SW 6797

Sherwin Williams Jay Blue

Sherwin Williams Jay Blue SW 6797 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Jay Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6797. 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:Jay Blue SW 6797
Color code:SW 6797
Color name:Jay Blue
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:2018 Connectivity

Jay Blue for bedroom

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  • Sherwin Williams Jay Blue 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 Jay Blue

Jay Blue SW 6797 has an LRV of 9.19% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 9.19% 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 Jay Blue undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

1, 93, 135

Is Sherwin Williams Jay Blue SW 6797 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 199° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6797 Jay Blue HSL code: 199, 99%, 27%

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 Blue 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 Jay Blue:

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

Jay Blue SW 6797 vs Adriatic Sea SW 6790

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

Sherwin Williams Jay Blue SW 6797 vs Sherwin Williams Adriatic Sea SW 6790Sherwin Williams Jay Blue SW 6797
LRV: 9.19%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 9.22%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Jay Blue SW 6797 vs Intense Teal SW 6943

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Sherwin Williams Jay Blue SW 6797 vs Sherwin Williams Intense Teal SW 6943Sherwin Williams Jay Blue SW 6797
LRV: 9.19%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 13.7%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#015d87copy color code
RGB Decimal1, 93, 135copy color code
RGB Percent0.39%, 36.47%, 52.94%copy color code
HSVHue: 199° Saturation: 99.26% Value: 52.94%copy color code
HSLhsl(199, 99, 27)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 99.26 Magenta: 31.11 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 47.06copy color code
YIQY: 70.28 I: -68.319 Q: -6.391copy color code
XYZX: 8.298 Y: 9.583 Z: 24.328copy color code
CIE LabL:37.084 a:-7.0 b:-29.836copy color code
CIE LuvL:37.084 u:-24.268 v:-41.005copy color code
Decimal89479copy color code
Hunter lab30.957, -6.328, -24.923copy color code
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