Description and conversion results of color Sherwin-Williams 6261, Swanky Gray

It is a bright gray color having an approximate luminance of 73%. It has a hue value of 300° indicating that this is a cold color.

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Conversion results

The following list contains the conversion results of color Sherwin-Williams 6261, Swanky Gray to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(181, 177, 181)
#b5b1b5
hsl(300, 2.6%, 70.2%)
hsv(300, 2.2%, 71%)
lab(72.6, 2.2, -1.5)
xyz(43.1, 44.6, 50.1)

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Similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors

The most important note: in real life paints might have a different shade compared to as they appear on your display. You shall always consult and double-check colors with a professional paint provider before you order.

The following list contains the nearest matching standard colors. The left hexagon is the reference, the right one is the matched color. For each color there is a link to our partner MyPerfectColor.com, where you can buy paints of the corresponding colors.

Pantone 15-0703 TPG
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Pantone Warm Gray 4 U
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RAL D2 320 70 05
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RAL D2 300 70 05
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Sherwin-Williams 6268
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Sherwin-Williams 7079
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Tints, shades and tones

Tints, shades and tones are generated from the base color by adding white, black and gray paint to it respectively. The process results a harmonic color scale.

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Tints

These are the color variants which are generated by adding white color to the base Sherwin-Williams 6261, Swanky Gray color. This process results a scale from a bright gray color to white. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Silver, Gray (X11 Gray), Silver Sand, Lavender Gray, Light Gray, Gainsboro, Timberwolf, Platinum, Cultured, Snow, Isabelline and White.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base Sherwin-Williams 6261, Swanky Gray color. This process results a scale from a bright gray color to black. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Taupe Gray, Gray (Web), Rocket Metallic, Old Silver, Davy's Grey, Granite Gray, Dim Gray, Dark Liver, Jet, Onyx, Black Olive, Black Coffee, Eerie Black, Raisin Black, Black Chocolate and Smoky Black.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base Sherwin-Williams 6261, Swanky Gray color. This process results a scale from a bright gray color to gray. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Silver (Metallic), Silver Chalice, Gray (X11 Gray) and Quick Silver.

Color schemes and palettes

Color schemes represent a set of colors creating a harmonic and aesthetic feeling. Color schemes are generated by choosing colors around the color wheel.

We can talk about monochromatic, complementary, triadic and tetradic color schemes, choosing one, two, three or four colors around the color wheel respectively. In the following tables these color schemes are present.

Monochromatic

The monochromatic scale is generated by choosing colors on the color wheel near to the base color. As the colors of the monochromatic scale are close to each other, they create a harmonic feeling.

There are variants of the gray color in the above items, which contain similar colors to Onyx, Davy's Grey, Silver (Metallic), Silver Chalice and Dark Liver.

Complementary

The complementary scale is generated by choosing the color on the opposite side on the color wheel relative to the base color. This results in slight vibrating tension between the complementary colors.

There are variants of the gray color in the above items, which contain similar colors to Jet, Onyx, Taupe Gray, Rocket Metallic, Light Gray, Gainsboro, Black Olive, Battleship Grey and Old Silver.

Triadic

The triadic scale is generated by choosing two colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combines the slight vibrating tension and the harmonic feeling between the triadic colors.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of gray and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Silver (Metallic), Silver Chalice, Onyx, Charcoal, Quick Silver and Black Olive.

Tetradic

The tetradic scale is generated by choosing three colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combination covers the whole color wheel containing both the complementary and harmonic colors of the base color.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of gray and azure colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Silver (Metallic), Silver Chalice, Dark Lava, Quick Silver, Black Olive, Onyx and Charcoal.

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