Description and conversion results of color Gunmetal

It is a dark grayish azure color having an approximate luminance of 21%. It has a hue value of 200° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Outer Space (Crayola), Onyx, Charleston Green, Jet, Charcoal, Dark Jungle Green, Black Olive, Eerie Black, Raisin Black and Pine Tree. 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 Gunmetal to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(42, 52, 57)
#2a3439
hsl(200, 15.2%, 19.4%)
hsv(200, 26.3%, 22.4%)
lab(21, -2.8, -4.6)
xyz(2.9, 3.2, 4.3)

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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 432 C
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Pantone 8503 C
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Pantone 446 C
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RAL 7021
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RAL 7016
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RAL 9017
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Sherwin-Williams 6992
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Sherwin-Williams 6993
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Sherwin-Williams 6237
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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 Gunmetal color. This process results a scale from a dark grayish 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 Black Coral, Granite Gray, Cadet, Dim Gray, Battleship Grey, Old Silver, Gray (Web), Roman Silver, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Silver (Metallic), Gray (X11 Gray), Gainsboro, Light Gray, Platinum and Timberwolf.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base Gunmetal color. This process results a scale from a dark grayish 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 Charleston Green, Dark Jungle Green, Outer Space (Crayola), Eerie Black, Raisin Black, Rich Black (FOGRA29), Rich Black (FOGRA39), Black and Smoky Black.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base Gunmetal color. This process results a scale from a dark grayish 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 Onyx, Outer Space (Crayola), Charleston Green and Jet.

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 Outer Space (Crayola), Dark Slate Gray, Ash Gray, Silver Chalice, Charcoal, Cadet Grey, Onyx, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Silver (Metallic), Dark Liver and Davy's Grey.

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 azure and orange colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Outer Space (Crayola), Slate Gray, Light Slate Gray, Pale Aqua, Beau Blue, Taupe, Dark Lava, Middle Grey, Rocket Metallic, Timberwolf and Champagne Pink.

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, red and rose colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Cadet Grey, Silver Chalice, Black Olive, Rifle Green, Quick Silver, Dark Liver, Dark Liver (horses), Black Shadows 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 azure, gray, magenta, orange and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Cadet Grey, Silver Chalice, Dark Liver, Black Coffee, Black Shadows, Silver (Metallic), Taupe, Dark Lava, Silver Pink, Black Olive, Rifle Green, Ash Gray and Morning 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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