Benjamin Moore Wet Clay

Benjamin Moore Wet Clay CSP-1045 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Wet Clay paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CSP-1045. 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:Wet Clay CSP-1045
Color code:CSP-1045
Color name:Wet Clay
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Wet Clay

Wet Clay CSP-1045 has an LRV of 24.51% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of 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 24.51% 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 Wet Clay undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

149, 131, 106

Is Benjamin Moore Wet Clay CSP-1045 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 35° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CSP-1045 Wet Clay HSL code: 35, 17%, 50%

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 Wet Clay:

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

Wet Clay CSP-1045 vs Coriander Seed AF-110

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 Wet Clay CSP-1045 vs Benjamin Moore Coriander Seed AF-110Open Wet Clay CSP-1045
LRV: 24.51%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 23.34%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Wet Clay CSP-1045 vs Mortar CC-574

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Benjamin Moore Wet Clay CSP-1045 vs Benjamin Moore Mortar CC-574Open Wet Clay CSP-1045
LRV: 24.51%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 22.83%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#95836Acopy color code
RGB Decimal149, 131, 106copy color code
RGB Percent58.43%, 51.37%, 41.57%copy color code
HSVHue: 35° Saturation: 28.86% Value: 58.43%copy color code
HSLhsl(35, 17, 50)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 12.08 Yellow: 28.86 Key: 41.57copy color code
YIQY: 133.532 I: 18.76 Q: -3.972copy color code
XYZX: 23.112 Y: 23.664 Z: 16.982copy color code
CIE LabL:55.749 a:2.82 b:16.05copy color code
CIE LuvL:55.749 u:12.794 v:20.357copy color code
Decimal9798506copy color code
Hunter lab48.645, -0.32, 13.354copy color code
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