Description and conversion results of color Dark Blue-gray

It is a grayish blue color having an approximate luminance of 45%. It has a hue value of 240° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Liberty, Blue-violet (Crayola), Rhythm, Purple Navy, Violet-blue (Crayola), Blue Yonder, Royal Purple, Middle Blue Purple, Independence and Queen Blue. 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 Dark Blue-gray to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(102, 102, 153)
#666699
hsl(240, 20%, 50%)
hsv(240, 33.3%, 60%)
lab(45.1, 12.5, -27.8)
xyz(16, 14.6, 32.1)

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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 18-3828 TPG
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Pantone 18-3833 TPG
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Pantone 8162 C
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RAL D2 290 40 30
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RAL D2 290 40 35
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RAL D2 300 40 35
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Sherwin-Williams 6824
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Sherwin-Williams 6817
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Sherwin-Williams 6831
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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 Dark Blue-gray color. This process results a scale from a 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 Cool Grey, Rhythm, Blue Bell, Purple Mountain Majesty, Wild Blue Yonder, Maximum Blue Purple, Manatee, Lavender Gray, Light Periwinkle, Languid Lavender, Periwinkle (Crayola), Ghost White, Lavender (Web), Gainsboro and Cultured.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base Dark Blue-gray color. This process results a scale from a 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 Independence, Purple Navy, Cyber Grape, English Violet, Space Cadet, Eigengrau, Raisin Black, Dark Purple, Rich Black (FOGRA29) and Eerie Black.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base Dark Blue-gray color. This process results a scale from a 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 Rhythm, Purple Navy, Independence, Old Lavender, Dim Gray, Granite Gray, Sonic Silver 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 cyan, azure, blue, magenta and rose colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Blue Sapphire, Maximum Blue, Cerulean (Crayola), Indigo Dye, USAFA Blue, French Sky Blue, Iceberg, Purple Navy, Dark Slate Blue, Maximum Blue Purple, Blue Bell, Japanese Violet, English Violet, Lilac, Wisteria, Old Mauve, Wine Dregs, Charm Pink 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 colors. There are variants of blue and yellow colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Space Cadet, St. Patrick's Blue, Middle Blue Purple, Rhythm, Periwinkle, Lavender Blue, Army Green, Dark Moss Green, Moss Green, Turtle Green, Spring Green (Crayola) and Pale Spring Bud.

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, cyan, green and orange colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Purple Navy, Dark Slate Blue, Maximum Blue Purple, Blue Bell, Blue-green (color Wheel), Brunswick Green, Green Sheen, Keppel, Van Dyke Brown, Kobicha, Antique Brass and Tumbleweed.

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 Purple Navy, Dark Slate Blue, Maximum Blue Purple, Blue Bell, Wine, Catawba, Pastel Pink, New York Pink, Army Green, Dark Moss Green, Olivine, Misty Moss, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Deep Jungle Green, Maximum Blue Green and Verdigris.

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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