Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#00501a) color information

#00501a is the hex color code that greatly resembles "Forest green (traditional)" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "very dark green". When people from western culture see this color, Forest green (traditional) (#00501a), used in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: feelings of tranquility, personal growth, healing, the home, and various cultures. Shades of "very dark green". typically aren't associated with transportation and cars.

#00501a Breakdown

#00501a is made up of (0, 80, 26) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 67.50, 68.63) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20506 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006633. White should be used ontop of #00501a to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00501a. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00501a luma #49.90
Websafe hex #006633 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 80, 26) Adobe RGB (43.00, 83.00, 36.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 31%, 10%) Closest named color Forest green (traditional)
rgba rgba(0.0, 80.0, 26.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (24.49, -20.01, 11.39)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 67.50, 68.63) CIE-L*ab (29.41, -37.73, 25.53)
hsv hsv(139.38, 100.00, 15.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (29.41, 45.56, 145.92)
hsb hsb(139.38, 100.00, 31.00) CIE-L*uv (29.41, -29.30, 29.49)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#00501a)

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" #00501a while the second is the "compliment" #4f0036.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#00501a)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #00501a is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #4f0036.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#00501a)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#00501a)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#00501a)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter shades of #00501a

Lighter shades of #00501a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#00501a)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #00501a with black

Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#00501a)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #00501a, tones are produced.

Gradients including #00501a

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 #00501a as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00501a → #4f0036
#00501a → #4c845e
#00501a → #ffffff
#00501a → #004f40
#00501a → #00300f
#00501a → #0e4f00

#00501a in different lighting conditions

Seeing #00501a 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 #00501a could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#00501a popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#00501amight 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 #00501a

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00501a. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #00501a

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 #00501a
Java new Color(0, 80, 26);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 80, 26);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:80 blue:26 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 80f, 26f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:80, blue:26, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1a5000
Python Color('#00501a')

Base Conversions of hex color #00501a

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00501a. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20506 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 80, 26.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01010000 00011010
Hex 00 50 1a
Octal 0 120 32
Decimal 0 80 26

Icons incorporating the color #00501a

If you're considering using #00501a in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #00501a on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00501a 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 #00501a on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00501a on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00501a background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00501a background.
This text is hex color #00501a on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00501a on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00501a and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00501a and white (#ffffff) background.