The color darkgray / Dark gray (X11) with hexadecimal color code #a9a9a9 is a medium light shade of gray. In the RGB color model #a9a9a9 is comprised of 66.27% red, 66.27% green and 66.27% blue. In the HSL color space #a9a9a9 has a hue of 0° (degrees), 0% saturation and 66% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 0 nm. This color is used in the University of Maine at Presque Isle seal.
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 object isn't to make art, it's to be in that wonderful state which makes art inevitable.
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Creativity takes courage.
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