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Black Ink Color

HEX #090903 / RGB (9, 9, 3)

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What is Black Ink Color?

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Black Ink has the hex code #090903. The equivalent RGB values are (9, 9, 3), which means it is composed of 43% red, 43% green and 14% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:1 M:1 Y:66 K:97. In the HSV/HSB scale, Black Ink has a hue of 60°, 67% saturation and a brightness value of 4%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Black Ink is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Black Ink Color Codes

Hex Code#090903
RGB Values(9, 9, 3)
CMYK Values(1%, 1%, 66%, 97%)
HSV/HSB Values(60°, 67%, 4%)
Closest Web Safe#000000
Inverse Color#F6F6FC [Ghost White]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL9005 [Jet black]
Complementary Color#030309 [Rich Black (FOGRA39)]
Black Ink Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#070707
Weighted Average (Most Common)#080808
Weighted Average (Luma)#090909
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#313131

Black Ink Color Palettes

Black Ink is too dark to display its color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 090903. Complementary color is 030309

Complementary Palette

The complement of Black Ink is Rich Black (FOGRA39) with the hex code #030309. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #090903 color is offered by #030309. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (090903, 060903 and 090603)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Black Ink (#090903) are Vampire Black (#060903) and Vampire Black (#090603). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Black Ink with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (090903, 030609 and 060309)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Black Ink (#090903) are #030609 (Vampire Black) and #060309 (Vampire Black). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (090903, 030909 and 090309)

Triadic Palette

Black Ink triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #030909 (Vampire Black) and #090309 (Vampire Black) along with #090903 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (090903, 030909, 030309 and 090303)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Black Ink has four colors - #030909 (Vampire Black), #030309 (Rich Black (FOGRA39)) and #090303 (Vampire Black) in addition to the base color (#090903). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (090903, 030906, 030309 and 090306)

Square Palette

Black Ink square color palette has #030906 (Vampire Black), #030309 (Rich Black (FOGRA39)) and #090306 (Vampire Black). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Rainbow color

Black Ink Color Rainbow Palette

Our Black Ink rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Black Ink Color


  • Transparent 3A3A353A3A35
  • Transparent 53534F53534F
  • Transparent 6B6B686B6B68
  • Transparent 848481848481
  • Transparent 9D9D9A9D9D9A
  • Transparent B5B5B3B5B5B3
  • Transparent CECECDCECECD
  • Transparent E6E6E6E6E6E6


  • Transparent 21211C21211C
  • Transparent 2D2D292D2D29
  • Transparent 393935393935
  • Transparent 454542454542
  • Transparent 50504E50504E
  • Transparent 5C5C5B5C5C5B
  • Transparent 686867686867
  • Transparent 747474747474


  • Transparent 070702070702
  • Transparent 060602060602
  • Transparent 050502050502
  • Transparent 050502050502
  • Transparent 040401040401
  • Transparent 030301030301
  • Transparent 020201020201
  • Transparent 010100010100

Black Ink Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Black Ink Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Black Ink Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Ink Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Ink Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Ink Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Ink Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Ink Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Ink Plaid Pattern

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