SW 6884

Sherwin Williams Obstinate Orange

Sherwin Williams Obstinate Orange SW 6884 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Obstinate Orange paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6884. 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:Obstinate Orange SW 6884
Color code:SW 6884
Color name:Obstinate Orange
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Obstinate Orange 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 Obstinate Orange

Obstinate Orange SW 6884 has an LRV of 21.22% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of 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 21.22% 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 Obstinate Orange undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

215, 85, 42

Is Sherwin Williams Obstinate Orange SW 6884 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 15° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6884 Obstinate Orange HSL code: 15, 68%, 50%

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 Obstinate Orange:

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

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

Obstinate Orange SW 6884 vs Gladiola SW 6875

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

Sherwin Williams Obstinate Orange SW 6884 vs Sherwin Williams Gladiola SW 6875Sherwin Williams Obstinate Orange SW 6884
LRV: 21.22%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 20.29%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Obstinate Orange SW 6884 vs Raucous Orange SW 6883

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Sherwin Williams Obstinate Orange SW 6884 vs Sherwin Williams Raucous Orange SW 6883Sherwin Williams Obstinate Orange SW 6884
LRV: 21.22%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 18.36%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#d7552acopy color code
RGB Decimal215, 85, 42copy color code
RGB Percent84.31%, 33.33%, 16.47%copy color code
HSVHue: 15° Saturation: 80.47% Value: 84.31%copy color code
HSLhsl(15, 68, 50)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 60.47 Yellow: 80.47 Key: 15.69copy color code
YIQY: 118.968 I: 91.285 Q: 14.118copy color code
XYZX: 31.694 Y: 21.116 Z: 4.597copy color code
CIE LabL:53.076 a:48.983 b:49.456copy color code
CIE LuvL:53.076 u:104.987 v:38.861copy color code
Decimal14112042copy color code
Hunter lab45.952, 42.7, 26.235copy color code
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