Description and conversion results of color Sherwin-Williams 6827, Elation

It is a very bright grayish violet color having an approximate luminance of 88%. It has a hue value of 260° indicating that this is a cold color.

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Conversion results

The following list contains the conversion results of color Sherwin-Williams 6827, Elation to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(223, 220, 229)
#dfdce5
hsl(260, 14.8%, 88%)
hsv(260, 3.9%, 89.8%)
lab(88.2, 2.6, -4)
xyz(70.2, 72.5, 84.4)

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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.

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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 6827, Elation color. This process results a scale from a very bright grayish violet color to white. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Ghost White, Gainsboro, Platinum, Cultured, Snow and White.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base Sherwin-Williams 6827, Elation color. This process results a scale from a very bright grayish violet color to black. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Silver (Metallic), Quick Silver, Manatee, Spanish Gray, Sonic Silver, Nickel, Dim Gray, Granite Gray, Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Onyx, Jet, Raisin Black, Eerie Black, Eigengrau and Black Chocolate.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base Sherwin-Williams 6827, Elation color. This process results a scale from a very bright grayish violet color to gray. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Gainsboro, Light Gray, Platinum, Lavender (Web) 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 and warm colors. There are variants of azure, gray, magenta, rose and red colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Charcoal, Onyx, Cadet Grey, Silver Chalice, Silver (Metallic), Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Black Coffee, Black Shadows and Silver Pink.

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 colors. There are variants of violet, gray and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Jet, Onyx, Taupe Gray, Rocket Metallic, Lavender Gray, Light Gray, Black Olive, Old Silver, Battleship Grey and Timberwolf.

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 gray, violet, cyan, green and orange colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Silver (Metallic), Silver Chalice, Outer Space (Crayola), Black Olive, Ash Gray, Dark Lava, Taupe and Quick Silver.

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 gray, violet, red, green and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Silver (Metallic), Silver Chalice, Taupe, Black Shadows, Silver Pink, Black Olive, Onyx, Quick Silver, Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola) and Cadet Grey.

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