Little Greene Jack Black

Little Greene Jack Black 119 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Jack Black paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 119. Find out if this gorgeous cold grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Jack Black 119
Color code:119
Color name:Jack Black
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colours of England

LRV of Jack Black

Jack Black 119 has an LRV of 5.1% 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 5.10% 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 Little Greene Jack Black undertones?

Blue is Little Greene Jack Black 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

4, 14, 15

Is Little Greene Jack Black 119 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 185° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

119 Jack Black HSL code: 185, 58%, 4%

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.

Color comparison

Jack Black 119 vs Basalt 221

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Little Greene Jack Black 119 vs Little Greene Basalt 221Little Greene Jack Black 119
LRV: 5.1%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 4.75%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#040e0fcopy color code
RGB Decimal4, 14, 15copy color code
RGB Percent1.57%, 5.49%, 5.88%copy color code
HSVHue: 185° Saturation: 73.33% Value: 5.88%copy color code
HSLhsl(185, 58, 4)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 73.33 Magenta: 6.67 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 94.12copy color code
YIQY: 11.124 I: -6.28 Q: -1.804copy color code
XYZX: 0.293 Y: 0.374 Z: 0.509copy color code
CIE LabL:3.382 a:-2.561 b:-1.445copy color code
CIE LuvL:3.382 u:-1.76 v:-0.666copy color code
Decimal265743copy color code
Hunter lab6.118, -2.151, -0.646copy color code
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