Raven Black

HEX #1C1E1E / RGB (28, 30, 30)

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What is Raven Black Color?

Raven Black (Hex code: 1C1E1E) Thumbnail

Raven Black has the hex code #1C1E1E. The equivalent RGB values are (28, 30, 30), which means it is composed of 32% red, 34% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:7 M:0 Y:0 K:88. In the HSV/HSB scale, Raven Black has a hue of 180°, 7% saturation and a brightness value of 12%.
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.

Raven Black 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 its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the raven black CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Raven Black Color Codes

Hex Code#1C1E1E
RGB Values(28, 30, 30)
CMYK Values(7%, 0%, 0%, 88%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 7%, 12%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#E3E1E1 [Platinum]
Closest Pantone®419 C
Closest RAL8022 [Black brown]
Complementary Color#1E1C1C [Eerie Black]
Raven Black Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#1D1D1D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#1D1D1D
Weighted Average (Luma)#1E1E1E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#5C5C5C

Raven Black Color Palettes

Raven Black is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 1C1E1E. Complementary color is 1E1C1C

Complementary Palette

The complement of Raven Black is Eerie Black with the hex code #1E1C1C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #1C1E1E color is offered by #1E1C1C. 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 (1C1E1E, 1C1D1E and 1C1E1D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Raven Black (#1C1E1E) are Eerie Black (#1C1D1E) and Eerie Black (#1C1E1D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Raven Black 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (1C1E1E, 1E1C1D and 1E1D1C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Raven Black (#1C1E1E) are #1E1C1D (Eerie Black) and #1E1D1C (Eerie 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 (1C1E1E, 1E1C1E and 1E1E1C)

Triadic Palette

Raven Black triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1E1C1E (Eerie Black) and #1E1E1C (Eerie Black) along with #1C1E1E 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 (1C1E1E, 1E1C1E, 1E1C1C and 1C1E1C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Raven Black has four colors - #1E1C1E (Eerie Black), #1E1C1C (Eerie Black) and #1C1E1C (Eerie Black) in addition to the base color (#1C1E1E). 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.

Square color palette with (1C1E1E, 1D1C1E, 1E1C1C and 1D1E1C)

Square Palette

Raven Black square color palette has #1D1C1E (Eerie Black), #1E1C1C (Eerie Black) and #1D1E1C (Eerie 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

Raven Black Color Rainbow Palette

Our Raven Black 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Raven Black Color


  • Transparent 494B4B#494B4B
  • Transparent 606262#606262
  • Transparent 777878#777878
  • Transparent 8E8F8F#8E8F8F
  • Transparent A4A5A5#A4A5A5
  • Transparent BBBCBC#BBBCBC
  • Transparent D2D2D2#D2D2D2
  • Transparent E8E9E9#E8E9E9


  • Transparent 303232#303232
  • Transparent 3A3B3B#3A3B3B
  • Transparent 444545#444545
  • Transparent 4E4F4F#4E4F4F
  • Transparent 585959#585959
  • Transparent 626363#626363
  • Transparent 6C6C6C#6C6C6C
  • Transparent 767676#767676


  • Transparent 161818#161818
  • Transparent 141515#141515
  • Transparent 111212#111212
  • Transparent 0E0F0F#0E0F0F
  • Transparent 0B0C0C#0B0C0C
  • Transparent 080909#080909
  • Transparent 060606#060606
  • Transparent 030303#030303

Raven Black Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Raven Black Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Raven Black Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Raven Black Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Raven Black Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Raven Black Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Raven Black Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Raven Black Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Raven Black Plaid Pattern

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