Description and conversion results of color #896b9a

It is a grayish violet color having an approximate luminance of 50%. It has a hue value of 278° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are French Lilac, Pomp And Power, Chinese Violet, Purple Mountain Majesty, Antique Fuchsia, Middle Blue Purple, Rhythm, Dark Blue-gray, Razzmic Berry and Mountbatten Pink. 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 #896b9a to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(137, 107, 154)
#896b9a
hsl(278.3, 18.9%, 51.2%)
hsv(278.3, 30.5%, 60.4%)
lab(49.7, 21, -21)
xyz(21.4, 18.2, 33)

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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 7661 C
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Pantone 7662 U
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Pantone 2082 U
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RAL D2 320 50 35
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RAL D2 320 50 30
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RAL D2 310 50 30
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Sherwin-Williams 6831
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Sherwin-Williams 9069
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Sherwin-Williams 6824
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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 #896b9a color. This process results a scale from a 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 Glossy Grape, Lilac Luster, African Violet, Heliotrope Gray, Lilac, Thistle, Pink Lavender, Languid Lavender, Lavender Gray, Queen Pink, Ghost White, Lavender Blush, Lavender (Web) and Snow.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base #896b9a color. This process results a scale from a 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 English Violet, Cyber Grape, Dark Byzantium, Chinese Violet, Eggplant, Japanese Violet, Raisin Black, Dark Purple, Black Coffee, Eigengrau, Eerie Black and Smoky Black.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base #896b9a color. This process results a scale from a 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 Chinese Violet, Pomp And Power, French Lilac, Rhythm, Old Lavender, Mountbatten Pink, Rocket Metallic, Sonic Silver, Gray (Web) and Taupe 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 and warm colors. There are variants of azure, blue, violet, rose and red colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Indigo Dye, USAFA Blue, Aero, Blue Jeans, Dark Cornflower Blue, YInMn Blue, Maximum Blue Purple, Wild Blue Yonder, English Violet, Cyber Grape, Wisteria, Lilac, Old Mauve, Wine Dregs, Kobi, Amaranth Pink, Wine, Catawba, Mauvelous and Shimmering Blush.

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 and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to English Violet, Japanese Violet, Purple Mountain Majesty, African Violet, Mauve, Thistle, Forest Green (Traditional), UP Forest Green, Russian Green, Middle Green, Celadon and Tea 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 violet, cyan and orange colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to English Violet, Cyber Grape, Wisteria, Lilac, Deep Jungle Green, Warm Black, Verdigris, Maximum Blue Green, Pullman Brown (UPS Brown), Dark Brown, Desert and Camel.

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, orange, green and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to English Violet, Cyber Grape, Wisteria, Lilac, Liver (organ), Bole, Dark Salmon, Middle Red, Hunter Green, Forest Green (Traditional), Dark Sea Green, Asparagus, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Dark Slate Gray, Maximum Blue and Pacific Blue.

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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