Description and conversion results of color #acab9d

It is a bright grayish yellow color having an approximate luminance of 70%. It has a hue value of 56° indicating that this is a warm color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Ash Gray, Grullo, Gray (X11 Gray), Spanish Gray, Silver, Khaki (Web), Silver (Crayola) and Pale Silver. 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 #acab9d to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(172, 171, 157)
#acab9d
hsl(56, 8.3%, 64.5%)
hsv(56, 8.7%, 67.5%)
lab(69.7, -2.2, 7.3)
xyz(37.7, 40.3, 37.7)

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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 15-6304 TPG
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Pantone 14-6408 TPG
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Pantone 15-6307 TPG
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RAL D2 120 70 05
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RAL D2 110 70 10
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RAL D2 100 70 10
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Sherwin-Williams 6185
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Sherwin-Williams 6199
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Sherwin-Williams 6171
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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 #acab9d color. This process results a scale from a bright grayish yellow color to white. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Gray (X11 Gray), Silver, Ash Gray, Pale Silver, Timberwolf, Light Gray, Gainsboro, Bone, Platinum, Alabaster, Cultured, Isabelline and Baby Powder.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base #acab9d color. This process results a scale from a bright grayish yellow color to black. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Battleship Grey, Old Silver, Nickel, Middle Grey, Davy's Grey, Ebony, Granite Gray, Dim Gray, Black Olive, Jet, Onyx, Outer Space (Crayola), Eerie Black, Black Chocolate, Smoky Black and Raisin Black.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base #acab9d color. This process results a scale from a bright grayish yellow color to gray. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Spanish Gray, Ash Gray and Silver (Metallic).

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 warm and cold colors. There are variants of red, orange, yellow and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Liver (horses), Dark Lava, Silver Pink, Black Shadows, Taupe, Grullo, Silver Chalice, Black Olive, Rifle Green, Ash Gray, Kombu Green, Morning Blue and Dark Slate Gray.

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 warm and cold colors. There are variants of yellow and blue colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Black Olive, Pine Tree, Middle Grey, Old Silver, Bone, Timberwolf, Onyx, Jet, Roman Silver, Taupe Gray, Light Periwinkle and Lavender Gray.

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 warm and cold colors. There are variants of yellow, rose and azure colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Black Olive, Rifle Green, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Dark Liver, Dark Liver (horses), Black Shadows, Silver Pink, Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Pewter Blue and Cadet Grey.

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 warm and cold colors. There are variants of yellow, cyan, blue and red colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Black Olive, Rifle Green, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Dark Slate Gray, Outer Space (Crayola), Morning Blue, Opal, Dark Liver, Charcoal, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Silver (Metallic), Dark Liver (horses), Silver Pink and Black Shadows.

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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