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#a8a8e6 Hex Color Code

#a8a8e6 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #a8a8e6 is a light shade of blue-magenta. In the RGB color model #a8a8e6 is comprised of 65.88% red, 65.88% green and 90.2% blue. In the HSL color space #a8a8e6 has a hue of 240° (degrees), 55% saturation and 78% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 464.2 nm.

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#a8a8e6 linear gradient to complementary #d3d7b7

  1. #a8a8e6
  2. #b1b0de
  3. #b9b7d7
  4. #c0bfcf
  5. #c7c7c7
  6. #cdcfbf
  7. #d3d7b7

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #8687c3
  2. #9292cf
  3. #9d9dda
  4. #a8a8e6
  5. #b3b3f2
  6. #bfbefe
  7. #cbcaff

Tones

  1. #a8a8e6
  2. #aeade1
  3. #b4b2dc
  4. #b9b7d7
  5. #bebdd2
  6. #c3c2cc
  7. #c7c7c7

Tints and Shades

#a8a8e6 to white

  1. #a8a8e6
  2. #b7b6ea
  3. #c6c4ef
  4. #d4d3f3
  5. #e3e1f7
  6. #f1f0fb
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#a8a8e6 to black

  1. #a8a8e6
  2. #8a8abc
  3. #6d6d93
  4. #51516c
  5. #373748
  6. #1f1e26
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2705 C
      #a7a4e0
      ΔE = 1.515 / LRV ≈ 40.1%
    2. 2716 U
      #a1afe9
      ΔE = 3.547 / LRV ≈ 44.1%
  2. Brighto Paints

    1. 1-40-4 Mystic Orchid
      #a9abde
      ΔE = 2.558 / LRV ≈ 42.8%
    2. 8440 Indigo
      #a3a7d7
      ΔE = 3.455 / LRV ≈ 40.3%
  3. Brillux

    1. 51.15.15
      #aba9da
      ΔE = 2.817 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  4. California Paints

    1. DE 5941 - Simply Violet
      #a6a1d7
      ΔE = 3.164 / LRV ≈ 38.5%
    2. DE 5906 - Periwinkle
      #97a3da
      ΔE = 4.316 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
  5. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Simply Violet / 977
      #a6a1d7
      ΔE = 3.164 / LRV ≈ 38.5%
    2. Periwinkle / 801
      #97a3da
      ΔE = 4.316 / LRV ≈ 37.8%
  6. Scib Paints

    1. Petal Soft / 7208
      #aaabda
      ΔE = 3.340 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
    2. Rosewell / 7216
      #a2a9d9
      ΔE = 3.657 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
  7. Vista Paint

    1. Petal Soft
      #aaabda
      ΔE = 3.340 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
    2. Roswell
      #a2a9d9
      ΔE = 3.657 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
  8. Berger

    1. Petal Soft / 7208
      #aaabda
      ΔE = 3.340 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
    2. Rosewell / 7216
      #a2a9d9
      ΔE = 3.657 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
  9. RAL

    1. RAL 570-3
      #adaddd
      ΔE = 3.353 / LRV ≈ 44.0%
    2. RAL 300 70 25
      #ada3d1
      ΔE = 4.370 / LRV ≈ 39.7%
  10. Asian Paints

    1. Petal Soft / 7208
      #a9a9d7
      ΔE = 3.476 / LRV ≈ 41.7%
    2. Edge Of Dawn / 7216
      #a4a9d8
      ΔE = 3.614 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
  11. Clark+Kensington

    1. Whimsical Lilac / 39D-3
      #9ca0da
      ΔE = 3.615 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
    2. Purple Illusion / 40D-2
      #a7aad2
      ΔE = 4.915 / LRV ≈ 41.6%
  12. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 1040-R70B
      #9ca1eb
      ΔE = 3.709 / LRV ≈ 38.6%
    2. S 1030-R70B
      #afb5e9
      ΔE = 4.858 / LRV ≈ 48.0%
  13. Nerolac

    1. Meadow Phlox - 2326
      #aca3d4
      ΔE = 3.733 / LRV ≈ 39.7%
    2. Brinjal Purple - 4196
      #b4a5d2
      ΔE = 5.056 / LRV ≈ 41.3%
  14. Colortrend

    1. 1261
      #aaabd8
      ΔE = 3.758 / LRV ≈ 42.6%
    2. 1241
      #b8a9d6
      ΔE = 5.130 / LRV ≈ 43.4%
  15. Diamond Vogel

    1. Childish Wonder / 1261
      #aaabd8
      ΔE = 3.758 / LRV ≈ 42.6%
    2. Grape Illusion / 1241
      #b8a9d6
      ΔE = 5.130 / LRV ≈ 43.4%
  16. Taubmans

    1. Elite / T56-6
      #ada5d4
      ΔE = 3.762 / LRV ≈ 40.5%
    2. Passionate / T57-5
      #a1a2d0
      ΔE = 4.484 / LRV ≈ 38.0%
  17. Plascon

    1. Walk on the Moon P1-E2-3
      #a8a0d4
      ΔE = 3.813 / LRV ≈ 38.2%
    2. Igloo B6-E2-3
      #a0a8d4
      ΔE = 4.693 / LRV ≈ 40.2%
  18. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Almost Purple 145-5
      #9ea0d6
      ΔE = 3.830 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
    2. Heather Mist 144-5
      #b2a4d7
      ΔE = 3.973 / LRV ≈ 40.9%
  19. Porter Paints

    1. Almost Purple / 145-5
      #9ea0d6
      ΔE = 3.830 / LRV ≈ 37.3%
    2. Heather Mist / 144-5
      #b2a4d7
      ΔE = 3.973 / LRV ≈ 40.9%
  20. Behr

    1. Water Hyacinth P550-4
      #a0a2d4
      ΔE = 3.843 / LRV ≈ 38.1%
    2. Lavender Sky P540-4
      #9eacdd
      ΔE = 4.531 / LRV ≈ 42.0%
  21. Duron

    1. Indulgent
      #afb0de
      ΔE = 4.240 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  22. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6262
      #a6a9d4
      ΔE = 4.288 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
  23. Testors

    1. Testors 1234
      #a3a9d5
      ΔE = 4.363 / LRV ≈ 41.0%
  24. Dupont

    1. CAS683
      #afa6d2
      ΔE = 4.377 / LRV ≈ 41.0%
  25. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Lavender Legend / 7159
      #a6a1cf
      ΔE = 4.487 / LRV ≈ 38.1%
  26. Valspar Paint

    1. Vibrant Violet
      #999dd9
      ΔE = 4.543 / LRV ≈ 35.9%
    2. Sassy Violet
      #acaed5
      ΔE = 5.248 / LRV ≈ 43.8%
  27. Caparol

    1. 88 20 280 / Lavendel 150
      #b0acfc
      ΔE = 4.659 / LRV ≈ 45.8%
    2. 77 9 295 / Velvet 85
      #a89cd4
      ΔE = 4.724 / LRV ≈ 36.9%
  28. Kelly-Moore

    1. Adora / KM3070-2
      #9c9fd2
      ΔE = 4.662 / LRV ≈ 36.5%
    2. Lavender Legend / KM3030-2
      #b1a2d2
      ΔE = 4.780 / LRV ≈ 39.8%
  29. Coronado Paint

    1. 7160 - Purple Possibility
      #b0aad3
      ΔE = 4.712 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
    2. 7208 - Petal Soft
      #a1abd6
      ΔE = 5.032 / LRV ≈ 41.6%
  30. Glidden

    1. Night Magic Violet / 03RB 42/220
      #b3a7d3
      ΔE = 4.727 / LRV ≈ 41.9%
    2. Puturple / PPG1248-5
      #ada2ce
      ΔE = 4.979 / LRV ≈ 39.2%
  31. CIL

    1. Night Magic
      #ada9d1
      ΔE = 4.794 / LRV ≈ 41.9%
  32. Sikkens

    1. W0.15.65
      #b1a9d2
      ΔE = 4.848 / LRV ≈ 42.4%
  33. Little Greene

    1. Clockwise
      #9fa2cf
      ΔE = 4.853 / LRV ≈ 37.7%
  34. Peintures MF

    1. Annapolis
      #afaad2
      ΔE = 4.855 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
    2. Bleu Alice
      #a3a9d1
      ΔE = 5.218 / LRV ≈ 40.8%
  35. Tikkurila

    1. 9706
      #9cacdd
      ΔE = 4.892 / LRV ≈ 41.8%
  36. Focoltone

    1. 5018
      #afa4cf
      ΔE = 4.932 / LRV ≈ 40.2%
  37. Dulux

    1. 03RB 42/220
      #aca9d0
      ΔE = 4.984 / LRV ≈ 41.7%
  38. Tollens

    1. T2097-2
      #aba8cf
      ΔE = 5.007 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
  39. Benjamin Moore

    1. Victorian Trim / 2068-50
      #abb1dc
      ΔE = 5.078 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
  40. Crown Diamond

    1. 7350-42 Night Fever
      #a4a2cc
      ΔE = 5.096 / LRV ≈ 38.1%
  41. Resene

    1. Wistful B73-042-284
      #a29ecd
      ΔE = 5.098 / LRV ≈ 36.5%

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#a8a8e6 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#a8a8e6 foreground

The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.

Robert Hughes
<p style="color: #a8a8e6">…</p>

#a8a8e6 background

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="background-color: #a8a8e6">…</p>

#a8a8e6 shadow

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.

Michelangelo
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #a8a8e6">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
11053286
Binary
10101000, 10101000, 11100110
Hexadecimal
#a8a8e6
LRV
≈ 42.0%
Closest short hex
#aae ΔE = 1.539
RGB
rgb(168, 168, 230)
RGBA
rgba(168, 168, 230, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.297, g: 0.297, b: 0.406
RYB
red: 65.882%, yellow: 65.882%, blue: 90.196%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-5723930 / 0xffa8a8e6
HSL
hsl(240, 55%, 78%)
HSLA
hsla(240, 55%, 78%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 240° (240.000), saturation: 27% (0.270), value: 90% (0.902)
HSP
hue: 240.000, saturation: 26.957%, perceived brightness: 69.088%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 265.873, S: 68.262, L: 70.900
Cubehelix
H: -123.058, S: 0.510, L: 0.686
TSL
T: -2.951, S: 0.069, L: 0.687
CMYK
cyan: 27% (0.270), magenta: 27% (0.270), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 10% (0.098)
CMY
cyan: 34% (0.341), magenta: 34% (0.341), yellow: 10% (0.098)
XYZ
X: 44.430, Y: 42.042, Z: 80.622
xyY
x: 0.266, y: 0.252, Y: 42.042
CIELab
L: 70.900, a: 13.477, b: -31.109
CIELuv
L: 70.900, u: -3.703, v: -51.317
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 70.900, C: 33.903, H: 293.423
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 70.900, C: 51.450, H: 265.873
Hunter-Lab
L: 64.840, a: 8.844, b: -28.333
CIECAM02
J: 62.193, C: 36.784, h: 276.233, Q: 155.374, M: 32.167, s: 45.500, H: 319.892
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.241, jaune: -5.540, green: -0.542
LMS
L: 37.527, M: 40.597, S: 79.988
YCbCr
Y: 166.388, Cb: 155.218, Cr: 123.598
YCoCg
Y: 183.500, Cg: -15.500, Co: 26.500
YDbDr
Y: 175.068, Db: 82.646, Dr: 13.454
YPbPr
Y: 172.464, Pb: 31.000, Pr: -2.852
xvYCC
Y: 164.116, Cb: 155.231, Cr: 125.495
YIQ
Y: 175.068, I: -19.918, Q: 19.290
YUV
Y: 175.068, U: 27.034, V: -6.201
Munsell Color System
2.5P 7/8 ΔE = 4.890
Brand Color
Disqus (blue) ΔE = 10.522

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