This is the ruins of the abbey at Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh, Scotland, inspired by a picture I took while visiting with my entire family in 2000. It's also inspired by a vague mind-image I have of a New Orleans courtyard -- the night, the moon... vampires lurking in shadows! The colors are simply my favorites; greens, blues, purples. The moonlight shining through the bare ribs of what is left of the Gothic windows is something new for me; I don't often "do" refracted light -- which is probably obvious by the illogic of the way in which the moonlight falls on the ruins.
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