SW 6863

Sherwin Williams Lusty Red

Sherwin Williams Lusty Red SW 6863 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Lusty Red paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6863. 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:Lusty Red SW 6863
Color code:SW 6863
Color name:Lusty Red
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Lusty Red 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 warm Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Lusty Red

Lusty Red SW 6863 has an LRV of 12.57% 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 12.57% 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 Lusty Red undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#B1383D

RGB code:

177, 56, 61

Is Sherwin Williams Lusty Red SW 6863 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 358° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6863 Lusty Red HSL code: 358, 52%, 46%

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 Lusty Red:

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 6863 Lusty Red

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.

Sherwin Williams SW 6863 Lusty Red

Color comparison

Lusty Red SW 6863 vs Red Tomato SW 6607

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

Sherwin Williams Lusty Red SW 6863 vs Sherwin Williams Red Tomato SW 6607Sherwin Williams Lusty Red SW 6863
LRV: 12.57%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 14.35%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Lusty Red SW 6863 vs Heartthrob SW 6866

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Sherwin Williams Lusty Red SW 6863 vs Sherwin Williams Heartthrob SW 6866Sherwin Williams Lusty Red SW 6863
LRV: 12.57%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 10.55%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#b1383dcopy color code
RGB Decimal177, 56, 61copy color code
RGB Percent69.41%, 21.96%, 23.92%copy color code
HSVHue: 358° Saturation: 68.36% Value: 69.41%copy color code
HSLhsl(358, 52, 46)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 68.36 Yellow: 65.54 Key: 30.59copy color code
YIQY: 92.749 I: 70.497 Q: 27.152copy color code
XYZX: 20.39 Y: 12.515 Z: 5.756copy color code
CIE LabL:42.023 a:49.214 b:24.981copy color code
CIE LuvL:42.023 u:89.609 v:17.163copy color code
Decimal11614269copy color code
Hunter lab35.377, 40.971, 15.118copy color code
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