The hexadecimal color code #8687a0 is a shade of blue. In the RGB color model #8687a0 is comprised of 52.55% red, 52.94% green and 62.75% blue. In the HSL color space #8687a0 has a hue of 238° (degrees), 12% saturation and 58% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 465.96 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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There's no retirement for an artist, it's your way of living so there's no end to it.
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Don't think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it's good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.
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