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PPG Paints Black Forest (PPG1012-7) Paint Color


Color Name: Black Forest (PPG1012-7)
Hex Color Code: #434B4F
RGB Color Code: RGB(67, 75, 79)
CMYK Values*: 15.2%, 5.1%, 0.0%, 69.0%





About Black Forest (PPG1012-7) color - its meaning and example


What color is Black Forest (PPG1012-7)?

Black Forest (PPG1012-7) color belongs to the Neutral Black color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Black Forest (PPG1012-7) is #434B4F, and the RGB color code is RGB(67, 75, 79).

In the RGB color model, Black Forest (PPG1012-7) has a red value of 67, a green value of 75, and a blue value of 79. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 15.2% cyan, 5.1% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 69.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 200° (degrees), 8.2 % saturation, and 28.6 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Black Forest (PPG1012-7) has a hue of 200° (degrees), 15.2 % saturation and 31.0 % brightness/value.


Black Forest (PPG1012-7) is cool or warm?

The color Black Forest (PPG1012-7) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Black Forest (PPG1012-7)?

Black Forest (PPG1012-7) has an LRV of nearly 7. By LRV value, it is a dark 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

Black Forest (PPG1012-7)

Light Color


Compare LRV 7 of Black Forest (PPG1012-7) 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 7 puts PPG Paints Black Forest (PPG1012-7) paint color in the darker 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


Black Forest (PPG1012-7) (Paint - PPG Paints) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(67, 75, 79)
Red
67 (26.3%)
Green
75 (29.4%)
Blue
79 (31.0%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
15.19%
Magenta
5.06%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
69.02%

HSL

HSL(200deg, 8.2 %, 28.6 %)

Hue
200°
Saturation
8.22 %.
Lightness
28.63 %.

RYB

RYB(129, 144, 162)
Red
129 (50.5%)
Yellow
144 (56.6%)
Blue
162 (63.4%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
200°
Saturation
15.19 %.
Brightness / Value
30.98 %.

HWB

H: 200°

W: 26.27 %

B: 69.02 %

XYZ

X : 6.24

Y : 6.79

Z : 8.38

YXY

Y1 : 6.79

X : 0.29

Y2 : 0.32

CMY

C : 73.73%

M : 70.59%

Y : 69.02%


LRV

~ 6.8 %

Munsell Color System

1.6B 3.0/0.9

CIE-Lab

L : 31.32

A : -2.25

B : -3.48

CIE-Lch

L : 31.32

C : 4.14

H : 237.04

CIE-Luv

L : 31.32

U : -4.25

V : -3.93

Hunter-Lab

L : 26.06

A : -2.84

B : -0.82






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Black Forest (PPG1012-7) (Paint - PPG Paints)


Here are the colors similar to Black Forest (PPG1012-7) (Paint - PPG Paints). 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.



#36454F
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ΔE - 5.86 (94.1% similar)
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ΔE - 6.58 (93.4% similar)





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


RAL Design


Black Forest (PPG1012-7) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Black Forest (PPG1012-7) to RAL Design




Pantone PMS


Black Forest (PPG1012-7) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Black Forest (PPG1012-7) to Pantone PMS


#41474B
PANTONE 10393 C
ΔE - 1.58 (98.4% similar)
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PANTONE 446 C
ΔE - 3.37 (96.6% similar)
#4E5458
PANTONE 10392 C
ΔE - 3.40 (96.6% similar)
#505759
PANTONE 445 C
ΔE - 4.33 (95.7% similar)


RAL Classic


Black Forest (PPG1012-7) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Black Forest (PPG1012-7) to RAL Classic


#45494E
RAL 7024 - Graphite Gray
ΔE - 2.45 (97.6% similar)
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RAL 7015 - Slate Gray
ΔE - 3.89 (96.1% similar)
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RAL 7026 - Granite Gray
ΔE - 4.01 (96.0% similar)
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RAL 7016 - Anthracite Gray
ΔE - 4.31 (95.7% similar)


Pantone TCX


Black Forest (PPG1012-7) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Black Forest (PPG1012-7) to Pantone TCX




British Standard 4800


Black Forest (PPG1012-7) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Black Forest (PPG1012-7) to British Standard 4800


#4D4E51
BS 02-A-11 - Grey
ΔE - 3.98 (96.0% similar)
#444444
BS 16-A-11 - Grey
ΔE - 4.77 (95.2% similar)
#3D4D5A
BS 20-C-40 - Midnight
ΔE - 4.79 (95.2% similar)





Paint similar to Black Forest (PPG1012-7) (Paint - PPG Paints)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Black Forest (PPG1012-7) (Paint - PPG Paints). 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.


PPG Paints


Black Forest (PPG1012-7) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Black Forest (PPG1012-7) to PPG Paints


#474C50
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ΔE - 1.65 (98.3% similar)
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ΔE - 2.25 (97.7% similar)
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High Salute (PPG1039-7)
ΔE - 2.30 (97.7% similar)


Behr


Black Forest (PPG1012-7) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Black Forest (PPG1012-7) to Behr


#3E474C
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ΔE - 1.53 (98.5% similar)
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ΔE - 3.57 (96.4% similar)
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ΔE - 3.97 (96.0% similar)


Benjamin Moore


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#434E52
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ΔE - 1.65 (98.4% similar)
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Gravel Gray (2127-30)
ΔE - 1.90 (98.1% similar)
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Blue Note (2129-30)
ΔE - 2.72 (97.3% similar)
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Brush Blue (CW-675)
ΔE - 2.95 (97.0% similar)





Sherwin Williams


Black Forest (PPG1012-7) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Black Forest (PPG1012-7) to Sherwin Williams


#3D484C
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ΔE - 1.89 (98.1% similar)
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ΔE - 2.90 (97.1% similar)
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Gale Force (SW 7605)
ΔE - 4.27 (95.7% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Black Forest (PPG1012-7) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Black Forest (PPG1012-7) to Dunn-Edwards


#474C4D
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ΔE - 2.06 (97.9% similar)
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ΔE - 2.15 (97.9% similar)
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Black Bay (DEA 188)
ΔE - 2.67 (97.3% similar)
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Stargazing (DE 6336)
ΔE - 2.74 (97.3% similar)


Valspar


Black Forest (PPG1012-7) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Black Forest (PPG1012-7) to Valspar


#484B50
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ΔE - 2.99 (97.0% similar)
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Night View (4007-4C)
ΔE - 3.07 (96.9% similar)
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Muskeg Grey (4005-2C)
ΔE - 3.12 (96.9% similar)
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ΔE - 3.68 (96.3% 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


Black Forest (PPG1012-7) - #434B4F Color Images and Patterns


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