Description and conversion results of color #8b6e85

It is a grayish magenta color having an approximate luminance of 50%. It has a hue value of 312° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Mountbatten Pink, Old Lavender, Chinese Violet, Antique Fuchsia, French Lilac, Pomp And Power, Mauve Taupe, Raspberry Glace, Rose Dust and Rhythm. 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 #8b6e85 to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(139, 110, 133)
#8b6e85
hsl(312.4, 11.6%, 48.8%)
hsv(312.4, 20.9%, 54.5%)
lab(49.9, 15.6, -8.3)
xyz(20.5, 18.3, 24.7)

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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 4110 C
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Pantone 18-3211 TPG
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Pantone 5135 U
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RAL 540-3
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RAL D2 330 50 20
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RAL D2 340 50 20
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Sherwin-Williams 6284
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Sherwin-Williams 9069
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Sherwin-Williams 6557
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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 #8b6e85 color. This process results a scale from a grayish 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 Lilac Luster, Heliotrope Gray, Rose Quartz, Glossy Grape, Black Shadows, Languid Lavender, Lavender Gray, Queen Pink, Light Gray, Platinum, Snow, Cultured and Isabelline.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base #8b6e85 color. This process results a scale from a grayish 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 Eggplant, Old Lavender, English Violet, Dark Byzantium, Dark Liver, Black Coffee, Old Burgundy, Raisin Black, Eigengrau, Jet, Eerie Black and Smoky Black.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base #8b6e85 color. This process results a scale from a grayish 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 Old Lavender, Mountbatten Pink, Chinese Violet, Raspberry Glace, Rocket Metallic, Taupe Gray, Sonic Silver, Gray (Web) and Nickel.

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, violet, magenta, rose and red colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Independence, Indigo Dye, Wild Blue Yonder, Cadet Blue (Crayola), English Violet, Blue Bell, Glossy Grape, Eggplant, Dark Byzantium, Lilac Luster, Lilac, Old Mauve, Tuscany, Pastel Pink, Rose Ebony and Dark Liver (horses).

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, English Lavender, Thistle, Pink Lace, Phthalo Green, Kombu Green, Xanadu, Wintergreen Dream, 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, yellow and orange colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Eggplant, Dark Byzantium, Lilac, Lilac Luster, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Dark Slate Gray, Dark Sky Blue, Pewter Blue, Olive Drab 7, Taupe, Khaki (Web) and Ecru.

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 Eggplant, Dark Byzantium, Lilac, Lilac Luster, Van Dyke Brown, Café Noir, Tumbleweed, Tan, English Green, Brunswick Green, Cambridge Blue, Laurel Green, Charcoal, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Dark Sky Blue and Pewter 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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