Benjamin Moore Dragons Blood

Benjamin Moore Dragons Blood CW-320 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dragons Blood paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CW-320. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Dragons Blood CW-320
Color code:CW-320
Color name:Dragons Blood
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Dragons Blood 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 Dragons Blood

Dragons Blood CW-320 has an LRV of 13.39% 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 13.39% 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 Dragons Blood undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Dragons Blood 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

171, 72, 48

Is Benjamin Moore Dragons Blood CW-320 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 12° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CW-320 Dragons Blood HSL code: 12, 56%, 43%

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 Dragons Blood:

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

Benjamin Moore CW-320 Dragons Blood

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

Dragons Blood CW-320 vs Fire Dance 2171-20

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Benjamin Moore Dragons Blood CW-320 vs Benjamin Moore Fire Dance 2171-20Benjamin Moore Dragons Blood CW-320
LRV: 13.39%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 17.7%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Dragons Blood CW-320 vs Fiery Opal 077

Are you torn between these two hues? Let's dive in and see which is the best fit for your home.

Benjamin Moore Dragons Blood CW-320 vs Benjamin Moore Fiery Opal 077Benjamin Moore Dragons Blood CW-320
LRV: 13.39%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 15.57%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#AB4830copy color code
RGB Decimal171, 72, 48copy color code
RGB Percent67.06%, 28.24%, 18.82%copy color code
HSVHue: 12° Saturation: 71.93% Value: 67.06%copy color code
HSLhsl(12, 56, 43)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 57.89 Yellow: 71.93 Key: 32.94copy color code
YIQY: 98.865 I: 66.706 Q: 13.473copy color code
XYZX: 19.647 Y: 13.509 Z: 4.368copy color code
CIE LabL:43.52 a:39.086 b:34.153copy color code
CIE LuvL:43.52 u:76.966 v:27.256copy color code
Decimal11225136copy color code
Hunter lab36.754, 31.099, 18.681copy color code
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