Description and conversion results of color Light Periwinkle

It is a bright pastel blue color having an approximate luminance of 82%. It has a hue value of 227° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Periwinkle (Crayola), Lavender Gray, Light Steel Blue, Lavender (Web), Cadet Blue (Crayola), Languid Lavender, Beau Blue, Pale Aqua, Lavender Blue and Periwinkle. 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 Light Periwinkle to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(197, 203, 225)
#c5cbe1
hsl(227.1, 31.8%, 82.7%)
hsv(227.1, 12.4%, 88.2%)
lab(81.8, 2.3, -11.6)
xyz(58, 60, 79.8)

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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 9383 U
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Pantone 9382 U
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Pantone 9382 C
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RAL 580-2
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RAL D2 280 80 15
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RAL D2 290 80 15
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Sherwin-Williams 6968
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Sherwin-Williams 9066
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Sherwin-Williams 6814
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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 Light Periwinkle color. This process results a scale from a bright pastel 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 Periwinkle (Crayola), Lavender (Web), Lavender Gray, Ghost White, Alice Blue, Gainsboro, Cultured, White and Snow.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base Light Periwinkle color. This process results a scale from a bright pastel 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 Manatee, Cool Grey, Roman Silver, Shadow Blue, Dim Gray, Granite Gray, Black Coral, Sonic Silver, Onyx, Charcoal, Jet, Dark Liver, Eerie Black, Raisin Black, Eigengrau and Charleston Green.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base Light Periwinkle color. This process results a scale from a bright pastel 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 Lavender Gray, Periwinkle (Crayola), Light Steel Blue, Silver Sand, Light Gray, Silver and Gray (X11 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 cyan, azure, violet and rose colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Slate Gray, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Pewter Blue, Cadet Grey, Charcoal, Gunmetal, Independence, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Wild Blue Yonder, Dark Liver, English Violet, Heliotrope Gray, Rose Quartz, Eggplant, Dark Byzantium and Lilac Luster.

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 Charcoal, Independence, Roman Silver, Shadow Blue, Periwinkle (Crayola), Olive Drab 7, Black Olive, Middle Grey, Shadow, Bone and Parchment.

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, blue, green and red colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Independence, Charcoal, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Wild Blue Yonder, Kombu Green, Dark Slate Gray, Morning Blue, Cambridge Blue, Dark Liver (horses), Liver, Silver Pink 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, blue, red, yellow and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Independence, Charcoal, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Wild Blue Yonder, Rose Ebony, Dark Liver (horses), Tuscany, Silver Pink, Rifle Green, Olive Drab 7, Khaki (Web), Grullo, Dark Slate Gray, MSU Green, Opal 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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