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Sherwin Williams Blustery Sky (SW 9140) Paint Color


Color Name: Blustery Sky (SW 9140)
Hex Color Code: #6F848C
RGB Color Code: RGB(111, 132, 140)
CMYK Values*: 20.7%, 5.7%, 0.0%, 45.1%





About Blustery Sky (SW 9140) color - its meaning and example


What color is Blustery Sky (SW 9140)?

Blustery Sky (SW 9140) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Blustery Sky (SW 9140) is #6F848C, and the RGB color code is RGB(111, 132, 140).

In the RGB color model, Blustery Sky (SW 9140) has a red value of 111, a green value of 132, and a blue value of 140. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 20.7% cyan, 5.7% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 45.1% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 196.6° (degrees), 11.6 % saturation, and 49.2 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Blustery Sky (SW 9140) has a hue of 196.6° (degrees), 20.7 % saturation and 54.9 % brightness/value.


Blustery Sky (SW 9140) is cool or warm?

The color Blustery Sky (SW 9140) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Blustery Sky (SW 9140)?

Blustery Sky (SW 9140) has an LRV of nearly 22. 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

Blustery Sky (SW 9140)

Light Color


Compare LRV 22 of Blustery Sky (SW 9140) 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 22 puts Sherwin Williams Blustery Sky (SW 9140) 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


Blustery Sky (SW 9140) (Paint - Sherwin Williams) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(111, 132, 140)
Red
111 (43.5%)
Green
132 (51.8%)
Blue
140 (54.9%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
20.71%
Magenta
5.71%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
45.10%

HSL

HSL(196.55deg, 11.6 %, 49.2 %)

Hue
196.55°
Saturation
11.55 %.
Lightness
49.22 %.

RYB

RYB(65, 93, 108)
Red
65 (25.3%)
Yellow
93 (36.5%)
Blue
108 (42.4%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
196.55°
Saturation
20.71 %.
Brightness / Value
54.90 %.

HWB

H: 196.55°

W: 43.53 %

B: 45.10 %

XYZ

X : 19.54

Y : 21.78

Z : 27.98

YXY

Y1 : 21.78

X : 0.28

Y2 : 0.31

CMY

C : 56.47%

M : 48.24%

Y : 45.10%


LRV

~ 21.8 %

Munsell Color System

8.9BG 5.2/1.9

CIE-Lab

L : 53.79

A : -5.71

B : -6.83

CIE-Lch

L : 53.79

C : 8.91

H : 230.12

CIE-Luv

L : 53.79

U : -11.27

V : -8.88

Hunter-Lab

L : 46.66

A : -6.92

B : -2.89






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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


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