Description and conversion results of color English Violet

It is a dark grayish magenta color having an approximate luminance of 29%. It has a hue value of 289° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Dark Byzantium, Japanese Violet, Eggplant, Cyber Grape, Palatinate Purple, Byzantium, Wine Dregs, Old Mauve, Dark Purple and Purple Navy. 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 English Violet to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(86, 60, 92)
#563c5c
hsl(288.8, 21.1%, 29.8%)
hsv(288.8, 34.8%, 36.1%)
lab(29.4, 17.8, -14.6)
xyz(7.4, 6, 10.9)

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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 19-3640 TPG
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Pantone 19-3518 TPG
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Pantone 8800 C
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RAL D2 320 20 25
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RAL D2 330 20 25
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RAL 540-6
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Sherwin-Williams 6839
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Sherwin-Williams 6286
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Sherwin-Williams 6559
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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 English Violet color. This process results a scale from a dark grayish magenta color to white. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Old Lavender, Chinese Violet, French Lilac, Pomp And Power, Rose Quartz, Heliotrope Gray, Lilac Luster, Glossy Grape, Black Shadows, Lavender Gray, Languid Lavender, Silver Pink, Gainsboro, Platinum, Light Gray and Ghost White.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base English Violet color. This process results a scale from a dark grayish magenta color to black. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Dark Purple, Dark Byzantium, Japanese Violet, Raisin Black, Black Coffee, Eigengrau, Eerie Black, Rich Black (FOGRA39), Black and Smoky Black.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base English Violet color. This process results a scale from a dark grayish magenta color to gray. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Dark Byzantium, Eggplant, Japanese Violet, Dark Liver, Black Coffee, Old Burgundy, Jet, Onyx and Davy's Grey.

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 azure, blue, magenta, rose and red colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Indigo Dye, USAFA Blue, Iceberg, Aero, Independence, Purple Navy, Blue Bell, Maximum Blue Purple, Dark Byzantium, Lilac, Glossy Grape, Old Mauve, Wine Dregs, Kobi, Charm Pink, Wine, Catawba, Pastel Pink and Tuscany.

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 magenta and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Japanese Violet, Mountbatten Pink, Purple Mountain Majesty, Thistle, Pink Lavender, Forest Green (Traditional), UP Forest Green, Russian Green, Middle Green, Celadon and Tea Green.

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 magenta, cyan and orange colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Byzantium, Lilac, Glossy Grape, Deep Jungle Green, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Cadet Blue, Green Sheen, Pullman Brown (UPS Brown), Dark Brown, Light French Beige and Khaki (Web).

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 magenta, orange, green, cyan and azure colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Byzantium, Lilac, Glossy Grape, Van Dyke Brown, Coffee, Antique Brass, Tumbleweed, Hunter Green, UP Forest Green, Dark Sea Green, Laurel Green, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Dark Slate Gray, Dark Sky Blue and Maximum Blue.

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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