The hexadecimal color code #172386 is a medium dark shade of blue. In the RGB color model #172386 is comprised of 9.02% red, 13.73% green and 52.55% blue. In the HSL color space #172386 has a hue of 234° (degrees), 71% saturation and 31% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 466.03 nm.
It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.
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I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way--things I had no words for.
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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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