Description and conversion results of color #b6a8a5

It is a bright grayish red color having an approximate luminance of 70%. It has a hue value of 11° indicating that this is a warm color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Black Shadows, Silver Pink, Silver (Metallic), Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Pale Silver, Silver (Crayola), Gray (X11 Gray), Spanish Gray and 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 #b6a8a5 to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(182, 168, 165)
#b6a8a5
hsl(10.6, 10.4%, 68%)
hsv(10.6, 9.3%, 71.4%)
lab(69.9, 4.5, 3.4)
xyz(40.1, 40.7, 41.3)

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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 7529 U
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Pantone 16-1509 TPG
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Pantone Warm Gray 4 U
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RAL D2 040 70 05
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RAL D2 020 70 05
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RAL D2 360 70 05
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Sherwin-Williams 6010
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Sherwin-Williams 7080
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Sherwin-Williams 6017
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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 #b6a8a5 color. This process results a scale from a bright grayish red color to white. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Pale Silver, Silver (Crayola), Gray (X11 Gray), Silver, Timberwolf, Light Gray, Platinum, Gainsboro, Isabelline, Cultured, Snow and White.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base #b6a8a5 color. This process results a scale from a bright grayish red color to black. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Rocket Metallic, Middle Grey, Gray (Web), Taupe Gray, Davy's Grey, Dark Liver, Granite Gray, Umber, Jet, Onyx, Black Olive, Black Coffee, Eerie Black, Black Chocolate, Raisin Black and Smoky Black.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base #b6a8a5 color. This process results a scale from a bright grayish red color to gray. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Black Shadows, Silver (Metallic), Silver Pink, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver and Gray (X11 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 magenta, rose, red, orange and yellow colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Liver, Black Coffee, Black Shadows, Silver (Metallic), Dark Liver (horses), Silver Pink, Dark Lava, Taupe, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver and Black Olive.

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 red and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Black Coffee, Old Burgundy, Rocket Metallic, Cinereous, Timberwolf, Silver (Crayola), Outer Space (Crayola), Gunmetal, Slate Gray, Light Slate Gray, Beau Blue and Pale Aqua.

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 red, azure, blue and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Liver, Dark Lava, Black Shadows, Silver Pink, Charcoal, Silver (Metallic), Cadet Blue (Crayola), Black Olive, Outer Space (Crayola), Ash Gray and Morning Blue.

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 red, green, cyan and violet colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Liver, Dark Lava, Black Shadows, Silver Pink, Black Olive, Rifle Green, Ash Gray, Silver Chalice, Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Cadet Grey, Pewter Blue, Davy's Grey and Silver (Metallic).

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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