SW 6636

Sherwin Williams Husky Orange

Sherwin Williams Husky Orange SW 6636 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Husky Orange paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6636. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Husky Orange SW 6636
Color code:SW 6636
Color name:Husky Orange
Brand:Sherwin Williams

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LRV of Husky Orange

Husky Orange SW 6636 has an LRV of 19.49% 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 19.49% 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 Husky Orange undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Husky Orange 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

187, 97, 62

Is Sherwin Williams Husky Orange SW 6636 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 17° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6636 Husky Orange HSL code: 17, 50%, 49%

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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red 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 Husky Orange:

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 6636 Husky Orange

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

Husky Orange SW 6636 vs Jalapeño SW 6629

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 Husky Orange SW 6636 vs Sherwin Williams Jalapeño SW 6629Sherwin Williams Husky Orange SW 6636
LRV: 19.49%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 15.91%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Husky Orange SW 6636 vs Emotional SW 6621

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Sherwin Williams Husky Orange SW 6636 vs Sherwin Williams Emotional SW 6621Sherwin Williams Husky Orange SW 6636
LRV: 19.49%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 20.62%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#bb613ecopy color code
RGB Decimal187, 97, 62copy color code
RGB Percent73.33%, 38.04%, 24.31%copy color code
HSVHue: 17° Saturation: 66.84% Value: 73.33%copy color code
HSLhsl(17, 50, 49)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 48.13 Yellow: 66.84 Key: 26.67copy color code
YIQY: 119.92 I: 64.878 Q: 8.146copy color code
XYZX: 25.64 Y: 19.465 Z: 6.963copy color code
CIE LabL:51.227 a:33.298 b:35.929copy color code
CIE LuvL:51.227 u:70.017 v:32.758copy color code
Decimal12280126copy color code
Hunter lab44.119, 26.527, 21.526copy color code
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