SW 0047

Sherwin Williams Studio Blue Green

Sherwin Williams Studio Blue Green SW 0047 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Studio Blue Green paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 0047. Find out if this gorgeous cold green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 0047
Color name:Studio Blue Green
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Historic Interior Color Wall, Arts & Crafts (1880s-1910s)

LRV of Studio Blue Green

Studio Blue Green SW 0047 has an LRV of 20.37% 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 20.37% 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 Studio Blue Green undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

109, 129, 123

Is Sherwin Williams Studio Blue Green SW 0047 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 162° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 0047 Studio Blue Green HSL code: 162, 8%, 47%

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 Green shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Green 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 Sherwin Williams Studio Blue Green:

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 0047 Studio Blue Green

Darker shades

Sherwin Williams SW 0047 Studio Blue Green

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

Studio Blue Green SW 0047 vs Portsmouth SW 9644

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 Studio Blue Green SW 0047 vs Sherwin Williams Portsmouth SW 9644Sherwin Williams Studio Blue Green SW 0047
LRV: 20.37%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 21.94%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Studio Blue Green SW 0047 vs Teal Stencil SW 0018

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Sherwin Williams Studio Blue Green SW 0047 vs Sherwin Williams Teal Stencil SW 0018Sherwin Williams Studio Blue Green SW 0047
LRV: 20.37%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 19.2%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#6d817bcopy color code
RGB Decimal109, 129, 123copy color code
RGB Percent42.75%, 50.59%, 48.24%copy color code
HSVHue: 162° Saturation: 15.5% Value: 50.59%copy color code
HSLhsl(162, 8, 47)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 15.5 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 4.65 Key: 49.41copy color code
YIQY: 122.336 I: -9.99 Q: -6.098copy color code
XYZX: 17.731 Y: 20.381 Z: 21.733copy color code
CIE LabL:52.266 a:-8.555 b:0.816copy color code
CIE LuvL:52.266 u:-10.432 v:2.47copy color code
Decimal7176571copy color code
Hunter lab45.146, -8.899, 3.06copy color code
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