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Dutch Boy Comforting Blue / #a6bac8 Hex Color Code

#a6bac8 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #a6bac8 is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #a6bac8 is comprised of 65.1% red, 72.94% green and 78.43% blue. In the HSL color space #a6bac8 has a hue of 205° (degrees), 24% saturation and 72% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 482.46 nm.

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#a6bac8 linear gradient to complementary #c7b5a7

  1. #a6bac8
  2. #acb9c2
  3. #b2b8bd
  4. #b8b8b7
  5. #bdb7b2
  6. #c2b6ac
  7. #c7b5a7

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #8497a5
  2. #8fa3b0
  3. #9aaebc
  4. #a6bac8
  5. #b2c6d4
  6. #bed2e0
  7. #cadeed

Tints and Shades

#a6bac8 to white

  1. #a6bac8
  2. #b5c5d1
  3. #c3d1da
  4. #d2dce3
  5. #e1e8ec
  6. #f0f3f6
  7. #ffffff

#a6bac8 to black

  1. #a6bac8
  2. #8898a3
  3. #6c7880
  4. #50595f
  5. #363c3f
  6. #1e2122
  7. #000000

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  1. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 5435 C
      #a6bbc8
      ΔE = 0.634 / LRV ≈ 47.8%
    2. ★ 5435
      #abb8c2
      ΔE = 2.181 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
  2. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Teton Sky / 10BB 49/137
      #a6bbc8
      ΔE = 0.634 / LRV ≈ 47.8%
    2. Enchantment / 30BB 47/161
      #a4b6c9
      ΔE = 2.615 / LRV ≈ 45.6%
  3. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 3-36-3 Blue Buff
      #a4bbca
      ΔE = 0.801 / LRV ≈ 47.7%
    2. 4-35-3 Windswept
      #9db5c3
      ΔE = 2.365 / LRV ≈ 44.2%
  4. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Skyline Blue
      #a4b8c7
      ΔE = 0.828 / LRV ≈ 46.3%
    2. Kimberly Blue
      #a6bfd1
      ΔE = 2.400 / LRV ≈ 50.0%
  5. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Blueberry Slush 27-28
      #a3b9c6
      ΔE = 0.945 / LRV ≈ 46.6%
  6. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Overcast Sky / 988
      #a7b8c4
      ΔE = 1.139 / LRV ≈ 46.5%
    2. Anchors Away / 887
      #9ebbcd
      ΔE = 2.444 / LRV ≈ 47.2%
  7. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5821 - Overcast Sky
      #a7b8c4
      ΔE = 1.139 / LRV ≈ 46.5%
    2. DE 6332 - Glen Falls
      #acb8c1
      ΔE = 2.586 / LRV ≈ 46.9%
  8. Sherwin-Williams

    1. ★ Windy Blue - 6240
      #aabac6
      ΔE = 1.187 / LRV ≈ 47.7%
    2. Faded Flaxflower - 9146
      #9eb4c0
      ΔE = 2.658 / LRV ≈ 43.7%
  9. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Cincinnatian Hotel Ashley Atrium
      #a7bdca
      ΔE = 1.217 / LRV ≈ 48.9%
    2. ★ Self Soothing R198D
      #a2b5c3
      ΔE = 1.788 / LRV ≈ 44.7%
  10. Laura Ashley

    1. ★ 41-4 Awning Stripe
      #a7bdca
      ΔE = 1.217 / LRV ≈ 48.9%
    2. 5-4 Vintage Blue
      #a2bac4
      ΔE = 2.336 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
  11. Caparol

    1. ★ 80 4 220 / Arctis 55
      #a4bccc
      ΔE = 1.246 / LRV ≈ 48.2%
    2. 2454
      #b0bcc8
      ΔE = 2.473 / LRV ≈ 49.4%
  12. Olympic

    1. ★ Pounding Surf D53-3
      #a5bdcb
      ΔE = 1.337 / LRV ≈ 48.7%
    2. ★ Rendezvous C52-2
      #a9bfcd
      ΔE = 1.771 / LRV ≈ 50.1%
  13. Behr

    1. ★ 570E-3 Liberty Gray
      #aabac5
      ΔE = 1.426 / LRV ≈ 47.7%
    2. 550E-3 Viking
      #a0becc
      ΔE = 2.692 / LRV ≈ 48.7%
  14. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 5231P Vineyard Shadow
      #a3b6c5
      ΔE = 1.488 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
    2. 3235P Blue Country
      #a3bbc5
      ΔE = 2.304 / LRV ≈ 47.4%
  15. General Paint

    1. ★ Blue Bound / CL 2272W
      #a8becb
      ΔE = 1.516 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
    2. ★ Kingfisher / CL 2323W
      #aabfce
      ΔE = 1.833 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
  16. Sikkens

    1. ★ S8.12.68
      #a5bbcd
      ΔE = 1.647 / LRV ≈ 47.9%
    2. T0.10.70
      #adc0d0
      ΔE = 2.502 / LRV ≈ 51.1%
  17. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Grand Bay / KM3804-1
      #a7b7c2
      ΔE = 1.669 / LRV ≈ 46.0%
    2. Bali Blue / KM3795-1
      #acb8c0
      ΔE = 2.859 / LRV ≈ 46.9%
  18. Ford

    1. ★ Light Blue
      #abbdcd
      ΔE = 1.713 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
    2. Silver Gray
      #b1bdc9
      ΔE = 2.677 / LRV ≈ 50.0%
  19. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Always Blue 451-3
      #a1b9cb
      ΔE = 1.796 / LRV ≈ 46.6%
    2. ★ Graceful 452-3
      #a8c0ce
      ΔE = 2.187 / LRV ≈ 50.5%
  20. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Always Blue / 451-3
      #a1b9cb
      ΔE = 1.796 / LRV ≈ 46.6%
    2. ★ Heavenly Blue / 450-3
      #a3bbce
      ΔE = 2.073 / LRV ≈ 47.8%
  21. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7325-41 Big Band
      #a4b5c2
      ΔE = 1.832 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
    2. 7354-31 Lavender Perfume
      #aabacd
      ΔE = 2.651 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
  22. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ November Skies / 2128-50
      #adbbc9
      ΔE = 1.836 / LRV ≈ 48.6%
    2. Manor Blue / 1627
      #adb8c1
      ΔE = 2.762 / LRV ≈ 47.0%
  23. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6098
      #adbbc9
      ΔE = 1.836 / LRV ≈ 48.6%
    2. 5338
      #afbece
      ΔE = 2.597 / LRV ≈ 50.4%
  24. Peintures MF

    1. ★ CD360-2
      #9fb6c4
      ΔE = 1.857 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
    2. CD355-1
      #aebbc3
      ΔE = 2.809 / LRV ≈ 48.5%
  25. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Mexican Springs 90BG 48/097
      #a2b7c2
      ΔE = 1.883 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
    2. Dresden Blue 90BG 49/137
      #9bb9ca
      ΔE = 2.694 / LRV ≈ 45.9%
  26. Dulux

    1. ★ 10BB 49/137
      #a2bcce
      ΔE = 1.982 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
    2. 30BB 46/124
      #a5b6c8
      ΔE = 2.379 / LRV ≈ 45.6%
  27. Sto

    1. ★ 35122
      #aabecf
      ΔE = 1.990 / LRV ≈ 49.9%
    2. 35334
      #9db4c0
      ΔE = 2.809 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
  28. Brillux

    1. ★ 63.09.15
      #9eb6c5
      ΔE = 1.998 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
    2. 57.06.15
      #a8b4c0
      ΔE = 2.716 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
  29. Albany Paint

    1. ★ Daydream
      #a0b5c2
      ΔE = 2.015 / LRV ≈ 44.4%
  30. Chrysler

    1. ★ Sterling Blue
      #a6b9c2
      ΔE = 2.163 / LRV ≈ 46.7%
    2. Ice Blue
      #a2b3be
      ΔE = 2.762 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
  31. Duron

    1. ★ Dutch Tile Blue
      #a7bbc4
      ΔE = 2.204 / LRV ≈ 47.7%
    2. Meditative
      #9eb4c2
      ΔE = 2.406 / LRV ≈ 43.8%
  32. Colortrend

    1. ★ Grey Door
      #a2b7c1
      ΔE = 2.244 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
    2. Spray
      #adc0cb
      ΔE = 2.517 / LRV ≈ 50.9%
  33. Rodda Paint

    1. ★ Grand Bay 8273
      #a5bac3
      ΔE = 2.299 / LRV ≈ 47.1%
  34. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Grand Bay / 8273
      #a5bac3
      ΔE = 2.299 / LRV ≈ 47.1%
  35. Scib Paints

    1. Grand Bay / 8273
      #9fb4c1
      ΔE = 2.371 / LRV ≈ 43.9%
    2. Bali Blue / 8266
      #a1b4bf
      ΔE = 2.537 / LRV ≈ 44.0%
  36. Asian Paints

    1. Grand Bay / 8273
      #9fb4c1
      ΔE = 2.371 / LRV ≈ 43.9%
  37. Vista Paint

    1. Grand Bay
      #9fb4c1
      ΔE = 2.371 / LRV ≈ 43.9%
    2. Bali Blue
      #a1b4bf
      ΔE = 2.537 / LRV ≈ 44.0%
  38. Berger

    1. Grand Bay / 8273
      #9fb4c1
      ΔE = 2.371 / LRV ≈ 43.9%
    2. Bali Blue / 8266
      #a1b4bf
      ΔE = 2.537 / LRV ≈ 44.0%
  39. Focoltone

    1. 4060
      #a3bfce
      ΔE = 2.379 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
    2. 1024
      #adc2cf
      ΔE = 2.884 / LRV ≈ 52.0%
  40. Taubmans

    1. Blue Nova / T64-3
      #acbfd0
      ΔE = 2.398 / LRV ≈ 50.6%
    2. Blue Bounty / T08 100-2
      #a5bdc6
      ΔE = 2.798 / LRV ≈ 48.5%
  41. CIL

    1. Teton Sky
      #a3bbcf
      ΔE = 2.446 / LRV ≈ 47.8%
  42. Audi

    1. Liquidblau Metallic / LY5J, Q1
      #a2bbc5
      ΔE = 2.490 / LRV ≈ 47.3%
  43. McCormick Paints

    1. Bali Blue
      #a1b4bf
      ΔE = 2.537 / LRV ≈ 44.0%
  44. Tikkurila

    1. V435
      #a0b3c2
      ΔE = 2.545 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
    2. 4899
      #a1b5be
      ΔE = 2.946 / LRV ≈ 44.3%
  45. Resene

    1. Shinto B79-020-250
      #a6b5c6
      ΔE = 2.548 / LRV ≈ 45.2%
    2. Icebreaker B79-023-257
      #a9b7c9
      ΔE = 2.733 / LRV ≈ 46.5%
  46. Alcro

    1. Storsjo
      #9cb8ca
      ΔE = 2.551 / LRV ≈ 45.6%
  47. Tollens

    1. T2146-3
      #adc1ce
      ΔE = 2.569 / LRV ≈ 51.5%
  48. Humbrol

    1. 127 Us Ghost Grey
      #9cb6c3
      ΔE = 2.592 / LRV ≈ 44.5%
    2. 27003 Polished Steel
      #afc0ca
      ΔE = 2.848 / LRV ≈ 51.1%
  49. Nippon Paint

    1. Star Flower / NP PB 1510 P
      #acb9ca
      ΔE = 2.604 / LRV ≈ 47.7%
  50. Dulux Australia

    1. Vanilla Ice / A348
      #a4c0ce
      ΔE = 2.648 / LRV ≈ 50.0%
  51. Martha Stewart Living

    1. Lacecap B12
      #afbcc5
      ΔE = 2.652 / LRV ≈ 49.1%
  52. Brighto Paints

    1. 4-39-3 Monet Lavender
      #adbacb
      ΔE = 2.657 / LRV ≈ 48.3%
    2. 5-34-3 Sorcerer
      #a5bbc3
      ΔE = 2.856 / LRV ≈ 47.5%
  53. Mylands of London

    1. Vista Blue
      #9db5c1
      ΔE = 2.670 / LRV ≈ 44.1%
  54. AMC

    1. Ice Blue
      #a2b3be
      ΔE = 2.762 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
    2. Mist Silver
      #a0b2c1
      ΔE = 2.888 / LRV ≈ 43.2%
  55. Graham & Brown

    1. Rules the Waves
      #9fbbc6
      ΔE = 2.782 / LRV ≈ 47.0%
  56. Diamond Vogel

    1. Indian Tears / 0504
      #a1b3be
      ΔE = 2.799 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  57. Dutch Boy

    1. Waterproof
      #9bb6c3
      ΔE = 2.813 / LRV ≈ 44.4%
  58. Levis

    1. Subtle Lavender
      #aec0d1
      ΔE = 2.840 / LRV ≈ 51.3%
  59. Sigma

    1. Cool Blue / S 2020-R90B
      #a3c0d2
      ΔE = 2.958 / LRV ≈ 50.1%
  60. Volkswagen

    1. Diamond Silver
      #afb8c4
      ΔE = 2.975 / LRV ≈ 47.4%

#a6bac8 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#a6bac8 foreground

Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.

Leonardo da Vinci
<p style="color: #a6bac8">…</p>

#a6bac8 background

It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="background-color: #a6bac8">…</p>

#a6bac8 shadow

If I were called upon to define briefly the word Art, I should call it the reproduction of what the senses preceive in nature, seen through the veil of the soul.

Paul Cezanne
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #a6bac8">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
10926792
Binary
10100110, 10111010, 11001000
Hexadecimal
#a6bac8
LRV
≈ 47.4%
Closest short hex
#abc ΔE = 1.800
RGB
rgb(166, 186, 200)
RGBA
rgba(166, 186, 200, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.301, g: 0.337, b: 0.362
RYB
red: 0.651%, yellow: 0.700%, blue: 0.784%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-5850424 / 0xffa6bac8
HSL
hsl(205, 24%, 72%)
HSLA
hsla(205, 24%, 72%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 205° (204.706), saturation: 17% (0.170), value: 78% (0.784)
HSP
hue: 204.706, saturation: 17.000%, perceived brightness: 71.354%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 230.416, S: 22.117, L: 74.441
Cubehelix
H: -160.307, S: 0.235, L: 0.712
TSL
T: -2.044, S: 0.044, L: 0.712
CMYK
cyan: 17% (0.170), magenta: 7% (0.070), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 22% (0.216)
CMY
cyan: 35% (0.349), magenta: 27% (0.271), yellow: 22% (0.216)
XYZ
X: 43.707, Y: 47.394, Z: 61.478
xyY
x: 0.286, y: 0.311, Y: 47.394
CIELab
L: 74.441, a: -3.902, b: -9.371
CIELuv
L: 74.441, u: -11.286, v: -13.650
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 74.441, C: 10.150, H: 247.395
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 74.441, C: 17.711, H: 230.416
Hunter-Lab
L: 68.843, a: -7.149, b: -4.756
CIECAM02
J: 66.127, C: 16.994, h: 233.897, Q: 160.214, M: 14.861, s: 30.456, H: 295.835
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.116, jaune: -1.668, green: 1.223
LMS
L: 42.405, M: 50.074, S: 61.233
YCbCr
Y: 172.006, Cb: 137.106, Cr: 118.226
YCgCo
Y: 184.500, Cg: 1.500, Co: 33.000
YDbDr
Y: 181.616, Db: 27.662, Dr: 29.698
YPbPr
Y: 182.748, Pb: 9.300, Pr: -10.644
xvYCC
Y: 172.948, Cb: 136.169, Cr: 118.650
YIQ
Y: 181.616, I: -16.412, Q: 0.127
YUV
Y: 181.616, U: 9.048, V: -13.700
Munsell Color System
2.5PB 7/4 ΔE = 2.211
Brand Color
Vimeo ΔE = 8.593

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