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Shadow Blue (N480-3) Behr - Paint Color


Color Name: Shadow Blue (N480-3)
Hex Color Code: #A6B5BD
RGB Color Code: RGB(166, 181, 189)
CMYK Values *: 12.2%, 4.2%, 0.0%, 25.9%




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What color is Shadow Blue (N480-3)?

Shadow Blue (N480-3) color belongs to the Gray color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Shadow Blue (N480-3) is #A6B5BD, and the RGB color code is RGB(166, 181, 189).

In the RGB color model, Shadow Blue (N480-3) has a red value of 166, a green value of 181, and a blue value of 189. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 12.2% cyan, 4.2% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 25.9% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 200.9° (degrees), 14.8 % saturation, and 69.6 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Shadow Blue (N480-3) has a hue of 200.9° (degrees), 12.2 % saturation and 74.1 % brightness/value.

What’s the LRV of Shadow Blue (N480-3)?

Shadow Blue (N480-3) has an LRV of nearly 45. By LRV value, it is a medium light color.
Light Reflectance Value (LRV), indicates how light or dark a color will look on a scale of 0 (black) to 100 (white).

Shadow Blue (N480-3) is cool or warm?

Shadow Blue (N480-3) is a cool color.





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Shadow Blue (N480-3) (Paint - Behr) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB

RGBA - RGB(166, 181, 189)

Red 166 (65.1%)
Green 181 (71.0%)
Blue 189 (74.1%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 200.87°
Saturation 14.84 %.
Lightness 69.61 %.
HWB H: 200.87°
W: 65.10 %
B: 25.88 %
LRV ~ 44.8 %
Munsell Color System 0.4B 7.1/1.5
XYZ X : 41.44
Y : 44.83
Z : 54.61
YXY Y1 : 44.83
X : 0.29
Y2 : 0.32
CMY C : 34.90%
M : 29.02%
Y : 25.88%

CMYK

Cyan 12.17%
Magenta 4.23%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 25.88%

HSV/HSB

Hue 200.87°
Saturation 12.17 %.
Brightness / Value 74.12 %.
CIE-Lab L : 72.78
A : -3.55
B : -5.84
CIE-Lch L : 72.78
C : 6.83
H : 238.73
CIE-Luv L : 72.78
U : -8.52
V : -8.2
Hunter-Lab L : 66.95
A : -6.7
B : -1.49








Similar Colors and Paints



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Color Combinations


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Shadow Blue (N480-3) a6b5bd Monochromatic Color Palette
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.

Shadow Blue (N480-3) a6b5bd Analogous Color Palette
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.

Shadow Blue (N480-3) a6b5bd triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

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

Shadow Blue (N480-3) a6b5bd tetradic Color Palette
Tetradic Color Palette

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







Color Images and Mockup


Shadow Blue (N480-3) - #A6B5BD Color Images and Patterns


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