The color steelblue / Steel blue with hexadecimal color code #4682b4 is a shade of cyan-blue. In the RGB color model #4682b4 is comprised of 27.45% red, 50.98% green and 70.59% blue. In the HSL color space #4682b4 has a hue of 207° (degrees), 44% saturation and 49% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 478.95 nm.
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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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As practice makes perfect, I cannot but make progress; each drawing one makes, each study one paints, is a step forward.
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The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.
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