#383836 Color Information

#383836 Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #383836. In RGB, it consists of 22.0% Red, 22.0% Green, and 21.2% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 3.6% Yellow, and 78% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 60.0°, with saturation of 1.8% and lightness of 21.6%. The decimal value for #383836 is 3684406, and its nearest "web safe" color is #333333. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #383836 is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is yellow.
  • HexHex code for this color#383836 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color56, 56, 54 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color22.0%, 22.0%, 21.2% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.780, 0.780, 0.788 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0, 0.036, 0.78 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color60.0°, 1.8%, 21.6% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color60.0°, 3.6%, 22.0% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color3.711, 3.935, 4.054 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color54, 56, 54 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code3684406 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color23.457, -0.449, 1.244 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)23.457, 1.323, 109.860 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color23.457, 0.100, 1.377 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color19.838, -1.326, 1.770 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.317, 0.336, 3.935 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4281874486 / 0xff383836 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#333333 Copy
Last Updated: April 13, 2024

Shades of #383836

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #383836, its pure hue is 60.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 1.8%, and its lightness is 21.6%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 9 different shades of #383836, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #070707 to #31312f.

Tints of #383836

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #383836, its pure hue is 60.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 1.8%, and its lightness is 21.6%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 9 different tints of #383836, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #51514f to #e6e6e6.

Tones of #383836

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #383836, its pure hue is 60.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 1.8%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 9 different tones of #383836, which range from #373737 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #6e6e00 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #383836

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #383836! For #383836, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 4 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 3 unique colors including our original color, #383836. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #383836

This color, #383836, consists of 22.0% Red, 22.0% Green, and 21.2% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 56, Green = 56, Blue = 54. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #383836 is 0% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 3.6% Yellow, and 78% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R22.0%
C0.0%
G22.0%
M0.0%
B21.2%
Y3.6%
K78.0%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 56 56 54
Octal 70 70 66
Hexa #38 #38 #36
Binary 00111000 00111000 00110110
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 0 3 78
Octal 0 0 3 116
Hexa #00 #00 #03 #4e
Binary 00000000 00000000 00000011 01001110

Analogous Colors of #383836

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #383836 — which has hue 60.0° — its analogous colors are located at 30.0° and 90.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #383836.

Triadic Colors of #383836

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #383836 — which has hue 60.0° — its triadic colors are located at 60.0° and 300.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #383836.

Complementary Color of #383836

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #383836 — which has hue 60.0° — its complementary color is located at 240.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #383836.

Split Complementary Colors of #383836

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #383836 — which has hue 60.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 60.0° and 270.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #383836.

Tetradic Colors of #383836

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #383836 — which has hue 60.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 330.0°, 60.0°, 150.0°, and 240.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #383836.

Monochromatic Colors of #383836

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #383836, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #1c1c1b — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #555550 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #383836

We want to make getting started with #383836 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #383836 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #383836 can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #383836 with other HTML elements.

#383836 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #383836.
<span style="color: #383836;">The color of this text is #383836.</span>

#383836 Background Color

The background color for this text is #383836.
<div style="background-color: #383836; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #383836.</div>

#383836 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #383836.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #383836;">This color for the shadow of this text is #383836.</span>

#383836 Border Color

This is a div with border color #383836.
<div style="border: #383836 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #383836.</div>

#383836 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #383836 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #383836; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #383836 on a white background.</div></div>

#383836 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #383836 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #383836; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #383836 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #383836 to White

This is a gradient from #383836 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#383836,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#383836,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#383836,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#383836,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #383836 to white.</div>

Gradient from #383836 to Black

This is a gradient from #383836 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#383836,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#383836,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#383836,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#383836,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #383836 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #383836

In addition to using #383836 on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #383836 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #383836, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 56, Green = 56, Blue = 54). If you need details about the color coordinates of #383836 in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #383836
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(56, 56, 54)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #383836; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #383836; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #383836; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(56, 56, 54);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#383836")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:56, green:56, blue:54, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:56 green:56 blue:54 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(56f, 56f, 54f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(56, 56, 54);
 

#383836 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #383836 the same way. For those with color blindness, #383836 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #383836 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #383836 is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #383836 looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #383836 will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #383836 is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 11.8:1 against white. This is a high enough ratio to be considered accessible under both the AA and AAA level standards for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AA
Large Size Text

WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text