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#b38bdd Hex Color Code

#b38bdd Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #b38bdd is a medium light shade of blue-magenta. In the RGB color model #b38bdd is comprised of 70.2% red, 54.51% green and 86.67% blue. In the HSL color space #b38bdd has a hue of 269° (degrees), 55% saturation and 71% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 564.08 nm.

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Download: GIMP GPL Adobe ASE (Adobe Swatch Exchange) Sketch Palette

#b38bdd linear gradient to complementary #afcc9c

  1. #b38bdd
  2. #b496d3
  3. #b5a1c8
  4. #b5acbe
  5. #b4b7b3
  6. #b2c2a7
  7. #afcc9c

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #946ebd
  2. #9e78c8
  3. #a981d2
  4. #b38bdd
  5. #bd95e8
  6. #c89ff3
  7. #d3a9fd

Tones

  1. #b38bdd
  2. #b492d6
  3. #b599d0
  4. #b5a0c9
  5. #b5a7c2
  6. #b5adbb
  7. #b4b4b4

Tints and Shades

#b38bdd to white

  1. #b38bdd
  2. #c09ee3
  3. #cdb1e9
  4. #dac4ee
  5. #e7d8f4
  6. #f3ebfa
  7. #ffffff

#b38bdd to black

  1. #b38bdd
  2. #9373b4
  3. #745b8d
  4. #564468
  5. #3a2f45
  6. #201b25
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Pantone / PMS

    1. 528 U
      #b889d2
      ΔE = 2.628 / LRV ≈ 32.7%
    2. 2645
      #b591d6
      ΔE = 2.699 / LRV ≈ 34.9%
  2. Caparol

    1. 75 13 320 / Viola 85
      #b48cd0
      ΔE = 2.678 / LRV ≈ 33.0%
  3. AMC

    1. Legion Light Blue
      #a98dd3
      ΔE = 2.834 / LRV ≈ 32.2%
  4. Plascon

    1. Royal Palace P5-B2-1
      #bc90d8
      ΔE = 2.983 / LRV ≈ 35.6%

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#b38bdd HTML / CSS Code Examples

#b38bdd foreground

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

Scott Adams
<p style="color: #b38bdd">…</p>

#b38bdd background

Have no fear of perfection, you'll never reach it.

Salvador Dali
<p style="background-color: #b38bdd">…</p>

#b38bdd shadow

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

Paul Cezanne
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #b38bdd">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
11766749
Binary
10110011, 10001011, 11011101
Hexadecimal
#b38bdd
LRV
≈ 33.3%
Closest short hex
#b8d ΔE = 1.960
RGB
rgb(179, 139, 221)
RGBA
rgba(179, 139, 221, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.332, g: 0.258, b: 0.410
RYB
red: 0.702%, yellow: 0.545%, blue: 0.867%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-5010467 / 0xffb38bdd
HSL
hsl(269, 55%, 71%)
HSLA
hsla(269, 55%, 71%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 269° (269.268), saturation: 37% (0.371), value: 87% (0.867)
HSP
hue: 269.268, saturation: 37.104%, perceived brightness: 63.826%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 283.708, S: 64.982, L: 64.379
Cubehelix
H: -96.838, S: 0.564, L: 0.628
TSL
T: -4.159, S: 0.101, L: 0.629
CMYK
cyan: 19% (0.190), magenta: 37% (0.371), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 13% (0.133)
CMY
cyan: 30% (0.298), magenta: 45% (0.455), yellow: 13% (0.133)
XYZ
X: 40.872, Y: 33.270, Z: 72.661
xyY
x: 0.278, y: 0.227, Y: 33.270
CIELab
L: 64.379, a: 30.937, b: -36.190
CIELuv
L: 64.379, u: 14.956, v: -61.314
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 64.379, C: 47.611, H: 310.525
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 64.379, C: 63.112, H: 283.708
Hunter-Lab
L: 57.680, a: 25.544, b: -34.314
CIECAM02
J: 55.510, C: 44.380, h: 300.815, Q: 146.790, M: 38.810, s: 51.419, H: 334.720
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.301, jaune: -6.668, green: -3.361
LMS
L: 32.443, M: 28.161, S: 72.030
YCbCr
Y: 153.717, Cb: 158.078, Cr: 139.738
YCgCo
Y: 169.500, Cg: -30.500, Co: 34.250
YDbDr
Y: 160.308, Db: 91.306, Dr: -35.526
YPbPr
Y: 153.424, Pb: 36.400, Pr: 16.228
xvYCC
Y: 147.764, Cb: 159.975, Cr: 142.255
YIQ
Y: 160.308, I: -2.515, Q: 33.971
YUV
Y: 160.308, U: 29.868, V: 16.399
Munsell Color System
7.5P 6/10 ΔE = 7.016
Brand Color
Mixpanel ΔE = 4.285

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