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Valspar Penelope (8003-46B) Paint Color

Color Name: Penelope (8003-46B)
Hex Color Code: #AFBFD3
RGB Color Code: RGB(175, 191, 211)
CMYK Values*: 17.1%, 9.5%, 0.0%, 17.3%
Color Family (Hue): blue

About Penelope (8003-46B) color - its meaning and example

What color is Penelope (8003-46B)?

Penelope (8003-46B) color belongs to the blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Penelope (8003-46B) is #AFBFD3, and the RGB color code is RGB(175, 191, 211).

In the RGB color model, Penelope (8003-46B) has a red value of 175, a green value of 191, and a blue value of 211. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 17.1% cyan, 9.5% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 17.3% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 213.3° (degrees), 29.0 % saturation, and 75.7 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Penelope (8003-46B) has a hue of 213.3° (degrees), 17.1 % saturation and 82.7 % brightness/value.

Penelope (8003-46B) is cool or warm?

The color Penelope (8003-46B) is a cool color.

What is the LRV of Penelope (8003-46B)?

Penelope (8003-46B) has an LRV of nearly 51. 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

Penelope (8003-46B)

Light Color

Compare LRV 51 of Penelope (8003-46B) 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 51 puts Valspar Penelope (8003-46B) 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

Penelope (8003-46B) (Paint - Valspar) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(175, 191, 211)
175 (68.6%)
191 (74.9%)
211 (82.7%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(213.33deg, 29.0 %, 75.7 %)

29.03 %.
75.69 %.


RYB(22, 39, 53)
22 (8.7%)
39 (15.3%)
53 (20.6%)


17.06 %.
Brightness / Value
82.75 %.


H: 213.33°

W: 68.63 %

B: 17.25 %


X : 48.07

Y : 51.08

Z : 68.95


Y1 : 51.08

X : 0.29

Y2 : 0.3


C : 31.37%

M : 25.10%

Y : 17.25%


~ 51.1 %

Munsell Color System

6.9B 7.5/2.3


L : 76.73

A : -1.32

B : -11.88


L : 76.73

C : 11.95

H : 263.64


L : 76.73

U : -9.52

V : -18.09


L : 71.47

A : -5.02

B : -7.17

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Penelope (8003-46B) (Paint - Valspar)

Here are the colors similar to Penelope (8003-46B) (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 - 2.39 (97.6% similar)
Pale Aqua
ΔE - 5.31 (94.7% similar)
Beau Blue
ΔE - 5.91 (94.1% similar)
Pale Cornflower Blue
ΔE - 6.25 (93.8% similar)

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

Pantone PMS

Penelope (8003-46B) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Penelope (8003-46B) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 2.37 (97.6% similar)
ΔE - 2.94 (97.1% similar)
ΔE - 2.96 (97.0% similar)
ΔE - 4.34 (95.7% similar)

Pantone TCX

Penelope (8003-46B) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Penelope (8003-46B) to Pantone TCX

RAL Design

Penelope (8003-46B) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Penelope (8003-46B) to RAL Design

British Standard 4800

Penelope (8003-46B) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Penelope (8003-46B) to British Standard 4800

BS 20-D-41 - Powder Blue
ΔE - 4.17 (95.8% similar)
BS 20-C-35 - Blue
ΔE - 4.65 (95.4% similar)
BS 20-C-33 - Pompadour
ΔE - 5.18 (94.8% similar)

Paint similar to Penelope (8003-46B) (Paint - Valspar)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Penelope (8003-46B) (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.


Penelope (8003-46B) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Penelope (8003-46B) to Valspar

Canopy Bed (V074-3)
ΔE - 2.60 (97.4% similar)
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ΔE - 3.64 (96.4% similar)
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ΔE - 3.73 (96.3% similar)

PPG Paints

Penelope (8003-46B) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Penelope (8003-46B) to PPG Paints

Blue Thistle (PPG1162-3)
ΔE - 1.03 (99.0% similar)
Sailor Boy (PPG1164-4)
ΔE - 1.73 (98.3% similar)
Rendezvous (PPG1160-3)
ΔE - 1.81 (98.2% similar)
Pageant Song (PPG1163-3)
ΔE - 2.58 (97.4% similar)


Penelope (8003-46B) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Penelope (8003-46B) to Behr

Elevated (S530-2)
ΔE - 1.64 (98.4% similar)
Movie Magic (MQ5-45)
ΔE - 1.80 (98.2% similar)
Perennial Blue (M530-3)
ΔE - 2.61 (97.4% similar)
Eternal Elegance (M540-3)
ΔE - 2.63 (97.4% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Penelope (8003-46B) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Penelope (8003-46B) to Benjamin Moore

Airway (828)
ΔE - 1.85 (98.2% similar)
Sunrise (829)
ΔE - 2.35 (97.7% similar)
Blue Ice (821)
ΔE - 3.02 (97.0% similar)
Sapphire Ice (808)
ΔE - 4.51 (95.5% similar)


Penelope (8003-46B) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Penelope (8003-46B) to Dunn-Edwards

Afternoon Sky (DE 5877)
ΔE - 2.63 (97.4% similar)
Misted Eve (DE 5884)
ΔE - 2.92 (97.1% similar)
Northern Pond (DE 5870)
ΔE - 2.93 (97.1% similar)
Prim Blue (DE 5898)
ΔE - 4.13 (95.9% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Penelope (8003-46B) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Penelope (8003-46B) to Sherwin Williams

Windy Blue (SW 6240)
ΔE - 3.87 (96.1% similar)
Blissful Blue (SW 6527)
ΔE - 3.95 (96.1% similar)
Icy (SW 6534)
ΔE - 4.18 (95.8% similar)
Agapanthus (SW 9066)
ΔE - 4.30 (95.7% 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

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