White Heron 7627 by Sherwin-Williams

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White Heron 7627 by Sherwin-Williams

Is it White or Off-White?

The Color Category is factually a Light Near Neutral because of its Value of 8.93 and Chroma of 0.68.

NOTE: Benjamin Moore has a color named White Heron too and it is a very different color. I pulled the color data profiles from The Color DNA Table so you can compare them below.

White Heron Paint Colors

Sherwin-Williams’ White Heron is too colorful and too dark to fit in either the White or Off-White category. That means it would be a wonderful wall color with a color of White on trim, doors and cabinets. For example, Extra White or Pure White.

How are we able to 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 an absolute pleasure:

Value 9.12 to 10.00
Chroma less than 0.55
Value 9.12 to 10.00
Chroma 0.55 to 1.15
Light Near Neutrals
Value 8.12 up to 9.12
Chroma 0.1 to 1.00
Near Neutrals
Value 0.1 up to 8.12
Chroma 0.1 to 1.00
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White Heron SW 7627 Hue Family

In context of its Hue Family neighborhood, 2 Y on The Color Strategist Color Wheel. The pink arrows point to where it fits in among the other colors according to its Value 8.93 rounded to 9 and Chroma of 0.68 rounded to 0.75.


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