SW 6683

Sherwin Williams Bee

Sherwin Williams Bee SW 6683 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Bee paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6683. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Bee SW 6683
Color code:SW 6683
Color name:Bee
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:2017 Unbounded

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LRV of Bee

Bee SW 6683 has an LRV of 54.53% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half of the incident light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 54.53% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Sherwin Williams Bee undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Bee undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#F1BA55

RGB code:

241, 186, 85

Is Sherwin Williams Bee SW 6683 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 39° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6683 Bee HSL code: 39, 85%, 64%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Warm Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Sherwin Williams Bee:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Sherwin Williams SW 6683 Bee

Color comparison

Bee SW 6683 vs Rayo de Sol SW 9020

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Sherwin Williams Bee SW 6683 vs Sherwin Williams Rayo de Sol SW 9020Sherwin Williams Bee SW 6683
LRV: 54.53%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 59.51%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#f1ba55copy color code
RGB Decimal241, 186, 85copy color code
RGB Percent94.51%, 72.94%, 33.33%copy color code
HSVHue: 39° Saturation: 64.73% Value: 94.51%copy color code
HSLhsl(39, 85, 64)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 22.82 Yellow: 64.73 Key: 5.49copy color code
YIQY: 190.931 I: 65.23 Q: -19.797copy color code
XYZX: 55.477 Y: 54.478 Z: 16.185copy color code
CIE LabL:78.74 a:9.496 b:57.399copy color code
CIE LuvL:78.74 u:44.065 v:65.414copy color code
Decimal15841877copy color code
Hunter lab73.81, 4.999, 38.665copy color code
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