Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6816 Dahlia (#999bc3) color information

The hexidecimal color, #999bc3, is very close to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6816 Dahlia" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6816 Dahlia (#999bc3), in advertisements, the following may come to mind: signs of royalty, calming down and soothing, their spiritual life, slight femininity, and travel. This color isn't popular for agriculture.

Breakdown of #999bc3

#999bc3 is made up of (153, 155, 195) in RGB colorspace and (21.54, 20.51, 0.00, 23.53) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10066883 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9999cc. White should be used ontop of #999bc3 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #999bc3. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #999bc3 luma #158.77
Websafe hex #9999cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(153, 155, 195) Adobe RGB (154.00, 152.00, 192.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(60%, 61%, 76%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6816 Dahlia
rgba rgba(153.0, 155.0, 195.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (58.31, 8.35, -20.04)
cmyk cmyk(21.54, 20.51, 0.00, 23.53) CIE-L*ab (64.96, 9.41, -20.65)
hsv hsv(236.25, 25.00, 68.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (64.96, 22.69, 294.50)
hsb hsb(236.25, 21.05, 76.00) CIE-L*uv (64.96, -1.26, -33.07)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6816 Dahlia (#999bc3)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #999bc3 and the second color is called the "compliment" #c1bf99.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6816 Dahlia (#999bc3)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #999bc3 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #c1bf99.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6816 Dahlia (#999bc3)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6816 Dahlia (#999bc3)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6816 Dahlia (#999bc3)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6816 Dahlia (#999bc3)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #999bc3 with white

Darker variations of #999bc3

When you combine pure black with this color, #999bc3, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #999bc3

Tones of #999bc3 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#999bc3 in gradients

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #999bc3 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#999bc3 → #c1bf99
#999bc3 → #b7b9d5
#999bc3 → #ffffff
#999bc3 → #aa99c1
#999bc3 → #5b5d75
#999bc3 → #99b0c1

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6816 Dahlia (#999bc3) in different environments

Seeing #999bc3 on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #999bc3 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #999bc3

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#999bc3might be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6816 Dahlia (#999bc3)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#999bc3. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#999bc3 in programming

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #999bc3
Java new Color(153, 155, 195);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 153, 155, 195);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:153 green:155 blue:195 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(153f, 155f, 195f);
Swift UIColor(red:153, green:155, blue:195, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $c39b99
Python Color('#999bc3')

Base Conversions of hex color #999bc3

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #999bc3. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10066883 while the individual RGB conversions are: 153, 155, 195.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011001 10011011 11000011
Hex 99 9b c3
Octal 231 233 303
Decimal 153 155 195

Icons incorporating the color #999bc3

If you're considering using #999bc3 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #999bc3 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #999bc3 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #999bc3 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #999bc3 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #999bc3 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #999bc3 background.
This text is hex color #999bc3 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #999bc3 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #999bc3 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #999bc3 and white (#ffffff) background.