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Behr Dramatist MQ5-43 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dramatist paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful MQ5-43. 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.

Color code:MQ5-43
Color name:Dramatist

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What are Behr Dramatist undertones?

Blue and Purple are Behr Dramatist undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

75, 71, 117

Is Behr Dramatist MQ5-43 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 245° this Purple refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ5-43 Dramatist HSL code: 245, 24%, 37%

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.

Color comparison

Dramatist MQ5-43 vs Nobility Blue PPU15-01

Behr Dramatist MQ5-43 vs Behr Nobility Blue PPU15-01Behr Dramatist MQ5-43
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Dramatist MQ5-43 vs Vintage Velvet PPU15-18

Behr Dramatist MQ5-43 vs Behr Vintage Velvet PPU15-18Behr Dramatist MQ5-43
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Color codes

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HEX#4b4775copy color code
RGB Decimal75, 71, 117copy color code
RGB Percent29.41%, 27.84%, 45.88%copy color code
HSVHue: 245° Saturation: 39.32% Value: 45.88%copy color code
HSLhsl(245, 24, 37)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 35.9 Magenta: 39.32 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 54.12copy color code
YIQY: 77.44 I: -12.398 Q: 15.161copy color code
XYZX: 8.365 Y: 7.286 Z: 17.791copy color code
CIE LabL:32.45 a:13.566 b:-25.804copy color code
CIE LuvL:32.45 u:-0.933 v:-35.821copy color code
Decimal4933493copy color code
Hunter lab26.993, 8.075, -20.181copy color code
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