Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#005212) color information

Hex color #005212 may be mistaken for "Forest green (traditional)" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "very dark green". When people spot this color, Forest green (traditional) (#005212), in brand logos, they might associate it with positive health, the environment, fruitfulness, energy, and being passive and non-confrontational. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for clothing.

Breakdown of Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#005212)

#005212 is made up of (0, 82, 18) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 78.05, 67.84) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 21010 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006600. White should be used ontop of #005212 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #005212. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #005212 luma #50.17
Websafe hex #006600 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 82, 18) Adobe RGB (43.00, 83.00, 36.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 32%, 7%) Closest named color Forest green (traditional)
rgba rgba(0.0, 82.0, 18.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (24.49, -20.01, 11.39)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 78.05, 67.84) CIE-L*ab (29.41, -37.73, 25.53)
hsv hsv(133.15, 100.00, 16.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (29.41, 45.56, 145.92)
hsb hsb(133.15, 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) (#005212)

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" #005212 and the second color is called the "compliment" #51003f.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#005212)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #005212 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #51003f.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#005212)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#005212)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#005212)

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 variations of #005212

When you combine pure white with this color, #005212, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #005212

Darker shades of #005212 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #005212

Tones are produced by blending #005212 with gray

Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#005212) 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 #005212 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#005212 → #51003f
#005212 → #4c8559
#005212 → #ffffff
#005212 → #00513a
#005212 → #00310a
#005212 → #175100

How #005212 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #005212 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 #005212 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#005212)

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

#005212might 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.

#005212 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#005212. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#005212 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 #005212
Java new Color(0, 82, 18);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 82, 18);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:82 blue:18 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 82f, 18f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:82, blue:18, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $125200
Python Color('#005212')

Base Conversions of hex color #005212

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #005212. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 21010 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 82, 18.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01010010 00010010
Hex 00 52 12
Octal 0 122 22
Decimal 0 82 18

#005212 Icons

If you're considering using #005212 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Forest green (traditional) (#005212) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #005212 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 #005212 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #005212 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #005212 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #005212 background.
This text is hex color #005212 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #005212 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #005212 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #005212 and white (#ffffff) background.