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Behr Audition (MQ5-36) Paint Color

Color Name: Audition (MQ5-36)
Hex Color Code: #B5ACB7
RGB Color Code: RGB(181, 172, 183)
CMYK Values*: 1.1%, 6.0%, 0.0%, 28.2%
Color Family (Hue): Gray

About Audition (MQ5-36) color - its meaning and example

What color is Audition (MQ5-36)?

Audition (MQ5-36) color belongs to the Gray color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Audition (MQ5-36) is #B5ACB7, and the RGB color code is RGB(181, 172, 183).

In the RGB color model, Audition (MQ5-36) has a red value of 181, a green value of 172, and a blue value of 183. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 1.1% cyan, 6.0% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 28.2% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 289.1° (degrees), 7.1 % saturation, and 69.6 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Audition (MQ5-36) has a hue of 289.1° (degrees), 6.0 % saturation and 71.8 % brightness/value.

Audition (MQ5-36) is cool or warm?

The color Audition (MQ5-36) is a warm color.

What is the LRV of Audition (MQ5-36)?

Audition (MQ5-36) has an LRV of nearly 43. By LRV value, it is a medium light color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.

Dark Color

Audition (MQ5-36)

Light Color

Compare LRV 43 of Audition (MQ5-36) with dark and light Color

LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 43 puts Behr Audition (MQ5-36) paint color in the medium category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

Audition (MQ5-36) (Paint - Behr) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(181, 172, 183)
181 (71.0%)
172 (67.5%)
183 (71.8%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(289.09deg, 7.1 %, 69.6 %)

7.10 %.
69.61 %.


RYB(36, 57, 58)
36 (14.3%)
57 (22.5%)
58 (22.8%)


6.01 %.
Brightness / Value
71.76 %.


H: 289.09°

W: 67.45 %

B: 28.24 %


X : 42.36

Y : 42.75

Z : 50.82


Y1 : 42.75

X : 0.31

Y2 : 0.31


C : 29.02%

M : 32.55%

Y : 28.24%


~ 42.7 %

Munsell Color System

7.3P 7.0/1.1


L : 71.38

A : 5.26

B : -4.48


L : 71.38

C : 6.91

H : 319.59


L : 71.38

U : 4.47

V : -7.56


L : 65.38

A : 1.22

B : -0.32

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Audition (MQ5-36) (Paint - Behr)

Here are the colors similar to Audition (MQ5-36) (Paint - Behr). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.

Lavender Gray
ΔE - 6.77 (93.2% similar)
Rose quartz
ΔE - 6.85 (93.2% similar)
Silver Pink
ΔE - 7.09 (92.9% similar)
Pastel Purple
ΔE - 7.21 (92.8% similar)

Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system

Pantone TCX

Audition (MQ5-36) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Audition (MQ5-36) to Pantone TCX

RAL Design

Audition (MQ5-36) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Audition (MQ5-36) to RAL Design

Pantone PMS

Audition (MQ5-36) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Audition (MQ5-36) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 4.21 (95.8% similar)
ΔE - 4.23 (95.8% similar)
ΔE - 4.38 (95.6% similar)
ΔE - 5.29 (94.7% similar)

British Standard 4800

Audition (MQ5-36) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Audition (MQ5-36) to British Standard 4800

BS 22-B-21 - Kashmir
ΔE - 5.02 (95.0% similar)
BS 22-B-19 - Soft Bleu
ΔE - 7.30 (92.7% similar)
BS 18-B-19 - Grey
ΔE - 7.78 (92.2% similar)

Paint similar to Audition (MQ5-36) (Paint - Behr)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Audition (MQ5-36) (Paint - Behr). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Audition (MQ5-36) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Audition (MQ5-36) to Valspar

Midsummer Twilight (4001-3C)
ΔE - 1.55 (98.4% similar)
Really Romantic (V075-3)
ΔE - 5.57 (94.4% similar)
Native Lilac (4001-4A)
ΔE - 6.56 (93.4% similar)
Bedroom Plum (1004-8A)
ΔE - 6.96 (93.0% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Audition (MQ5-36) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Audition (MQ5-36) to Benjamin Moore

African Violet (2116-50)
ΔE - 3.51 (96.5% similar)
Inspired (AF-595)
ΔE - 4.33 (95.7% similar)
Lavender Lipstick (2072-50)
ΔE - 5.84 (94.2% similar)
Magic Potion (1250)
ΔE - 6.47 (93.5% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Audition (MQ5-36) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Audition (MQ5-36) to Sherwin Williams

Obi Lilac (SW 6556)
ΔE - 4.33 (95.7% similar)
Chaise Mauve (SW 6016)
ΔE - 5.29 (94.7% similar)
Intuitive (SW 6017)
ΔE - 5.30 (94.7% similar)
Ash Violet (SW 6549)
ΔE - 5.41 (94.6% similar)

PPG Paints

Audition (MQ5-36) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Audition (MQ5-36) to PPG Paints

Silverberry (PPG1173-4)
ΔE - 4.72 (95.3% similar)
Lavish Lavender (PPG1177-4)
ΔE - 5.89 (94.1% similar)
Cosmic (PPG1171-4)
ΔE - 5.90 (94.1% similar)
Purple Essence (PPG1176-4)
ΔE - 5.97 (94.0% similar)


Audition (MQ5-36) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Audition (MQ5-36) to Dunn-Edwards

Antique Mauve (DE 6395)
ΔE - 4.80 (95.2% similar)
Winter Dusk (DE 5933)
ΔE - 5.65 (94.3% similar)
Magical Mauve (DE 6011)
ΔE - 5.93 (94.1% similar)
Young Fawn (DE 6038)
ΔE - 6.29 (93.7% similar)


Audition (MQ5-36) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Audition (MQ5-36) to Behr

Charm (PPU16-12)
ΔE - 5.21 (94.8% similar)
Object Of Desire (MQ1-36)
ΔE - 5.51 (94.5% similar)
Highland Thistle (S110-4)
ΔE - 6.13 (93.9% similar)
Satire (MQ5-40)
ΔE - 6.34 (93.7% similar)

Color Combinations

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Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Example Color Images and Mockup

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