Benjamin Moore Waterbury Cream HC-31 paint color review
Let’s dive into a full Waterbury Cream paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful HC-31. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.
|Official color page:||Waterbury Cream HC-31|
|Color name:||Waterbury Cream|
LRV of Waterbury Cream
Waterbury Cream HC-31 has an LRV of 57.79% and refers to Light colors that reflect most of the incident light
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 Waterbury Cream undertones?
Red is Benjamin Moore Waterbury Cream 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate
221, 202, 154
Is Benjamin Moore Waterbury Cream HC-31 cool or warm?
With a hue of 43° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.
HC-31 Waterbury Cream HSL code: 43, 50%, 74%
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.
Colors that go with Benjamin Moore Waterbury Cream:
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.
Benjamin Moore HC-31 Waterbury Cream
Complementary color scheme
A complementary color scheme is a color combination that uses two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel, such as red and green, blue and orange, or yellow and purple. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.
Waterbury Cream HC-31 vs Wythe Tan CW-415
Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Benjamin Moore Waterbury Cream HC-31 and Benjamin Moore Wythe Tan CW-415 are both great options. Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.
|RGB Decimal||221, 202, 154|
|RGB Percent||86.67%, 79.22%, 60.39%|
|HSV||Hue: 43° Saturation: 30.32% Value: 86.67%|
|HSL||hsl(43, 50, 74)|
|CMYK||Cyan: 0.0 Magenta: 8.6 Yellow: 30.32 Key: 13.33|
|YIQ||Y: 202.209 I: 26.747 Q: -10.918|
|XYZ||X: 56.772 Y: 59.948 Z: 39.144|
|CIE Lab||L:81.81 a:-0.51 b:26.428|