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Benjamin Moore Fossil (AF-65) Paint Color


Color Name: Fossil (AF-65)
Hex Color Code: #E3DDCE
RGB Color Code: RGB(227, 221, 206)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 2.6%, 9.3%, 11.0%





About Fossil (AF-65) color - its meaning and example


What color is Fossil (AF-65)?

Fossil (AF-65) color belongs to the Neutral color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Fossil (AF-65) is #E3DDCE, and the RGB color code is RGB(227, 221, 206).

In the RGB color model, Fossil (AF-65) has a red value of 227, a green value of 221, and a blue value of 206. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 2.6% magenta, 9.3% yellow, and 11.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 42.9° (degrees), 27.3 % saturation, and 84.9 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Fossil (AF-65) has a hue of 42.9° (degrees), 9.3 % saturation and 89.0 % brightness/value.


Fossil (AF-65) is cool or warm?

The color Fossil (AF-65) is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Fossil (AF-65)?

Fossil (AF-65) has an LRV of nearly 73. By LRV value, it is a 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

Fossil (AF-65)

Light Color


Compare LRV 73 of Fossil (AF-65) 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 73 puts Benjamin Moore Fossil (AF-65) paint color in the lighter 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


Fossil (AF-65) (Paint - Benjamin Moore) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(227, 221, 206)
Red
227 (89.0%)
Green
221 (86.7%)
Blue
206 (80.8%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
0.00%
Magenta
2.64%
Yellow
9.25%
Key
10.98%

HSL

HSL(42.86deg, 27.3 %, 84.9 %)

Hue
42.86°
Saturation
27.27 %.
Lightness
84.90 %.

RYB

RYB(14, 44, 22)
Red
14 (5.5%)
Yellow
44 (17.3%)
Blue
22 (8.5%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
42.86°
Saturation
9.25 %.
Brightness / Value
89.02 %.

HWB

H: 42.86°

W: 80.78 %

B: 10.98 %

XYZ

X : 68.68

Y : 72.5

Z : 68.77

YXY

Y1 : 72.5

X : 0.33

Y2 : 0.35

CMY

C : 10.98%

M : 13.33%

Y : 19.22%


LRV

~ 72.5 %

Munsell Color System

0.4GY 8.7/1.3

CIE-Lab

L : 88.21

A : -0.51

B : 8.08

CIE-Lch

L : 88.21

C : 8.09

H : 93.6

CIE-Luv

L : 88.21

U : 4.33

V : 12.12

Hunter-Lab

L : 85.15

A : -5.04

B : 11.72






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Fossil (AF-65) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)


Here are the colors similar to Fossil (AF-65) (Paint - Benjamin Moore). 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.



#E3DAC9
Bone
ΔE - 1.53 (98.5% similar)
#F0EAD6
Eggshell
ΔE - 3.38 (96.6% similar)
#EAE0C8
Pearl
ΔE - 3.41 (96.6% similar)
#D9D6CF
Timberwolf
ΔE - 3.76 (96.2% similar)





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


Pantone TCX


Fossil (AF-65) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Fossil (AF-65) to Pantone TCX




RAL Classic


Fossil (AF-65) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Fossil (AF-65) to RAL Classic


#E9E0D2
RAL 9001 - Cream White
ΔE - 1.88 (98.1% similar)
#E3D9C6
RAL 1013 - Oyster White
ΔE - 2.20 (97.8% similar)
#D7D5CB
RAL 9002 Gray White
ΔE - 3.12 (96.9% similar)
#F1ECE1
RAL 9010 - Pure White
ΔE - 3.70 (96.3% similar)


RAL Design


Fossil (AF-65) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Fossil (AF-65) to RAL Design




Pantone PMS


Fossil (AF-65) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Fossil (AF-65) to Pantone PMS


#EBE3D7
PANTONE 9226 C
ΔE - 2.42 (97.6% similar)
#D6D2C4
PANTONE 7527 C
ΔE - 2.79 (97.2% similar)
#EDE1CF
PANTONE 9185 C
ΔE - 2.92 (97.1% similar)
#DFDCD4
PANTONE 9081 C
ΔE - 2.99 (97.0% similar)


British Standard 4800


Fossil (AF-65) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Fossil (AF-65) to British Standard 4800


#E5E4D0
BS 12-B-15 - Seafoam
ΔE - 3.67 (96.3% similar)
#D2D1BF
BS 12-B-17 - Willow
ΔE - 4.31 (95.7% similar)
#E3E3DF
BS 22-B-15 - Swansdown
ΔE - 5.20 (94.8% similar)





Paint similar to Fossil (AF-65) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Fossil (AF-65) (Paint - Benjamin Moore). 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.


Benjamin Moore


Fossil (AF-65) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Fossil (AF-65) to Benjamin Moore


#E3DDCE
Fossil (AF-65)
Paint - Benjamin Moore
#E5DECE
Maritime White (963)
ΔE - 0.58 (99.4% similar)
#E3DBCD
Sonnet (AF-55)
ΔE - 1.26 (98.7% similar)
#E8E0CE
Cake Batter (CSP-215)
ΔE - 1.45 (98.5% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Fossil (AF-65) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Fossil (AF-65) to Sherwin Williams


#E4DECF
Arrowroote (SW 9502)
ΔE - 0.23 (99.8% similar)
#E2DACA
Neutral Ground (SW 7568)
ΔE - 1.11 (98.9% similar)
#E5DDD0
Pacer White (SW 6098)
ΔE - 1.54 (98.5% similar)
#E8DECD
Aged White (SW 9180)
ΔE - 1.86 (98.1% similar)


Valspar


Fossil (AF-65) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Fossil (AF-65) to Valspar


#E1DBCB
Gossamer Green (8004-23A)
ΔE - 0.63 (99.4% similar)
#E0DAC9
Bare Market (T670)
ΔE - 1.10 (98.9% similar)
#EAE5D3
Lime-Washed (M312)
ΔE - 2.20 (97.8% similar)





PPG Paints


Fossil (AF-65) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Fossil (AF-65) to PPG Paints


#E3DDCC
Fossil Stone (PPG1102-2)
ΔE - 0.82 (99.2% similar)
#E1DACA
Antique White (PPG1024-2)
ΔE - 0.84 (99.2% similar)
#EAE2D1
Brandied Pears (PPG1086-2)
ΔE - 1.56 (98.4% similar)
#E5DDC8
Navajo White (PPG1101-2)
ΔE - 2.24 (97.8% similar)


Behr


Fossil (AF-65) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Fossil (AF-65) to Behr


#E3DCCA
Vintage Linen (PPU7-16)
ΔE - 1.18 (98.8% similar)
#E5DCCC
Varnished Ivory (MQ3-40)
ΔE - 1.39 (98.6% similar)
#E5DBCA
Pale Palomino (HDC-CT-05)
ΔE - 1.86 (98.1% similar)
#E6DECA
Ivory Paper (MQ3-12)
ΔE - 1.91 (98.1% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Fossil (AF-65) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Fossil (AF-65) to Dunn-Edwards


#E5DFCD
Pueblo White (DET 675)
ΔE - 1.27 (98.7% similar)
#E8DECE
Stucco Tan (DE 6205)
ΔE - 1.89 (98.1% similar)
#EBE2CF
Muscat Blanc (DET 676)
ΔE - 2.11 (97.9% similar)
#ECE6D5
Antique White (DEW 351)
ΔE - 2.11 (97.9% similar)








Color Combinations


View more Fossil (AF-65) - #E3DDCE color palettes and coordinating colors



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


Fossil (AF-65) - #E3DDCE Color Images and Patterns


Benjamin Moore Fossil (AF-65) Paint vintage style bedroom interior
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#E3DDCE
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