Get Hue, Value, Chroma and LRV for Paint Colors
What is the Color Category?
WHITE – because of its Value of 9.29 and Chroma of 0.54. A Chroma of 0.54 is pushing it to the end of the Chroma range for the white category – it’s almost an off-white because of its colorfulness. If you’re looking for a barely-there, whisper of greige kind of color, this one is definitely worth sampling.
How do we know the color category? Because we have hue, value, chroma and LRV color notations that describe what colors look like. So, we can easily sort and categorize paint colors:
Alabaster OC-129 Hue Family
Here’s Alabaster OC-129 by Benjamin Moore in context of its Hue Family neighborhood, 10 YR (Yellow-Red), on The Color Strategist Color Wheel. The pink arrows point to where Alabaster OC-129 fits in among the other colors according to its Value 9.29 rounded to 9.25 and Chroma of 0.54 rounded to 0.50.