The hexadecimal color code #3e696c is a medium dark shade of cyan. In the RGB color model #3e696c is comprised of 24.31% red, 41.18% green and 42.35% blue. In the HSL color space #3e696c has a hue of 184° (degrees), 27% saturation and 33% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 489.9 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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If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.
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No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
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