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Valspar Swallowtail (V017-1) Paint Color

Color Name: Swallowtail (V017-1)
Hex Color Code: #FFEAAA
RGB Color Code: RGB(255, 234, 170)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 8.2%, 33.3%, 0.0%
Color Family (Hue): yellow

About Swallowtail (V017-1) color - its meaning and example

What color is Swallowtail (V017-1)?

Swallowtail (V017-1) color belongs to the yellow color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Swallowtail (V017-1) is #FFEAAA, and the RGB color code is RGB(255, 234, 170).

In the RGB color model, Swallowtail (V017-1) has a red value of 255, a green value of 234, and a blue value of 170. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 8.2% magenta, 33.3% yellow, and 0.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 45.2° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 83.3 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Swallowtail (V017-1) has a hue of 45.2° (degrees), 33.3 % saturation and 100.0 % brightness/value.

Swallowtail (V017-1) is cool or warm?

The color Swallowtail (V017-1) is a warm color.

What is the LRV of Swallowtail (V017-1)?

Swallowtail (V017-1) 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

Swallowtail (V017-1)

Light Color

Compare LRV 83 of Swallowtail (V017-1) 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 Valspar Swallowtail (V017-1) 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

Swallowtail (V017-1) (Paint - Valspar) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(255, 234, 170)
255 (100.0%)
234 (91.8%)
170 (66.7%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(45.18deg, 100.0 %, 83.3 %)

100.00 %.
83.33 %.


RYB(11, 78, 7)
11 (4.4%)
78 (30.6%)
7 (2.6%)


33.33 %.
Brightness / Value
100.00 %.


H: 45.18°

W: 66.67 %

B: 0.00 %


X : 77.92

Y : 83.01

Z : 49.95


Y1 : 83.01

X : 0.37

Y2 : 0.39


C : 0.00%

M : 8.24%

Y : 33.33%


~ 83 %

Munsell Color System

6.9Y 9.2/4.8


L : 93.02

A : -1.95

B : 33.72


L : 93.02

C : 33.77

H : 93.31


L : 93.02

U : 16.65

V : 47.02


L : 91.11

A : -6.78

B : 31.27

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Swallowtail (V017-1) (Paint - Valspar)

Here are the colors similar to Swallowtail (V017-1) (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.

Banana Mania
ΔE - 2.42 (97.6% similar)
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Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system

RAL Design

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Pantone TCX

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Pantone PMS

Swallowtail (V017-1) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Swallowtail (V017-1) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 2.67 (97.3% similar)
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British Standard 4800

Swallowtail (V017-1) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Swallowtail (V017-1) to British Standard 4800

BS 10-B-15 - Ivory
ΔE - 4.46 (95.5% similar)

Paint similar to Swallowtail (V017-1) (Paint - Valspar)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Swallowtail (V017-1) (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.


Swallowtail (V017-1) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Swallowtail (V017-1) to Behr

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Swallowtail (V017-1) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Swallowtail (V017-1) to Dunn-Edwards

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ΔE - 1.59 (98.4% similar)
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ΔE - 2.98 (97.0% similar)
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ΔE - 3.15 (96.9% similar)


Swallowtail (V017-1) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Swallowtail (V017-1) to Valspar

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ΔE - 1.73 (98.3% similar)
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ΔE - 1.90 (98.1% similar)
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ΔE - 1.92 (98.1% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Swallowtail (V017-1) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Swallowtail (V017-1) to Sherwin Williams

Venetian Yellow (SW 1666)
ΔE - 1.81 (98.2% similar)
Optimistic Yellow (SW 6900)
ΔE - 2.17 (97.8% similar)
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ΔE - 2.97 (97.0% similar)
Solé (SW 6896)
ΔE - 3.21 (96.8% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Swallowtail (V017-1) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Swallowtail (V017-1) to Benjamin Moore

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PPG Paints

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ΔE - 2.36 (97.6% similar)
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ΔE - 2.46 (97.5% similar)
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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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