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PPG Paints Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) Paint Color


Color Name: Blue Opal (PPG1166-3)
Hex Color Code: #BBC6D9
RGB Color Code: RGB(187, 198, 217)
CMYK Values*: 13.8%, 8.8%, 0.0%, 14.9%
Color Family (Hue): Blue





About Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) color - its meaning and example


What color is Blue Opal (PPG1166-3)?

Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) is #BBC6D9, and the RGB color code is RGB(187, 198, 217).

In the RGB color model, Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) has a red value of 187, a green value of 198, and a blue value of 217. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 13.8% cyan, 8.8% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 14.9% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 218° (degrees), 28.3 % saturation, and 79.2 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) has a hue of 218° (degrees), 13.8 % saturation and 85.1 % brightness/value.


Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) is cool or warm?

The color Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Blue Opal (PPG1166-3)?

Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) has an LRV of nearly 56. By LRV value, it is a medium light color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.



Dark Color

Blue Opal (PPG1166-3)

Light Color


Compare LRV 56 of Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) with dark and light Color




LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 56 puts PPG Paints Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) paint color in the medium category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.




Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) (Paint - PPG Paints) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(187, 198, 217)
Red
187 (73.3%)
Green
198 (77.6%)
Blue
217 (85.1%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
13.82%
Magenta
8.76%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
14.90%

HSL

HSL(218deg, 28.3 %, 79.2 %)

Hue
218°
Saturation
28.30 %.
Lightness
79.22 %.

RYB

RYB(19, 34, 45)
Red
19 (7.6%)
Yellow
34 (13.4%)
Blue
45 (17.7%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
218°
Saturation
13.82 %.
Brightness / Value
85.10 %.

HWB

H: 218°

W: 73.33 %

B: 14.90 %

XYZ

X : 53.21

Y : 55.96

Z : 73.64

YXY

Y1 : 55.96

X : 0.29

Y2 : 0.31

CMY

C : 26.67%

M : 22.35%

Y : 14.90%


LRV

~ 56 %

Munsell Color System

7.9B 7.8/2.1

CIE-Lab

L : 79.59

A : 0.05

B : -10.74

CIE-Lch

L : 79.59

C : 10.74

H : 270.29

CIE-Luv

L : 79.59

U : -6.93

V : -16.6

Hunter-Lab

L : 74.81

A : -3.95

B : -6






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) (Paint - PPG Paints)


Here are the colors similar to Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) (Paint - PPG Paints). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.



#B0C4DE
Light Steel Blue
ΔE - 3.42 (96.6% similar)
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ΔE - 4.96 (95.0% similar)
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ΔE - 5.38 (94.6% similar)
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Beau Blue
ΔE - 5.89 (94.1% similar)





Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


RAL Design


Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) to RAL Design




Pantone TCX


Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) to Pantone TCX




Pantone PMS


Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) to Pantone PMS


#BBC7D6
PANTONE 537 C
ΔE - 2.00 (98.0% similar)
#BDC5DB
PANTONE 7450 C
ΔE - 2.17 (97.8% similar)
#B8C9E1
PANTONE 2127 C
ΔE - 2.37 (97.6% similar)
#B8CCEA
PANTONE 2708 C
ΔE - 4.18 (95.8% similar)


British Standard 4800


Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) to British Standard 4800


#BBCEDB
BS 20-C-33 - Pompadour
ΔE - 5.23 (94.8% similar)
#A9C6E2
BS 20-D-41 - Powder Blue
ΔE - 5.80 (94.2% similar)
#A9BBC6
BS 20-C-35 - Blue
ΔE - 6.42 (93.6% similar)
#C4C3C9
BS 22-B-19 - Soft Bleu
ΔE - 6.62 (93.4% similar)





Paint similar to Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) (Paint - PPG Paints)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) (Paint - PPG Paints). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


PPG Paints


Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) to PPG Paints


#B6C3D1
Pageant Song (PPG1163-3)
ΔE - 2.87 (97.1% similar)
#AEBBD0
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ΔE - 3.05 (97.0% similar)
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Blue Thistle (PPG1162-3)
ΔE - 3.41 (96.6% similar)


Valspar


Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) to Valspar


#BFCDE2
Carousel Purple (V074-2)
ΔE - 1.97 (98.0% similar)
#AFBFD3
Penelope (8003-46B)
ΔE - 2.79 (97.2% similar)
#B8CCE5
Periwinkle Dream (V073-2)
ΔE - 3.40 (96.6% similar)
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Canopy Bed (V074-3)
ΔE - 3.55 (96.5% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) to Sherwin Williams


#C2CBE0
Hyacinth Tint (SW 6968)
ΔE - 1.99 (98.0% similar)
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Agapanthus (SW 9066)
ΔE - 2.60 (97.4% similar)
#C7D1E2
Breathtaking (SW 6814)
ΔE - 2.83 (97.2% similar)
#BDC3CD
Daydream (SW 6541)
ΔE - 3.73 (96.3% similar)





Behr


Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) to Behr


#B2BFD5
Movie Magic (MQ5-45)
ΔE - 2.17 (97.8% similar)
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Eternal Elegance (M540-3)
ΔE - 2.72 (97.3% similar)
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Elevated (S530-2)
ΔE - 2.80 (97.2% similar)
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Monet (PPU15-17)
ΔE - 3.58 (96.4% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) to Benjamin Moore


#BDC5DC
Feather Soft (1431)
ΔE - 2.49 (97.5% similar)
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Blue Ice (821)
ΔE - 2.49 (97.5% similar)
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Airway (828)
ΔE - 2.76 (97.2% similar)
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Angel's Wings (1423)
ΔE - 3.82 (96.2% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) to Dunn-Edwards


#B9C4DE
Prim Blue (DE 5898)
ΔE - 2.78 (97.2% similar)
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Drenched Rain (DE 5883)
ΔE - 3.56 (96.4% similar)
#BDCFEA
Maritime (DET 588)
ΔE - 3.64 (96.4% similar)
#CACFDC
Pale Shale (DE 5918)
ΔE - 3.77 (96.2% similar)








Color Combinations


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Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







Example Color Images and Mockup


Blue Opal (PPG1166-3) - #BBC6D9 Color Images and Patterns


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