Description and conversion results of color Slate Gray

It is a grayish azure color having an approximate luminance of 53%. It has a hue value of 210° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Light Slate Gray, Shadow Blue, Roman Silver, Gray (Web), Sonic Silver, Glaucous, Dark Electric Blue, Payne's Grey, Old Silver and Battleship Grey. 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 Slate Gray to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(112, 128, 144)
#708090
hsl(210, 12.6%, 50.2%)
hsv(210, 22.2%, 56.5%)
lab(52.8, -2.1, -10.6)
xyz(19.4, 20.9, 29.4)

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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.

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 7544 C
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Pantone 3526 U
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Pantone 7545 U
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RAL D2 260 50 10
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RAL D2 260 50 15
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RAL D2 250 50 10
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Sherwin-Williams 6249
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Sherwin-Williams 2819
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Sherwin-Williams 6242
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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 Slate Gray color. This process results a scale from a grayish 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 Cadet Grey, Manatee, Pewter Blue, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Silver Sand, Gray (X11 Gray), Silver (Metallic), Light Gray, Gainsboro, Silver, Cultured, Platinum and Alice Blue.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base Slate Gray color. This process results a scale from a grayish 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 Black Coral, Payne's Grey, Dark Electric Blue, Cadet, Charcoal, Onyx, Gunmetal, Outer Space (Crayola), Jet, Charleston Green, Eerie Black, Rich Black (FOGRA29), Eigengrau and Rich Black (FOGRA39).

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base Slate Gray color. This process results a scale from a grayish 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 Slate Gray, Roman Silver, Shadow Blue, Gray (Web), Sonic Silver, Old Silver and Battleship Grey.

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 Dark Slate Gray, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Opal, Morning Blue, Charcoal, Pewter Blue, Cadet Grey, Gunmetal, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Independence, Dark Liver, Manatee, English Violet, Heliotrope Gray and Rose Quartz.

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 Charcoal, Gunmetal, Light Slate Gray, Beau Blue, Pale Aqua, Taupe, Dark Lava, Middle Grey, Shadow, Bone and Almond.

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 Charcoal, Gunmetal, Cadet Grey, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Rifle Green, Kombu Green, Laurel Green, Morning Blue, Dark Liver (horses), Rose Ebony, 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, rose, orange and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Charcoal, Gunmetal, Cadet Grey, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Eggplant, Dark Liver, Lilac Luster, Heliotrope Gray, Taupe, Dark Lava, Grullo, Khaki (Web), Dark Slate Gray, Kombu Green, Morning Blue and Opal.

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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