The hexadecimal color code #8d8d8d is a shade of gray. In the RGB color model #8d8d8d is comprised of 55.29% red, 55.29% green and 55.29% blue. In the HSL color space #8d8d8d has a hue of 0° (degrees), 0% saturation and 55% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 0 nm.
I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way--things I had no words for.
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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 longer you look at an object, the more abstract it becomes, and, ironically, the more real.