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Description and conversion results of color Cool Grey

It is a bright grayish blue color having an approximate luminance of 61%. It has a hue value of 229° indicating that this is a cold color.

 

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Manatee, Roman Silver, Shadow Blue, Blue Bell, Light Slate Gray, Wild Blue Yonder, Cadet Grey, Rhythm, Cadet Blue (Crayola) and Slate Gray. A bit 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 Cool Grey to rgb, hexadecimal, hsl, hsv, lab and xyz colorspaces. Each format represents the same color.

rgb (140, 146, 172) #8c92ac hsl (228.8, 16.2%, 61.2%) hsv (228.8, 18.6%, 67.5%) lab (60.9, 3.4, -14.3) xyz (28.5, 29.1, 43.1)

The rgb, hexadecimal and hsl values can be used in webpages to define the colors of different objects. You can select a value easily by clicking on it.

Similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors

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 table contains the nearest matching standard colors.

The left side contains the reference color, while the right side shows the matched color. For each item there is a link to our partner MyPerfectColor.com, where you can buy corresponding paints.

   Pantone 2107 CBUY PAINT >>
   Pantone 17-3919 TPGBUY PAINT >>
   Pantone 16-3919 TPGBUY PAINT >>
   RAL 580-MBUY PAINT >>
   RAL D2 280 50 15BUY PAINT >>
   RAL D2 290 70 15BUY PAINT >>
   Sherwin-Williams 9073BUY PAINT >>
   Sherwin-Williams 6542BUY PAINT >>
   Sherwin-Williams 9072BUY PAINT >>

Tints, shades and tones

Tints, shades and tones are generated from the base color by adding white, black and gray paint to Cool Grey 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 color. This process results a scale from a bright grayish 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 Cadet Blue (Crayola), Wild Blue Yonder, Manatee, Silver (Metallic), Lavender Gray, Light Periwinkle, Periwinkle (Crayola), Light Gray, Gainsboro, Ghost White, Cultured, Alice Blue and Platinum.


Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base color. This process results a scale from a bright grayish 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 Black Coral, Rhythm, Dark Electric Blue, Payne's Grey, Independence, Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Charcoal, Jet, Onyx, Gunmetal, Raisin Black, Eerie Black, Eigengrau and Smoky Black.


Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base color. This process results a scale from a bright grayish 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 Manatee, Roman Silver, Shadow Blue, Spanish Gray 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 colors. There are variants of azure, blue and violet colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Charcoal, Indigo Dye, Pewter Blue, Cadet Grey, Independence, Wild Blue Yonder, Cadet Blue (Crayola), English Violet, Dark Byzantium, Lilac Luster and Rose Quartz.


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 blue and yellow colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Rhythm, Slate Gray, Rifle Green, Olive Drab 7, Khaki (Web) and Sage.


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 blue, green and red colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Rhythm, Slate Gray, MSU Green, English Green, Cambridge Blue, Morning Blue, Dark Liver (horses), Liver, Tuscany and Silver Pink.


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 blue, red, yellow and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Rhythm, Slate Gray, Rose Ebony, Eggplant, Tuscany, Rosy Brown, Rifle Green, Olive Drab 7, Khaki (Web), Sage, Dark Slate Gray, Deep Jungle Green, Opal and Morning Blue.

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