SW 7061

Sherwin Williams Night Owl

Sherwin Williams Night Owl SW 7061 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Night Owl paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 7061. Find out if this gorgeous warm 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:Night Owl SW 7061
Color code:SW 7061
Color name:Night Owl
Brand:Sherwin Williams

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LRV of Night Owl

Night Owl SW 7061 has an LRV of 12.82% 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 12.82% 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 Night Owl undertones?

Green is Sherwin Williams Night Owl 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

99, 101, 95

Is Sherwin Williams Night Owl SW 7061 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 80° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 7061 Night Owl HSL code: 80, 3%, 38%

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 Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Grey 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 Night Owl:

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.

Darker shades

Sherwin Williams SW 7061 Night Owl

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

Night Owl SW 7061 vs Stunning Shade SW 7082

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

Sherwin Williams Night Owl SW 7061 vs Sherwin Williams Stunning Shade SW 7082Sherwin Williams Night Owl SW 7061
LRV: 12.82%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 12.21%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Night Owl SW 7061 vs Roycroft Pewter SW 2848

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

Sherwin Williams Night Owl SW 7061 vs Sherwin Williams Roycroft Pewter SW 2848Sherwin Williams Night Owl SW 7061
LRV: 12.82%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 12.83%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#63655fcopy color code
RGB Decimal99, 101, 95copy color code
RGB Percent38.82%, 39.61%, 37.25%copy color code
HSVHue: 80° Saturation: 5.94% Value: 39.61%copy color code
HSLhsl(80, 3, 38)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 1.98 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 5.94 Key: 60.39copy color code
YIQY: 99.718 I: 0.736 Q: -2.29copy color code
XYZX: 11.864 Y: 12.786 Z: 12.666copy color code
CIE LabL:42.439 a:-2.01 b:3.125copy color code
CIE LuvL:42.439 u:-0.804 v:4.337copy color code
Decimal6514015copy color code
Hunter lab35.758, -3.35, 4.028copy color code
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