Faux-Vampire black (#0a0500) color information

#0a0500 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 (#0a0500), used in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: having value, being slick, emphasis on performance, technology, and being bold. This color isn't popular for travel.

#0a0500 Breakdown

#0a0500 is made up of (10, 5, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 50.00, 100.00, 96.08) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 656640 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000000. White should be used ontop of #0a0500 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #0a0500. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #0a0500 luma #5.93
Websafe hex #000000 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(10, 5, 0) Adobe RGB (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(4%, 2%, 0%) Closest named color Vampire black
rgba rgba(10.0, 5.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 50.00, 100.00, 96.08) CIE-L*ab (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
hsv hsv(30.00, 100.00, 2.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (0.00, 0.00, 360.00)
hsb hsb(30.00, 100.00, 4.00) CIE-L*uv (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Vampire black (#0a0500)

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" #0a0500 and the second color is called the "compliment" #00050a.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Vampire black (#0a0500)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #0a0500 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #00050a.

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-Vampire black (#0a0500)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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-Vampire black (#0a0500)

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-Vampire black (#0a0500)

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 #0a0500

Lighter shades of #0a0500 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Vampire black (#0a0500)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #0a0500 with black

Tones of #0a0500

When you combine pure gray with this color, #0a0500, tones are produced.

Gradients including #0a0500

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 #0a0500 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#0a0500 → #00050a
#0a0500 → #53504c
#0a0500 → #ffffff
#0a0500 → #0a0a00
#0a0500 → #060300
#0a0500 → #0a0000

#0a0500 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #0a0500 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 #0a0500 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#0a0500 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.

#0a0500might 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 #0a0500

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#0a0500. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #0a0500

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 #0a0500
Java new Color(10, 5, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 10, 5, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:10 green:5 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(10f, 5f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:10, green:5, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $00050a
Python Color('#0a0500')

Base Conversions of hex color #0a0500

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #0a0500. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 656640 while the individual RGB conversions are: 10, 5, 0.

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

Icons incorporating the color #0a0500

If you're considering using #0a0500 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #0a0500 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #0a0500 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 #0a0500 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #0a0500 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #0a0500 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #0a0500 background.
This text is hex color #0a0500 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #0a0500 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #0a0500 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #0a0500 and white (#ffffff) background.