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Sherwin Williams Browse Brown (SW 6012) Paint Color


Color Name: Browse Brown (SW 6012)
Hex Color Code: #6E615F
RGB Color Code: RGB(110, 97, 95)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 11.8%, 13.6%, 56.9%





About Browse Brown (SW 6012) color - its meaning and example


What color is Browse Brown (SW 6012)?

Browse Brown (SW 6012) color belongs to the Purple color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Browse Brown (SW 6012) is #6E615F, and the RGB color code is RGB(110, 97, 95).

In the RGB color model, Browse Brown (SW 6012) has a red value of 110, a green value of 97, and a blue value of 95. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 11.8% magenta, 13.6% yellow, and 56.9% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 8° (degrees), 7.3 % saturation, and 40.2 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Browse Brown (SW 6012) has a hue of 8° (degrees), 13.6 % saturation and 43.1 % brightness/value.


Browse Brown (SW 6012) is cool or warm?

The color Browse Brown (SW 6012) is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Browse Brown (SW 6012)?

Browse Brown (SW 6012) has an LRV of nearly 13. By LRV value, it is a 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

Browse Brown (SW 6012)

Light Color


Compare LRV 13 of Browse Brown (SW 6012) 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 13 puts Sherwin Williams Browse Brown (SW 6012) 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


Browse Brown (SW 6012) (Paint - Sherwin Williams) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(110, 97, 95)
Red
110 (43.1%)
Green
97 (38.0%)
Blue
95 (37.3%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
0.00%
Magenta
11.82%
Yellow
13.64%
Key
56.86%

HSL

HSL(8deg, 7.3 %, 40.2 %)

Hue
Saturation
7.32 %.
Lightness
40.20 %.

RYB

RYB(107, 118, 123)
Red
107 (42.0%)
Yellow
118 (46.4%)
Blue
123 (48.2%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
Saturation
13.64 %.
Brightness / Value
43.14 %.

HWB

H: 8°

W: 37.25 %

B: 56.86 %

XYZ

X : 12.77

Y : 12.69

Z : 12.6

YXY

Y1 : 12.69

X : 0.34

Y2 : 0.33

CMY

C : 56.86%

M : 61.96%

Y : 62.75%


LRV

~ 12.7 %

Munsell Color System

2.8YR 4.1/0.9

CIE-Lab

L : 42.29

A : 4.83

B : 3.04

CIE-Lch

L : 42.29

C : 5.7

H : 32.17

CIE-Luv

L : 42.29

U : 7.79

V : 3.14

Hunter-Lab

L : 35.62

A : 1.65

B : 3.96






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Browse Brown (SW 6012) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the colors similar to Browse Brown (SW 6012) (Paint - Sherwin Williams). 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.



#645452
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ΔE - 4.71 (95.3% similar)
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ΔE - 6.78 (93.2% similar)
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ΔE - 6.95 (93.0% similar)
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Umber
ΔE - 7.15 (92.9% similar)





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


Pantone TCX


Browse Brown (SW 6012) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Browse Brown (SW 6012) to Pantone TCX




RAL Design


Browse Brown (SW 6012) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Browse Brown (SW 6012) to RAL Design




Pantone PMS


Browse Brown (SW 6012) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Browse Brown (SW 6012) to Pantone PMS


#6C6463
PANTONE 2334 C
ΔE - 2.51 (97.5% similar)
#6F5D58
PANTONE 4258 C
ΔE - 2.75 (97.2% similar)
#675E60
PANTONE 10385 C
ΔE - 3.00 (97.0% similar)
#62534F
PANTONE 8424 C
ΔE - 5.14 (94.9% similar)


British Standard 4800


Browse Brown (SW 6012) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Browse Brown (SW 6012) to British Standard 4800


#67555A
BS 24-C-40 - Purple
ΔE - 5.98 (94.0% similar)
#6A696C
BS 22-B-25 - Nightshade
ΔE - 6.59 (93.4% similar)


RAL Classic


Browse Brown (SW 6012) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Browse Brown (SW 6012) to RAL Classic


#6B665E
RAL 7039 - Quartz Gray
ΔE - 6.46 (93.5% similar)
#766A5E
RAL 7006 - Beige Gray
ΔE - 6.56 (93.4% similar)





Paint similar to Browse Brown (SW 6012) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Browse Brown (SW 6012) (Paint - Sherwin Williams). 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.


Sherwin Williams


Browse Brown (SW 6012) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Browse Brown (SW 6012) to Sherwin Williams


#6E615F
Browse Brown (SW 6012)
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#6D6562
Folkstone (SW 6005)
ΔE - 2.91 (97.1% similar)
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Manor House (SW 7505)
ΔE - 4.00 (96.0% similar)
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Poetry Plum (SW 6019)
ΔE - 4.23 (95.8% similar)


Valspar


Browse Brown (SW 6012) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Browse Brown (SW 6012) to Valspar


#6A5F5E
Night Skyscraper (V127-6)
ΔE - 1.32 (98.7% similar)
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Vintage Boots (M350)
ΔE - 4.70 (95.3% similar)
#62534D
Hunting Boots (1001-9A)
ΔE - 5.50 (94.5% similar)
#675348
Arctic Tundra (T585)
ΔE - 6.99 (93.0% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Browse Brown (SW 6012) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Browse Brown (SW 6012) to Dunn-Edwards


#6F5D57
Missing Link (DE 6041)
ΔE - 3.02 (97.0% similar)
#655856
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ΔE - 3.29 (96.7% similar)
#6C5654
Bourbon Truffle (DET 699)
ΔE - 5.16 (94.8% similar)
#5C5451
Black Russian (DE 6391)
ΔE - 5.77 (94.2% similar)





PPG Paints


Browse Brown (SW 6012) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Browse Brown (SW 6012) to PPG Paints


#665D59
Oswego Tea (PPG1005-6)
ΔE - 3.15 (96.8% similar)
#6F6A68
Gibraltar Gray (PPG1002-6)
ΔE - 4.92 (95.1% similar)
#69656A
Cracked Slate (PPG1003-6)
ΔE - 5.45 (94.5% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Browse Brown (SW 6012) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Browse Brown (SW 6012) to Benjamin Moore


#6F5B5C
Amazon Soil (2115-30)
ΔE - 4.04 (96.0% similar)
#6D5854
Velvet Plum (CSP-420)
ΔE - 4.44 (95.6% similar)
#685553
Desert Shadows (2114-30)
ΔE - 4.77 (95.2% similar)
#60544F
Topeka Taupe (1463)
ΔE - 5.23 (94.8% similar)


Behr


Browse Brown (SW 6012) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Browse Brown (SW 6012) to Behr


#696465
Arabian Veil (PPU17-19)
ΔE - 4.06 (95.9% similar)
#685951
Museum (MQ2-44)
ΔE - 4.40 (95.6% similar)
#605652
Timber Brown (N140-7)
ΔE - 4.76 (95.2% similar)
#68554E
Library Leather (HDC-CL-13A)
ΔE - 5.28 (94.7% 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


Browse Brown (SW 6012) - #6E615F Color Images and Patterns


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