The hexadecimal color code #696492 is a shade of blue-magenta. In the RGB color model #696492 is comprised of 41.18% red, 39.22% green and 57.25% blue. In the HSL color space #696492 has a hue of 247° (degrees), 19% saturation and 48% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 457.91 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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The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
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Painting is a means of self-enlightenment.
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