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Valspar Organza (8001-46C) Paint Color

Color Name: Organza (8001-46C)
Hex Color Code: #B5C1E3
RGB Color Code: RGB(181, 193, 227)
CMYK Values*: 20.3%, 15.0%, 0.0%, 11.0%
Color Family (Hue): purple

About Organza (8001-46C) color - its meaning and example

What color is Organza (8001-46C)?

Organza (8001-46C) color belongs to the purple color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Organza (8001-46C) is #B5C1E3, and the RGB color code is RGB(181, 193, 227).

In the RGB color model, Organza (8001-46C) has a red value of 181, a green value of 193, and a blue value of 227. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 20.3% cyan, 15.0% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 11.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 224.3° (degrees), 45.1 % saturation, and 80.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Organza (8001-46C) has a hue of 224.3° (degrees), 20.3 % saturation and 89.0 % brightness/value.

Organza (8001-46C) is cool or warm?

The color Organza (8001-46C) is a cool color.

What is the LRV of Organza (8001-46C)?

Organza (8001-46C) has an LRV of nearly 54. 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

Organza (8001-46C)

Light Color

Compare LRV 54 of Organza (8001-46C) 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 54 puts Valspar Organza (8001-46C) 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

Organza (8001-46C) (Paint - Valspar) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(181, 193, 227)
181 (71.0%)
193 (75.7%)
227 (89.0%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(224.35deg, 45.1 %, 80.0 %)

45.10 %.
80.00 %.


RYB(19, 26, 50)
19 (7.4%)
26 (10.1%)
50 (19.5%)


20.26 %.
Brightness / Value
89.02 %.


H: 224.35°

W: 70.98 %

B: 10.98 %


X : 51.99

Y : 53.51

Z : 80.26


Y1 : 53.51

X : 0.28

Y2 : 0.29


C : 29.02%

M : 24.31%

Y : 10.98%


~ 53.5 %

Munsell Color System

4.3PB 7.7/3.6


L : 78.17

A : 2.99

B : -18.3


L : 78.17

C : 18.54

H : 279.28


L : 78.17

U : -8.12

V : -29.17


L : 73.15

A : -1.15

B : -13.85

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Organza (8001-46C) (Paint - Valspar)

Here are the colors similar to Organza (8001-46C) (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.

Light Steel Blue
ΔE - 4.85 (95.1% similar)
Lavender Blue
ΔE - 6.51 (93.5% similar)
ΔE - 6.51 (93.5% similar)
Maximum Blue Purple
ΔE - 7.42 (92.6% similar)

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

Pantone PMS

Organza (8001-46C) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Organza (8001-46C) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 2.32 (97.7% similar)
ΔE - 4.01 (96.0% similar)
ΔE - 4.36 (95.6% similar)
ΔE - 4.39 (95.6% similar)

RAL Design

Organza (8001-46C) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Organza (8001-46C) to RAL Design

Pantone TCX

Organza (8001-46C) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Organza (8001-46C) to Pantone TCX

British Standard 4800

Organza (8001-46C) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Organza (8001-46C) to British Standard 4800

BS 22-D-41 - Violet
ΔE - 4.80 (95.2% similar)
BS 20-D-41 - Powder Blue
ΔE - 7.20 (92.8% similar)

Paint similar to Organza (8001-46C) (Paint - Valspar)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Organza (8001-46C) (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.


Organza (8001-46C) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Organza (8001-46C) to Valspar

Fairies in America (P111)
ΔE - 3.43 (96.6% similar)
Canopy Bed (V074-3)
ΔE - 3.64 (96.4% similar)
Twilight Mist (4004-9B)
ΔE - 4.28 (95.7% similar)


Organza (8001-46C) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Organza (8001-46C) to Behr

Canterbury Bells (P540-3)
ΔE - 1.08 (98.9% similar)
Stardust Evening (MQ4-31)
ΔE - 2.23 (97.8% similar)
Eternal Elegance (M540-3)
ΔE - 3.59 (96.4% similar)
Movie Magic (MQ5-45)
ΔE - 4.40 (95.6% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Organza (8001-46C) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Organza (8001-46C) to Benjamin Moore

Oriental Iris (1418)
ΔE - 2.16 (97.8% similar)
Feather Soft (1431)
ΔE - 3.69 (96.3% similar)
Freesia (1432)
ΔE - 4.77 (95.2% similar)
Blue Orchid (2069-50)
ΔE - 5.11 (94.9% similar)


Organza (8001-46C) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Organza (8001-46C) to Dunn-Edwards

Larkspur Bud (DE 5905)
ΔE - 2.48 (97.5% similar)
Prim Blue (DE 5898)
ΔE - 2.62 (97.4% similar)
Maritime (DET 588)
ΔE - 4.98 (95.0% similar)
Sky High (DE 5891)
ΔE - 5.00 (95.0% similar)

PPG Paints

Organza (8001-46C) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Organza (8001-46C) to PPG Paints

French Lilac (PPG1246-4)
ΔE - 2.56 (97.4% similar)
Lilac Sachet (PPG1245-4)
ΔE - 2.89 (97.1% similar)
Lovely Lilac (PPG1167-4)
ΔE - 4.87 (95.1% similar)
Sailor Boy (PPG1164-4)
ΔE - 5.08 (94.9% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Organza (8001-46C) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Organza (8001-46C) to Sherwin Williams

Agapanthus (SW 9066)
ΔE - 2.99 (97.0% similar)
Awesome Violet (SW 6815)
ΔE - 3.96 (96.0% similar)
Hyacinth Tint (SW 6968)
ΔE - 4.91 (95.1% similar)
Breathtaking (SW 6814)
ΔE - 7.06 (92.9% 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

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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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