Little Greene Obscura

Little Greene Obscura 327 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Obscura paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 327. 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:Obscura 327
Color code:327
Color name:Obscura
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colour Scales

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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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What are Little Greene Obscura undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

190, 196, 199

Is Little Greene Obscura 327 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 200° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

327 Obscura HSL code: 200, 7%, 76%

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 Little Greene Obscura:

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

Little Greene 327 Obscura

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.

Little Greene 327 Obscura

Color comparison

Obscura 327 vs Pavilion Gray 242

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

Little Greene Obscura 327 vs Farrow and Ball Pavilion Gray 242Little Greene Obscura 327
LRV: -%
Temperature: cold
LRV: 54.96%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Obscura 327 vs Gauze - Dark 166

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Little Greene Obscura 327 vs Little Greene Gauze - Dark 166Little Greene Obscura 327
LRV: -%
Temperature: cold
LRV: 59.53%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#bec4c7copy color code
RGB Decimal190, 196, 199copy color code
RGB Percent74.51%, 76.86%, 78.04%copy color code
HSVHue: 200° Saturation: 4.52% Value: 78.04%copy color code
HSLhsl(200, 7, 76)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 4.52 Magenta: 1.51 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 21.96copy color code
YIQY: 194.548 I: -4.539 Q: -0.336copy color code
XYZX: 51.281 Y: 54.55 Z: 61.845copy color code
CIE LabL:78.781 a:-1.495 b:-2.216copy color code
CIE LuvL:78.781 u:-3.504 v:-3.082copy color code
Decimal12502215copy color code
Hunter lab73.858, -5.316, 2.054copy color code
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