SW 6818

Sherwin Williams Valiant Violet

Sherwin Williams Valiant Violet SW 6818 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Valiant Violet paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6818. Find out if this gorgeous cold purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Valiant Violet SW 6818
Color code:SW 6818
Color name:Valiant Violet
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Valiant Violet 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 cool Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

Valiant Violet for living room

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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Purple color shade can create a unique space

Sherwin Williams SW 6818 for bathroom

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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully cool Dark real bathrooms.

SW 6818 on kitchen cabinets

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Want a stylish kitchen? View real-life photo examples of this fascinating cool hue is paired with backsplashes, countertops, and hardware.

Sherwin Williams Valiant Violet reviews

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  • Sherwin Williams Valiant Violet living room interior
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  • Sherwin Williams Valiant Violet living room
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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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LRV of Valiant Violet

Valiant Violet SW 6818 has an LRV of 6.23% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 6.23% 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 Valiant Violet undertones?

Blue is Sherwin Williams Valiant Violet 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:

#3E4371

RGB code:

62, 67, 113

Is Sherwin Williams Valiant Violet SW 6818 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 234° this Purple refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6818 Valiant Violet HSL code: 234, 29%, 34%

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 Purple shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Purple 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 Valiant Violet:

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

Valiant Violet SW 6818 vs Endless Sea SW 9150

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Sherwin Williams Valiant Violet SW 6818 vs Sherwin Williams Endless Sea SW 9150Open Valiant Violet SW 6818
LRV: 6.23%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 8.69%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Valiant Violet SW 6818 vs Majestic Purple SW 6545

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 Valiant Violet SW 6818 vs Sherwin Williams Majestic Purple SW 6545Open Valiant Violet SW 6818
LRV: 6.23%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 4.86%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#3e4371copy color code
RGB Decimal62, 67, 113copy color code
RGB Percent24.31%, 26.27%, 44.31%copy color code
HSVHue: 234° Saturation: 45.13% Value: 44.31%copy color code
HSLhsl(234, 29, 34)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 45.13 Magenta: 40.71 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 55.69copy color code
YIQY: 70.749 I: -17.761 Q: 13.257copy color code
XYZX: 6.973 Y: 6.23 Z: 16.453copy color code
CIE LabL:29.986 a:11.1 b:-27.241copy color code
CIE LuvL:29.986 u:-4.531 v:-36.639copy color code
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Hunter lab24.961, 6.187, -21.61copy color code
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