Black Olive color hex code is #3C3D36 and RGB (60, 61, 54). As per HSB/HSV model, the color has a hue of 69°, saturation of 11% and a brightness of 24%. The CMYK values of Black Olive are C:2 M:0 Y:11 K:76.
Black olive color from the RAL Classic list is numbered 6015. For HTML and CSS code, use the hex, RGB, HSB or CMYK values.
Please note: RAL colors displayed on the screen are close approximates to the actual color because of the variations in brightness and contrast. The same hold true for these colors printed out on standard printers where the variations in the quality of paper, ink and the device may produce different results.
Black Olive is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
The complement of Black Olive is Onyx with the hex code #37363D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #3C3D36 color is offered by #37363D. 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.
The analogous colors of Black Olive (#3C3D36) are Black Olive (#393D36) and Black Olive (#3D3B36). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Black Olive 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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Black Olive (#3C3D36) are #36393D (Onyx) and #3B363D (Onyx). 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.
Black Olive triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #363C3D (Onyx) and #3D363C (Black Olive) along with #3C3D36 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Black Olive has four colors - #363C3D (Onyx), #37363D (Onyx) and #3D3736 (Black Olive) in addition to the base color (#3C3D36). 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.
Black Olive square color palette has #363D3B (Onyx), #37363D (Onyx) and #3D3639 (Black Olive). 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.
Black Olive Color Rainbow Palette
Our Black Olive 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.