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Description and conversion results of color #222222

It is a very dark gray color having an approximate luminance of 13%. It has a hue value of indicating that this is a warm color.

 

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Eerie Black, Raisin Black, Charleston Green, Black Chocolate, Jet, Eigengrau, Smoky Black, Dark Jungle Green, Onyx and Gunmetal. A bit below you will find the most similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors too.

Conversion results

The following list contains the conversion results of color #222222 to rgb, hexadecimal, hsl, hsv, lab and xyz colorspaces. Each format represents the same color.

rgb (34, 34, 34) #222222 hsl (0, 0%, 13.3%) hsv (0, 0%, 13.3%) lab (13.2, 0, 0) xyz (1.5, 1.6, 1.7)

The rgb, hexadecimal and hsl values can be used in webpages to define the colors of different objects. You can select a value easily by clicking on it.

Similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors

In real life paints might have a different shade compared to as they appear on your display. You shall always consult and double-check colors with a professional paint provider before you order.

The following table contains the nearest matching standard colors.

The left side contains the reference color, while the right side shows the matched color. For each item there is a link to our partner MyPerfectColor.com, where you can buy corresponding paints.

   Pantone 426 CBUY PAINT >>
   Pantone Black 7 CBUY PAINT >>
   Pantone 419 CBUY PAINT >>
   RAL 8022BUY PAINT >>
   RAL 9011BUY PAINT >>
   RAL 9017BUY PAINT >>
   Sherwin-Williams 6258BUY PAINT >>
   Sherwin-Williams 6990BUY PAINT >>
   Sherwin-Williams 6991BUY PAINT >>

Tints, shades and tones

Tints, shades and tones are generated from the base color by adding white, black and gray paint to #222222 respectively. The process results a harmonic color scale.

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Tints

These are the color variants which are generated by adding white color to the base color. This process results a scale from a very dark gray color to white. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.


This color scale contains similar colors to Davy's Grey, Dark Liver, Granite Gray, Dim Gray, Gray (Web), Sonic Silver, Old Silver, Battleship Grey, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Silver (Metallic), Spanish Gray, Gainsboro, Light Gray, Platinum and Timberwolf.


Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base color. This process results a scale from a very dark gray color to black. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.


This color scale contains similar colors to Eerie Black, Raisin Black, Smoky Black, Black Chocolate, Rich Black (FOGRA39), Black and Rich Black (FOGRA29).


Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base color. This process results a scale from a very dark gray color to gray. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.


This color scale contains similar colors to Eerie Black, Raisin Black, Black Chocolate and Eigengrau.

Color schemes and palettes

Color schemes represent a set of colors creating a harmonic and aesthetic feeling. Color schemes are generated by choosing colors around the color wheel.

We can talk about monochromatic, complementary, triadic and tetradic color schemes, choosing one, two, three or four colors around the color wheel respectively.

In the following tables these color schemes are present.


Monochromatic

The monochromatic scale is generated by choosing colors on the color wheel near to the base color. As the colors of the monochromatic scale are close to each other, they create a harmonic feeling.




There are variants of the gray color in the above items, which contain similar colors to Black Olive, Onyx, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver and Davy's Grey.


Complementary

The complementary scale is generated by choosing the color on the opposite side on the color wheel relative to the base color. This results in slight vibrating tension between the complementary colors.


There are variants of the gray color in the above items, which contain similar colors to Sonic Silver, Nickel, Davy's Grey, Onyx, Silver Chalice and Quick Silver.


Triadic

The triadic scale is generated by choosing two colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combines the slight vibrating tension and the harmonic feeling between the triadic colors.



There are variants of the gray color in the above items, which contain similar colors to Sonic Silver, Nickel, Black Olive, Onyx, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver and Davy's Grey.


Tetradic

The tetradic scale is generated by choosing three colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combination covers the whole color wheel containing both the complementary and harmonic colors of the base color.




There are variants of the gray color in the above items, which contain similar colors to Sonic Silver, Nickel, Davy's Grey, Onyx, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver and Black Olive.

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