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#a8b8ec Hex Color Code

#a8b8ec Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #a8b8ec is a light shade of blue. In the RGB color model #a8b8ec is comprised of 65.88% red, 72.16% green and 92.55% blue. In the HSL color space #a8b8ec has a hue of 226° (degrees), 64% saturation and 79% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 472.52 nm.

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#a8b8ec linear gradient to complementary #dbd8b9

  1. #a8b8ec
  2. #b2bde4
  3. #bcc2db
  4. #c4c8d3
  5. #cccdca
  6. #d4d3c2
  7. #dbd8b9

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #8495c7
  2. #90a0d3
  3. #9cacdf
  4. #a8b8ec
  5. #b4c4f9
  6. #c0d0ff
  7. #cddcff

Tones

  1. #a8b8ec
  2. #aebbe6
  3. #b5bee1
  4. #bac1db
  5. #c0c4d5
  6. #c5c7d0
  7. #cacaca

Tints and Shades

#a8b8ec to white

  1. #a8b8ec
  2. #b7c3ef
  3. #c6cff3
  4. #d4dbf6
  5. #e3e7f9
  6. #f1f3fc
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#a8b8ec to black

  1. #a8b8ec
  2. #8a97c0
  3. #6d7797
  4. #51586f
  5. #373b49
  6. #1f2027
  7. #000000 / #000

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  1. Matthews Paint

    1. ★ Pastel Smalt Blue / 11589
      #a7b7ec
      ΔE = 0.421 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
    2. Calm Blue / 894
      #bac3eb
      ΔE = 5.094 / LRV ≈ 55.5%
  2. Resene

    1. ★ Perano B80-045-270
      #acb9e8
      ΔE = 1.305 / LRV ≈ 49.3%
    2. Bauhaus B78-035-274
      #a9aed5
      ΔE = 4.833 / LRV ≈ 43.5%
  3. Plascon

    1. ★ Desert Water B5-B2-2
      #a8bcf4
      ΔE = 1.708 / LRV ≈ 50.8%
    2. Water Dance B6-D2-3
      #b4b8e8
      ΔE = 2.737 / LRV ≈ 49.8%
  4. Sigma

    1. ★ Mistic Purple / S 1040-R70B
      #a4bcef
      ΔE = 2.033 / LRV ≈ 50.1%
    2. Mistic Purple / S 1040-R60B
      #b6b8ed
      ΔE = 3.333 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
  5. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 1030-R70B
      #afb5e9
      ΔE = 2.258 / LRV ≈ 48.0%
    2. S 1030-R80B
      #a0b9ea
      ΔE = 2.322 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
  6. Porter Paints

    1. French Lilac / 146-4
      #adb9e3
      ΔE = 2.425 / LRV ≈ 49.1%
    2. Delectable / 147-4
      #9cb4e2
      ΔE = 3.425 / LRV ≈ 45.2%
  7. Glidden

    1. French Lilac / PPG1246-4
      #adbae3
      ΔE = 2.709 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
    2. Roslyn's Periwinkle Blue / 49BB 51/186
      #b0bce0
      ΔE = 4.048 / LRV ≈ 50.6%
  8. Nerolac

    1. Burple - 2347
      #a8b3de
      ΔE = 2.813 / LRV ≈ 45.8%
    2. Sweet Lavender - 2340
      #aab1db
      ΔE = 3.555 / LRV ≈ 45.1%
  9. Caparol

    1. 2313
      #9cb4e4
      ΔE = 3.086 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
    2. 42/01
      #9cb8e8
      ΔE = 3.194 / LRV ≈ 47.2%
  10. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6261
      #abb7de
      ΔE = 3.145 / LRV ≈ 47.8%
    2. 6022
      #9cb1dc
      ΔE = 4.242 / LRV ≈ 43.7%
  11. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Delectable 147-4
      #9cb4e2
      ΔE = 3.425 / LRV ≈ 45.2%
    2. Purple Passion 245-4
      #babbde
      ΔE = 5.086 / LRV ≈ 51.3%
  12. Benjamin Moore

    1. Victorian Trim / 2068-50
      #abb1dc
      ΔE = 3.475 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
  13. Dutch Boy

    1. I Love A Parade
      #a6b3db
      ΔE = 3.488 / LRV ≈ 45.5%
    2. Sweet Lilac
      #a7b2d4
      ΔE = 4.924 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
  14. TRUMATCH

    1. 37-d
      #a5b3db
      ΔE = 3.551 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
    2. 35-e
      #a3b7de
      ΔE = 3.843 / LRV ≈ 46.9%
  15. Taubmans

    1. Pansy Blush / T12 37.E1
      #aeb5db
      ΔE = 3.644 / LRV ≈ 47.2%
    2. Canterbury Bells / T12 38.D2
      #b5bede
      ΔE = 5.228 / LRV ≈ 51.9%
  16. Kelly-Moore

    1. Petal Soft / KM3069-2
      #b4b7df
      ΔE = 3.676 / LRV ≈ 48.9%
    2. Roswell / KM3077-2
      #b2badf
      ΔE = 3.777 / LRV ≈ 49.9%
  17. Clark+Kensington

    1. Purpleicious / 39D-2
      #b8bbe6
      ΔE = 3.693 / LRV ≈ 51.4%
    2. Under the Sea / KIDCC-45
      #abbee0
      ΔE = 5.100 / LRV ≈ 50.9%
  18. Asian Paints

    1. Blue Sway / 9153
      #acbce2
      ΔE = 3.697 / LRV ≈ 50.2%
    2. Blue Charm / 7248
      #98aeda
      ΔE = 5.098 / LRV ≈ 42.0%
  19. Dulux

    1. 64BB 46/254
      #9cb2df
      ΔE = 3.763 / LRV ≈ 44.2%
    2. 80BB 49/174
      #aeb5d4
      ΔE = 5.181 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
  20. ProMarker

    1. Bluebell
      #acafe4
      ΔE = 3.802 / LRV ≈ 45.0%
    2. Cornflower
      #aebee0
      ΔE = 4.868 / LRV ≈ 51.2%
  21. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Roswell / 7216
      #a3b5dc
      ΔE = 3.822 / LRV ≈ 46.0%
    2. Petal Soft / 7208
      #a4b1d9
      ΔE = 3.949 / LRV ≈ 44.3%
  22. Nippon Paint

    1. Expedition / NP PB 1482 P
      #afb7db
      ΔE = 3.909 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
    2. Purple Times / NP PB 1496 P
      #a3b7dc
      ΔE = 4.355 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
  23. Designers Guild

    1. Jodphur
      #95b8ee
      ΔE = 3.912 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
  24. Duron

    1. Awesome Violet
      #babbe9
      ΔE = 3.927 / LRV ≈ 51.9%
    2. Indulgent
      #afb0de
      ΔE = 3.977 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  25. Pantone / PMS

    1. 2717
      #abbde3
      ΔE = 3.948 / LRV ≈ 50.6%
    2. 658
      #abbade
      ΔE = 3.993 / LRV ≈ 49.0%
  26. California Paints

    1. DE 5905 - Larkspur Bud
      #b7c0ea
      ΔE = 4.023 / LRV ≈ 53.7%
    2. DE 5891 - Sky High
      #a7c2eb
      ΔE = 5.069 / LRV ≈ 52.8%
  27. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Larkspur Bud / 1186
      #b7c0ea
      ΔE = 4.023 / LRV ≈ 53.7%
    2. Sky High / 989
      #a7c2eb
      ΔE = 5.069 / LRV ≈ 52.8%
  28. Colortrend

    1. 1275
      #adb4d8
      ΔE = 4.165 / LRV ≈ 46.5%
    2. 1268
      #bbc0e5
      ΔE = 5.097 / LRV ≈ 53.9%
  29. Sikkens

    1. U3.19.64
      #99b0de
      ΔE = 4.334 / LRV ≈ 43.1%
    2. U2.20.64
      #9bb4dc
      ΔE = 4.848 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
  30. ECOS Paints

    1. Blue Skies Today (0604)
      #9aafdc
      ΔE = 4.496 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
    2. Angela Bay (0603)
      #acc1e5
      ΔE = 5.247 / LRV ≈ 52.6%
  31. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Twitlight Chimes 28-4
      #a6bce1
      ΔE = 4.546 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
    2. Gracie's Room 28-6
      #a4b1d3
      ΔE = 5.236 / LRV ≈ 44.0%
  32. Tikkurila

    1. 9706
      #9cacdd
      ΔE = 4.550 / LRV ≈ 41.8%
  33. Albany Paint

    1. Blue Horizon
      #a9b9db
      ΔE = 4.574 / LRV ≈ 48.2%
  34. Crown Paint

    1. Lupin
      #a0b8de
      ΔE = 4.644 / LRV ≈ 47.0%
  35. Bristol

    1. Eye Shadow / P106-C4
      #9baddb
      ΔE = 4.657 / LRV ≈ 42.0%
    2. Canterbury Bells / P106-C3
      #b5bede
      ΔE = 5.228 / LRV ≈ 51.9%
  36. Behr

    1. Lavender Wash MQ4-30
      #aab0d5
      ΔE = 4.667 / LRV ≈ 44.4%
    2. Pixie Violet 620B-4
      #adb1d5
      ΔE = 4.762 / LRV ≈ 45.1%
  37. RAL

    1. RAL 570-3
      #adaddd
      ΔE = 4.670 / LRV ≈ 44.0%
    2. RAL 280 70 25
      #9bacd8
      ΔE = 5.143 / LRV ≈ 41.4%
  38. Vista Paint

    1. Prince Charming
      #98afdc
      ΔE = 4.785 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
    2. Petal Soft
      #aaabda
      ΔE = 5.123 / LRV ≈ 42.7%
  39. Berger

    1. Prince Charming / 7248
      #98afdc
      ΔE = 4.785 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
    2. Morning Sky / 7249
      #acc1e6
      ΔE = 5.036 / LRV ≈ 52.6%
  40. Scib Paints

    1. Prince Charming / 7248
      #98afdc
      ΔE = 4.785 / LRV ≈ 42.5%
    2. Berry Blush / 7217
      #bbc0e6
      ΔE = 4.969 / LRV ≈ 54.0%
  41. Brillux

    1. 57.18.15
      #96b2df
      ΔE = 4.809 / LRV ≈ 43.7%
    2. 51.15.12
      #bcbee4
      ΔE = 4.983 / LRV ≈ 53.1%
  42. Valspar Paint

    1. Ticklish
      #afbada
      ΔE = 4.829 / LRV ≈ 49.3%
    2. Sassy Violet
      #acaed5
      ΔE = 5.026 / LRV ≈ 43.8%
  43. Green Planet Paints

    1. Lupine
      #adc6fb
      ΔE = 4.895 / LRV ≈ 56.2%
  44. Coronado Paint

    1. 7217 - Berry Blush
      #b2bfe1
      ΔE = 4.913 / LRV ≈ 52.2%
    2. 7208 - Petal Soft
      #a1abd6
      ΔE = 5.152 / LRV ≈ 41.6%
  45. Sherwin-Williams

    1. Awesome Violet - 6815
      #a7b2d4
      ΔE = 4.924 / LRV ≈ 44.8%
  46. Brighto Paints

    1. 1-40-4 Mystic Orchid
      #a9abde
      ΔE = 4.931 / LRV ≈ 42.8%
    2. 6820 Indigo
      #a5aadb
      ΔE = 5.077 / LRV ≈ 41.9%
  47. General Paint

    1. Maniac Mauve / CL 2424W
      #b5bcdc
      ΔE = 5.070 / LRV ≈ 51.0%
  48. Diamond Vogel

    1. Spoiled Rotten / 1268
      #bbc0e5
      ΔE = 5.097 / LRV ≈ 53.9%
    2. Angela Bay / 0603
      #acc1e5
      ΔE = 5.247 / LRV ≈ 52.6%
  49. Levis

    1. Clear Purple B40
      #aeb5d4
      ΔE = 5.181 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
  50. Earthpaint

    1. 1-39-3 Glissade
      #b4bcdb
      ΔE = 5.233 / LRV ≈ 50.8%
    2. 1-40-3 Windflower
      #b4b6d6
      ΔE = 5.247 / LRV ≈ 48.0%

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#a8b8ec HTML / CSS Code Examples

#a8b8ec foreground

The only time I feel alive is when I'm painting.

Vincent Van Gogh
<p style="color: #a8b8ec">…</p>

#a8b8ec background

I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.

Frida Kahlo
<p style="background-color: #a8b8ec">…</p>

#a8b8ec shadow

Don't be an art critic, but paint, there lies salvation.

Paul Cezanne
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #a8b8ec">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
11057388
Binary
10101000, 10111000, 11101100
Hexadecimal
#a8b8ec
LRV
≈ 48.7%
Closest short hex
#abe ΔE = 1.072
RGB
rgb(168, 184, 236)
RGBA
rgba(168, 184, 236, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.286, g: 0.313, b: 0.401
RYB
red: 65.882%, yellow: 70.962%, blue: 92.549%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-5719828 / 0xffa8b8ec
HSL
hsl(226, 64%, 79%)
HSLA
hsla(226, 64%, 79%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 226° (225.882), saturation: 29% (0.288), value: 93% (0.925)
HSP
hue: 225.882, saturation: 28.814%, perceived brightness: 73.011%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 256.509, S: 71.673, L: 75.240
Cubehelix
H: -135.813, S: 0.529, L: 0.725
TSL
T: -2.353, S: 0.070, L: 0.726
CMYK
cyan: 29% (0.288), magenta: 22% (0.220), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 7% (0.075)
CMY
cyan: 34% (0.341), magenta: 28% (0.278), yellow: 7% (0.075)
XYZ
X: 48.425, Y: 48.660, Z: 86.182
xyY
x: 0.264, y: 0.266, Y: 48.660
CIELab
L: 75.240, a: 6.070, b: -27.695
CIELuv
L: 75.240, u: -10.787, v: -44.962
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 75.240, C: 28.352, H: 282.363
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 75.240, C: 46.238, H: 256.509
Hunter-Lab
L: 69.757, a: 1.839, b: -24.420
CIECAM02
J: 67.072, C: 34.167, h: 263.537, Q: 161.355, M: 29.879, s: 43.032, H: 312.944
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.209, jaune: -4.869, green: 0.507
LMS
L: 42.395, M: 49.055, S: 85.558
YCbCr
Y: 175.040, Cb: 153.196, Cr: 117.284
YCoCg
Y: 193.000, Cg: -9.000, Co: 25.000
YDbDr
Y: 185.144, Db: 76.516, Dr: 32.612
YPbPr
Y: 184.336, Pb: 27.840, Pr: -10.392
xvYCC
Y: 174.312, Cb: 152.456, Cr: 118.871
YIQ
Y: 185.144, I: -26.237, Q: 12.796
YUV
Y: 185.144, U: 25.028, V: -15.041
Munsell Color System
10PB 7/8 ΔE = 3.854
Brand Color
Heroku (light) ΔE = 8.816

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