darkest color

This article is about the shade “black”. For the race, see Black people. For other uses, see Black (disambiguation).

I look inside myself and see my heart is black
I see my red door, I must have it painted black
Maybe then I'll fade away and not have to face the facts
It's not easy facing up, when your whole world is black ~ Mick Jagger and Keith Richards

Black is the darkest color. It is the result of the absence or complete absorption of visible light. It is an achromatic color, a color, and white.

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  • Red, when mingled with black and white, gives a purple hue, which becomes umber when the colors are burnt and a greater portion of black is added. Flame-color is a mixture of auburn and dun; dun of white and black; pale yellow of white and auburn. White and light meeting, and falling upon a full black, become dark blue; dark blue mingling with white becomes a light blue; the union of flame-color and black makes leek-green. There is no difficulty in seeing how other colors are probably composed. But he who should attempt to test the truth of this in fact, would forget the difference of the human and divine nature. God only is able to compound and resolve substances; such experiments are impossible to man.

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  •   Encyclopedic article on Black on Wikipedia
  •   Media related to Black on Wikimedia Commons
  •   The dictionary definition of black on Wiktionary