SW 6481

Sherwin Williams Green Bay

Sherwin Williams Green Bay SW 6481 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Green Bay paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6481. 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.

Official color page:Green Bay SW 6481
Color code:SW 6481
Color name:Green Bay
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Green Bay for bedroom

  • Green Bay Bedroom
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  • Green Bay Bedroom
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  • Sw Green Bay Bedroom
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  • Green Bay Bedroom
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  • Sw Green Bay 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.

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LRV of Green Bay

Green Bay SW 6481 has an LRV of 11.41% 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 11.41% 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 Green Bay undertones?

Blue is Sherwin Williams Green Bay 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

46, 104, 100

Is Sherwin Williams Green Bay SW 6481 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 176° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6481 Green Bay HSL code: 176, 39%, 29%

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 Green 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 Green Bay:

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

Sherwin Williams SW 6481 Green Bay

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

Green Bay SW 6481 vs Regatta SW 6517

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Sherwin Williams Green Bay SW 6481 vs Sherwin Williams Regatta SW 6517Sherwin Williams Green Bay SW 6481
LRV: 11.41%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 8.33%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Green Bay SW 6481 vs Raging Sea SW 6474

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Sherwin Williams Green Bay SW 6481 vs Sherwin Williams Raging Sea SW 6474Sherwin Williams Green Bay SW 6481
LRV: 11.41%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 13.7%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#2e6864copy color code
RGB Decimal46, 104, 100copy color code
RGB Percent18.04%, 40.78%, 39.22%copy color code
HSVHue: 176° Saturation: 55.77% Value: 40.78%copy color code
HSLhsl(176, 39, 29)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 55.77 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 3.85 Key: 59.22copy color code
YIQY: 86.202 I: -33.277 Q: -13.514copy color code
XYZX: 8.376 Y: 11.401 Z: 13.812copy color code
CIE LabL:40.248 a:-19.942 b:-3.514copy color code
CIE LuvL:40.248 u:-24.128 v:-1.927copy color code
Decimal3041380copy color code
Hunter lab33.765, -14.808, -0.618copy color code
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