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#a8b6ec Hex Color Code

#a8b6ec Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #a8b6ec is a light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #a8b6ec is comprised of 65.88% red, 71.37% green and 92.55% blue. In the HSL color space #a8b6ec has a hue of 228° (degrees), 64% saturation and 79% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 471.62 nm.

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  1. Supreme Court building on Parliament Square, Westminster, London
  2. Abstract Vibrantly Colored Watercolor Background with Copy Space
  3. Branches with riping, blue plums in abundance & lush foliage.

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#a8b6ec linear gradient to complementary #dbd8b9

  1. #a8b6ec
  2. #b2bbe4
  3. #bcc1db
  4. #c4c7d3
  5. #ccccca
  6. #d4d2c2
  7. #dbd8b9

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #8593c7
  2. #909fd3
  3. #9caae0
  4. #a8b6ec
  5. #b4c2f9
  6. #c0ceff
  7. #cddaff

Tones

  1. #a8b6ec
  2. #afb9e6
  3. #b5bde1
  4. #bac0db
  5. #c0c3d5
  6. #c5c7d0
  7. #cacaca

Tints and Shades

#a8b6ec to white

  1. #a8b6ec
  2. #b7c2ef
  3. #c6cef3
  4. #d4daf6
  5. #e3e6f9
  6. #f1f2fc
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#a8b6ec to black

  1. #a8b6ec
  2. #8a95c0
  3. #6d7597
  4. #51576f
  5. #373b49
  6. #1f2027
  7. #000000 / #000

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Similar Paints

  1. Matthews Paint

    1. ★ Pastel Smalt Blue / 11589
      #a7b7ec
      ΔE = 0.590 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
  2. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 2113 U
      #a7b2e7
      ΔE = 1.440 / LRV ≈ 45.8%
    2. 2716 U
      #a1afe9
      ΔE = 2.642 / LRV ≈ 44.1%
  3. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 1030-R70B
      #afb5e9
      ΔE = 1.719 / LRV ≈ 48.0%
    2. S 1030-R80B
      #a0b9ea
      ΔE = 3.008 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
  4. Resene

    1. ★ Perano B80-045-270
      #acb9e8
      ΔE = 1.920 / LRV ≈ 49.3%
    2. Bauhaus B78-035-274
      #a9aed5
      ΔE = 4.613 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  5. Plascon

    1. ★ Desert Water B5-B2-2
      #a8bcf4
      ΔE = 2.220 / LRV ≈ 50.8%
    2. Water Dance B6-D2-3
      #b4b8e8
      ΔE = 2.679 / LRV ≈ 49.8%
  6. Caparol

    1. 43/02 / Str-Putz Capamix 43/02
      #b4b8f0
      ΔE = 2.763 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
    2. 2313
      #9cb4e4
      ΔE = 3.359 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
  7. Nerolac

    1. Burple - 2347
      #a8b3de
      ΔE = 2.846 / LRV ≈ 45.8%
    2. Sweet Lavender - 2340
      #aab1db
      ΔE = 3.391 / LRV ≈ 45.1%
  8. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 1040-R70B
      #a4bcef
      ΔE = 2.873 / LRV ≈ 50.1%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 1040-R60B
      #b6b8ed
      ΔE = 3.029 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
  9. Porter Paints

    1. French Lilac / 146-4
      #adb9e3
      ΔE = 2.972 / LRV ≈ 49.1%
    2. Lilac Sachet / 246-4
      #abb6d8
      ΔE = 4.757 / LRV ≈ 47.1%
  10. ProMarker

    1. Bluebell
      #acafe4
      ΔE = 3.017 / LRV ≈ 45.0%
  11. Benjamin Moore

    1. Victorian Trim / 2068-50
      #abb1dc
      ΔE = 3.244 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
  12. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. French Lilac / PPG1246-4
      #adbae3
      ΔE = 3.331 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
    2. Lilac Sachet / PPG1245-4
      #abb6d7
      ΔE = 5.003 / LRV ≈ 47.0%
  13. Glidden

    1. French Lilac / PPG1246-4
      #adbae3
      ΔE = 3.331 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
    2. Roslyn's Periwinkle Blue / 49BB 51/186
      #b0bce0
      ΔE = 4.662 / LRV ≈ 50.6%
  14. Duron

    1. Indulgent
      #afb0de
      ΔE = 3.500 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
    2. Awesome Violet
      #babbe9
      ΔE = 4.024 / LRV ≈ 51.9%
  15. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6261
      #abb7de
      ΔE = 3.565 / LRV ≈ 47.8%
    2. 6022
      #9cb1dc
      ΔE = 4.392 / LRV ≈ 43.7%
  16. Dutch Boy

    1. I Love A Parade
      #a6b3db
      ΔE = 3.660 / LRV ≈ 45.5%
    2. Folk Festival
      #b6b2d9
      ΔE = 5.034 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
  17. Valspar Paint

    1. Daybreak Beckons X73R158D
      #a9b3da
      ΔE = 3.732 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
    2. Safe Haven R157D
      #acb1d9
      ΔE = 3.859 / LRV ≈ 45.2%
  18. TRUMATCH

    1. 37-d
      #a5b3db
      ΔE = 3.747 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
    2. 35-e
      #a3b7de
      ΔE = 4.376 / LRV ≈ 46.9%
  19. Kelly-Moore

    1. Petal Soft / KM3069-2
      #b4b7df
      ΔE = 3.792 / LRV ≈ 48.9%
    2. Roswell / KM3077-2
      #b2badf
      ΔE = 4.226 / LRV ≈ 49.9%
  20. Taubmans

    1. Pansy Blush / T12 37.E1
      #aeb5db
      ΔE = 3.812 / LRV ≈ 47.2%
    2. Bridesmaid Dress / T12 37.E3
      #aeb1d8
      ΔE = 4.183 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  21. Clark+Kensington

    1. Purpleicious / 39D-2
      #b8bbe6
      ΔE = 3.930 / LRV ≈ 51.4%
  22. Dulux

    1. 64BB 46/254
      #9cb2df
      ΔE = 3.942 / LRV ≈ 44.2%
  23. Behr

    1. Lavender Sky P540-4
      #9eacdd
      ΔE = 4.004 / LRV ≈ 42.0%
    2. Lavender Cloud P550-3
      #b6b8e0
      ΔE = 4.023 / LRV ≈ 49.6%
  24. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Petal Soft / 7208
      #a4b1d9
      ΔE = 4.006 / LRV ≈ 44.3%
    2. Roswell / 7216
      #a3b5dc
      ΔE = 4.221 / LRV ≈ 46.0%
  25. RAL

    1. RAL 570-3
      #adaddd
      ΔE = 4.049 / LRV ≈ 44.0%
    2. RAL 280 70 25
      #9bacd8
      ΔE = 4.977 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
  26. Tikkurila

    1. 9706
      #9cacdd
      ΔE = 4.191 / LRV ≈ 41.8%
  27. Brighto Paints

    1. 1-40-4 Mystic Orchid
      #a9abde
      ΔE = 4.207 / LRV ≈ 42.8%
    2. 6820 Indigo
      #a5aadb
      ΔE = 4.453 / LRV ≈ 41.9%
  28. Nippon Paint

    1. Expedition / NP PB 1482 P
      #afb7db
      ΔE = 4.230 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
    2. Purple Times / NP PB 1496 P
      #a3b7dc
      ΔE = 4.876 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
  29. ECOS Paints

    1. High Style (1275)
      #adb4d8
      ΔE = 4.313 / LRV ≈ 46.5%
    2. Childish Wonder (1261)
      #aaabd8
      ΔE = 4.706 / LRV ≈ 42.6%
  30. Diamond Vogel

    1. High Style / 1275
      #adb4d8
      ΔE = 4.313 / LRV ≈ 46.5%
    2. Blue Skies Today / 0604
      #9aafdc
      ΔE = 4.497 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
  31. Colortrend

    1. 1275
      #adb4d8
      ΔE = 4.313 / LRV ≈ 46.5%
    2. 1261
      #aaabd8
      ΔE = 4.706 / LRV ≈ 42.6%
  32. Designers Guild

    1. Jodphur
      #95b8ee
      ΔE = 4.343 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
  33. Sikkens

    1. U3.19.64
      #99b0de
      ΔE = 4.393 / LRV ≈ 43.1%
    2. U2.20.64
      #9bb4dc
      ΔE = 5.240 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
  34. Bristol

    1. Eye Shadow / P106-C4
      #9baddb
      ΔE = 4.482 / LRV ≈ 42.0%
  35. Scib Paints

    1. Petal Soft / 7208
      #aaabda
      ΔE = 4.523 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
    2. Prince Charming / 7248
      #98afdc
      ΔE = 4.824 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
  36. Berger

    1. Petal Soft / 7208
      #aaabda
      ΔE = 4.523 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
    2. Prince Charming / 7248
      #98afdc
      ΔE = 4.824 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
  37. Vista Paint

    1. Petal Soft
      #aaabda
      ΔE = 4.523 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
    2. Roswell
      #a2a9d9
      ΔE = 4.841 / LRV ≈ 41.1%
  38. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Larkspur Bud / 1186
      #b7c0ea
      ΔE = 4.614 / LRV ≈ 53.7%
  39. California Paints

    1. DE 5905 - Larkspur Bud
      #b7c0ea
      ΔE = 4.614 / LRV ≈ 53.7%
  40. Coronado Paint

    1. 7208 - Petal Soft
      #a1abd6
      ΔE = 4.834 / LRV ≈ 41.6%
  41. Asian Paints

    1. Edge Of Dawn / 7216
      #a4a9d8
      ΔE = 4.933 / LRV ≈ 41.2%
    2. Classic Vase / 9152
      #99aad9
      ΔE = 5.213 / LRV ≈ 40.5%
  42. Brillux

    1. 57.18.15
      #96b2df
      ΔE = 5.062 / LRV ≈ 43.7%
    2. 51.15.15
      #aba9da
      ΔE = 5.217 / LRV ≈ 42.1%
  43. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Awesome Violet - 6815
      #a7b2d4
      ΔE = 5.088 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
  44. Albany Paint

    1. Blue Horizon
      #a9b9db
      ΔE = 5.128 / LRV ≈ 48.2%
  45. Crown Paint

    1. Lupin
      #a0b8de
      ΔE = 5.230 / LRV ≈ 47.0%
  46. Testors

    1. Testors 1234
      #a3a9d5
      ΔE = 5.232 / LRV ≈ 41.0%

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#a8b6ec HTML / CSS Code Examples

#a8b6ec foreground

It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="color: #a8b6ec">…</p>

#a8b6ec background

Every good painter paints what he is.

Jackson Pollock
<p style="background-color: #a8b6ec">…</p>

#a8b6ec shadow

The position of the artist is humble. He is essentially a channel.

Piet Mondrian
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #a8b6ec">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
11056876
Binary
10101000, 10110110, 11101100
Hexadecimal
#a8b6ec
LRV
≈ 47.8%
Closest short hex
#abe ΔE = 1.919
RGB
rgb(168, 182, 236)
RGBA
rgba(168, 182, 236, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.287, g: 0.311, b: 0.403
RYB
red: 65.882%, yellow: 70.435%, blue: 92.549%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-5720340 / 0xffa8b6ec
HSL
hsl(228, 64%, 79%)
HSLA
hsla(228, 64%, 79%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 228° (227.647), saturation: 29% (0.288), value: 93% (0.925)
HSP
hue: 227.647, saturation: 28.814%, perceived brightness: 72.557%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 257.912, S: 72.240, L: 74.721
Cubehelix
H: -134.034, S: 0.532, L: 0.721
TSL
T: -2.430, S: 0.070, L: 0.721
CMYK
cyan: 29% (0.288), magenta: 23% (0.229), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 7% (0.075)
CMY
cyan: 34% (0.341), magenta: 29% (0.286), yellow: 7% (0.075)
XYZ
X: 48.013, Y: 47.835, Z: 86.044
xyY
x: 0.264, y: 0.263, Y: 47.835
CIELab
L: 74.721, a: 7.168, b: -28.490
CIELuv
L: 74.721, u: -9.938, v: -46.407
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 74.721, C: 29.378, H: 284.123
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 74.721, C: 47.459, H: 257.912
Hunter-Lab
L: 69.163, a: 2.878, b: -25.347
CIECAM02
J: 66.480, C: 34.790, h: 265.371, Q: 160.641, M: 30.423, s: 43.519, H: 313.921
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.215, jaune: -5.017, green: 0.371
LMS
L: 41.760, M: 47.944, S: 85.410
YCbCr
Y: 174.032, Cb: 153.778, Cr: 118.020
YCoCg
Y: 192.000, Cg: -10.000, Co: 25.000
YDbDr
Y: 183.970, Db: 78.282, Dr: 30.380
YPbPr
Y: 182.906, Pb: 28.610, Pr: -9.484
xvYCC
Y: 173.084, Cb: 153.132, Cr: 119.669
YIQ
Y: 183.970, I: -25.688, Q: 13.841
YUV
Y: 183.970, U: 25.606, V: -14.011
Munsell Color System
10PB 7/8 ΔE = 3.605
Brand Color
Heroku (light) ΔE = 9.356

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