Color Name: Black
Hex Color Code: #000000
RGB Color Code: RGB(0, 0, 0)
CMYK Values *: 0.0%, 0.0%, 0.0%, 100.0%




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About Black color - its meaning and example

About Black Color and Meaning

Black is the darkest color, resulting from the absence or complete absorption of visible light. It is an achromatic color, a color without a hue, like white and gray. Since Black is an absence of light, sometimes it is not considered a color. As Hermann von Helmholtz says - "Black is real sensation, even if it is produced by entire absence of light. The sensation of Black is distinctly different from the lack of all sensations."

Black color psychology, emotion, and symbol

Black is a popular color in the fashion industry. Black color as dress goes with any color. Many fashion brands and retailers have used black color in their logos. On the positive side, black color has emotions of power, sophistication, attractiveness, and elegance. On the negative side, it is associated with the feeling of fear, evil, darkness, and bad.

Black color names in other languages:

SpanishNegro / Negra
FrenchNoir / Noire
PortuguesePreto / Preta
GermanSchwarz

What color is Black?

Black color belongs to the Black color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Black is #000000, and the RGB color code is RGB(0, 0, 0).

In the RGB color model, Black has a red value of 0, a green value of 0, and a blue value of 0. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 0.0% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 100.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 0° (degrees), 0.0 % saturation, and 0.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Black has a hue of 0° (degrees), 0.0 % saturation and 0.0 % brightness/value.

Black is cool or warm?

Black is neither cool nor warm color. It is a neutral color





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Black color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB

RGBA - RGB(0, 0, 0)

Red 0 (0.0%)
Green 0 (0.0%)
Blue 0 (0.0%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue
Saturation 0.00 %.
Lightness 0.00 %.
HWB H: 0°
W: 0.00 %
B: 100.00 %
LRV ~ 0 %
Munsell Color System N0.0
XYZ X : 0
Y : 0
Z : 0
YXY Y1 : 0
X : 0
Y2 : 0
CMY C : 100.00%
M : 100.00%
Y : 100.00%

CMYK

Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 0.00%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 100.00%

HSV/HSB

Hue
Saturation 0.00 %.
Brightness / Value 0.00 %.
CIE-Lab L : 0
A : 0
B : 0
CIE-Lch L : 0
C : 0
H : 0
CIE-Luv L : 0
U : 0
V : 0
Hunter-Lab L : 0
A : 0
B : 0








Similar Colors and Paints



Colors similar to Black


Here are the colors similar to Black . 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.


#100C08
Smoky Black
ΔE - 2.99 (97.0% similar)
#010B13
Rich Black
ΔE - 4.88 (95.1% similar)
#1B1B1B
Eerie Black
ΔE - 5.84 (94.2% similar)


Similar colors from RAL, Brand, Business, School, Organization, Sports, Flag


#0E0E10
RAL 9005 - Jet black
ΔE - 2.59 (97.4% similar)




Paint similar to Black


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Black . 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.


Sherwin Williams

#2F2F30
Tricorn Black (SW 6258)
ΔE - 12.17 (87.8% similar)
#313031
Caviar (SW 6990)
ΔE - 12.58 (87.4% similar)
#323132
Black Magic (SW 6991)
ΔE - 12.89 (87.1% similar)
#353337
Domino (SW 6989)
ΔE - 14.00 (86.0% similar)

Benjamin Moore

#313132
Black (2132-10)
ΔE - 12.80 (87.2% similar)
#333334
Jet Black (2120-10)
ΔE - 13.43 (86.6% similar)
#313435
Black Satin (2131-10)
ΔE - 13.66 (86.3% similar)
#323436
Midnight Dream (2129-10)
ΔE - 13.72 (86.3% similar)

Behr

#3B3C3B
Limousine Leather (MQ5-05)
ΔE - 16.21 (83.8% similar)
#3D3E3E
Carbon (N520-7)
ΔE - 16.86 (83.1% similar)
#3F3F3E
Black (BLACK)
ΔE - 17.23 (82.8% similar)
#413F3E
Blackout (N510-7)
ΔE - 17.40 (82.6% similar)

PPG Paints

#3C3D3D
Starless Sky (PPG0995-7)
ΔE - 16.54 (83.5% similar)
#414040
Black Magic (PPG1001-7)
ΔE - 17.64 (82.4% similar)
#404149
Napoleon (PPG1013-7)
ΔE - 18.66 (81.3% similar)
#464544
Onyx (PPG1011-7)
ΔE - 19.25 (80.7% similar)







Color Combinations


View more Black - #000000 color palettes and color scheme combinations


Black 000000 Monochromatic Color Palette
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.

Black 000000 Analogous Color Palette
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.

Black 000000 triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

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

Black 000000 tetradic Color Palette
Tetradic Color Palette

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







Color Images and Mockup


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Black - #000000 Color Images and Patterns


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