the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
total absence of light;
"they fumbled around in total darkness"
"in the black of night"
- By the time he had walked three or four miles, every shape in the landscape had assumed a uniform hue of blackness.
- The idea of switching from the texture to blackness is very straightforward but the real trick is in getting the colors to change based on how the surface is illuminated.