The hexadecimal color code #688a8f is a shade of cyan. In the RGB color model #688a8f is comprised of 40.78% red, 54.12% green and 56.08% blue. In the HSL color space #688a8f has a hue of 188° (degrees), 16% saturation and 48% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 488.54 nm.
Every good painter paints what he is.
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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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A painting is never finished - it simply stops in interesting places.
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