SW 6166

Sherwin Williams Eclipse

Sherwin Williams Eclipse SW 6166 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Eclipse paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6166. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Eclipse SW 6166
Color code:SW 6166
Color name:Eclipse
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Restless Nomad, Urban Organic

Eclipse for bedroom

  • Sherwin Williams Eclipse bedroom
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  • Sherwin Williams Eclipse 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 warm Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Eclipse

Eclipse SW 6166 has an LRV of 13.59% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 13.59% 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 Eclipse undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#6B6757

RGB code:

107, 103, 87

Is Sherwin Williams Eclipse SW 6166 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 48° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6166 Eclipse HSL code: 48, 10%, 38%

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 Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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 Eclipse:

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

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

Eclipse SW 6166 vs Braintree SW 9595

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Sherwin Williams Eclipse SW 6166 vs Sherwin Williams Braintree SW 9595Sherwin Williams Eclipse SW 6166
LRV: 13.59%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 12.41%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Eclipse SW 6166 vs Limestone SW 9599

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Sherwin Williams Eclipse SW 6166 vs Sherwin Williams Limestone SW 9599Sherwin Williams Eclipse SW 6166
LRV: 13.59%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 13.11%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#6b6757copy color code
RGB Decimal107, 103, 87copy color code
RGB Percent41.96%, 40.39%, 34.12%copy color code
HSVHue: 48° Saturation: 18.69% Value: 41.96%copy color code
HSLhsl(48, 10, 38)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 3.74 Yellow: 18.69 Key: 58.04copy color code
YIQY: 102.372 I: 7.525 Q: -4.133copy color code
XYZX: 12.634 Y: 13.515 Z: 10.957copy color code
CIE LabL:43.529 a:-1.416 b:9.608copy color code
CIE LuvL:43.529 u:3.251 v:12.262copy color code
Decimal7038807copy color code
Hunter lab36.762, -2.991, 8.062copy color code
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