Description and conversion results of color Powder Blue

It is a bright pastel cyan color having an approximate luminance of 86%. It has a hue value of 187° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Crystal, Blizzard Blue, Non-photo Blue, Light Blue, Middle Blue, Columbia Blue, Sky Blue (Crayola), Italian Sky Blue, Celeste 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 Powder Blue to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(176, 224, 230)
#b0e0e6
hsl(186.7, 51.9%, 79.6%)
hsv(186.7, 23.5%, 90.2%)
lab(86.1, -14.1, -8)
xyz(58.8, 68.3, 84.9)

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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 7464 U
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Pantone 9482 U
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Pantone 628 C
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RAL 190-1
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RAL 190-2
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RAL D2 210 80 15
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Sherwin-Williams 6785
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Sherwin-Williams 6792
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Sherwin-Williams 6765
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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 Powder Blue color. This process results a scale from a bright pastel cyan color to white. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Blizzard Blue, Light Blue, Crystal, Light Cyan, Azure (X11/web Color), Columbia Blue, Mint Cream, Alice Blue, Cultured and White.

Shades

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

This color scale contains similar colors to Pewter Blue, Cadet Blue, Morning Blue, Cadet Grey, Cadet, Deep Space Sparkle, Dark Electric Blue, Payne's Grey, Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Dark Slate Gray, Onyx, Charleston Green, Eerie Black, Dark Jungle Green and Raisin Black.

Tones

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

This color scale contains similar colors to Crystal, Light Blue, Blizzard Blue, Columbia Blue, Light Gray, Gainsboro, Pale Aqua, Beau Blue, Platinum and Timberwolf.

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 green, cyan and azure colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Kombu Green, English Green, Cambridge Blue, Laurel Green, MSU Green, Green Sheen, Morning Blue, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Dark Slate Gray, Cadet Blue, Pewter Blue, Charcoal, Dark Sky Blue, Indigo Dye, Wild Blue Yonder and Cadet Blue (Crayola).

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 and red colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Rich Black, Steel Teal, Cadet Blue, Crystal, Dark Liver (horses), Old Burgundy, Burnished Brown, Blast-off Bronze, Tea Rose and Baby 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 cyan, orange and magenta colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Dark Slate Gray, Pewter Blue, Dark Sky Blue, Olive Drab 7, Dark Lava, Khaki (Web), Grullo, Eggplant, English Violet, Lilac Luster and Heliotrope Gray.

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 cyan, blue, red and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Dark Slate Gray, Pewter Blue, Dark Sky Blue, Independence, English Violet, Blue Bell, Wild Blue Yonder, Rose Ebony, Dark Liver (horses), Tuscany, Pastel Pink, Rifle Green, Kombu Green, Laurel Green and Sage.

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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