The hexadecimal color code #a81700 is a medium dark shade of red. In the RGB color model #a81700 is comprised of 65.88% red, 9.02% green and 0% blue. In the HSL color space #a81700 has a hue of 8° (degrees), 100% saturation and 33% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 607.8 nm.
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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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The holy grail is to spend less time making the picture than it takes people to look at it.
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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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