Benjamin Moore Brown Tar

Benjamin Moore Brown Tar 2110-20 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Brown Tar paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2110-20. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Brown Tar 2110-20
Color code:2110-20
Color name:Brown Tar
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Brown Tar for bedroom

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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful warm Dark paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Brown Tar

Brown Tar 2110-20 has an LRV of 10.59% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little light.

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 10.59% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Benjamin Moore Brown Tar undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

110, 84, 64

Is Benjamin Moore Brown Tar 2110-20 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 26° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2110-20 Brown Tar HSL code: 26, 26%, 34%

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 Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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 Brown Tar:

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

Brown Tar 2110-20 vs Antler Brown 2095-20

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Benjamin Moore Brown Tar 2110-20 vs Benjamin Moore Antler Brown 2095-20Benjamin Moore Brown Tar 2110-20
LRV: 10.59%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 10.12%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Brown Tar 2110-20 vs Cupcake 2099-20

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Benjamin Moore Brown Tar 2110-20 vs Benjamin Moore Cupcake 2099-20Benjamin Moore Brown Tar 2110-20
LRV: 10.59%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 9.84%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#6E5440copy color code
RGB Decimal110, 84, 64copy color code
RGB Percent43.14%, 32.94%, 25.10%copy color code
HSVHue: 26° Saturation: 41.82% Value: 43.14%copy color code
HSLhsl(26, 26, 34)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 23.64 Yellow: 41.82 Key: 56.86copy color code
YIQY: 89.494 I: 21.92 Q: -0.724copy color code
XYZX: 10.526 Y: 10.026 Z: 6.23copy color code
CIE LabL:37.89 a:7.83 b:15.846copy color code
CIE LuvL:37.89 u:18.021 v:16.78copy color code
Decimal7230528copy color code
Hunter lab31.664, 3.927, 10.5copy color code
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