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PPG Paints Valor (PPG1244-3) Paint Color

Color Name: Valor (PPG1244-3)
Hex Color Code: #A3BCDB
RGB Color Code: RGB(163, 188, 219)
CMYK Values*: 25.6%, 14.2%, 0.0%, 14.1%
Color Family (Hue): Blue

About Valor (PPG1244-3) color - its meaning and example

What color is Valor (PPG1244-3)?

Valor (PPG1244-3) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Valor (PPG1244-3) is #A3BCDB, and the RGB color code is RGB(163, 188, 219).

In the RGB color model, Valor (PPG1244-3) has a red value of 163, a green value of 188, and a blue value of 219. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 25.6% cyan, 14.2% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 14.1% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 213.2° (degrees), 43.8 % saturation, and 74.9 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Valor (PPG1244-3) has a hue of 213.2° (degrees), 25.6 % saturation and 85.9 % brightness/value.

Valor (PPG1244-3) is cool or warm?

The color Valor (PPG1244-3) is a cool color.

What is the LRV of Valor (PPG1244-3)?

Valor (PPG1244-3) has an LRV of nearly 49. By LRV value, it is a medium light 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

Valor (PPG1244-3)

Light Color

Compare LRV 49 of Valor (PPG1244-3) 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 49 puts PPG Paints Valor (PPG1244-3) paint color in the medium 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

Valor (PPG1244-3) (Paint - PPG Paints) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(163, 188, 219)
163 (63.9%)
188 (73.7%)
219 (85.9%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(213.21deg, 43.8 %, 74.9 %)

43.75 %.
74.90 %.


RYB(21, 33, 58)
21 (8.2%)
33 (13.0%)
58 (22.9%)


25.57 %.
Brightness / Value
85.88 %.


H: 213.21°

W: 63.92 %

B: 14.12 %


X : 45.87

Y : 48.87

Z : 74.03


Y1 : 48.87

X : 0.27

Y2 : 0.29


C : 36.08%

M : 26.27%

Y : 14.12%


~ 48.9 %

Munsell Color System

0.7PB 7.4/4


L : 75.37

A : -1.63

B : -18.33


L : 75.37

C : 18.41

H : 264.93


L : 75.37

U : -14.23

V : -28.38


L : 69.91

A : -5.2

B : -13.86

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Valor (PPG1244-3) (Paint - PPG Paints)

Here are the colors similar to Valor (PPG1244-3) (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.

Light Steel Blue
ΔE - 2.85 (97.1% similar)
Pale Cornflower Blue
ΔE - 4.69 (95.3% similar)
Baby Blue Eyes
ΔE - 5.05 (94.9% similar)
Pale Cerulean
ΔE - 5.05 (94.9% similar)

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

Pantone PMS

Valor (PPG1244-3) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Valor (PPG1244-3) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 1.61 (98.4% similar)
ΔE - 2.72 (97.3% similar)
ΔE - 3.29 (96.7% similar)
ΔE - 3.40 (96.6% similar)

Pantone TCX

Valor (PPG1244-3) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Valor (PPG1244-3) to Pantone TCX

British Standard 4800

Valor (PPG1244-3) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Valor (PPG1244-3) to British Standard 4800

BS 20-D-41 - Powder Blue
ΔE - 3.15 (96.8% similar)
BS 20-C-35 - Blue
ΔE - 7.38 (92.6% similar)
BS 20-C-33 - Pompadour
ΔE - 7.99 (92.0% similar)

RAL Design

Valor (PPG1244-3) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Valor (PPG1244-3) to RAL Design

Paint similar to Valor (PPG1244-3) (Paint - PPG Paints)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Valor (PPG1244-3) (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

Valor (PPG1244-3) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Valor (PPG1244-3) to PPG Paints

Everlasting (PPG1161-3)
ΔE - 2.40 (97.6% similar)
Blue Thistle (PPG1162-3)
ΔE - 3.15 (96.8% similar)
Viva La Bleu (PPG1242-3)
ΔE - 3.60 (96.4% similar)


Valor (PPG1244-3) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Valor (PPG1244-3) to Valspar

September Aster (P073)
ΔE - 0.26 (99.7% similar)
Promise (4005-7C)
ΔE - 2.03 (98.0% similar)
Fairies in America (P111)
ΔE - 2.18 (97.8% similar)
Canopy Bed (V074-3)
ΔE - 2.76 (97.2% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Valor (PPG1244-3) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Valor (PPG1244-3) to Benjamin Moore

Swiss Blue (815)
ΔE - 1.80 (98.2% similar)
Riviera Azure (822)
ΔE - 2.85 (97.2% similar)
Sunrise (829)
ΔE - 3.19 (96.8% similar)
Sapphire Ice (808)
ΔE - 4.47 (95.5% similar)


Valor (PPG1244-3) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Valor (PPG1244-3) to Behr

Perennial Blue (M530-3)
ΔE - 2.30 (97.7% similar)
Honest (P530-3)
ΔE - 2.93 (97.1% similar)
Promise Keeping (P530-2)
ΔE - 3.03 (97.0% similar)
Eternal Elegance (M540-3)
ΔE - 3.60 (96.4% similar)


Valor (PPG1244-3) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Valor (PPG1244-3) to Dunn-Edwards

Misted Eve (DE 5884)
ΔE - 2.52 (97.5% similar)
Sky High (DE 5891)
ΔE - 3.05 (96.9% similar)
Afternoon Sky (DE 5877)
ΔE - 3.24 (96.8% similar)
Northern Pond (DE 5870)
ΔE - 3.88 (96.1% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Valor (PPG1244-3) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Valor (PPG1244-3) to Sherwin Williams

Celestial (SW 6808)
ΔE - 3.00 (97.0% similar)
Agapanthus (SW 9066)
ΔE - 5.96 (94.0% similar)
Blissful Blue (SW 6527)
ΔE - 6.30 (93.7% similar)
Windy Blue (SW 6240)
ΔE - 6.80 (93.2% 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

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