Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#005117) color information

#005117 is the hex color code that almost matches the color named "Forest green (traditional)" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "very dark green". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Forest green (traditional) (#005117), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: an alleviation to depression, the environment, healing, technology, and being passive and non-confrontational. Colors labeled as "very dark green" are rarely tied to transportation and cars.

#005117 Breakdown

#005117 is made up of (0, 81, 23) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 71.60, 68.24) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20759 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006600. White should be used ontop of #005117 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #005117. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #005117 luma #50.15
Websafe hex #006600 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 81, 23) Adobe RGB (43.00, 83.00, 36.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 32%, 9%) Closest named color Forest green (traditional)
rgba rgba(0.0, 81.0, 23.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (24.49, -20.01, 11.39)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 71.60, 68.24) CIE-L*ab (29.41, -37.73, 25.53)
hsv hsv(136.90, 100.00, 16.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (29.41, 45.56, 145.92)
hsb hsb(136.90, 100.00, 32.00) CIE-L*uv (29.41, -29.30, 29.49)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#005117)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #005117 and the second color is called the "compliment" #51003b.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#005117)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #005117 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #51003b.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#005117)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#005117)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#005117)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter variations of #005117

Lighter shades of #005117 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #005117

Darker shades of #005117 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #005117

Tones of #005117 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#005117) Gradients

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 #005117 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#005117 → #51003b
#005117 → #4c855c
#005117 → #ffffff
#005117 → #00513e
#005117 → #00300d
#005117 → #135100

Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#005117) in different environments

Seeing #005117 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 #005117 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#005117 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.

#005117might 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.

#005117 popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#005117. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#005117 in coding

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 #005117
Java new Color(0, 81, 23);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 81, 23);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:81 blue:23 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 81f, 23f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:81, blue:23, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $175100
Python Color('#005117')

Base Conversions of hex color #005117

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #005117. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20759 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 81, 23.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01010001 00010111
Hex 00 51 17
Octal 0 121 27
Decimal 0 81 23

#005117 Icons

If you're considering using #005117 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#005117) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #005117 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 #005117 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #005117 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #005117 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #005117 background.
This text is hex color #005117 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #005117 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #005117 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #005117 and white (#ffffff) background.