SW 9645

Sherwin Williams Big Dipper

Sherwin Williams Big Dipper SW 9645 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Big Dipper paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9645. 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:SW 9645
Color name:Big Dipper
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Emerald Designer Edition - Rustic + Refined

Big Dipper for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper bedroom
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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful cool Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Big Dipper for living room

  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper victorian house interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper cozy living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper living room walls
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper living room
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper japandi interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper living room
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Blue color shade can create a unique space

Big Dipper for bathroom

  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper minimalist bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper bathroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper minimalist bathroom
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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully cool Dark real bathrooms.

Big Dipper on kitchen cabinets

  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper small kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper kitchen cabinets
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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Big Dipper reviews

  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper wall
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper kitchen painted backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper kitchen backsplash
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper kitchen review
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper kitchen cabinets
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper kidsroom interior, children's room
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper modern interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Big Dipper living room
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Big Dipper

Big Dipper SW 9645 has an LRV of 6.4% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 6.40% 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 Big Dipper undertones?

Blue is Sherwin Williams Big Dipper 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:

#41494B

RGB code:

65, 73, 75

Is Sherwin Williams Big Dipper SW 9645 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

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

SW 9645 Big Dipper HSL code: 192, 7%, 27%

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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Sherwin Williams Big Dipper:

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Big Dipper SW 9645 vs Sea Serpent SW 7615

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Sherwin Williams Big Dipper SW 9645 vs Sherwin Williams Sea Serpent SW 7615Sherwin Williams Big Dipper SW 9645
LRV: 6.4%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 7%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Big Dipper SW 9645 vs Foxhall Green SW 9184

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Sherwin Williams Big Dipper SW 9645 vs Sherwin Williams Foxhall Green SW 9184Sherwin Williams Big Dipper SW 9645
LRV: 6.4%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 6.67%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#41494bcopy color code
RGB Decimal65, 73, 75copy color code
RGB Percent25.49%, 28.63%, 29.41%copy color code
HSVHue: 192° Saturation: 13.33% Value: 29.41%copy color code
HSLhsl(192, 7, 27)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 13.33 Magenta: 2.67 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 70.59copy color code
YIQY: 70.836 I: -5.41 Q: -1.07copy color code
XYZX: 5.832 Y: 6.397 Z: 7.582copy color code
CIE LabL:30.392 a:-2.755 b:-2.296copy color code
CIE LuvL:30.392 u:-4.152 v:-2.383copy color code
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Hunter lab25.292, -3.1, -0.07copy color code
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