Sherwin Williams Classical Yellow SW 2865

Color code:SW 2865
Color name:Classical Yellow
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Precious Baby, Colonial Revival (1870s-1900s), Historic Exterior Color Wall

Sherwin Williams SW 2865 Classical Yellow exudes warmth and sophistication in any space. This rich hue pairs beautifully with tranquil blues like SW 6204 Sea Salt and earthy greens such as SW 7744 Zeus. When combined with creamy whites like SW 7008 Alabaster, Classical Yellow creates a timeless and inviting atmosphere. Incorporate accents in SW 7020 Black Fox for a modern touch that complements the elegance of Classical Yellow beautifully.

Classical Yellow for exterior

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Looking for a fresh new look for your house exterior or starting from skretch? We’ve collected pictures of real-life homes that have been painted with this warm hue. Find inspiration for your house’s exterior, front doors, gates, shutters, frames or windows.

Sherwin Williams Classical Yellow reviews

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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.

What are Sherwin Williams Classical Yellow undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Classical Yellow 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#F8D492

RGB code:

248, 212, 146

Is Sherwin Williams Classical Yellow SW 2865 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 2865 Classical Yellow HSL code: 39, 88%, 77%

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 Classical Yellow:

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

Color comparison

Classical Yellow SW 2865 vs Naples Yellow SW 9021

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Sherwin Williams Classical Yellow SW 2865 vs Sherwin Williams Naples Yellow SW 9021Open Classical Yellow SW 2865
LRV: 68.94%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 69.02%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Classical Yellow SW 2865 vs Honey Blush SW 6660

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Sherwin Williams Classical Yellow SW 2865 vs Sherwin Williams Honey Blush SW 6660Open Classical Yellow SW 2865
LRV: 68.94%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 66.58%
Light color
Temperature: warm