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Description and conversion results of color Periwinkle (Crayola)

It is a bright pastel azure color having an approximate luminance of 82%. It has a hue value of 223° indicating that this is a cold color.

 

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Light Periwinkle, Light Steel Blue, Lavender Gray, Pale Aqua, Beau Blue, Lavender (Web), Cadet Blue (Crayola), Lavender Blue, Periwinkle and Wild Blue Yonder. A bit 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 Periwinkle (Crayola) to rgb, hexadecimal, hsl, hsv, lab and xyz colorspaces. Each format represents the same color.

rgb (195, 205, 230) #c3cde6 hsl (222.9, 41.2%, 83.3%) hsv (222.9, 15.2%, 90.2%) lab (82.4, 1.6, -13.5) xyz (58.6, 61, 83.5)

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Similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors

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 table contains the nearest matching standard colors.

The left side contains the reference color, while the right side shows the matched color. For each item there is a link to our partner MyPerfectColor.com, where you can buy corresponding paints.

   Pantone 2706 CBUY PAINT >>
   Pantone 9381 UBUY PAINT >>
   Pantone 537 UBUY PAINT >>
   RAL 580-2BUY PAINT >>
   RAL D2 280 80 15BUY PAINT >>
   RAL 580-1BUY PAINT >>
   Sherwin-Williams 6968BUY PAINT >>
   Sherwin-Williams 9066BUY PAINT >>
   Sherwin-Williams 6814BUY PAINT >>

Tints, shades and tones

Tints, shades and tones are generated from the base color by adding white, black and gray paint to Periwinkle (Crayola) 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 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 Light Periwinkle, Lavender (Web), Lavender Gray, Ghost White, Alice Blue, Cultured and White.


Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base 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 Manatee, Cool Grey, Roman Silver, Shadow Blue, Black Coral, Dim Gray, Granite Gray, Payne's Grey, Onyx, Charcoal, Dark Liver, Jet, Eerie Black, Raisin Black, Eigengrau and Charleston Green.


Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base 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 Light Periwinkle, Lavender Gray, Light Steel Blue, Light Gray, Silver Sand, 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 azure and violet colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Charcoal, Indigo Dye, Pewter Blue, Cadet Grey, Independence, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Wild Blue Yonder, English Violet, Rose Quartz and Heliotrope Gray.


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 yellow colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Slate Gray, Rhythm, Olive Drab 7, Rifle Green, Khaki (Web) and Grullo.


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 red colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Slate Gray, Rhythm, Kombu Green, MSU Green, Cambridge Blue, Morning Blue, Dark Liver (horses), Rose Ebony, Tuscany 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, red, yellow and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Slate Gray, Rhythm, Rose Ebony, Eggplant, Tuscany, Silver Pink, Olive Drab 7, Rifle Green, Khaki (Web), Grullo, Dark Slate Gray, MSU Green, Opal and Morning Blue.

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