Benjamin Moore Audubon Russet HC-51

Official color page:Audubon Russet HC-51
Color code:HC-51
Color name:Audubon Russet
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore's Audubon Russet (HC-51) exudes warmth and richness, bringing an earthy charm to any space. This deep hue pairs beautifully with soft neutral tones like ivory and taupe, enhancing its natural appeal. For a bold contrast, consider pairing Audubon Russet (HC-51) with a crisp white or a vivid teal to create a dynamic and visually striking look. Its versatility allows it to blend seamlessly with both modern and traditional decor styles, adding a touch of sophistication to any room.

Audubon Russet for living room

Benjamin Moore Audubon Russet Living Room
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Benjamin Moore Audubon Russet Living Room
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Benjamin Moore Audubon Russet Living Room
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Benjamin Moore Audubon Russet Living Room
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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Red color shade can create a unique space

Benjamin Moore Audubon Russet reviews

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Benjamin Moore Audubon Russet Dining Room
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Benjamin Moore Audubon Russet Dining Room
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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

What are Benjamin Moore Audubon Russet undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Audubon Russet undertone 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#AE6B55

RGB code:

174, 107, 85

Is Benjamin Moore Audubon Russet HC-51 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 15° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

HC-51 Audubon Russet HSL code: 15, 35%, 51%

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.

  • Warm Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Benjamin Moore Audubon Russet:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Audubon Russet HC-51 vs Spiced Pumpkin 034

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Benjamin Moore Audubon Russet HC-51 vs Benjamin Moore Spiced Pumpkin 034Open Audubon Russet HC-51
LRV: 20.95%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 18.68%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Audubon Russet HC-51 vs Spoonful of Sugar 041

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Benjamin Moore Audubon Russet HC-51 vs Benjamin Moore Spoonful of Sugar 041Open Audubon Russet HC-51
LRV: 20.95%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 20.98%
Medium color
Temperature: warm