Behr Blue Chalk

Behr Blue Chalk M500-3 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Blue Chalk paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful M500-3. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:M500-3
Color name:Blue Chalk

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What are Behr Blue Chalk undertones?

Blue is Behr Blue Chalk 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

149, 188, 210

Is Behr Blue Chalk M500-3 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 202° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M500-3 Blue Chalk HSL code: 202, 40%, 70%

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.

  • Cool Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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.

Color comparison

Blue Chalk M500-3 vs Cosmic Blue MQ6-32

Behr Blue Chalk M500-3 vs Behr Cosmic Blue MQ6-32Behr Blue Chalk M500-3
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Temperature: cold
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Temperature: cold

Blue Chalk M500-3 vs Celestial SW 6808

Behr Blue Chalk M500-3 vs Sherwin Williams Celestial SW 6808Behr Blue Chalk M500-3
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Temperature: cold
LRV: 43.52%
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Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#95bcd2copy color code
RGB Decimal149, 188, 210copy color code
RGB Percent58.43%, 73.73%, 82.35%copy color code
HSVHue: 202° Saturation: 29.05% Value: 82.35%copy color code
HSLhsl(202, 40, 70)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 29.05 Magenta: 10.48 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 17.65copy color code
YIQY: 178.847 I: -30.31 Q: -1.404copy color code
XYZX: 42.006 Y: 47.007 Z: 67.815copy color code
CIE LabL:74.194 a:-7.913 b:-15.292copy color code
CIE LuvL:74.194 u:-20.329 v:-22.442copy color code
Decimal9813202copy color code
Hunter lab68.562, -10.621, -10.651copy color code
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