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Description and conversion results of color #79757c

It is a gray color having an approximate luminance of 50%. It has a hue value of 274° indicating that this is a cold color.

 

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Sonic Silver, Rocket Metallic, Gray (Web), Taupe Gray, Nickel, Dim Gray, Granite Gray, Battleship Grey, Old Silver and Old Lavender. A bit 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 #79757c to rgb, hexadecimal, hsl, hsv, lab and xyz colorspaces. Each format represents the same color.

rgb (121, 117, 124) #79757c hsl (274.3, 2.9%, 47.3%) hsv (274.3, 5.6%, 48.6%) lab (49.8, 2.9, -3.3) xyz (17.9, 18.2, 21.6)

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Similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors

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 table contains the nearest matching standard colors.

The left side contains the reference color, while the right side shows the matched color. For each item there is a link to our partner MyPerfectColor.com, where you can buy corresponding paints.

   Pantone 2333 UBUY PAINT >>
   Pantone 2334 UBUY PAINT >>
   Pantone 4291 CBUY PAINT >>
   RAL D2 320 50 05BUY PAINT >>
   RAL D2 300 50 05BUY PAINT >>
   RAL D2 340 50 05BUY PAINT >>
   Sherwin-Williams 6277BUY PAINT >>
   Sherwin-Williams 6263BUY PAINT >>
   Sherwin-Williams 7081BUY PAINT >>

Tints, shades and tones

Tints, shades and tones are generated from the base color by adding white, black and gray paint to #79757c 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 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 Spanish Gray, Manatee, Taupe Gray, Silver (Metallic), Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Gray (X11 Gray), Light Gray, Silver, Silver Sand, Gainsboro, Platinum, Cultured and Isabelline.


Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base 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, Granite Gray, Dim Gray, Jet, Onyx, Black Coffee, Raisin Black, Eerie Black, Smoky Black, Rich Black (FOGRA39) and Eigengrau.


Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base 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 Sonic Silver, Gray (Web), Nickel, Rocket Metallic and Dim Gray.

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 colors. There are variants of azure, blue, gray and rose colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Onyx, Charcoal, Silver (Metallic), Silver Chalice, Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Black Coffee and Black Shadows.


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.


There are variants of the gray color in the above items, which contain similar colors to Sonic Silver, Rocket Metallic, Black Olive, Onyx, Silver Chalice and Quick Silver.


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 gray, cyan and orange colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Sonic Silver, Rocket Metallic, Outer Space (Crayola), Black Olive, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Dark Lava and Taupe.


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 gray, red and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Sonic Silver, Rocket Metallic, Dark Liver, Taupe, Black Shadows, Silver Chalice, Black Olive, Onyx, Quick Silver, Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola) and Cadet Grey.

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