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#a8b6c9 Hex Color Code

#a8b6c9 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #a8b6c9 is a medium light shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #a8b6c9 is comprised of 65.88% red, 71.37% green and 78.82% blue. In the HSL color space #a8b6c9 has a hue of 215° (degrees), 23% saturation and 72% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 478.54 nm.

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#a8b6c9 linear gradient to complementary #c6bcab

  1. #a8b6c9
  2. #aeb7c4
  3. #b3b8bf
  4. #b8b9ba
  5. #bdbab5
  6. #c2bbb0
  7. #c6bcab

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #8694a6
  2. #919fb1
  3. #9caabd
  4. #a8b6c9
  5. #b4c2d5
  6. #bfcee1
  7. #cbdaed

Tints and Shades

#a8b6c9 to white

  1. #a8b6c9
  2. #b6c2d2
  3. #c5cedb
  4. #d3dae4
  5. #e2e6ed
  6. #f0f3f6
  7. #ffffff

#a8b6c9 to black

  1. #a8b6c9
  2. #8a95a4
  3. #6d7581
  4. #51575f
  5. #373b40
  6. #1f2023
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Resene

    1. ★ Icebreaker B79-023-257
      #a9b7c9
      ΔE = 0.519 / LRV ≈ 46.5%
    2. ★ Shinto B79-020-250
      #a6b5c6
      ΔE = 1.025 / LRV ≈ 45.2%
  2. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ P 111-9 U
      #a7b6c8
      ΔE = 0.548 / LRV ≈ 45.8%
    2. P 114-9 U
      #9fb4c6
      ΔE = 2.428 / LRV ≈ 44.1%
  3. Tollens

    1. ★ T2009-2
      #a9b5c8
      ΔE = 0.612 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
    2. Pincée d'Indigo
      #9fb2c3
      ΔE = 2.592 / LRV ≈ 43.2%
  4. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 3-38-3 Wafted Feather
      #abb8cb
      ΔE = 0.855 / LRV ≈ 47.2%
    2. ★ 3-37-3 Bow Bells
      #a6bacc
      ΔE = 2.080 / LRV ≈ 47.6%
  5. Dulux

    1. ★ 50BB 46/129
      #a7b4c9
      ΔE = 1.081 / LRV ≈ 45.1%
    2. 30BB 47/161
      #9fb7cf
      ΔE = 2.862 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
  6. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6104
      #acb6c8
      ΔE = 1.147 / LRV ≈ 46.4%
    2. 6105
      #9fafc4
      ΔE = 2.804 / LRV ≈ 42.0%
  7. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Enchantment / 30BB 47/161
      #a4b6c9
      ΔE = 1.149 / LRV ≈ 45.6%
    2. Antwerp Blue / 30BB 46/124
      #a9b6c2
      ΔE = 2.698 / LRV ≈ 45.8%
  8. Behr

    1. ★ 600F-4 Heritage
      #abb5c8
      ΔE = 1.150 / LRV ≈ 45.9%
    2. ★ Subtle Grape PPKB-17
      #a8b3c5
      ΔE = 1.244 / LRV ≈ 44.6%
  9. Caparol

    1. ★ Biscaya / Biscaya F2
      #acb8cc
      ΔE = 1.181 / LRV ≈ 47.4%
    2. Atlas / Atlas F4
      #acb4c0
      ΔE = 2.851 / LRV ≈ 45.2%
  10. CIL

    1. ★ Peace
      #a8b4c9
      ΔE = 1.197 / LRV ≈ 45.2%
    2. Enchantment
      #a1b7d0
      ΔE = 2.718 / LRV ≈ 46.0%
  11. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 5211P Star Flower
      #a8b8c9
      ΔE = 1.214 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
    2. 5231P Vineyard Shadow
      #a3b6c5
      ΔE = 2.448 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
  12. Nippon Paint

    1. ★ Star Flower / NP PB 1510 P
      #acb9ca
      ΔE = 1.353 / LRV ≈ 47.7%
  13. Flügger

    1. ★ Noble Blue (IN-767)
      #a4b7ca
      ΔE = 1.386 / LRV ≈ 46.0%
  14. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7354-31 Lavender Perfume
      #aabacd
      ΔE = 1.439 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
    2. 7326-41 Blue Velour
      #9db3c6
      ΔE = 2.755 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  15. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Sunrise / 829
      #a6b8ce
      ΔE = 1.468 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
    2. November Skies / 2128-50
      #adbbc9
      ΔE = 2.606 / LRV ≈ 48.6%
  16. British Standard

    1. ★ BS 4800 20 C 35 - Blue
      #a5b5cc
      ΔE = 1.555 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  17. Brighto Paints

    1. ★ 4-39-3 Monet Lavender
      #adbacb
      ΔE = 1.671 / LRV ≈ 48.3%
    2. 4-40-3 Cold Morn
      #b3bace
      ΔE = 2.929 / LRV ≈ 49.2%
  18. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Blue Beard / PPG1042-4
      #abb5c4
      ΔE = 1.678 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
    2. ★ I'on Fountain Chs-29
      #aeb6c6
      ΔE = 1.870 / LRV ≈ 46.5%
  19. Glidden

    1. ★ Blue Beard / PPG1042-4
      #abb5c4
      ΔE = 1.678 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
    2. Antique Violet / 50BB 46/091
      #b0b4c7
      ΔE = 2.928 / LRV ≈ 46.0%
  20. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 7233 - Favorite Things
      #acb6c5
      ΔE = 1.680 / LRV ≈ 46.3%
  21. Taubmans

    1. ★ Scrimshaw / T65-4
      #aeb9cd
      ΔE = 1.684 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
    2. ★ Maiden Mauve / T08 25-2
      #abb4c9
      ΔE = 1.808 / LRV ≈ 45.5%
  22. Peintures MF

    1. ★ DD414-1
      #aab8cf
      ΔE = 1.743 / LRV ≈ 47.3%
    2. CD346-2
      #adb6ce
      ΔE = 2.662 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
  23. Sikkens

    1. ★ T9.07.67
      #acb5c4
      ΔE = 1.826 / LRV ≈ 45.8%
    2. S8.12.68
      #a5bbcd
      ΔE = 2.654 / LRV ≈ 47.9%
  24. Crayola

    1. ★ Cadet Blue
      #a9b2c3
      ΔE = 1.860 / LRV ≈ 44.2%
  25. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5919 - Spacious Sky
      #aeb5c7
      ΔE = 1.982 / LRV ≈ 46.2%
    2. ★ DE 5870 - Northern Pond
      #a3b9cd
      ΔE = 2.184 / LRV ≈ 46.9%
  26. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Spacious Sky / 1062
      #aeb5c7
      ΔE = 1.982 / LRV ≈ 46.2%
    2. Misted Eve / 938
      #a2b7cf
      ΔE = 2.323 / LRV ≈ 46.1%
  27. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Cool Springs
      #a8bbcf
      ΔE = 2.007 / LRV ≈ 48.4%
    2. Mist
      #acb8c4
      ΔE = 2.740 / LRV ≈ 47.0%
  28. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Sailor Boy / 547-4
      #adbad0
      ΔE = 2.037 / LRV ≈ 48.6%
    2. ★ Blue Beard / 546-4
      #adb4c4
      ΔE = 2.106 / LRV ≈ 45.5%
  29. Chrysler

    1. ★ Platinum Blue
      #a0b2c6
      ΔE = 2.038 / LRV ≈ 43.4%
    2. ★ Ice Silver
      #a6b4c2
      ΔE = 2.147 / LRV ≈ 44.6%
  30. Bristol

    1. ★ Lilac Silk / P107-C3
      #acb9d0
      ΔE = 2.058 / LRV ≈ 48.0%
  31. Olympic

    1. ★ Lovely Lilac B46-3
      #a4b2c9
      ΔE = 2.069 / LRV ≈ 43.9%
    2. Spring Lilac B45-3
      #adb4c9
      ΔE = 2.322 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
  32. Laura Ashley

    1. ★ 3-4 Forget Me Not
      #a3b2c9
      ΔE = 2.085 / LRV ≈ 43.8%
    2. 1409 Navy 3
      #9fb8cc
      ΔE = 2.885 / LRV ≈ 46.0%
  33. Tikkurila

    1. ★ 2682 / Kalevatar
      #a6b4c2
      ΔE = 2.147 / LRV ≈ 44.6%
    2. V435
      #a0b3c2
      ΔE = 2.867 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
  34. Disney

    1. ★ 3A-30-2 Eeyore
      #abbcd0
      ΔE = 2.171 / LRV ≈ 49.2%
  35. Diamond Vogel

    1. Blue Pot / 0624
      #a1b1c2
      ΔE = 2.306 / LRV ≈ 42.9%
    2. Babbling Creek / 0588
      #abbbd4
      ΔE = 2.878 / LRV ≈ 49.0%
  36. Levis

    1. Mild Lavender
      #a1b1c2
      ΔE = 2.306 / LRV ≈ 42.9%
  37. Colortrend

    1. 0624
      #a1b1c2
      ΔE = 2.306 / LRV ≈ 42.9%
    2. 0588
      #abbbd4
      ΔE = 2.878 / LRV ≈ 49.0%
  38. ICI Paints

    1. Quantum Haze 70BB 50/110
      #afb5c8
      ΔE = 2.337 / LRV ≈ 46.3%
    2. 4165 Custom 30BB 46/124
      #9eb0c3
      ΔE = 2.734 / LRV ≈ 42.3%
  39. GM / General Motors

    1. Gray
      #9eb3c7
      ΔE = 2.429 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
    2. Skyline Blue
      #a4b8c7
      ΔE = 2.634 / LRV ≈ 46.3%
  40. Berger

    1. Favorite Things / 7233
      #b2b9ca
      ΔE = 2.535 / LRV ≈ 48.4%
  41. Vista Paint

    1. Favorite Things
      #b2b9ca
      ΔE = 2.535 / LRV ≈ 48.4%
  42. Scib Paints

    1. Favorite Things / 7233
      #b2b9ca
      ΔE = 2.535 / LRV ≈ 48.4%
  43. Clark+Kensington

    1. Spacious Skies / 37B-3
      #abbdd0
      ΔE = 2.539 / LRV ≈ 49.6%
    2. Good News / 38C-4
      #acbcd3
      ΔE = 2.616 / LRV ≈ 49.4%
  44. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Cool Whisper 27-27
      #a2b9d0
      ΔE = 2.566 / LRV ≈ 46.9%
  45. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 2020-R70B
      #abbbd3
      ΔE = 2.589 / LRV ≈ 48.9%
  46. Kelly-Moore

    1. Purpley Puff / KM3093-2
      #acb2c1
      ΔE = 2.662 / LRV ≈ 44.5%
  47. Dutch Boy

    1. Jumpin' Jack Flash
      #aab3cb
      ΔE = 2.698 / LRV ≈ 45.1%
    2. Pansy Garden
      #b3bbcf
      ΔE = 2.946 / LRV ≈ 49.6%
  48. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10704
      #b2bac9
      ΔE = 2.705 / LRV ≈ 48.8%
  49. Sico

    1. 6172-41 Chopin
      #a9b1bf
      ΔE = 2.715 / LRV ≈ 43.6%
  50. Brillux

    1. 57.06.15
      #a8b4c0
      ΔE = 2.758 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
    2. 54.09.15
      #a8afc3
      ΔE = 2.969 / LRV ≈ 42.9%
  51. Volkswagen

    1. Diamond Silver
      #afb8c4
      ΔE = 2.869 / LRV ≈ 47.4%
  52. Sto

    1. 34422
      #b1b9c6
      ΔE = 2.872 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
  53. AMC

    1. Mist Silver
      #a0b2c1
      ΔE = 2.876 / LRV ≈ 43.2%
  54. Ford

    1. Light Blue
      #abbdcd
      ΔE = 2.880 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
  55. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 2010-R80B
      #b0b5c3
      ΔE = 2.883 / LRV ≈ 46.2%
  56. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Favorite Things / 7233
      #b2bccb
      ΔE = 2.916 / LRV ≈ 49.7%
  57. Rodda Paint

    1. Favorite Things 7233
      #b2bccb
      ΔE = 2.916 / LRV ≈ 49.7%
  58. Diamond Paint

    1. Sunrise
      #adbdd4
      ΔE = 2.923 / LRV ≈ 50.0%
  59. Asian Paints

    1. Sky Scapes / 9145
      #a5b6d1
      ΔE = 2.970 / LRV ≈ 46.1%
  60. Games Workshop - Citadel

    1. Etherium Blue / Blue Horror
      #a2bad2
      ΔE = 2.989 / LRV ≈ 47.5%

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#a8b6c9 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#a8b6c9 foreground

If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.

Edward Hopper
<p style="color: #a8b6c9">…</p>

#a8b6c9 background

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

Francis Bacon
<p style="background-color: #a8b6c9">…</p>

#a8b6c9 shadow

The longer you look at an object, the more abstract it becomes, and, ironically, the more real.

Lucian Freud
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #a8b6c9">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
11056841
Binary
10101000, 10110110, 11001001
Hexadecimal
#a8b6c9
LRV
≈ 46.0%
Closest short hex
#abc ΔE = 2.048
RGB
rgb(168, 182, 201)
RGBA
rgba(168, 182, 201, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.305, g: 0.330, b: 0.365
RYB
red: 0.659%, yellow: 0.697%, blue: 0.788%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-5720375 / 0xffa8b6c9
HSL
hsl(215, 23%, 72%)
HSLA
hsla(215, 23%, 72%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 215° (214.545), saturation: 16% (0.164), value: 79% (0.788)
HSP
hue: 214.545, saturation: 16.418%, perceived brightness: 70.685%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 243.606, S: 25.909, L: 73.544
Cubehelix
H: -148.367, S: 0.229, L: 0.705
TSL
T: -1.884, S: 0.038, L: 0.706
CMYK
cyan: 16% (0.164), magenta: 9% (0.095), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 21% (0.212)
CMY
cyan: 34% (0.341), magenta: 29% (0.286), yellow: 21% (0.212)
XYZ
X: 43.416, Y: 45.997, Z: 61.838
xyY
x: 0.287, y: 0.304, Y: 45.997
CIELab
L: 73.544, a: -0.892, b: -11.240
CIELuv
L: 73.544, u: -8.455, v: -17.037
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 73.544, C: 11.276, H: 265.465
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 73.544, C: 19.020, H: 243.606
Hunter-Lab
L: 67.821, a: -4.418, b: -6.585
CIECAM02
J: 65.165, C: 17.330, h: 248.318, Q: 159.044, M: 15.155, s: 30.868, H: 305.174
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.129, jaune: -2.008, green: 0.809
LMS
L: 41.533, M: 47.909, S: 61.567
YCbCr
Y: 170.602, Cb: 138.413, Cr: 120.505
YCgCo
Y: 183.250, Cg: -1.250, Co: 33.750
YDbDr
Y: 179.980, Db: 31.627, Dr: 22.785
YPbPr
Y: 180.386, Pb: 11.110, Pr: -7.874
xvYCC
Y: 170.920, Cb: 137.759, Cr: 121.083
YIQ
Y: 179.980, I: -14.444, Q: 2.951
YUV
Y: 179.980, U: 10.346, V: -10.510
Munsell Color System
5PB 7/4 ΔE = 1.528
Brand Color
Vimeo ΔE = 9.562

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