Theme: Dark Arts v1.01 (Dark Mode Only) [Updated: 22 Sep 2020]

Dark Arts Theme for Obsidian

With Translucency Enabled:

Translucency Disabled:


  • Download obsidian.css from here: Dark Arts GitHub Page or obsidian.css (9.8 KB)
  • Enable custom css in Obsidian
  • Copy the downloaded file to your vault directory (replace, if there is an existing file)
  • Done! (No need to restart if Obsidian is already running)


Version 1.01

  • Everything now works with Obsidian Version 0.8.15
    • Fixed divider line color
    • Fixed checklist checkbox color
    • Fixed new nav bar button and text color
  • Minor changes to checkbox appearance in settings
  • Other minor changes

Thanks to @kognise for the base theme (Atom), and @den for css hacks.

Let me know what you think and if there’s anything that isn’t clearly visible or broken, please bring it to my attention and I’d be happy to fix it. Cheers!