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PPG Paints Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) Paint Color

Color Name: Sunbeam (PPG1212-3)
Hex Color Code: #F5EDB2
RGB Color Code: RGB(245, 237, 178)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 3.3%, 27.3%, 3.9%

About Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) color - its meaning and example

What color is Sunbeam (PPG1212-3)?

Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) color belongs to the Yellow color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) is #F5EDB2, and the RGB color code is RGB(245, 237, 178).

In the RGB color model, Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) has a red value of 245, a green value of 237, and a blue value of 178. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 3.3% magenta, 27.3% yellow, and 3.9% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 52.8° (degrees), 77.0 % saturation, and 82.9 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) has a hue of 52.8° (degrees), 27.3 % saturation and 96.1 % brightness/value.

Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) is cool or warm?

The color Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) is a warm color.

What is the LRV of Sunbeam (PPG1212-3)?

Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) has an LRV of nearly 83. By LRV value, it is a whitish 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

Sunbeam (PPG1212-3)

Light Color

Compare LRV 83 of Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) 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 83 puts PPG Paints Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) paint color in the lighter 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

Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) (Paint - PPG Paints) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(245, 237, 178)
245 (96.1%)
237 (92.9%)
178 (69.8%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(52.84deg, 77.0 %, 82.9 %)

77.01 %.
82.94 %.


RYB(9, 72, 9)
9 (3.6%)
72 (28.3%)
9 (3.6%)


27.35 %.
Brightness / Value
96.08 %.


H: 52.84°

W: 69.80 %

B: 3.92 %


X : 75.98

Y : 83.2

Z : 54.17


Y1 : 83.2

X : 0.36

Y2 : 0.39


C : 3.92%

M : 7.06%

Y : 30.20%


~ 83.2 %

Munsell Color System

1.1GY 9.2/4.3


L : 93.1

A : -6.22

B : 29.62


L : 93.1

C : 30.27

H : 101.86


L : 93.1

U : 8

V : 42.84


L : 91.21

A : -10.94

B : 28.63

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) (Paint - PPG Paints)

Here are the colors similar to Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) (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.

Pale Goldenrod
ΔE - 1.50 (98.5% similar)
ΔE - 2.35 (97.7% similar)
ΔE - 2.39 (97.6% similar)
Medium Champagne
ΔE - 2.39 (97.6% similar)

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

Pantone TCX

Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) to Pantone TCX

Pantone PMS

Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 1.95 (98.1% similar)
ΔE - 2.26 (97.7% similar)
ΔE - 2.32 (97.7% similar)
ΔE - 3.32 (96.7% similar)

RAL Design

Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) to RAL Design

British Standard 4800

Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) to British Standard 4800

BS 10-B-15 - Ivory
ΔE - 3.30 (96.7% similar)
BS 12-C-31 - Light Yellow
ΔE - 7.75 (92.3% similar)

Paint similar to Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) (Paint - PPG Paints)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) (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

Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) to PPG Paints

Golden Straw (PPG1213-4)
ΔE - 0.84 (99.2% similar)
Butter (PPG1213-3)
ΔE - 1.66 (98.3% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) to Benjamin Moore

Fun in the Sun (358)
ΔE - 0.98 (99.0% similar)
San Pedro Morning (366)
ΔE - 1.41 (98.6% similar)
Early Dawn (338)
ΔE - 1.52 (98.5% similar)
Cypress Grove (388)
ΔE - 1.55 (98.5% similar)


Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) to Behr

Invigorating (P340-2)
ΔE - 1.27 (98.7% similar)
Firefly (P310-3)
ΔE - 2.12 (97.9% similar)
Lantern Light (P320-2)
ΔE - 2.32 (97.7% similar)
Lime Bright (P330-2)
ΔE - 2.83 (97.2% similar)


Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) to Valspar

Laughing Liam (8001-26B)
ΔE - 1.84 (98.2% similar)
Sherman's Key Lime (V019-1)
ΔE - 1.85 (98.2% similar)
Gleeful (6008-7B)
ΔE - 1.89 (98.1% similar)
Chia (V020-1)
ΔE - 1.94 (98.1% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) to Sherwin Williams

Icy Lemonade (SW 1667)
ΔE - 1.92 (98.1% similar)
Springtime (SW 6708)
ΔE - 2.90 (97.1% similar)
Moonraker (SW 6701)
ΔE - 3.14 (96.9% similar)
Venetian Yellow (SW 1666)
ΔE - 3.96 (96.0% similar)


Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) to Dunn-Edwards

Jasmine (DEC 734)
ΔE - 1.93 (98.1% similar)
Afterglow (DE 5345)
ΔE - 1.95 (98.1% similar)
Yellow Yarn (DE 5463)
ΔE - 2.05 (98.0% similar)
Gentle Yellow (DE 5421)
ΔE - 2.14 (97.9% 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

Sunbeam (PPG1212-3) - #F5EDB2 Color Images and Patterns

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