%
  23. Mylands of London

    1. Wedgewood
      #879ebe
      ΔE = 3.002 / LRV ≈ 33.3%
  24. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Geneva Blue 28-8
      #8e9bb5
      ΔE = 3.036 / LRV ≈ 32.5%
    2. Regal Haze 29-10
      #8c92b5
      ΔE = 3.196 / LRV ≈ 29.5%
  25. Caparol

    1. 2204
      #98a0c4
      ΔE = 3.080 / LRV ≈ 35.8%
    2. 75 8 265 / Astra 40
      #909cd0
      ΔE = 5.144 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  26. Wattyl

    1. Mood Music / D68W
      #8994bf
      ΔE = 3.086 / LRV ≈ 30.3%
    2. Seventh Wonder / D57W
      #9196bf
      ΔE = 3.093 / LRV ≈ 31.6%
  27. Dulux

    1. 90BB 36/188
      #999dbe
      ΔE = 3.089 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
    2. 90BB 34/167
      #999bb9
      ΔE = 3.440 / LRV ≈ 33.7%
  28. General Paint

    1. Nova / CL 2374D
      #8295b5
      ΔE = 3.092 / LRV ≈ 29.6%
    2. Hydrangea / CL 2354D
      #7e9ac5
      ΔE = 3.363 / LRV ≈ 31.6%
  29. New Look

    1. Starburst Galaxy / F30-03
      #9196bf
      ΔE = 3.093 / LRV ≈ 31.6%
    2. Dynamic Duo / F30-09
      #8492aa
      ΔE = 5.036 / LRV ≈ 28.4%
  30. Resene

    1. Zephyr B68-045-263
      #809ac6
      ΔE = 3.158 / LRV ≈ 31.8%
    2. Birdcage B69-025-283
      #9d9cb7
      ΔE = 4.641 / LRV ≈ 34.4%
  31. Albany Paint

    1. Blue Bell Hill
      #8f9ecb
      ΔE = 3.158 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
    2. French Blue
      #8d9cb6
      ΔE = 3.234 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
  32. Sikkens

    1. U2.16.60
      #91a2c2
      ΔE = 3.161 / LRV ≈ 35.8%
    2. V2.13.57
      #9b9dbb
      ΔE = 3.747 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
  33. Diamond Vogel

    1. Celestial Horizon / 0589
      #8297b6
      ΔE = 3.210 / LRV ≈ 30.3%
    2. Himalaya Sky / 0597
      #7e98c3
      ΔE = 3.255 / LRV ≈ 30.8%
  34. Colortrend

    1. 0589
      #8297b6
      ΔE = 3.210 / LRV ≈ 30.3%
    2. 1248
      #9694bd
      ΔE = 4.725 / LRV ≈ 31.3%
  35. ECOS Paints

    1. Celestial Horizon (0589)
      #8297b6
      ΔE = 3.210 / LRV ≈ 30.3%
    2. Himalaya Sky (0597)
      #7e98c3
      ΔE = 3.255 / LRV ≈ 30.8%
  36. Nippon Paint

    1. Spring Crocus / NP PB 1497 T
      #8fa0cc
      ΔE = 3.252 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
    2. Blue Epic / NP PB 1507 T
      #88a3d0
      ΔE = 4.388 / LRV ≈ 36.0%
  37. Asian Paints

    1. Rum & Raisin / 7224
      #8b92b2
      ΔE = 3.258 / LRV ≈ 29.3%
    2. Window Blue / 9143
      #8593c0
      ΔE = 3.677 / LRV ≈ 29.7%
  38. KILZ

    1. Hailstorm / B792
      #919bb4
      ΔE = 3.263 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
    2. Zodiac / B741
      #9fa1c1
      ΔE = 4.591 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
  39. Ressource Peintures

    1. Della Robbia Blue / HC108
      #7d99c0
      ΔE = 3.345 / LRV ≈ 30.9%
    2. Bleu Nuage / S05
      #97a7c8
      ΔE = 4.812 / LRV ≈ 38.4%
  40. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Charcoal Dust / 768
      #9497b3
      ΔE = 3.361 / LRV ≈ 31.7%
    2. Sapphire Fog / 821
      #99a8c9
      ΔE = 5.208 / LRV ≈ 39.0%
  41. Federal Standard

    1. Federal Standard 25240
      #7f99bb
      ΔE = 3.398 / LRV ≈ 30.9%
    2. Federal Standard 35231
      #7d91b9
      ΔE = 4.043 / LRV ≈ 28.1%
  42. Scib Paints

    1. Kings Court / 7224
      #8991b2
      ΔE = 3.452 / LRV ≈ 28.8%
    2. South Port / 7271
      #7d98c4
      ΔE = 3.533 / LRV ≈ 30.8%
  43. Berger

    1. Kings Court / 7224
      #8991b2
      ΔE = 3.452 / LRV ≈ 28.8%
    2. South Port / 7271
      #7d98c4
      ΔE = 3.533 / LRV ≈ 30.8%
  44. GM / General Motors

    1. Light Adriatic
      #8a9eba
      ΔE = 3.457 / LRV ≈ 33.4%
    2. Light Amethyst
      #9498b1
      ΔE = 3.735 / LRV ≈ 31.9%
  45. Tollens

    1. T2008-3
      #92a1bd
      ΔE = 3.491 / LRV ≈ 35.3%
    2. T2008-2
      #96a6c3
      ΔE = 4.817 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  46. TRUMATCH

    1. 37-c1
      #8999c9
      ΔE = 3.572 / LRV ≈ 32.3%
    2. 33-d4
      #7d9fc0
      ΔE = 5.188 / LRV ≈ 33.0%
  47. Auro

    1. Agapanthus
      #99a2c6
      ΔE = 3.587 / LRV ≈ 36.7%
    2. Artichoke
      #8890aa
      ΔE = 4.742 / LRV ≈ 28.1%
  48. Chrysler

    1. Bradenton Blue
      #98a3c4
      ΔE = 3.661 / LRV ≈ 36.9%
    2. Huron Blue
      #88a0bc
      ΔE = 4.356 / LRV ≈ 34.0%
  49. Levis

    1. Shady Purple A40
      #8599b4
      ΔE = 3.783 / LRV ≈ 31.1%
    2. Clear Purple B50
      #97a1cf
      ΔE = 4.632 / LRV ≈ 36.6%
  50. Bristol

    1. Bouquet Violet / P105-C5
      #99a1c9
      ΔE = 3.811 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
    2. Violet Veil / P104-C5
      #9597ab
      ΔE = 5.205 / LRV ≈ 31.5%
  51. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10456
      #9ba1c6
      ΔE = 3.858 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
    2. CF10446
      #80a0ca
      ΔE = 4.146 / LRV ≈ 34.0%
  52. Focoltone

    1. 1046
      #859fbe
      ΔE = 3.912 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
  53. Crown Paint

    1. 2000 Lavender
      #8d9bcc
      ΔE = 4.014 / LRV ≈ 33.5%
  54. Taubmans

    1. Skysail Blue / T10 38E-2
      #8391af
      ΔE = 4.030 / LRV ≈ 28.2%
    2. Violet Veil / T12 38.E10
      #9597ab
      ΔE = 5.205 / LRV ≈ 31.5%
  55. Porter Paints

    1. Alaskan Blue / 348-4
      #7d9dc3
      ΔE = 4.038 / LRV ≈ 32.4%
    2. Fresh Lavender / 345-5
      #8f90b4
      ΔE = 4.414 / LRV ≈ 29.1%
  56. Krylon

    1. Peekaboo Blue
      #83a1c5
      ΔE = 4.128 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
  57. Earthpaint

    1. 1-38-4 Paradise
      #899acc
      ΔE = 4.139 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
    2. 2-39-4 Maytime Blossom
      #8c90b7
      ΔE = 4.175 / LRV ≈ 28.9%
  58. Volkswagen

    1. Silver Blue
      #7f94b2
      ΔE = 4.151 / LRV ≈ 28.9%
    2. Glacier Blue
      #898fac
      ΔE = 4.588 / LRV ≈ 27.9%
  59. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Alaskan Blue / PPG1162-4
      #7e9ec2
      ΔE = 4.260 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
    2. Blue Hyacinth / PPG1245-5
      #8394c5
      ΔE = 4.413 / LRV ≈ 30.0%
  60. Glidden

    1. Alaskan Blue / PPG1162-4
      #7e9ec2
      ΔE = 4.260 / LRV ≈ 32.8%
    2. Violet Petals
      #9f9cb9
      ΔE = 4.965 / LRV ≈ 34.7%
  61. CIL

    1. Ticking Stripe
      #7f9dbe
      ΔE = 4.269 / LRV ≈ 32.3%
    2. Florentine Blue
      #899bb0
      ΔE = 5.230 / LRV ≈ 31.9%
  62. Devoe Paint

    1. Pure Orchid / 90BB 36/188
      #9c9cb8
      ΔE = 4.276 / LRV ≈ 34.3%
    2. Ceremonial Blue
      #94a8c8
      ΔE = 5.244 / LRV ≈ 38.5%
  63. Martha Stewart Living

    1. June Iris B10
      #8b9db5
      ΔE = 4.277 / LRV ≈ 32.9%
  64. Laura Ashley

    1. 44-15 Foxglove Blue
      #84a2c6
      ΔE = 4.289 / LRV ≈ 34.8%
  65. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2030-R80B
      #7f94c4
      ΔE = 4.333 / LRV ≈ 29.7%
    2. S 2020-R80B
      #97a5c3
      ΔE = 4.388 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
  66. RAL

    1. RAL 270 60 20
      #7b93b4
      ΔE = 4.463 / LRV ≈ 28.4%
    2. RAL 270 60 15
      #8293ac
      ΔE = 4.930 / LRV ≈ 28.6%
  67. Plascon

    1. Whisper B5-E2-3
      #94a4d0
      ΔE = 4.480 / LRV ≈ 37.4%
    2. Morning Fog B4-E2-2
      #7890b8
      ΔE = 4.923 / LRV ≈ 27.4%
  68. Beckers

    1. Stålblå 782 / S 3614-B11G
      #8c90ac
      ΔE = 4.535 / LRV ≈ 28.5%
  69. Peintures MF

    1. Iris velouté
      #93a5d0
      ΔE = 4.537 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
    2. Sparte
      #979fb3
      ΔE = 5.079 / LRV ≈ 34.6%
  70. Coronado Paint

    1. 7224 - Kings Court
      #8290ad
      ΔE = 4.539 / LRV ≈ 27.7%
    2. 7192 - Barrymore
      #9294aa
      ΔE = 5.018 / LRV ≈ 30.2%
  71. California Paints

    1. DE 5879 - Ocean City
      #7896ba
      ΔE = 4.559 / LRV ≈ 29.3%
    2. DE 5920 - Mountains Majesty
      #8d95aa
      ΔE = 4.814 / LRV ≈ 30.1%
  72. Jotun

    1. 4197 / Celeber
      #8d8fb0
      ΔE = 4.566 / LRV ≈ 28.4%
  73. Duron

    1. Solitude
      #9aa4bf
      ΔE = 4.643 / LRV ≈ 37.2%
    2. Bracing Blue
      #7c91ae
      ΔE = 5.211 / LRV ≈ 27.6%
  74. Ford

    1. Medium Blue Diamond Bright
      #7c9ec2
      ΔE = 4.689 / LRV ≈ 32.6%
    2. Light Amethyst
      #999fb5
      ΔE = 4.721 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
  75. AMC

    1. Viscount Medium Blue
      #8296af
      ΔE = 4.804 / LRV ≈ 29.7%
  76. Loop

    1. Monpellier / LP-215
      #7c97b4
      ΔE = 4.999 / LRV ≈ 29.7%
  77. Vista Paint

    1. Royal Glimmer
      #9794be
      ΔE = 5.076 / LRV ≈ 31.5%
    2. Barrymore
      #9a96b0
      ΔE = 5.247 / LRV ≈ 31.8%
  78. Pascol

    1. Into the Surf PZ4030
      #8da6d4
      ΔE = 5.243 / LRV ≈ 37.7%

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#8c9abe HTML / CSS Code Examples

#8c9abe foreground

No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.

Oscar Wilde
<p style="color: #8c9abe">…</p>

#8c9abe background

A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.

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<p style="background-color: #8c9abe">…</p>

#8c9abe shadow

The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.

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Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
9214654
Binary
10001100, 10011010, 10111110
Hexadecimal
#8c9abe
LRV
≈ 32.4%
Closest short hex
#89b ΔE = 1.285
RGB
rgb(140, 154, 190)
RGBA
rgba(140, 154, 190, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.289, g: 0.318, b: 0.393
RYB
red: 54.902%, yellow: 59.191%, blue: 74.510%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-7562562 / 0xff8c9abe
HSL
hsl(223, 28%, 65%)
HSLA
hsla(223, 28%, 65%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 223° (223.200), saturation: 26% (0.263), value: 75% (0.745)
HSP
hue: 223.200, saturation: 26.316%, perceived brightness: 60.622%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 253.934, S: 34.048, L: 63.675
Cubehelix
H: -138.615, S: 0.318, L: 0.603
TSL
T: -2.237, S: 0.063, L: 0.604
CMYK
cyan: 26% (0.263), magenta: 19% (0.189), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 25% (0.255)
CMY
cyan: 45% (0.451), magenta: 40% (0.396), yellow: 25% (0.255)
XYZ
X: 31.663, Y: 32.403, Z: 53.291
xyY
x: 0.270, y: 0.276, Y: 32.403
CIELab
L: 63.675, a: 3.182, b: -20.244
CIELuv
L: 63.675, u: -9.045, v: -31.407
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 63.675, C: 20.492, H: 278.933
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 63.675, C: 32.683, H: 253.934
Hunter-Lab
L: 56.924, a: -0.331, b: -15.660
CIECAM02
J: 53.699, C: 26.680, h: 260.516, Q: 144.376, M: 23.331, s: 40.200, H: 311.356
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.186, jaune: -3.556, green: 0.565
LMS
L: 28.468, M: 33.052, S: 52.943
YCbCr
Y: 148.216, Cb: 145.876, Cr: 119.298
YCoCg
Y: 159.500, Cg: -5.500, Co: 22.500
YDbDr
Y: 153.918, Db: 54.288, Dr: 26.474
YPbPr
Y: 153.610, Pb: 19.610, Pr: -8.656
xvYCC
Y: 147.924, Cb: 145.226, Cr: 120.396
YIQ
Y: 153.918, I: -19.905, Q: 8.240
YUV
Y: 153.918, U: 17.757, V: -12.210
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 6/6 ΔE = 0.934
Brand Color
Dropbox ΔE = 9.449

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