HC-166 Kendall Charcoal Colorography 1.0

All about the characteristics of Benjamin Moore’s Kendall Charcoal.

Kendall Charcoal is in the yellow hue family, cruising over clockwise towards the green-yellow hue family. Which explains why some may sense overtones of greeness.

At the same time we can’t ignore the yellow-red hue family going counter clockwise, Kendall Charcoal’s hue is 6.26 which is almost in the middle of the yellow hue family – 5 is the middle. So, those who sense an edge of browness are correct too.

So, you all remember “the dress” from a few weeks back where some saw gold and white while others saw black and blue?

Same situation here. Whether you sense browness or greeness, or both, everybody is correct.

Which is why it’s so important to have and use color notations as benchmarks to help keep everyone on the same page as far as “true”, inherent color characteristics.

If you want to see more Colorographies for more colors, visit my paint color review blog over on Camp Chroma.

Colorography™ is where art meets the science of color. Using quick, at-a-glance infographics, you understand everything you need to know about a paint color including hue family, value, chroma, overtones and LRV. We dissect and map color characteristics for you. That means you can quit guessing about the inherent qualities and thoroughly understand what the color is all about before you even spend a dime on samples.



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