Description and conversion results of color Pantone Black 3 C

It is a very dark grayish chartreuse green color having an approximate luminance of 10%. It has a hue value of 105° indicating that this is a cold color.

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Conversion results

The following list contains the conversion results of color Pantone Black 3 C to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(23, 29, 21)
#171d15
hsl(105, 16%, 9.8%)
hsv(105, 27.6%, 11.4%)
lab(9.9, -4.8, 4.6)
xyz(0.9, 1.1, 0.9)

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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 419 C
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Pantone 447 C
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Pantone Black 7 C
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RAL 6007
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RAL 6008
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RAL 9017
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Sherwin-Williams 6216
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Sherwin-Williams 6258
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Sherwin-Williams 2809
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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 Pantone Black 3 C color. This process results a scale from a very dark grayish chartreuse green color to white. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Black Olive, Ebony, Rifle Green, Davy's Grey, Nickel, Sonic Silver, Gray (Web), Battleship Grey, Quick Silver, Silver Chalice, Silver (Metallic), Spanish Gray, Gainsboro, Light Gray, Timberwolf and Platinum.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base Pantone Black 3 C color. This process results a scale from a very dark grayish chartreuse green color to black. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

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

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base Pantone Black 3 C color. This process results a scale from a very dark grayish chartreuse green color to gray. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Dark Jungle Green, Black Chocolate, Eerie Black, Charleston Green, Smoky 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 orange, yellow, green and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Taupe, Dark Lava, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Black Olive, Rifle Green, Kombu Green, Ash Gray, Morning Blue, Dark Slate Gray and Outer Space (Crayola).

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 cold colors. There are variants of green, gray, violet and magenta colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Black Olive, Pine Tree, Xanadu, Old Silver, Ash Gray, Timberwolf, Black Coffee, Dark Liver, Taupe Gray, Rocket Metallic, Languid Lavender and Lavender Gray.

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 cold and warm colors. There are variants of green, red and azure colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Rifle Green, Black Olive, Ash Gray, Morning Blue, Dark Liver, Dark Liver (horses), Silver Pink, Black Shadows, Charcoal, Onyx, Cadet Grey and Cadet Blue (Crayola).

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 cold and warm colors. There are variants of green, cyan, azure, magenta, violet and red colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Rifle Green, Black Olive, Ash Gray, Morning Blue, Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Cadet Grey, Pewter Blue, Dark Liver, Black Coffee, Silver (Metallic), Black Shadows, Dark Liver (horses), Dark Lava and Silver Pink.

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