The hexadecimal color code #3d5495 is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #3d5495 is comprised of 23.92% red, 32.94% green and 58.43% blue. In the HSL color space #3d5495 has a hue of 224° (degrees), 42% saturation and 41% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 471.45 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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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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Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
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