The hexadecimal color code #00176b is a dark shade of blue. In the RGB color model #00176b is comprised of 0% red, 9.02% green and 41.96% blue. In the HSL color space #00176b has a hue of 227° (degrees), 100% saturation and 21% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 467.03 nm.
It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academicism. There is no such thing as good painting about nothing.
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I paint for myself. I don't know how to do anything else, anyway. Also I have to earn my living, and occupy myself.
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The holy grail is to spend less time making the picture than it takes people to look at it.
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