The hexadecimal color code #b257b8 is a shade of magenta. In the RGB color model #b257b8 is comprised of 69.8% red, 34.12% green and 72.16% blue. In the HSL color space #b257b8 has a hue of 296° (degrees), 41% saturation and 53% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 552.09 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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I paint for myself. I don't know how to do anything else, anyway. Also I have to earn my living, and occupy myself.
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It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.
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