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#bcb9e4 Hex Color Code

#bcb9e4 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #bcb9e4 is a light shade of blue-magenta. In the RGB color model #bcb9e4 is comprised of 73.73% red, 72.55% green and 89.41% blue. In the HSL color space #bcb9e4 has a hue of 244° (degrees), 44% saturation and 81% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 460.14 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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

#bcb9e4 linear gradient to complementary #d7dbc2

  1. #bcb9e4
  2. #c1bfde
  3. #c6c4d9
  4. #cbcad3
  5. #cfd0ce
  6. #d3d5c8
  7. #d7dbc2

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #9895be
  2. #a4a1cb
  3. #b0add7
  4. #bcb9e4
  5. #c8c5f1
  6. #d5d2fe
  7. #e2deff

Tones

  1. #bcb9e4
  2. #bfbde1
  3. #c3c0dd
  4. #c6c4da
  5. #c9c8d6
  6. #cccbd3
  7. #cfcfcf

Tints and Shades

#bcb9e4 to white

  1. #bcb9e4
  2. #c7c4e9
  3. #d2d0ed
  4. #dedbf2
  5. #e9e7f6
  6. #f4f3fb
  7. #ffffff

#bcb9e4 to black

  1. #bcb9e4
  2. #9a97ba
  3. #797792
  4. #5a586b
  5. #3c3b47
  6. #212126
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Duron

    1. ★ Awesome Violet
      #babbe9
      ΔE = 1.333 / LRV ≈ 51.9%
  2. Clark+Kensington

    1. ★ Purpleicious / 39D-2
      #b8bbe6
      ΔE = 1.519 / LRV ≈ 51.4%
    2. Paparazzi / 40C-4
      #bab8da
      ΔE = 2.485 / LRV ≈ 49.8%
  3. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 270 C
      #b4b5df
      ΔE = 2.068 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
    2. ★ 7444 U
      #bcbde2
      ΔE = 2.164 / LRV ≈ 52.6%
  4. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Petal Soft / KM3069-2
      #b4b7df
      ΔE = 2.147 / LRV ≈ 48.9%
  5. Plascon

    1. ★ Water Dance B6-D2-3
      #b4b8e8
      ΔE = 2.217 / LRV ≈ 49.8%
    2. White Owl P1-D2-3
      #bcb4e8
      ΔE = 2.947 / LRV ≈ 49.2%
  6. Brillux

    1. ★ 51.15.12
      #bcbee4
      ΔE = 2.291 / LRV ≈ 53.1%
  7. Pratt & Lambert

    1. Violetta 29-6
      #bfb8db
      ΔE = 2.373 / LRV ≈ 50.5%
  8. Porter Paints

    1. Purple Passion / 245-4
      #babbde
      ΔE = 2.394 / LRV ≈ 51.3%
  9. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. Purple Passion 245-4
      #babbde
      ΔE = 2.394 / LRV ≈ 51.3%
  10. Caparol

    1. 2255
      #b4b4dc
      ΔE = 2.404 / LRV ≈ 47.5%
    2. 80 7 280 / Lavendel 55
      #b4b4e4
      ΔE = 2.424 / LRV ≈ 47.9%
  11. California Paints

    1. DE 5940 - Violet Gems
      #c4c0e9
      ΔE = 2.630 / LRV ≈ 55.3%
  12. Dunn-Edwards

    1. Violet Gems / 1377
      #c4c0e9
      ΔE = 2.630 / LRV ≈ 55.3%
  13. Resene

    1. Melrose V83-038-291
      #c3b9dd
      ΔE = 2.642 / LRV ≈ 51.5%
  14. Berger

    1. Peak of Perfection / 7209
      #c0c0e6
      ΔE = 2.681 / LRV ≈ 54.6%
  15. Scib Paints

    1. Peak of Perfection / 7209
      #c0c0e6
      ΔE = 2.681 / LRV ≈ 54.6%
  16. Vista Paint

    1. Peak of Perfection
      #c0c0e6
      ΔE = 2.681 / LRV ≈ 54.6%
  17. Colortrend

    1. 1260
      #c0c0e5
      ΔE = 2.802 / LRV ≈ 54.6%
  18. Diamond Vogel

    1. Pretty Posie / 1260
      #c0c0e5
      ΔE = 2.802 / LRV ≈ 54.6%
  19. Dutch Boy

    1. Folk Festival
      #b6b2d9
      ΔE = 2.804 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
  20. Sigma

    1. Mistic Purple / S 1040-R60B
      #b6b8ed
      ΔE = 2.870 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
  21. Glidden

    1. Lilac Bouquet / 02RB 53/171
      #c4badd
      ΔE = 2.906 / LRV ≈ 52.1%

#bcb9e4 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#bcb9e4 foreground

For me, painting is a way to forget life. It is a cry in the night, a strangled laugh.

Georges Rouault
<p style="color: #bcb9e4">…</p>

#bcb9e4 background

Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.

Andre Gide
<p style="background-color: #bcb9e4">…</p>

#bcb9e4 shadow

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.

Twyla Tharp
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #bcb9e4">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
12368356
Binary
10111100, 10111001, 11100100
Hexadecimal
#bcb9e4
LRV
≈ 51.0%
Closest short hex
#bbe ΔE = 2.141
RGB
rgb(188, 185, 228)
RGBA
rgba(188, 185, 228, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.313, g: 0.308, b: 0.379
RYB
red: 0.737%, yellow: 0.725%, blue: 0.894%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-4408860 / 0xffbcb9e4
HSL
hsl(244, 44%, 81%)
HSLA
hsla(244, 44%, 81%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 244° (244.186), saturation: 19% (0.189), value: 89% (0.894)
HSP
hue: 244.186, saturation: 18.860%, perceived brightness: 75.008%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 268.384, S: 57.643, L: 76.673
Cubehelix
H: -119.686, S: 0.394, L: 0.748
TSL
T: -3.121, S: 0.044, L: 0.748
CMYK
cyan: 18% (0.175), magenta: 19% (0.189), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 11% (0.106)
CMY
cyan: 26% (0.263), magenta: 27% (0.275), yellow: 11% (0.106)
XYZ
X: 52.088, Y: 50.990, Z: 80.482
xyY
x: 0.284, y: 0.278, Y: 50.990
CIELab
L: 76.673, a: 9.718, b: -21.051
CIELuv
L: 76.673, u: -0.977, v: -34.628
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 76.673, C: 23.186, H: 294.779
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 76.673, C: 34.641, H: 268.384
Hunter-Lab
L: 71.407, a: 5.245, b: -16.839
CIECAM02
J: 69.272, C: 26.472, h: 279.488, Q: 163.979, M: 23.149, s: 37.573, H: 321.747
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.183, jaune: -3.780, green: -0.502
LMS
L: 47.006, M: 50.397, S: 79.995
YCbCr
Y: 179.900, Cb: 146.433, Cr: 126.264
YCgCo
Y: 196.500, Cg: -11.500, Co: 37.000
YDbDr
Y: 190.799, Db: 55.969, Dr: 5.332
YPbPr
Y: 188.735, Pb: 21.155, Pr: -0.478
xvYCC
Y: 178.090, Cb: 146.583, Cr: 127.580
YIQ
Y: 190.799, I: -12.027, Q: 14.013
YUV
Y: 190.799, U: 18.308, V: -2.455
Munsell Color System
2.5P 7/6 ΔE = 3.207
Brand Color
Heroku (light) ΔE = 5.037

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