SW 7068

Sherwin Williams Grizzle Gray

Sherwin Williams Grizzle Gray SW 7068 paint color review

Official color page:Grizzle Gray SW 7068
Color code:SW 7068
Color name:Grizzle Gray
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Sherwin Williams Grizzle Gray is dark, deep, and bold with a tad of cool undertones. Grizzle Gray is considered a dark gray paint color. Most colors in this range of grays are called charcoal and GG definitely qualifies but it also has some unique qualities to it that make it stand out from other charcoals. The LRV of Grizzle Gray is 13. That means that it’s dark and the perfect color to use in your home if you are looking for a little contrast or drama.

Grizzle Gray for 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 Grizzle Gray

Grizzle Gray SW 7068 has an LRV of 12.46% 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 12.46% 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 Grizzle Gray undertones?

Green is Sherwin Williams Grizzle Gray 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#636562

RGB code:

99, 101, 98

Is Sherwin Williams Grizzle Gray SW 7068 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 100° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7068 Grizzle Gray HSL code: 100, 2%, 39%

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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Sherwin Williams Grizzle Gray:

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

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

Grizzle Gray SW 7068 vs Iron Ore SW 7069

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

Sherwin Williams Grizzle Gray SW 7068 vs Sherwin Williams Iron Ore SW 7069Sherwin Williams Grizzle Gray SW 7068
LRV: 12.46%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 6%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Grizzle Gray SW 7068 vs Peppercorn SW 7674

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

Sherwin Williams Grizzle Gray SW 7068 vs Sherwin Williams Peppercorn SW 7674Sherwin Williams Grizzle Gray SW 7068
LRV: 12.46%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 10%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Grizzle Gray SW 7068 vs Urbane Bronze SW 7048

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Sherwin Williams Grizzle Gray SW 7068 vs Sherwin Williams Urbane Bronze SW 7048Sherwin Williams Grizzle Gray SW 7068
LRV: 12.46%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 8%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Grizzle Gray SW 7068 vs Kendall Charcoal HC-166

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Sherwin Williams Grizzle Gray SW 7068 vs Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal HC-166Sherwin Williams Grizzle Gray SW 7068
LRV: 12.46%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 13.32%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Grizzle Gray SW 7068 vs Gauntlet Gray SW 7019

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 Grizzle Gray SW 7068 vs Sherwin Williams Gauntlet Gray SW 7019Sherwin Williams Grizzle Gray SW 7068
LRV: 12.46%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 17.43%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color pairings

Grizzle Gray SW 7068 vs Lazy Gray SW 6254

Sherwin Williams Grizzle Gray SW 7068 vs Sherwin Williams Lazy Gray SW 6254Sherwin Williams Grizzle Gray SW 7068
LRV: 12.46%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 53.22%
Light Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#636562copy color code
RGB Decimal99, 101, 98copy color code
RGB Percent38.82%, 39.61%, 38.43%copy color code
HSVHue: 100° Saturation: 2.97% Value: 39.61%copy color code
HSLhsl(100, 2, 39)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 1.98 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 2.97 Key: 60.39copy color code
YIQY: 100.06 I: -0.228 Q: -1.357copy color code
XYZX: 12.003 Y: 12.842 Z: 13.398copy color code
CIE LabL:42.524 a:-1.402 b:1.425copy color code
CIE LuvL:42.524 u:-0.955 v:2.068copy color code
Decimal6514018copy color code
Hunter lab35.836, -2.922, 2.917copy color code
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