Description and conversion results of color #9ca8df

It is a bright pastel blue color having an approximate luminance of 70%. It has a hue value of 229° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Maximum Blue Purple, Wild Blue Yonder, Blue Bell, Light Steel Blue, Cool Grey, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Little Boy Blue, Lavender Blue, Periwinkle and Iceberg. 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 #9ca8df to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(156, 168, 223)
#9ca8df
hsl(229.3, 51.1%, 74.3%)
hsv(229.3, 30%, 87.5%)
lab(69.8, 8.3, -29.1)
xyz(41, 40.4, 75.5)

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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 2113 C
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Pantone 2716 C
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Pantone 2134 U
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RAL D2 280 70 25
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RAL D2 290 70 25
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RAL 570-4
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Sherwin-Williams 6815
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Sherwin-Williams 6816
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Sherwin-Williams 6808
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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 #9ca8df color. This process results a scale from a bright pastel blue color to white. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Wild Blue Yonder, Periwinkle, Lavender Blue, Maximum Blue Purple, Light Periwinkle, Periwinkle (Crayola), Lavender (Web), Lavender Gray, Ghost White, Alice Blue, Cultured and Snow.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base #9ca8df color. This process results a scale from a bright pastel blue color to black. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Rhythm, Glaucous, Dark Blue-gray, Shadow Blue, Independence, Purple Navy, Black Coral, Charcoal, Onyx, Gunmetal, Jet, Eigengrau, Raisin Black, Eerie Black and Rich Black (FOGRA29).

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base #9ca8df color. This process results a scale from a bright pastel blue color to gray. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Wild Blue Yonder, Blue Bell, Maximum Blue Purple, Cool Grey, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Manatee, Silver (Metallic), Silver Chalice and Quick 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.

This color scale contains cold colors. There are variants of cyan, azure, blue, violet and rose colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Dark Slate Gray, Maximum Blue, Pacific Blue, Indigo Dye, USAFA Blue, Aero, Blue Jeans, Dark Cornflower Blue, Purple Navy, Maximum Blue Purple, Wild Blue Yonder, English Violet, Japanese Violet, Wisteria, Lilac, Wine Dregs, Old Mauve, Kobi and Amaranth 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 and warm colors. There are variants of azure, blue and yellow colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Yale Blue, Space Cadet, Glaucous, Shadow Blue, Periwinkle, Lavender Blue, Army Green, Olive Drab 7, Turtle Green, Moss Green, Vanilla and Medium Champagne.

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 azure, blue, green and orange colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Cornflower Blue, Purple Navy, Maximum Blue Purple, Wild Blue Yonder, Castleton Green, Blue-green (color Wheel), Green Sheen, Ocean Green, Liver (organ), Bole, Dark Salmon and Middle Red.

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 azure, blue, red, yellow and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Cornflower Blue, Purple Navy, Maximum Blue Purple, Wild Blue Yonder, Wine, Catawba, Mauvelous, Shimmering Blush, Army Green, Dark Moss Green, Misty Moss, Sage, Deep Jungle Green, Warm Black, Maximum Blue Green and Verdigris.

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