Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6009 Imagine (#c6bbb6) color information

The hexidecimal color, #c6bbb6, looks similar to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6009 Imagine" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "light gray". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6009 Imagine (#c6bbb6), used in advertisements, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture.

Breakdown of #c6bbb6

#c6bbb6 is made up of (198, 187, 182) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 5.56, 8.08, 22.35) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13024182 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #c6bbb6 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c6bbb6. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c6bbb6 luma #189.54
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(198, 187, 182) Adobe RGB (192.00, 187.00, 180.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(78%, 73%, 71%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6009 Imagine
rgba rgba(198.0, 187.0, 182.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (71.41, 1.34, 3.91)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 5.56, 8.08, 22.35) CIE-L*ab (76.68, 1.44, 4.47)
hsv hsv(17.14, 13.73, 74.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (76.68, 4.70, 72.14)
hsb hsb(17.14, 8.97, 78.00) CIE-L*uv (76.68, 4.83, 6.31)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6009 Imagine (#c6bbb6)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #c6bbb6 while the second is the "compliment" #b5c1c6.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6009 Imagine (#c6bbb6)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #c6bbb6 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #b5c1c6.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6009 Imagine (#c6bbb6)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6009 Imagine (#c6bbb6)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6009 Imagine (#c6bbb6)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #c6bbb6

Lighter shades are produced by blending #c6bbb6 with white

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6009 Imagine (#c6bbb6)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #c6bbb6 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6009 Imagine (#c6bbb6)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #c6bbb6, tones are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6009 Imagine (#c6bbb6) 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 #c6bbb6 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c6bbb6 → #b5c1c6
#c6bbb6 → #d7cfcb
#c6bbb6 → #000000
#c6bbb6 → #c6c3b5
#c6bbb6 → #76706d
#c6bbb6 → #c6b5b8

#c6bbb6 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #c6bbb6 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 #c6bbb6 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #c6bbb6

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

#c6bbb6might 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.

#c6bbb6 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#c6bbb6. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#c6bbb6 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 #c6bbb6
Java new Color(198, 187, 182);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 198, 187, 182);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:198 green:187 blue:182 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(198f, 187f, 182f);
Swift UIColor(red:198, green:187, blue:182, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b6bbc6
Python Color('#c6bbb6')

Base Conversions of hex color #c6bbb6

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c6bbb6. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13024182 while the individual RGB conversions are: 198, 187, 182.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000110 10111011 10110110
Hex c6 bb b6
Octal 306 273 266
Decimal 198 187 182

#c6bbb6 Icons

If you're considering using #c6bbb6 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6009 Imagine (#c6bbb6) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #c6bbb6 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 #c6bbb6 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c6bbb6 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c6bbb6 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c6bbb6 background.
This text is hex color #c6bbb6 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c6bbb6 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c6bbb6 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c6bbb6 and white (#ffffff) background.