Description and conversion results of color Dark Sky Blue

It is a bright pastel azure color having an approximate luminance of 74%. It has a hue value of 199° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Light Cornflower Blue, Pale Cerulean, Sky Blue, Baby Blue, Aero, Light Sky Blue, Pewter Blue, Baby Blue Eyes, Light Blue and Uranian 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 Sky Blue to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(140, 190, 214)
#8cbed6
hsl(199.5, 47.4%, 69.4%)
hsv(199.5, 34.6%, 83.9%)
lab(74.4, -10.5, -17.3)
xyz(41.4, 47.3, 70.6)

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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 14-4318 TPG
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Pantone 551 U
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Pantone 4156 C
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RAL D2 240 70 20
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RAL D2 240 70 25
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RAL 670-3
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Sherwin-Williams 9049
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Sherwin-Williams 6957
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Sherwin-Williams 9063
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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 Sky Blue color. This process results a scale from a bright pastel azure color to white. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Columbia Blue, Uranian Blue, Light Blue, Pale Aqua, Beau Blue, Alice Blue, Cultured, White and Azure (X11/web Color).

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base Dark Sky Blue color. This process results a scale from a bright pastel azure color to black. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Light Slate Gray, Slate Gray, Shadow Blue, Steel Teal, Cadet, Deep Space Sparkle, Dark Electric Blue, Payne's Grey, Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Gunmetal, Onyx, Eerie Black, Charleston Green, Rich Black (FOGRA29) and Eigengrau.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base Dark Sky Blue color. This process results a scale from a bright pastel azure color to gray. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Pale Cerulean, Pewter Blue, Light Cornflower Blue, Cadet Grey, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Silver Sand, Gray (X11 Gray), Silver and Silver Chalice.

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 and blue colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to English Green, Brunswick Green, Green Sheen, Polished Pine, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Deep Jungle Green, Cadet Blue, Verdigris, Blue Sapphire, Pewter Blue, Indigo Dye, YInMn Blue, Wild Blue Yonder, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Independence, English Violet, Blue Bell and Maximum Blue Purple.

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 cyan, azure and orange colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Charcoal, Blue (Munsell), Blue-green, Uranian Blue, Light Blue, Café Noir, Van Dyke Brown, Beaver, Tuscan Tan, Apricot and Desert Sand.

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, green and rose colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Blue Sapphire, Pewter Blue, Rifle Green, Army Green, Laurel Green, Sage, Eggplant, Old Mauve, Puce and Tuscany.

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, magenta, orange and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Blue Sapphire, Pewter Blue, Dark Byzantium, English Violet, Lilac, Pink Lavender, Van Dyke Brown, Dark Brown, Tumbleweed, Antique Brass, English Green, Brunswick Green, Dark Sea Green and Cambridge Blue.

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