What is the Color Category?
WHITE – because of its Value of 9.49 and Chroma of 0.54. It slides in very near the cut-off for colors of white with a Chroma of 0.54. This is a good choice if you’re looking for a crisp, clean white that doesn’t read stark and cold.
How can we so clearly and concisely categorize color of whites and off-whites? Because we have hue, value, chroma and LRV color notations that describe what colors look like. So, we can easily eliminate confusion and chaos. Making the task of sorting and categorizing paint colors fun and an absolute pleasure:
Get Hue, Value, Chroma and LRV for Paint Colors
Cotton Balls OC-122 Hue Family
In context of its Hue Family neighborhood, 1 GY, on The Color Strategist Color Wheel. The pink arrows point to where it in among the other colors according to its Value 9.49 rounded to 9.50 and Chroma of 0.54 rounded to 0.50.