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Here’s Ethereal Mood 7639 by Sherwin-Williams in context of its Hue Family neighborhood, 3 Y, on The Color Strategist Color Wheel. The pink arrows point to where Ethereal Mood 7639 fits in among the other colors according to its Value 6.77 rounded to 6.75 and Chroma of 1.24 rounded to 1.25.
Ethereal Mood belongs to the Yellow Hue Family. If you look where it plots out on The Color Strategist Color Wheel above, you can see that it’s right around the middle of the Yellow Hue Family.
What this means is in a balanced quality of light (meaning there’s a nice mix of all the wavelengths in the visible spectrum) Ethereal Mood’s appearance could be described as a slightly darker than mid-tone “just gray”. However, under certain light sources, you could see moments of greeness.
Its LRV of 38% is what makes Ethereal Mood just slightly darker than a mid-tone (which would be 50% LRV).
I highly recommend Swatch Right Paint-Peel-and-Stick Color Sample Decals for testing Ethereal Mood in your space to make sure it’s not too dark for what you expect a “mid-tone” to look like and also be on the look out for moments of greeness.
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YOUR OBJECTIVE IS TO PREVIEW AND EVALUATE COLOR. NOT WALLBOARD.
Swatch Right™ mimics the behavior of paint film. Swatch Right™ is a 12″ ergonomically engineered, circle-shaped, paint color sample decal. Hold the tab, paint, peel-and-stick to preview wall color. It’s fun!
“It’s completely flexible and conforms to shapes and contours – walls, ceilings, trim, corners. . . just about anywhere! Plus, you can repaint and use the decals multiple times.”
~ Lori Sawaya, Inventor • Color Expert & Strategist
Three super-helpful-to-you things about Swatch Right™ paint color sample decal:
- THE COLOR! Swatch Right Grey™ is a neutral color boost that works for you to achieve color opacity faster. Especially helpful with deep or vibrant colors that require multiple coats.
- THE TAB! You have something to hold on to when applying paint and also some place to write the paint color sample name, number.
- FLEXIBLE! Lo-Tac adhesive so you can reposition it many, many times.