Little Greene Bassoon

Little Greene Bassoon 336 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Bassoon paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 336. 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:Bassoon 336
Color code:336
Color name:Bassoon
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Colours of England

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LRV of Bassoon

Bassoon 336 has an LRV of 35% 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 35.00% 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 Little Greene Bassoon undertones?

Red is Little Greene Bassoon 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

192, 159, 102

Is Little Greene Bassoon 336 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 38° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

336 Bassoon HSL code: 38, 42%, 58%

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 Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow 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 Little Greene Bassoon:

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

Little Greene 336 Bassoon

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.

Little Greene 336 Bassoon

Color comparison

Bassoon 336 vs Boxington 84

We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

Little Greene Bassoon 336 vs Little Greene Boxington 84Little Greene Bassoon 336
LRV: 35%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 35%
Temperature: warm

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#C09F66copy color code
RGB Decimal192, 159, 102copy color code
RGB Percent75.29%, 62.35%, 40.00%copy color code
HSVHue: 38° Saturation: 46.87% Value: 75.29%copy color code
HSLhsl(38, 42, 58)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 17.19 Yellow: 46.87 Key: 24.71copy color code
YIQY: 162.369 I: 37.981 Q: -10.758copy color code
XYZX: 36.536 Y: 36.964 Z: 17.777copy color code
CIE LabL:67.25 a:4.713 b:34.224copy color code
CIE LuvL:67.25 u:25.331 v:41.946copy color code
Decimal12623718copy color code
Hunter lab60.798, 0.871, 25.222copy color code
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