#3B3C3C Hex Code

Color Name: Black Olive

What is hex #3B3C3C Color?

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The color name of hex code #3B3C3C is Black Olive. The RGB values are (59, 60, 60) which means it is composed of 33% red, 34% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:2 M:0 Y:0 K:77. In the HSV/HSB scale, #3B3C3C has a hue of 180°, 2% saturation and a brightness value of 24%.
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 #3B3C3C Color Codes

Color NameBlack Olive
RGB Values(59, 60, 60)
CMYK Values(2%, 0%, 0%, 77%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 2%, 24%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#C4C3C3 [Silver Sand]
Closest Pantone®447 C
Closest RAL6015 [Black olive]
Complementary Color#3C3B3B [Black Olive]
#3B3C3C Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#3C3C3C
Desaturated#3C3C3C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#3C3C3C
Weighted Average (Luma)#3C3C3C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#808080

Hex #3B3C3C Color Palettes

3B3C3C is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 3B3C3C. Complementary color is 3C3B3B

Complementary Palette

The complement of #3B3C3C is #3C3B3B which is called Black Olive. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #3B3C3C color is offered by #3C3B3B. 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 (3B3C3C, 3B3C3C and 3B3C3C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #3B3C3C are #3B3C3C and #3B3C3C, called Black Olive and Black Olive, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #3B3C3C 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 (3B3C3C, 3C3B3C and 3C3C3B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #3B3C3C are #3C3B3C (Black Olive) and #3C3C3B (Black Olive). 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 (3B3C3C, 3C3B3C and 3C3C3B)

Triadic Palette

#3B3C3C triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3C3B3C (Black Olive) and #3C3C3B (Black Olive) along with #3B3C3C, 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 (3B3C3C, 3C3B3C, 3C3B3B and 3B3C3B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #3B3C3C has #3C3B3C (Black Olive), #3C3B3B (Black Olive) and #3B3C3B (Black Olive). 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 (3B3C3C, 3C3B3C, 3C3B3B and 3C3C3B)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #3B3C3C contains #3C3B3C (Black Olive), #3C3B3B (Black Olive) and #3C3C3B (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.

Rainbow color

Hex #3B3C3C Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #3B3C3C 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.

#3B3C3C 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

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    Black Olive Honeycomb Pattern

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    Black Olive Leaves Pattern

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    Black Olive Houndstooth Pattern

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    Black Olive Trellis Pattern

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    Black Olive 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.