Faux-Cetacean blue (#00003b) color information

The hexidecimal color, #00003b, may be mistaken for "Cetacean blue" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "very dark blue". When people spot this color, Cetacean blue (#00003b), in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: water, appetite-curbing, human life, energy, and maturity. Shades of "very dark blue". typically aren't associated with clothing.

Breakdown of #00003b

#00003b is made up of (0, 0, 59) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 100.00, 0.00, 76.86) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 59 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000033. White should be used ontop of #00003b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00003b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00003b luma #6.67
Websafe hex #000033 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 0, 59) Adobe RGB (26.00, 0.00, 59.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 0%, 23%) Closest named color Cetacean blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 0.0, 59.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (0.00, 1813.37, -2462.78)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 100.00, 0.00, 76.86) CIE-L*ab (0.00, 40.60, -38.90)
hsv hsv(240.00, 100.00, 11.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (0.00, 56.23, 316.22)
hsb hsb(240.00, 100.00, 23.00) CIE-L*uv (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Cetacean blue (#00003b)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #00003b while the second is the "compliment" #3a3a00.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Cetacean blue (#00003b)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #00003b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #3a3a00.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Cetacean blue (#00003b)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Cetacean blue (#00003b)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Cetacean blue (#00003b)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter shades of #00003b

Lighter shades are produced by blending #00003b with white

Darker shades of #00003b

Darker shades are produced by blending #00003b with black

Faux-Cetacean blue (#00003b)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #00003b with gray

Gradients including #00003b

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #00003b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00003b → #3a3a00
#00003b → #4c4c75
#00003b → #ffffff
#00003b → #1d003a
#00003b → #000023
#00003b → #001d3a

How #00003b looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #00003b on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #00003b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #00003b

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#00003bmight be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #00003b

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00003b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #00003b

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #00003b
Java new Color(0, 0, 59);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 0, 59);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:0 blue:59 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 0f, 59f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:0, blue:59, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $3b0000
Python Color('#00003b')

Base Conversions of hex color #00003b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00003b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 59 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 0, 59.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00000000 00111011
Hex 00 00 3b
Octal 0 0 73
Decimal 0 0 59

Icons incorporating the color #00003b

If you're considering using #00003b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #00003b on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00003b colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #00003b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00003b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00003b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00003b background.
This text is hex color #00003b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00003b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00003b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00003b and white (#ffffff) background.