Posted: 19 May 2010 07:45 AM PDT
One of the most debated issues about color is whether black is truly a color or not. To an artist (or a child) black is a color and white is not. But for a scientist, white is a color, black is not. The real meaning of the word black means the absence of colors. Try to mix all the colors in the rainbow, you’ll get black. Black has many associations. Black goes beyond a simple or mixed color; It can be seen as the color of solitude and misery, but it can also express a sense of creativity, power, elegance, strength, nobility, and beauty.
In digital arts, black is usually the preferred color because of its effectiveness in producing contrast. Black and yellow or red on black creates a powerful color combination. Almost all colors appears more luminous against a black background. Below I put together a collection of beautiful black wallpapers that truly illustrate the beauty of black-inspired design. Go ahead, try some black wallpapers on your desktop or laptop. Take your pick and enjoy!
Nature, Space and Planets.
Dark Beauty. Beautiful dark nature wallpaper with a clear contrast of white clouds. Wallpaper comes in pack. Available in the following sizes: 1024×768, 1152×864, 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1280×720, 1366×768, 1600×900, 1920×1080, 1280×800, 1440×900, 1680×1050, 1920×1200 and 2560×1600.
Starlit Night. Beautiful star night wallpaper full of small little details. Another one of my favorite. Comes in pack, available in the following size(s): 1024×768, 1280×960, 1280×1024, 1440×900, 1600×1200 and 1600×1200.
A million tales. Wallpapers (comes in pack) created and named after deviation created by Baro. Wallpapers comes in a single zip pack. Avaialble sizes are: 1024×768, 1152×864, 1280×720, 1280×768, 1280×960, 1280×1024, 1360×768, 1440×900, 1600×900, 1600×1024 and 1600×1200.
Simple and Subtle.
Black Matter. Wallpaper pack for the Black Matter desktop setup. Consists patterns of wood, paper, fleur and concrete. Wallpaper available in the following size(s): 1280×960.
Dark wood. Another attempt at dark wood desktop background. Comes in a compressed pack, wallpaper available in the following size(s): 1024×768, 1280×1024, 1600×1200 and 1900×1200.
Creepy and Gothic.
Creepy horseman and a dramatic weather. A familiar scene of many horror and thriller movies. Wallpaper available in the following size(s): 1024×768, 1280×960, 1400×1050, 1280×800, 1440×900, 1680×1050 and 1280×1024.
Comic and Games.
Punisher. Cool dark punisher wallpaper, something the fans will not want to miss. Mobile version f the wallpaper is available too. Desktop wallpaper available in the following size(s): 1024×768, 1280×960, 1400×1050, 1600×1200, 1280×800, 1440×900 and 1280×1024.
Batman The Dark Knight. The dark wallpaper collection is not complete without some wallpapers of the dark knight. Notice the Badman shadow casted on the logo? Comes in a wallpaper pack, sizes include: 2560×1600, 1920×1200, 1680×1050, 1440×900 and1280×800.
More batman logo wallpapers: #1
Peace. As quotted on the wallpaper: When you make peace with yourself, you make peace with the world. Wallpaper available in the following size(s): 1024×768, 1280×800, 1280×1024, 1440×900, 1600×1200, 1680×1050 and 1920×1200.
Black Angel. Desgined by Seventhstreet Studio. And yes, the flat thing on the angel’s head is a piece of hair. Wallpaper available in the following size(s): 600×375, 800×500, 1024×640, 1600×1000, 1280×800, 1900×1188 and 1920×1200.
Explosion. Beautiful spectrum pattern with dark surroundings. A wallpaper inspired by the iTunes commercial for the new coldplay album. Available in the following size(s): 1600×1200, 1400×1050, 1280×960, 1152×864, 1024×768 and 800×600.
To quence the thirst for dark wallpaper seekers, here are more:
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