Behr Pencil Point

Behr Pencil Point PPU18-02 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Pencil Point paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU18-02. Find out if this gorgeous cold grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU18-02
Color name:Pencil Point

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What are Behr Pencil Point undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

89, 93, 97

Is Behr Pencil Point PPU18-02 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 210° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU18-02 Pencil Point HSL code: 210, 4%, 36%

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 Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Grey 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

Pencil Point PPU18-02 vs Dark Shadows MQ5-02

Behr Pencil Point PPU18-02 vs Behr Dark Shadows MQ5-02Behr Pencil Point PPU18-02
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Temperature: cold
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Pencil Point PPU18-02 vs Blue Metal HDC-AC-25

Behr Pencil Point PPU18-02 vs Behr Blue Metal HDC-AC-25Behr Pencil Point PPU18-02
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Color codes

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HEX#595d61copy color code
RGB Decimal89, 93, 97copy color code
RGB Percent34.90%, 36.47%, 38.04%copy color code
HSVHue: 210° Saturation: 8.25% Value: 38.04%copy color code
HSLhsl(210, 4, 36)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 8.25 Magenta: 4.12 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 61.96copy color code
YIQY: 92.26 I: -3.669 Q: 0.399copy color code
XYZX: 10.191 Y: 10.816 Z: 12.857copy color code
CIE LabL:39.268 a:-0.686 b:-2.829copy color code
CIE LuvL:39.268 u:-2.366 v:-3.572copy color code
Decimal5856609copy color code
Hunter lab32.887, -2.237, -0.158copy color code
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