Thunder AF-685 by Benjamin Moore

Thunder-AF-685 Benjamin Moore paint blob
Tap for Samplize Peel & Stick Sample
Thunder AF-685 by Benjamin Moore
Paint Color DNA Table Preview 2024

Get Hue, Value, Chroma and LRV for Paint Colors

Our Color DNA Table has notations for 6,000+ colors from major brands including Farrow & Ball and Magnolia Home!

Thunder AF-685 Hue Family

In context of its Hue Family neighborhood, 1 Y, on The Color Strategist Color Wheel. The pink arrows point to where it fits in among the other colors according to its Value 7.35 rounded to 7.38 and Chroma of 0.88 rounded to 0.75.

Hue Family Thunder AF685 by Benjamin Moore

Color Review for Thunder AF-685

All about Thunder AF-685 from Benjamin Moore.

Thunder belongs to the yellow hue family over near the yellow-red hue family, as you can see on The Color Strategist Color Wheel above.

Colors from this Y to YR hue family neighborhood notoriously shift purple in certain qualities of light. Some people describe it as lavender, some call it a pale plum-brown.

In a balanced quality of light Thunder is going to look like a near neutral warm, mid-tone gray-beige, it could possibly have moments of peachy-pinkish overtones. If you do any research on this color, you will find people quite adamant that it has “no undertones” it’s just a “medium greige”. While others will report that it looks purple. That’s because of its hue family and because it’s a low chroma color. How -or if- it shifts or shows moments of overtones is determined by the light. Which is why I strongly recommend testing. Don’t choose the best lit wall in the whole room and test it in that one spot directly on the wall, you have to move your sample in and out of the shadows.

Samplize peel and stick samples are the perfect color tool to use. Get one for Thunder HERE.


Scroll to Top