Description and conversion results of color #666b6c

It is a gray color having an approximate luminance of 45%. It has a hue value of 190° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Dim Gray, Granite Gray, Nickel, Sonic Silver, Cadet, Black Coral, Davy's Grey, Dark Electric Blue, Payne's Grey and Deep Space Sparkle. 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 #666b6c to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(102, 107, 108)
#666b6c
hsl(190, 2.9%, 41.2%)
hsv(190, 5.6%, 42.4%)
lab(44.8, -1.7, -1.2)
xyz(13.4, 14.4, 16.3)

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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 424 C
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Pantone 446 U
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Pantone 18-5203 TPG
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RAL 860-6
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RAL 830-6
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RAL 7005
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Sherwin-Williams 7075
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Sherwin-Williams 2848
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Sherwin-Williams 7665
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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 #666b6c color. This process results a scale from a gray color to white. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Old Silver, Battleship Grey, Spanish Gray, Gray (Web), Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Silver (Metallic), Silver Sand, Silver, Gray (X11 Gray), Light Gray, Platinum, Gainsboro, Cultured and Isabelline.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base #666b6c color. This process results a scale from a gray color to black. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Davy's Grey, Dark Liver, Charcoal, Onyx, Jet, Black Olive, Outer Space (Crayola), Charleston Green, Eerie Black, Raisin Black, Smoky Black, Rich Black (FOGRA39) and Black.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base #666b6c color. This process results a scale from a gray color to gray. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Dim Gray, Granite Gray, Nickel and Sonic Silver.

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.

There are variants of the gray color in the above items, which contain similar colors to Black Olive, Onyx, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Charcoal, Davy's Grey and Silver (Metallic).

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 and warm colors. There are variants of cyan, gray and red colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Onyx, Outer Space (Crayola), Gray (Web), Old Silver, Light Gray, Gainsboro, Jet, Battleship Grey 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.

There are variants of the gray color in the above items, which contain similar colors to Onyx, Charcoal, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Black Olive, Davy's Grey, Dark Liver and Silver (Metallic).

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.

There are variants of the gray color in the above items, which contain similar colors to Onyx, Charcoal, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Silver (Metallic) and Black Olive.

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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