Behr Pencil Sketch

Behr Pencil Sketch N500-4 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Pencil Sketch paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful N500-4. 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:N500-4
Color name:Pencil Sketch

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What are Behr Pencil Sketch undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

153, 157, 158

Is Behr Pencil Sketch N500-4 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 192° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

N500-4 Pencil Sketch HSL code: 192, 3%, 61%

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 Sketch N500-4 vs Smokey Lilac PPU26-20

Behr Pencil Sketch N500-4 vs Behr Smokey Lilac PPU26-20Behr Pencil Sketch N500-4
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Pencil Sketch N500-4 vs Cosmic Quest N460-4

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Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#999d9ecopy color code
RGB Decimal153, 157, 158copy color code
RGB Percent60.00%, 61.57%, 61.96%copy color code
HSVHue: 192° Saturation: 3.16% Value: 61.96%copy color code
HSLhsl(192, 3, 61)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 3.16 Magenta: 0.63 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 38.04copy color code
YIQY: 155.918 I: -2.705 Q: -0.535copy color code
XYZX: 31.364 Y: 33.355 Z: 37.124copy color code
CIE LabL:64.447 a:-1.24 b:-1.019copy color code
CIE LuvL:64.447 u:-2.302 v:-1.27copy color code
Decimal10067358copy color code
Hunter lab57.754, -4.132, 2.316copy color code
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