Description and conversion results of color #3c3a42

It is a dark grayish violet color having an approximate luminance of 25%. It has a hue value of 255° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Jet, Onyx, Dark Liver, Black Coffee, Gunmetal, Raisin Black, Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Black Olive 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 #3c3a42 to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(60, 58, 66)
#3c3a42
hsl(255, 6.5%, 24.3%)
hsv(255, 12.1%, 25.9%)
lab(24.9, 2.7, -4.6)
xyz(4.4, 4.4, 5.8)

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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 8602 C
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Pantone 19-3713 TPG
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Pantone 19-3924 TPG
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RAL D2 300 20 05
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RAL D2 340 20 05
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RAL D2 290 20 10
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Sherwin-Williams 6279
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Sherwin-Williams 6988
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Sherwin-Williams 6989
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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 #3c3a42 color. This process results a scale from a dark grayish violet color to white. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Granite Gray, Dim Gray, Sonic Silver, Nickel, Taupe Gray, Roman Silver, Spanish Gray, Battleship Grey, Silver (Metallic), Silver Chalice, Gray (X11 Gray), Silver, Gainsboro, Platinum, Light Gray and Timberwolf.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base #3c3a42 color. This process results a scale from a dark grayish violet color to black. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Raisin Black, Jet, Onyx, Black Coffee, Eerie Black, Eigengrau, Smoky Black, Rich Black (FOGRA39) and Black.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base #3c3a42 color. This process results a scale from a dark grayish violet color to gray. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Jet, Onyx, Gunmetal, Dark Liver, Black Coffee and Black Olive.

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, gray, magenta, red and rose colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Cadet Grey, Silver Chalice, Onyx, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Silver (Metallic), Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Black Coffee, Black Shadows, Dark Liver (horses) and Silver 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 violet, gray and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Jet, Onyx, Taupe Gray, Roman Silver, Lavender Gray, Light Gray, Black Olive, Pine Tree, Battleship Grey, Old Silver and Timberwolf.

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 violet, cyan, green and orange colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Silver (Metallic), Silver Chalice, Dark Slate Gray, Outer Space (Crayola), Ash Gray, Morning Blue, Dark Lava, Taupe and Quick Silver.

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 violet, red, green and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Silver (Metallic), Silver Chalice, Taupe, Black Shadows, Silver Pink, Black Olive, Rifle Green, Ash Gray, Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola) 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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