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#a8b6e1 Hex Color Code

#a8b6e1 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #a8b6e1 is a light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #a8b6e1 is comprised of 65.88% red, 71.37% green and 88.24% blue. In the HSL color space #a8b6e1 has a hue of 225° (degrees), 49% saturation and 77% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 473.04 nm.

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#a8b6e1 linear gradient to complementary #d5d1b4

  1. #a8b6e1
  2. #b1bada
  3. #b9bfd2
  4. #c1c3cb
  5. #c8c8c3
  6. #cfccbc
  7. #d5d1b4

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #8593bd
  2. #919fc9
  3. #9caad5
  4. #a8b6e1
  5. #b4c2ed
  6. #c0cefa
  7. #ccdaff

Tones

  1. #a8b6e1
  2. #adb8dc
  3. #b2bbd7
  4. #b7bdd3
  5. #bbbfce
  6. #c0c2c9
  7. #c4c4c4

Tints and Shades

#a8b6e1 to white

  1. #a8b6e1
  2. #b7c2e6
  3. #c5ceeb
  4. #d4daf0
  5. #e2e6f5
  6. #f1f2fa
  7. #ffffff

#a8b6e1 to black

  1. #a8b6e1
  2. #8a95b8
  3. #6d7590
  4. #51576a
  5. #373b46
  6. #1f2026
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Plascon

    1. ★ Blue Frost B5-D2-3
      #acb8e4
      ΔE = 1.078 / LRV ≈ 48.7%
  2. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6261
      #abb7de
      ΔE = 1.148 / LRV ≈ 47.8%
    2. 6022
      #9cb1dc
      ΔE = 2.811 / LRV ≈ 43.7%
  3. Porter Paints

    1. ★ French Lilac / 146-4
      #adb9e3
      ΔE = 1.300 / LRV ≈ 49.1%
    2. Lilac Sachet / 246-4
      #abb6d8
      ΔE = 2.389 / LRV ≈ 47.1%
  4. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ I Love A Parade
      #a6b3db
      ΔE = 1.366 / LRV ≈ 45.5%
    2. Sweet Lilac
      #a7b2d4
      ΔE = 2.821 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
  5. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 37-d
      #a5b3db
      ΔE = 1.440 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
    2. ★ 35-e
      #a3b7de
      ΔE = 2.057 / LRV ≈ 46.9%
  6. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Daybreak Beckons X73R158D
      #a9b3da
      ΔE = 1.565 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
    2. Wings of Pegasus X74R159D
      #a1b5da
      ΔE = 2.680 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
  7. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ French Lilac / PPG1246-4
      #adbae3
      ΔE = 1.573 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
    2. Lilac Sachet / PPG1245-4
      #abb6d7
      ΔE = 2.655 / LRV ≈ 47.0%
  8. Resene

    1. ★ Perano B80-045-270
      #acb9e8
      ΔE = 1.730 / LRV ≈ 49.3%
  9. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Roswell / 7216
      #a3b5dc
      ΔE = 1.819 / LRV ≈ 46.0%
    2. ★ Petal Soft / 7208
      #a4b1d9
      ΔE = 2.010 / LRV ≈ 44.3%
  10. Taubmans

    1. ★ Pansy Blush / T12 37.E1
      #aeb5db
      ΔE = 1.905 / LRV ≈ 47.2%
    2. French Lilac / T12 38.E1
      #acbadd
      ΔE = 2.547 / LRV ≈ 49.1%
  11. Caparol

    1. ★ 80 7 260 / Lazur 35
      #a4b0dc
      ΔE = 2.131 / LRV ≈ 44.1%
    2. ★ 80 6 265 / Astra 15
      #acb4d8
      ΔE = 2.158 / LRV ≈ 46.4%
  12. Nippon Paint

    1. ★ Expedition / NP PB 1482 P
      #afb7db
      ΔE = 2.182 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
    2. Purple Times / NP PB 1496 P
      #a3b7dc
      ΔE = 2.523 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
  13. Diamond Vogel

    1. ★ High Style / 1275
      #adb4d8
      ΔE = 2.273 / LRV ≈ 46.5%
  14. Colortrend

    1. ★ 1275
      #adb4d8
      ΔE = 2.273 / LRV ≈ 46.5%
  15. Benjamin Moore

    1. Victorian Trim / 2068-50
      #abb1dc
      ΔE = 2.309 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
  16. Pantone / PMS

    1. 658
      #abbade
      ΔE = 2.360 / LRV ≈ 49.0%
    2. P 106-3 U
      #a8b5d6
      ΔE = 2.771 / LRV ≈ 46.2%
  17. Kelly-Moore

    1. Roswell / KM3077-2
      #b2badf
      ΔE = 2.567 / LRV ≈ 49.9%
    2. Petal Soft / KM3069-2
      #b4b7df
      ΔE = 2.829 / LRV ≈ 48.9%
  18. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. S 1030-R80B
      #a0b9ea
      ΔE = 2.588 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
  19. Glidden

    1. Lilac Sachet / PPG1245-4
      #abb6d7
      ΔE = 2.655 / LRV ≈ 47.0%
    2. French Country Blue / 36BB 46/231
      #9bb3dd
      ΔE = 2.994 / LRV ≈ 44.4%
  20. Albany Paint

    1. Blue Horizon
      #a9b9db
      ΔE = 2.788 / LRV ≈ 48.2%
  21. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Awesome Violet - 6815
      #a7b2d4
      ΔE = 2.821 / LRV ≈ 44.8%

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#a8b6e1 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#a8b6e1 foreground

I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way--things I had no words for.

Georgia O'Keeffe
<p style="color: #a8b6e1">…</p>

#a8b6e1 background

It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.

Henry David Thoreau
<p style="background-color: #a8b6e1">…</p>

#a8b6e1 shadow

Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do.

Edgar Degas
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #a8b6e1">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
11056865
Binary
10101000, 10110110, 11100001
Hexadecimal
#a8b6e1
LRV
≈ 47.2%
Closest short hex
#abe ΔE = 2.673
RGB
rgb(168, 182, 225)
RGBA
rgba(168, 182, 225, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.292, g: 0.317, b: 0.391
RYB
red: 0.659%, yellow: 0.703%, blue: 0.882%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-5720351 / 0xffa8b6e1
HSL
hsl(225, 49%, 77%)
HSLA
hsla(225, 49%, 77%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 225° (225.263), saturation: 25% (0.253), value: 88% (0.882)
HSP
hue: 225.263, saturation: 25.333%, perceived brightness: 71.941%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 255.684, S: 57.023, L: 74.328
Cubehelix
H: -136.450, S: 0.433, L: 0.716
TSL
T: -2.327, S: 0.060, L: 0.717
CMYK
cyan: 25% (0.253), magenta: 19% (0.191), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 12% (0.118)
CMY
cyan: 34% (0.341), magenta: 29% (0.286), yellow: 12% (0.118)
XYZ
X: 46.463, Y: 47.216, Z: 77.885
xyY
x: 0.271, y: 0.275, Y: 47.216
CIELab
L: 74.328, a: 4.534, b: -23.129
CIELuv
L: 74.328, u: -9.466, v: -37.093
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 74.328, C: 23.569, H: 281.092
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 74.328, C: 38.281, H: 255.684
Hunter-Lab
L: 68.714, a: 0.451, b: -19.104
CIECAM02
J: 66.043, C: 29.475, h: 262.787, Q: 160.112, M: 25.776, s: 40.123, H: 312.548
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.188, jaune: -4.072, green: 0.494
LMS
L: 41.684, M: 47.932, S: 77.374
YCbCr
Y: 172.954, Cb: 148.949, Cr: 118.801
YCgCo
Y: 189.250, Cg: -7.250, Co: 27.750
YDbDr
Y: 182.716, Db: 63.619, Dr: 27.993
YPbPr
Y: 182.114, Pb: 23.110, Pr: -8.978
xvYCC
Y: 172.404, Cb: 148.301, Cr: 120.113
YIQ
Y: 182.716, I: -22.154, Q: 10.418
YUV
Y: 182.716, U: 20.810, V: -12.910
Munsell Color System
7.5PB 7/6 ΔE = 1.973
Brand Color
Heroku (light) ΔE = 7.983

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