Description and conversion results of color #2a1228

It is a very dark pastel magenta color having an approximate luminance of 10%. It has a hue value of 305° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Dark Purple, Russian Violet, Japanese Violet, Dark Sienna, Eigengrau, Dark Byzantium, Raisin Black, English Violet, Black Coffee and Old Burgundy. A little below you will find the most similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors too.

Conversion results

The following list contains the conversion results of color #2a1228 to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(42, 18, 40)
#2a1228
hsl(305, 40%, 11.8%)
hsv(305, 57.1%, 16.5%)
lab(9.6, 16.4, -9.7)
xyz(1.6, 1.1, 2.1)

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Similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors

The most important note: in real life paints might have a different shade compared to as they appear on your display. You shall always consult and double-check colors with a professional paint provider before you order.

The following list contains the nearest matching standard colors. The left hexagon is the reference, the right one is the matched color. For each color there is a link to our partner MyPerfectColor.com, where you can buy paints of the corresponding colors.

Pantone 7449 C
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Pantone 518 C
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Pantone 5185 C
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RAL 4007
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RAL 3007
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RAL D2 340 20 20
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Sherwin-Williams 2704
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Sherwin-Williams 7630
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Sherwin-Williams 6559
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Tints, shades and tones

Tints, shades and tones are generated from the base color by adding white, black and gray paint to it respectively. The process results a harmonic color scale.

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Tints

These are the color variants which are generated by adding white color to the base #2a1228 color. This process results a scale from a very dark pastel magenta color to white. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Eggplant, English Violet, Dark Byzantium, Japanese Violet, Old Lavender, Mountbatten Pink, Rocket Metallic, Rhythm, Black Shadows, Heliotrope Gray, Rose Quartz, Silver (Metallic), Light Gray, Gainsboro, Platinum and Timberwolf.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base #2a1228 color. This process results a scale from a very dark pastel magenta color to black. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Dark Purple, Eigengrau, Raisin Black, Black Coffee, Smoky Black, Black and Rich Black (FOGRA39).

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base #2a1228 color. This process results a scale from a very dark pastel magenta color to gray. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Dark Purple, Eigengrau, Raisin Black, Black Coffee, Eerie Black and Smoky Black.

Color schemes and palettes

Color schemes represent a set of colors creating a harmonic and aesthetic feeling. Color schemes are generated by choosing colors around the color wheel.

We can talk about monochromatic, complementary, triadic and tetradic color schemes, choosing one, two, three or four colors around the color wheel respectively. In the following tables these color schemes are present.

Monochromatic

The monochromatic scale is generated by choosing colors on the color wheel near to the base color. As the colors of the monochromatic scale are close to each other, they create a harmonic feeling.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of azure, blue, magenta, rose and red colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Indigo Dye, Independence, Wild Blue Yonder, Cadet Blue (Crayola), English Violet, Blue Bell, Dark Byzantium, Lilac, Pink Lavender, Eggplant, Old Mauve, Tuscany, Puce, Rose Ebony, Bole and Pastel Pink.

Complementary

The complementary scale is generated by choosing the color on the opposite side on the color wheel relative to the base color. This results in slight vibrating tension between the complementary colors.

This color scale contains cold colors. There are variants of magenta and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Byzantium, English Violet, Mountbatten Pink, Opera Mauve, Thistle, Pink Lace, Phthalo Green, Sacramento State Green, Xanadu, Russian Green, Aero Blue and Turquoise Green.

Triadic

The triadic scale is generated by choosing two colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combines the slight vibrating tension and the harmonic feeling between the triadic colors.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of magenta, cyan and orange colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Byzantium, English Violet, Lilac, Pink Lavender, Dark Slate Gray, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Pewter Blue, Cadet Grey, Olive Drab 7, Dark Lava, Khaki (Web) and Grullo.

Tetradic

The tetradic scale is generated by choosing three colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combination covers the whole color wheel containing both the complementary and harmonic colors of the base color.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of magenta, orange, green and azure colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Byzantium, English Violet, Lilac, Pink Lavender, Van Dyke Brown, Dark Liver (horses), Tumbleweed, Antique Brass, Brunswick Green, English Green, Cambridge Blue, Dark Sea Green, Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Pewter Blue and Cadet Grey.

If you want to have a more detailed control of the colors in the schemes, have a look at the Spektran application too!

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