The hexadecimal color code #00179b is a medium dark shade of blue. In the RGB color model #00179b is comprised of 0% red, 9.02% green and 60.78% blue. In the HSL color space #00179b has a hue of 231° (degrees), 100% saturation and 30% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 465.6 nm.
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★ Reflex Blue
#171796 ΔE = 0.810 / LRV ≈ 3.0%
★ Satellite Blue
#001c95 ΔE = 1.428 / LRV ≈ 3.0%
#001ca4 ΔE = 2.095 / LRV ≈ 3.5%
The holy grail is to spend less time making the picture than it takes people to look at it.
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An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
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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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