Faux-Vampire black (#05000a) color information

#05000a is the hex color code that looks similar to "Vampire black" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "very dark black". When people from western culture see this color, Vampire black (#05000a), used in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: having value, being slick, emphasis on performance, technology, and being bold. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for travel. Pac-12 uses this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #05000a

#05000a is made up of (5, 0, 10) in RGB colorspace and (50.00, 100.00, 0.00, 96.08) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 327690 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000000. White should be used ontop of #05000a to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #05000a. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #05000a luma #2.63
Websafe hex #000000 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(5, 0, 10) Adobe RGB (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(2%, 0%, 4%) Closest named color Vampire black
rgba rgba(5.0, 0.0, 10.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
cmyk cmyk(50.00, 100.00, 0.00, 96.08) CIE-L*ab (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
hsv hsv(270.00, 100.00, 2.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (0.00, 0.00, 360.00)
hsb hsb(270.00, 100.00, 4.00) CIE-L*uv (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Vampire black (#05000a)

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" #05000a while the second is the "compliment" #050a00.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Vampire black (#05000a)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #05000a is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #050a00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Vampire black (#05000a)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Vampire black (#05000a)

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-Vampire black (#05000a)

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.

Faux-Vampire black (#05000a)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #05000a with white

Darker variations of #05000a

When you combine pure black with this color, #05000a, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Vampire black (#05000a)'s Tones

Tones of #05000a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#05000a in 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 #05000a as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#05000a → #050a00
#05000a → #504c53
#05000a → #ffffff
#05000a → #0a000a
#05000a → #030006
#05000a → #00000a

Faux-Vampire black (#05000a) in different environments

Seeing #05000a 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 #05000a could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #05000a

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

#05000amight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Vampire black (#05000a)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#05000a. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.


#05000a in programming

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 #05000a
Java new Color(5, 0, 10);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 5, 0, 10);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:5 green:0 blue:10 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(5f, 0f, 10f);
Swift UIColor(red:5, green:0, blue:10, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0a0005
Python Color('#05000a')

Base Conversions of hex color #05000a

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #05000a. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 327690 while the individual RGB conversions are: 5, 0, 10.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000101 00000000 00001010
Hex 05 00 0a
Octal 5 0 12
Decimal 5 0 10

#05000a Icons

If you're considering using #05000a in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Vampire black (#05000a) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #05000a 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 #05000a on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #05000a on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #05000a background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #05000a background.
This text is hex color #05000a on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #05000a on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #05000a and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #05000a and white (#ffffff) background.