Benjamin Moore Celtic Green

Benjamin Moore Celtic Green 2038-10 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Celtic Green paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2038-10. Find out if this gorgeous cold green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Celtic Green 2038-10
Color code:2038-10
Color name:Celtic Green
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Celtic Green

Celtic Green 2038-10 has an LRV of 11.23% 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).

What are Benjamin Moore Celtic Green undertones?

Green is Benjamin Moore Celtic Green 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

12, 101, 70

Is Benjamin Moore Celtic Green 2038-10 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 159° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2038-10 Celtic Green HSL code: 159, 79%, 22%

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.

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 Celtic Green:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

A monochromatic color scheme is a color palette that consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. This means using variations of one hue, such as different shades of blue, green, or red, to create a harmonious and cohesive look.

Lighter shades

Benjamin Moore 2038-10 Celtic Green

Color comparison

Celtic Green 2038-10 vs Green 2044-10

Are you torn between Benjamin Moore Celtic Green 2038-10 and Benjamin Moore Green 2044-10? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Benjamin Moore Celtic Green 2038-10 vs Benjamin Moore Green 2044-10Benjamin Moore Celtic Green 2038-10
LRV: 11.23%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 9.69%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

HEX#0C6546copy color code
RGB Decimal12, 101, 70copy color code
RGB Percent4.71%, 39.61%, 27.45%copy color code
HSVHue: 159° Saturation: 88.12% Value: 39.61%copy color code
HSLhsl(159, 79, 22)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 88.12 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 30.69 Key: 60.39copy color code
YIQY: 70.855 I: -43.073 Q: -28.474copy color code
XYZX: 5.91 Y: 9.827 Z: 7.378copy color code
CIE LabL:37.53 a:-32.647 b:10.756copy color code
Decimal812358copy color code
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