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Black Olive Color

HEX #3C3D36 / RGB (60, 61, 54)

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What is Black Olive Color?

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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.

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Black Olive Color Codes

Hex Code#3C3D36
RGB Values(60, 61, 54)
CMYK Values(2%, 0%, 11%, 76%)
HSV/HSB Values(69°, 11%, 24%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#C3C2C9 [Lavender Gray]
Closest Pantone®Black 7 C
Complementary Color#37363D [Onyx]
Black Olive Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#3A3A3A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#3C3C3C
Weighted Average (Luma)#3C3C3C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#818181

Black Olive Color Palettes

Black Olive is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 3C3D36. Complementary color is 37363D

Complementary Palette

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.

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Analogous color palette with (3C3D36, 393D36 and 3D3B36)

Analogous Palette

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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (3C3D36, 36393D and 3B363D)

Split-Complementary Palette

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.

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Triadic color palette with (3C3D36, 363C3D and 3D363C)

Triadic Palette

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.

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Tetradic color palette with (3C3D36, 363C3D, 37363D and 3D3736)

Tetradic Palette

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.

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Square color palette with (3C3D36, 363D3B, 37363D and 3D3639)

Square Palette

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.

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Rainbow color

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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Black Olive Color


  • Transparent 63645E63645E
  • Transparent 777772777772
  • Transparent 8A8B868A8B86
  • Transparent 9E9E9B9E9E9B
  • Transparent B1B1AFB1B1AF
  • Transparent C5C5C3C5C5C3
  • Transparent D8D8D7D8D8D7
  • Transparent ECECEBECECEB


  • Transparent 4A4A454A4A45
  • Transparent 50514C50514C
  • Transparent 575854575854
  • Transparent 5E5F5B5E5F5B
  • Transparent 656562656562
  • Transparent 6C6C6A6C6C6A
  • Transparent 727371727371
  • Transparent 797979797979


  • Transparent 30312B30312B
  • Transparent 2A2B262A2B26
  • Transparent 242520242520
  • Transparent 1E1F1B1E1F1B
  • Transparent 181816181816
  • Transparent 121210121210
  • Transparent 0C0C0B0C0C0B
  • Transparent 060605060605

Black Olive Color Patterns

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    Black Olive Gingham Checks

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    Black Olive Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Black Olive Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Olive Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Olive Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Olive Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Olive Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Olive Plaid Pattern

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