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Valspar Macaw (8003-48D) Paint Color

Color Name: Macaw (8003-48D)
Hex Color Code: #8E91AB
RGB Color Code: RGB(142, 145, 171)
CMYK Values*: 17.0%, 15.2%, 0.0%, 32.9%
Color Family (Hue): purple

About Macaw (8003-48D) color - its meaning and example

What color is Macaw (8003-48D)?

Macaw (8003-48D) color belongs to the purple color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Macaw (8003-48D) is #8E91AB, and the RGB color code is RGB(142, 145, 171).

In the RGB color model, Macaw (8003-48D) has a red value of 142, a green value of 145, and a blue value of 171. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 17.0% cyan, 15.2% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 32.9% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 233.8° (degrees), 14.7 % saturation, and 61.4 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Macaw (8003-48D) has a hue of 233.8° (degrees), 17.0 % saturation and 67.1 % brightness/value.

Macaw (8003-48D) is cool or warm?

The color Macaw (8003-48D) is a cool color.

What is the LRV of Macaw (8003-48D)?

Macaw (8003-48D) has an LRV of nearly 29. By LRV value, it is a medium 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

Macaw (8003-48D)

Light Color

Compare LRV 29 of Macaw (8003-48D) 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 29 puts Valspar Macaw (8003-48D) 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

Macaw (8003-48D) (Paint - Valspar) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(142, 145, 171)
142 (55.7%)
145 (56.9%)
171 (67.1%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(233.79deg, 14.7 %, 61.4 %)

14.72 %.
61.37 %.


RYB(49, 66, 87)
49 (19.2%)
66 (25.9%)
87 (34.2%)


16.96 %.
Brightness / Value
67.06 %.


H: 233.79°

W: 55.69 %

B: 32.94 %


X : 28.63

Y : 28.94

Z : 42.61


Y1 : 28.94

X : 0.29

Y2 : 0.29


C : 44.31%

M : 43.14%

Y : 32.94%


~ 28.9 %

Munsell Color System

4.8PB 5.9/2.6


L : 60.73

A : 4.44

B : -13.99


L : 60.73

C : 14.68

H : 287.61


L : 60.73

U : -3.09

V : -21.54


L : 53.8

A : 0.85

B : -9.3

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Macaw (8003-48D) (Paint - Valspar)

Here are the colors similar to Macaw (8003-48D) (Paint - Valspar). 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.

Cool Gray
ΔE - 1.34 (98.7% similar)
ΔE - 3.55 (96.4% similar)
Wild Blue Yonder
ΔE - 7.71 (92.3% similar)
Blue Bell
ΔE - 7.77 (92.2% similar)

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

RAL Design

Macaw (8003-48D) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Macaw (8003-48D) to RAL Design

Pantone PMS

Macaw (8003-48D) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Macaw (8003-48D) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 1.83 (98.2% similar)
ΔE - 3.33 (96.7% similar)
ΔE - 3.84 (96.2% similar)
ΔE - 3.86 (96.1% similar)

British Standard 4800

Macaw (8003-48D) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Macaw (8003-48D) to British Standard 4800

BS 22-D-43 - Violet
ΔE - 2.36 (97.6% similar)
BS 22-D-44 - Purple
ΔE - 7.58 (92.4% similar)

Pantone TCX

Macaw (8003-48D) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Macaw (8003-48D) to Pantone TCX

Paint similar to Macaw (8003-48D) (Paint - Valspar)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Macaw (8003-48D) (Paint - Valspar). 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.


Macaw (8003-48D) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Macaw (8003-48D) to Valspar

House of Owen (8003-47D)
ΔE - 2.79 (97.2% similar)
Electric Sky (M220)
ΔE - 4.54 (95.5% similar)
Sweet Violet (4002-8A)
ΔE - 5.36 (94.6% similar)


Macaw (8003-48D) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Macaw (8003-48D) to Behr

Monarchy (S560-4)
ΔE - 0.66 (99.3% similar)
Vintage Ribbon (S540-4)
ΔE - 2.52 (97.5% similar)
Camelot (S550-4)
ΔE - 2.90 (97.1% similar)
Violet Aura (M550-5)
ΔE - 3.61 (96.4% similar)

PPG Paints

Macaw (8003-48D) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Macaw (8003-48D) to PPG Paints

Violet Verbena (PPG1169-5)
ΔE - 2.07 (97.9% similar)
Cotton Flannel (PPG1171-5)
ΔE - 3.08 (96.9% similar)
Fresh Lavender (PPG1170-5)
ΔE - 3.33 (96.7% similar)
Violet Aura (PPG1168-5)
ΔE - 3.36 (96.6% similar)


Macaw (8003-48D) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Macaw (8003-48D) to Dunn-Edwards

Charcoal Dust (DE 5927)
ΔE - 2.11 (97.9% similar)
Bay Fog (DE 5934)
ΔE - 2.95 (97.0% similar)
London Fog (DE 5920)
ΔE - 3.55 (96.5% similar)
Midnight Blush (DE 5913)
ΔE - 4.98 (95.0% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Macaw (8003-48D) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Macaw (8003-48D) to Benjamin Moore

Violet Stone (2069-40)
ΔE - 2.63 (97.4% similar)
Faded Violet (CSP-455)
ΔE - 3.09 (96.9% similar)
Flower Box (CSP-530)
ΔE - 4.68 (95.3% similar)
Irises (1440)
ΔE - 4.98 (95.0% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Macaw (8003-48D) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Macaw (8003-48D) to Sherwin Williams

Dusty Heather (SW 9073)
ΔE - 3.83 (96.2% similar)
Gentle Grape (SW 9074)
ΔE - 5.26 (94.7% similar)
Vesper Violet (SW 6542)
ΔE - 6.05 (94.0% similar)
Dahlia (SW 6816)
ΔE - 6.47 (93.5% 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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