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PPG Paints Amaretto (PPG1066-6) Paint Color

Color Name: Amaretto (PPG1066-6)
Hex Color Code: #AB6F60
RGB Color Code: RGB(171, 111, 96)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 35.1%, 43.9%, 32.9%
Color Family (Hue): Orange

About Amaretto (PPG1066-6) color - its meaning and example

What color is Amaretto (PPG1066-6)?

Amaretto (PPG1066-6) color belongs to the Orange color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Amaretto (PPG1066-6) is #AB6F60, and the RGB color code is RGB(171, 111, 96).

In the RGB color model, Amaretto (PPG1066-6) has a red value of 171, a green value of 111, and a blue value of 96. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 35.1% magenta, 43.9% yellow, and 32.9% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 12° (degrees), 30.9 % saturation, and 52.4 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Amaretto (PPG1066-6) has a hue of 12° (degrees), 43.9 % saturation and 67.1 % brightness/value.

Amaretto (PPG1066-6) is cool or warm?

The color Amaretto (PPG1066-6) is a warm color.

What is the LRV of Amaretto (PPG1066-6)?

Amaretto (PPG1066-6) has an LRV of nearly 21. By LRV value, it is a medium dark color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.

Dark Color

Amaretto (PPG1066-6)

Light Color

Compare LRV 21 of Amaretto (PPG1066-6) with dark and light Color

LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 21 puts PPG Paints Amaretto (PPG1066-6) paint color in the darker category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

Amaretto (PPG1066-6) (Paint - PPG Paints) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(171, 111, 96)
171 (67.1%)
111 (43.5%)
96 (37.6%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(12deg, 30.9 %, 52.4 %)

30.86 %.
52.35 %.


RYB(101, 100, 78)
101 (39.6%)
100 (39.0%)
78 (30.7%)


43.86 %.
Brightness / Value
67.06 %.


H: 12°

W: 37.65 %

B: 32.94 %


X : 24.59

Y : 20.87

Z : 13.8


Y1 : 20.87

X : 0.41

Y2 : 0.35


C : 32.94%

M : 56.47%

Y : 62.35%


~ 20.9 %

Munsell Color System

0.8YR 5.1/5.3


L : 52.81

A : 22.01

B : 18.18


L : 52.81

C : 28.55

H : 39.55


L : 52.81

U : 42.32

V : 18.68


L : 45.69

A : 16.13

B : 14.07

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Amaretto (PPG1066-6) (Paint - PPG Paints)

Here are the colors similar to Amaretto (PPG1066-6) (Paint - PPG Paints). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.

Blast-Off Bronze
ΔE - 1.93 (98.1% similar)
Copper Penny
ΔE - 3.73 (96.3% similar)
Dark Chestnut
ΔE - 5.16 (94.8% similar)
Tawny Birch
ΔE - 5.16 (94.8% similar)

Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system

Pantone PMS

Amaretto (PPG1066-6) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Amaretto (PPG1066-6) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 1.12 (98.9% similar)
ΔE - 1.46 (98.5% similar)
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British Standard 4800

Amaretto (PPG1066-6) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Amaretto (PPG1066-6) to British Standard 4800

BS 04-C-37 - Red
ΔE - 3.00 (97.0% similar)

RAL Design

Amaretto (PPG1066-6) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Amaretto (PPG1066-6) to RAL Design

Pantone TCX

Amaretto (PPG1066-6) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Amaretto (PPG1066-6) to Pantone TCX

Paint similar to Amaretto (PPG1066-6) (Paint - PPG Paints)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Amaretto (PPG1066-6) (Paint - PPG Paints). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.

PPG Paints

Amaretto (PPG1066-6) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Amaretto (PPG1066-6) to PPG Paints

Copper Beech (PPG1067-5)
ΔE - 3.16 (96.8% similar)
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ΔE - 3.59 (96.4% similar)
Cinnabar (PPG1065-6)
ΔE - 3.87 (96.1% similar)


Amaretto (PPG1066-6) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Amaretto (PPG1066-6) to Behr

Terra Cotta Urn (PPU2-12)
ΔE - 1.21 (98.8% similar)
Scene Stealer (MQ1-22)
ΔE - 2.13 (97.9% similar)
Hot Chili (S160-5)
ΔE - 2.89 (97.1% similar)
Sienna (MQ1-60)
ΔE - 3.30 (96.7% similar)


Amaretto (PPG1066-6) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Amaretto (PPG1066-6) to Valspar

Pajarito Red (2001-7B)
ΔE - 2.06 (97.9% similar)
Cranberry Foule (V080-5)
ΔE - 4.19 (95.8% similar)
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ΔE - 4.41 (95.6% similar)
Tuscan Rooftops (M113)
ΔE - 5.52 (94.5% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Amaretto (PPG1066-6) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Amaretto (PPG1066-6) to Benjamin Moore

Canyon Rock (CSP-1120)
ΔE - 2.38 (97.6% similar)
Texas Rose (2092-40)
ΔE - 2.97 (97.0% similar)
Red River Clay (2091-40)
ΔE - 3.51 (96.5% similar)
Drenched Sienna (1182)
ΔE - 3.61 (96.4% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Amaretto (PPG1066-6) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Amaretto (PPG1066-6) to Sherwin Williams

Rojo Dust (SW 9006)
ΔE - 2.68 (97.3% similar)
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ΔE - 3.60 (96.4% similar)
Reddened Earth (SW 6053)
ΔE - 3.96 (96.0% similar)
Henna Shade (SW 6326)
ΔE - 3.97 (96.0% similar)


Amaretto (PPG1066-6) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Amaretto (PPG1066-6) to Dunn-Edwards

Weathered Saddle (DE 5187)
ΔE - 3.99 (96.0% similar)
Arizona Clay (DET 454)
ΔE - 4.11 (95.9% similar)
Western Red (DE 6090)
ΔE - 4.26 (95.7% similar)
Rosewood (DEC 706)
ΔE - 4.55 (95.4% similar)

Color Combinations

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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.

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.

Triadic Color Palette

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

Tetradic Color Palette

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

Example Color Images and Mockup

Amaretto (PPG1066-6) - #AB6F60 Color Images and Patterns

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