Description and conversion results of color #231a00

It is a very dark orange color having an approximate luminance of 10%. It has a hue value of 45° indicating that this is a warm color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Black Chocolate, Olive Drab 7, Smoky Black, Bistre, Pine Tree, Eerie Black, Café Noir, Black, Taupe and Dark Lava. A little 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 #231a00 to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(35, 26, 0)
#231a00
hsl(44.6, 100%, 6.9%)
hsv(44.6, 100%, 13.7%)
lab(9.8, 0.7, 14.6)
xyz(1.1, 1.1, 0.2)

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Similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors

The most important note: 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 list contains the nearest matching standard colors. The left hexagon is the reference, the right one is the matched color. For each color there is a link to our partner MyPerfectColor.com, where you can buy paints of the corresponding colors.

Pantone Black 2 C
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Pantone Black 4 C
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Pantone Black 7 C
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RAL 790-M
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RAL 8022
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RAL 6022
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Sherwin-Williams 6174
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Sherwin-Williams 9183
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Sherwin-Williams 6258
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Tints, shades and tones

Tints, shades and tones are generated from the base color by adding white, black and gray paint to it 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 #231a00 color. This process results a scale from a very dark orange color to white. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Taupe, Dark Lava, Olive Drab 7, Umber, Shadow, Middle Grey, Nickel, Sonic Silver, Quick Silver, Silver Chalice, Grullo, Spanish Gray, Timberwolf, Gainsboro, Light Gray and Platinum.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base #231a00 color. This process results a scale from a very dark orange color to black. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

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

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base #231a00 color. This process results a scale from a very dark orange color to gray. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Black Chocolate, Smoky Black, Olive Drab 7, Eerie Black, Black and Raisin Black.

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.

This color scale contains warm and cold colors. There are variants of red, orange, yellow and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Rose Ebony, Dark Liver (horses), Tuscany, Silver Pink, Dark Lava, Grullo, Olive Drab 7, Taupe, Khaki (Web), Rifle Green, Kombu Green, Laurel Green, Sage and Cambridge Blue.

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.

This color scale contains warm and cold colors. There are variants of orange and azure colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Olive Drab 7, Taupe, Shadow, Gold Fusion, Bone, Dutch White, Charcoal, Prussian Blue, Shadow Blue, Light Slate Gray, Periwinkle (Crayola) and Light Steel Blue.

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.

This color scale contains warm and cold colors. There are variants of orange, magenta and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Olive Drab 7, Dark Lava, Khaki (Web), Grullo, Eggplant, English Violet, Lilac Luster, Rose Quartz, Dark Slate Gray, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Pewter Blue and Opal.

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.

This color scale contains warm and cold colors. There are variants of orange, cyan, green, azure and rose colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Olive Drab 7, Dark Lava, Khaki (Web), Grullo, MSU Green, Dark Slate Gray, Morning Blue, Opal, Charcoal, Indigo Dye, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Wild Blue Yonder, Eggplant, Rose Ebony, Tuscany and Lilac Luster.

If you want to have a more detailed control of the colors in the schemes, have a look at the Spektran application too!

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