The hexadecimal color code #497c7b is a medium dark shade of cyan. In the RGB color model #497c7b is comprised of 28.63% red, 48.63% green and 48.24% blue. In the HSL color space #497c7b has a hue of 179° (degrees), 26% saturation and 39% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 491.89 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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In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.
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A painting is never finished - it simply stops in interesting places.
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