Color Pencil Lead aqua-blue (#5c6274):
HEX, RGB color codes for HTML and CSS

The Comprehensive Guide to Pencil Lead aqua-blue (#5c6274):
Its Meaning and Harmonious Color Matches in Design.

Pencil Lead is a color with a HTML hex code of #5c6274.

Hue Family:

aqua-blues Family:

weakly saturated

colorful tone




low chroma

Color Information about Pencil Lead / #5c6274

The HTML HEX code is #5c6274. The corresponding color name is "Pencil Lead". In RGB values (additive color space used for Digital Displays), this HEX code translates to Red (R): 92%, Green (G): 98%, Blue (B): 116%. In the CMYK color model (subtractive color model used in printing), it is represented by Cyan (C): 21%, Magenta (M): 16%, Yellow (Y):0%, Black (K): 55%. In the HSL color space, #5c6274 has a hue of 225°, saturation of 12%, and lightness of 41%. The HSV representation is 225° for hue, 21% for saturation, and 45% for value.

In the CIE-LAB color space, the color is denoted by L* (lightness) = 42, a* (green to red) = 2, and b* (blue to yellow) = -11. The XYZ representation is X: 12, Y: 12, Z: 18. In the YUV color space, it translates to Y (luminance) = 0.3853, U (chrominance) = 0.0342, and V (chrominance) = -0.0215.

The decimal value of the color is 6054516. The closest Web-safe HEX code is #666666. Variations of the colour are #9096A7 for a 20% lighter version and #2F323C for a 20% darker version.

For the color with hex value #5c6274, the correlated color temperature (CT) is estimated to be 9809 Kelvin (9809K).

The approximate wavelength of #5c6274 is around 477.50nm.

HEX Code5c6274#5c6274
RGB Decimal Code92, 98, 116rgb(92, 98, 116)
CMYK21, 16, 0, 55/
HSL225°, 12%, 41%hsl(225°, 12%, 41%)
HSV225°, 21%, 45%/
CIE-LAB42, 2, -11/
XYZ 12, 12, 18/
YUV0.3853, 0.0342, -0.0215/
Decimal value6054516/
Web-Safe HEX666666#666666
Color Temperature (CT)9809 Kelvin (9809K)/
Estimate Wavelengtharound 477.50nm/

The Depth and Diversity of Pencil Lead (Hex: #5c6274): Exploring its Impact in Design and Culture

The hex color #5c6274, also known as Pencil Lead, resembles the dull gray tone of an actual pencil lead. This color shares similarities with various natural elements and common objects, such as stormy skies, pebbles, and graphite drawings. With its cool undertones and muted appearance, Pencil Lead exudes a subtle sophistication that can be utilized in design to evoke feelings of tranquility and depth. Incorporating Pencil Lead into a color palette adds a touch of elegance, making it well-suited for minimalist and modern aesthetics.

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Tints and Shades of #5c6274 HEX color (Pencil Lead)

In color theory, tints and shades are essential for understanding the depth and luminosity of colors. A tint is achieved by adding white to a pure hue, lightening its appearance. Conversely, a shade results from blending black with a color, giving it a deeper tone. In the context of #5c6274, this color stands at the center between its tints and shades. While the tints get progressively lighter moving towards white (#ffffff), the shades deepen towards black (#000000).

  • #ffffff
  • #D6D8DC
  • #AEB1BA
  • #858997
  • #5c6274
  • #454A57
  • #2E313A
  • #17191D
  • #000000

Tones of Pencil Lead (#5c6274 HEX color)

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In the case of #5c6274, #6a6e79 is the less saturated color, while #5c6274 is the most saturated one.

  • #6a6e79
  • #676b78
  • #636876
  • #606575
  • #5c6274
  • #343434
  • #282828
  • #1b1b1b
  • #0f0f0f

HTML Usage Examples

HTML using color code example

<p style="color: #5c6274;">This is a css example</p>

HTML / CSS Color Name using W3C

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CSS color code example

p { color: #5c6274; }

Text with hexadecimal color #5c6274

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Background Color with #5c6274

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#5c6274 Color Preview on White (#ffffff) Background

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#5c6274 Color Preview on Black (#000000) Background

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CSS codes examples

.text {color:#5c6274;}
.background {background-color:#5c6274;}
.border {border:1px solid #5c6274;}

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