The color gold (metallic) with hexadecimal color code #d4af37 is a shade of yellow. In the RGB color model #d4af37 is comprised of 83.14% red, 68.63% green and 21.57% blue. In the HSL color space #d4af37 has a hue of 46° (degrees), 65% saturation and 52% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 576.69 nm. This color is used in the Peru flag and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute seal.
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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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Art must be an expression of love or it is nothing.
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If I were called upon to define briefly the word Art, I should call it the reproduction of what the senses preceive in nature, seen through the veil of the soul.
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