#040B03 Hex Code

Color Name: Vampire Black

What is hex #040B03 Color?

Vampire Black (Hex code: 040B03) Thumbnail

The color name of hex code #040B03 is Vampire Black. The RGB values are (4, 11, 3) which means it is composed of 22% red, 61% green and 17% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:64 M:0 Y:73 K:96. In the HSV/HSB scale, #040B03 has a hue of 113°, 73% 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.

Hex #040B03 Color Codes

Color NameVampire Black
RGB Values(4, 11, 3)
CMYK Values(64%, 0%, 73%, 96%)
HSV/HSB Values(113°, 73%, 4%)
Closest Web Safe#000000
Inverse Color#FBF4FC [Magnolia]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL9005 [Jet black]
Complementary Color#0A030B [Vampire Black]
#040B03 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#060606
Desaturated#070707
Weighted Average (Most Common)#080808
Weighted Average (Luma)#090909
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#333333

Hex #040B03 Color Palettes

040B03 is too dark to display its color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 040B03. Complementary color is 0A030B

Complementary Palette

The complement of #040B03 is #0A030B which is called Vampire Black. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #040B03 color is offered by #0A030B. 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.

Analogous color palette with (040B03, 030B06 and 080B03)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #040B03 are #030B06 and #080B03, called Vampire Black and Vampire Black, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #040B03 with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (040B03, 06030B and 0B0308)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #040B03 are #06030B (Vampire Black) and #0B0308 (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.

Triadic color palette with (040B03, 03040B and 0B0304)

Triadic Palette

#040B03 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #03040B (Vampire Black) and #0B0304 (Vampire Black) along with #040B03, our main color, create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (040B03, 03040B, 0A030B and 0B0A03)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #040B03 has #03040B (Vampire Black), #0A030B (Vampire Black) and #0B0A03 (Vampire Black). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (040B03, 03080B, 0A030B and 0B0603)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #040B03 contains #03080B (Vampire Black), #0A030B (Vampire Black) and #0B0603 (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.

Rainbow color

Hex #040B03 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #040B03 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

#040B03 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 040B03

    Vampire Black gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 040B03

    Vampire Black vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 040B03

    Vampire Black polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 040B03

    Vampire Black honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 040B03

    Vampire Black leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 040B03

    Vampire Black houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 040B03

    Vampire Black trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 040B03

    Vampire Black plaid pattern

Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.