Description and conversion results of color Sherwin-Williams 6808, Celestial

It is a bright pastel azure color having an approximate luminance of 72%. It has a hue value of 211° indicating that this is a cold color.

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Conversion results

The following list contains the conversion results of color Sherwin-Williams 6808, Celestial to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(151, 179, 208)
#97b3d0
hsl(210.5, 37.7%, 70.4%)
hsv(210.5, 27.4%, 81.6%)
lab(71.8, -3, -17.8)
xyz(40.3, 43.4, 65.9)

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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 14-4214 TPG
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Pantone 644 C
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Pantone 15-4020 TPG
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RAL D2 260 70 20
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RAL D2 260 70 15
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RAL 610-4
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Sherwin-Williams 6528
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Sherwin-Williams 6521
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Sherwin-Williams 6535
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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 Sherwin-Williams 6808, Celestial 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 Steel Blue, Beau Blue, Pale Aqua, Periwinkle (Crayola), Alice Blue, Gainsboro, Ghost White, Cultured and White.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base Sherwin-Williams 6808, Celestial 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 Slate Gray, Light Slate Gray, Shadow Blue, Roman Silver, Black Coral, Dark Electric Blue, Payne's Grey, Cadet, Gunmetal, Charcoal, Onyx, Outer Space (Crayola), Eerie Black, Raisin Black, Eigengrau and Rich Black (FOGRA29).

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base Sherwin-Williams 6808, Celestial 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 Cadet Blue (Crayola), Light Steel Blue, Cadet Grey, Pewter Blue, Silver (Metallic), Silver Chalice, Quick 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, blue and magenta colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Deep Jungle Green, Warm Black, Green Sheen, Cadet Blue, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Dark Slate Gray, Dark Sky Blue, Pewter Blue, Indigo Dye, Charcoal, Iceberg, Independence, Purple Navy, Blue Bell, Wild Blue Yonder, English Violet, Dark Byzantium, Lilac and Glossy Grape.

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 Indigo Dye, Prussian Blue, Shadow Blue, Light Slate Gray, Beau Blue, Pale Aqua, Olive Drab 7, Café Noir, Shadow, Gold Fusion, Dutch White and Wheat.

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 Indigo Dye, Charcoal, Pewter Blue, Cadet Grey, Kombu Green, Rifle Green, Laurel Green, Cambridge Blue, Rose Ebony, Catawba, Tuscany and Pastel 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, rose, orange and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Indigo Dye, Charcoal, Pewter Blue, Cadet Grey, Eggplant, Dark Byzantium, Lilac Luster, Tuscany, Café Noir, Olive Drab 7, Khaki (Web), Light French Beige, English Green, Brunswick Green, Green Sheen and Cambridge 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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