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#bcb9ca Hex Color Code

#bcb9ca Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #bcb9ca is a light shade of blue-magenta. In the RGB color model #bcb9ca is comprised of 73.73% red, 72.55% green and 79.22% blue. In the HSL color space #bcb9ca has a hue of 251° (degrees), 14% saturation and 76% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 448.56 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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Monochromatic Colors

  1. #9895a6
  2. #a4a1b2
  3. #b0adbe
  4. #bcb9ca
  5. #c8c5d6
  6. #d5d1e3
  7. #e1deef

Tints and Shades

#bcb9ca to white

  1. #bcb9ca
  2. #c7c4d3
  3. #d2d0db
  4. #dddbe4
  5. #e8e7ed
  6. #f4f3f6
  7. #ffffff

#bcb9ca to black

  1. #bcb9ca
  2. #9a97a5
  3. #797782
  4. #5a5860
  5. #3c3b40
  6. #212123
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Olympic

    1. ★ Winsome Lilac B43-3
      #bdb9c9
      ΔE = 0.507 / LRV ≈ 49.7%
    2. Cloudberry C43-3
      #b6b3c0
      ΔE = 2.758 / LRV ≈ 46.0%
  2. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 7194 - Province
      #bab8ca
      ΔE = 0.651 / LRV ≈ 49.0%
    2. 7185 - Hyacinth Haze
      #bbb5c1
      ΔE = 2.585 / LRV ≈ 47.5%
  3. Laura Ashley

    1. ★ 2-10 Dusty Lilac 1
      #bbb7c6
      ΔE = 1.093 / LRV ≈ 48.5%
    2. ★ 2-11 Lilac Silk
      #c2becd
      ΔE = 2.035 / LRV ≈ 52.7%
  4. Caparol

    1. ★ 2301-Y72R
      #b8b8c8
      ΔE = 1.193 / LRV ≈ 48.6%
    2. ★ 80 0 0 / Granit 50
      #bcbccc
      ΔE = 1.321 / LRV ≈ 51.0%
  5. Resene

    1. ★ Blue Haze V80-016-286
      #bdbace
      ΔE = 1.223 / LRV ≈ 50.4%
    2. ★ Morepork B76-012-284
      #b8b5c2
      ΔE = 2.184 / LRV ≈ 47.1%
  6. Taubmans

    1. ★ Cosmic / T12 39.E10
      #bbb8c6
      ΔE = 1.226 / LRV ≈ 48.9%
    2. Lilac Bud / T12 38.C10
      #b3b4c4
      ΔE = 2.536 / LRV ≈ 46.2%
  7. Behr

    1. ★ Spacious Luxury PPOC-74
      #c0bcce
      ΔE = 1.290 / LRV ≈ 51.6%
    2. ★ Sweet Dreams EIC-34
      #b6b7c9
      ΔE = 1.655 / LRV ≈ 48.0%
  8. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2010-R70B
      #b8b6c6
      ΔE = 1.295 / LRV ≈ 47.7%
  9. Beckers

    1. ★ Sommardröm 739 / S 2010-R80B
      #bdb8cc
      ΔE = 1.296 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
    2. Midsommarnatt 756 / S 1908-B
      #bebed3
      ΔE = 2.448 / LRV ≈ 52.5%
  10. General Paint

    1. ★ Swazi / CL 2473W
      #c0b9ca
      ΔE = 1.297 / LRV ≈ 50.2%
    2. ★ Café Curtain / CL 2403W
      #b8b9c8
      ΔE = 1.522 / LRV ≈ 49.1%
  11. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5933 - Winter Dusk
      #b8b8cb
      ΔE = 1.327 / LRV ≈ 48.8%
  12. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Winter Dusk / 1201
      #b8b8cb
      ΔE = 1.327 / LRV ≈ 48.8%
  13. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Cosmic / 544-4
      #b8b9cb
      ΔE = 1.336 / LRV ≈ 49.2%
    2. ★ Winsome Lilac / 343-4
      #c2b8cb
      ΔE = 2.285 / LRV ≈ 50.1%
  14. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Cosmic / PPG1171-4
      #b8b9cb
      ΔE = 1.336 / LRV ≈ 49.2%
    2. ★ Winsome Lilac 343-4
      #c2b8cb
      ΔE = 2.285 / LRV ≈ 50.1%
  15. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 5181P Heather Ashes
      #b9b9cd
      ΔE = 1.483 / LRV ≈ 49.4%
    2. 5171P Plum Frost
      #c5bbce
      ΔE = 2.627 / LRV ≈ 51.9%
  16. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 3-42-3 Little Maids
      #beb7ca
      ΔE = 1.486 / LRV ≈ 49.1%
    2. ★ 3-41-3 Apparition
      #b7b6cb
      ΔE = 2.019 / LRV ≈ 47.8%
  17. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Hyacinth Haze / KM3044-1
      #bdb8c5
      ΔE = 1.718 / LRV ≈ 49.1%
    2. Wisteria Wish / KM3012-1
      #c5b9ca
      ΔE = 2.915 / LRV ≈ 50.8%
  18. Colortrend

    1. ★ 1281
      #c1bace
      ΔE = 1.816 / LRV ≈ 50.9%
    2. 1288
      #b9b2c4
      ΔE = 2.582 / LRV ≈ 46.1%
  19. Diamond Vogel

    1. ★ Collensia / 1281
      #c1bace
      ΔE = 1.816 / LRV ≈ 50.9%
    2. Violet Crush / 1288
      #b9b2c4
      ΔE = 2.582 / LRV ≈ 46.1%
  20. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Noteworthy / 90BB 53/129
      #c1bece
      ΔE = 1.841 / LRV ≈ 52.6%
    2. Precocious Purple / 90BB 46/132
      #b4b1c3
      ΔE = 2.939 / LRV ≈ 45.1%
  21. Glidden

    1. ★ Violet Blush
      #bcbdcc
      ΔE = 1.847 / LRV ≈ 51.4%
    2. Grey Heather
      #bbb9c3
      ΔE = 2.693 / LRV ≈ 49.2%
  22. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Field of Heather 30RB 52/102
      #c0b7c8
      ΔE = 1.908 / LRV ≈ 49.2%
    2. 4296 Silver NIght 30RB 50/072
      #b7b3bf
      ΔE = 2.976 / LRV ≈ 46.1%
  23. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Province / 7194
      #c2bbcf
      ΔE = 1.993 / LRV ≈ 51.5%
    2. Hycent Haze / 7185
      #c2b9c7
      ΔE = 2.339 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
  24. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Province
      #c2bbcf
      ΔE = 1.993 / LRV ≈ 51.5%
    2. Hyacinth Haze
      #c2b9c7
      ΔE = 2.339 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
  25. Berger

    1. ★ Province / 7194
      #c2bbcf
      ΔE = 1.993 / LRV ≈ 51.5%
    2. Hycent Haze / 7185
      #c2b9c7
      ΔE = 2.339 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
  26. Ralph Lauren

    1. ★ Indian Sky / RLVM289
      #b5b7c6
      ΔE = 2.113 / LRV ≈ 47.8%
  27. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Province / 7194
      #c0bfd0
      ΔE = 2.128 / LRV ≈ 53.0%
    2. Hyacinth Haze / 7185
      #c0bcc6
      ΔE = 2.898 / LRV ≈ 51.3%
  28. Rodda Paint

    1. ★ Province 7194
      #c0bfd0
      ΔE = 2.128 / LRV ≈ 53.0%
    2. Hyacinth Haze 7185
      #c0bcc6
      ΔE = 2.898 / LRV ≈ 51.3%
  29. KILZ

    1. ★ Boysenberry Cream / A832
      #c1bdd2
      ΔE = 2.244 / LRV ≈ 52.4%
    2. Misty Air / B832
      #bebfcc
      ΔE = 2.672 / LRV ≈ 52.6%
  30. Valspar Paint

    1. Misty Morning Dew
      #bbb9c4
      ΔE = 2.314 / LRV ≈ 49.2%
    2. Lilac Macchiato
      #bdc0d3
      ΔE = 2.925 / LRV ≈ 53.2%
  31. McCormick Paints

    1. Hyacinth Haze
      #c2b9c7
      ΔE = 2.339 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
  32. Dulux

    1. 30RB 50/072
      #bebac5
      ΔE = 2.355 / LRV ≈ 50.1%
    2. 10RB 49/062
      #b9b7c1
      ΔE = 2.856 / LRV ≈ 48.0%
  33. Clark+Kensington

    1. Maestro / 41B-3
      #c2becb
      ΔE = 2.398 / LRV ≈ 52.6%
    2. Best of Times / 40B-3
      #b5b8cf
      ΔE = 2.983 / LRV ≈ 48.6%
  34. CIL

    1. Wildflower
      #b9b7c2
      ΔE = 2.494 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
    2. Mesmerize
      #b3b7c5
      ΔE = 2.859 / LRV ≈ 47.5%
  35. Nippon Paint

    1. Light Kaleidascope / NP N 1956 P
      #c5bece
      ΔE = 2.499 / LRV ≈ 53.2%
    2. Overcast / NP PB 1459 P
      #b8b4cb
      ΔE = 2.823 / LRV ≈ 47.1%
  36. Kansai Paint

    1. Opal Lilac
      #b9bbc7
      ΔE = 2.511 / LRV ≈ 50.0%
  37. Bristol

    1. Lilac Bud / P104-C4
      #b3b4c4
      ΔE = 2.536 / LRV ≈ 46.2%
  38. Tollens

    1. T2093-2
      #b8b6cd
      ΔE = 2.538 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
    2. T2093-1
      #bfbfd5
      ΔE = 2.953 / LRV ≈ 53.1%
  39. Sikkens

    1. W0.08.71
      #c2bcd2
      ΔE = 2.539 / LRV ≈ 52.1%
  40. Sto

    1. 34214
      #c0bcc7
      ΔE = 2.552 / LRV ≈ 51.3%
    2. 34205
      #c5c0d1
      ΔE = 2.777 / LRV ≈ 54.2%
  41. Opaltone / OMS

    1. 6343
      #babdca
      ΔE = 2.627 / LRV ≈ 51.1%
  42. Brighto Paints

    1. 5-43-3 Damask
      #bbb8c2
      ΔE = 2.731 / LRV ≈ 48.7%
    2. 5-45-3 Old Village
      #c0b9c4
      ΔE = 2.737 / LRV ≈ 49.9%
  43. Dutch Boy

    1. Baby Violet
      #bfb4c5
      ΔE = 2.793 / LRV ≈ 47.8%
  44. Pantone / PMS

    1. 2106 UP
      #b3b9cc
      ΔE = 2.929 / LRV ≈ 48.6%
    2. 665 C
      #c6bcd0
      ΔE = 2.946 / LRV ≈ 52.5%
  45. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 2020-R50B
      #bdb6ce
      ΔE = 2.979 / LRV ≈ 48.7%
  46. Benjamin Moore

    1. African Violet / 2116-50
      #c2bac5
      ΔE = 2.994 / LRV ≈ 50.6%

#bcb9ca HTML / CSS Code Examples

#bcb9ca foreground

An artist never really finishes his work; he merely abandons it.

Paul Valéry
<p style="color: #bcb9ca">…</p>

#bcb9ca background

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

Paul Cezanne
<p style="background-color: #bcb9ca">…</p>

#bcb9ca shadow

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="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #bcb9ca">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
12368330
Binary
10111100, 10111001, 11001010
Hexadecimal
#bcb9ca
LRV
≈ 49.7%
Closest short hex
#bbc ΔE = 1.067
RGB
rgb(188, 185, 202)
RGBA
rgba(188, 185, 202, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.327, g: 0.322, b: 0.351
RYB
red: 0.737%, yellow: 0.725%, blue: 0.792%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-4408886 / 0xffbcb9ca
HSL
hsl(251, 14%, 76%)
HSLA
hsla(251, 14%, 76%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 251° (250.588), saturation: 8% (0.084), value: 79% (0.792)
HSP
hue: 250.588, saturation: 8.416%, perceived brightness: 73.690%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 272.923, S: 21.003, L: 75.856
Cubehelix
H: -114.219, S: 0.146, L: 0.736
TSL
T: -3.395, S: 0.018, L: 0.737
CMYK
cyan: 7% (0.069), magenta: 8% (0.084), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 21% (0.208)
CMY
cyan: 26% (0.263), magenta: 27% (0.275), yellow: 21% (0.208)
XYZ
X: 48.747, Y: 49.653, Z: 62.882
xyY
x: 0.302, y: 0.308, Y: 49.653
CIELab
L: 75.856, a: 4.295, b: -8.180
CIELuv
L: 75.856, u: 0.672, v: -13.168
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 75.856, C: 9.239, H: 297.702
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 75.856, C: 13.185, H: 272.923
Hunter-Lab
L: 70.465, a: 0.169, b: -3.583
CIECAM02
J: 68.339, C: 11.971, h: 281.510, Q: 162.871, M: 10.468, s: 25.352, H: 322.915
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.122, jaune: -1.557, green: -0.156
LMS
L: 46.841, M: 50.372, S: 62.659
YCbCr
Y: 177.352, Cb: 135.019, Cr: 128.110
YCgCo
Y: 190.000, Cg: -5.000, Co: 43.500
YDbDr
Y: 187.835, Db: 21.311, Dr: -0.310
YPbPr
Y: 186.863, Pb: 8.155, Pr: 0.718
xvYCC
Y: 176.482, Cb: 135.164, Cr: 128.631
YIQ
Y: 187.835, I: -3.674, Q: 5.924
YUV
Y: 187.835, U: 6.972, V: 0.145
Munsell Color System
2.5P 7/4 ΔE = 3.311
Brand Color
Heroku (light) ΔE = 6.699

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