[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6836 Novel Lilac (#c2a4c2) color information

#c2a4c2 is the hex color code that is commonly known by the name "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6836 Novel Lilac". The color is categorized as "light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6836 Novel Lilac (#c2a4c2), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for food and restaurants.

#c2a4c2 Breakdown

#c2a4c2 is made up of (194, 164, 194) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 15.46, 0.00, 23.92) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12756162 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc99cc. White should be used ontop of #c2a4c2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c2a4c2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c2a4c2 luma #176.20
Websafe hex #cc99cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(194, 164, 194) Adobe RGB (183.00, 163.00, 192.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(76%, 64%, 76%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6836 Novel Lilac
rgba rgba(194.0, 164.0, 194.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (64.81, 14.22, -10.71)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 15.46, 0.00, 23.92) CIE-L*ab (70.87, 15.25, -11.41)
hsv hsv(300.00, 20.00, 70.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (70.87, 19.05, 323.20)
hsb hsb(300.00, 15.79, 76.00) CIE-L*uv (70.87, 13.75, -19.83)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6836 Novel Lilac (#c2a4c2)

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" #c2a4c2 and the second color is called the "compliment" #a3c1a3.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6836 Novel Lilac (#c2a4c2)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #c2a4c2 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #a3c1a3.

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

Triadic Colors of [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6836 Novel Lilac (#c2a4c2)

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6836 Novel Lilac (#c2a4c2)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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

Analagous Colors of [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6836 Novel Lilac (#c2a4c2)

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.

Lighter variations of #c2a4c2

Lighter shades of #c2a4c2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #c2a4c2

Darker shades of #c2a4c2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #c2a4c2

Tones of #c2a4c2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6836 Novel Lilac (#c2a4c2) 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 #c2a4c2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c2a4c2 → #a3c1a3
#c2a4c2 → #d4bfd4
#c2a4c2 → #ffffff
#c2a4c2 → #c1a3b2
#c2a4c2 → #746274
#c2a4c2 → #b2a3c1

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6836 Novel Lilac (#c2a4c2) in different environments

Seeing #c2a4c2 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 #c2a4c2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#c2a4c2 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#c2a4c2might 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.

#c2a4c2 popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#c2a4c2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#c2a4c2 in coding

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 #c2a4c2
Java new Color(194, 164, 194);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 194, 164, 194);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:194 green:164 blue:194 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(194f, 164f, 194f);
Swift UIColor(red:194, green:164, blue:194, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $c2a4c2
Python Color('#c2a4c2')

Base Conversions of hex color #c2a4c2

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c2a4c2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12756162 while the individual RGB conversions are: 194, 164, 194.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000010 10100100 11000010
Hex c2 a4 c2
Octal 302 244 302
Decimal 194 164 194

#c2a4c2 Icons

If you're considering using #c2a4c2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6836 Novel Lilac (#c2a4c2) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #c2a4c2 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 #c2a4c2 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c2a4c2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c2a4c2 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c2a4c2 background.
This text is hex color #c2a4c2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c2a4c2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c2a4c2 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c2a4c2 and white (#ffffff) background.