During a trip to France in 2011 we stayed at a delightful little hotel in Dijon, Hotel du Nord (a great restaurant by the way, but that's another story). Our room had a wonderful view overlooking the Info about Porte Guillaume. It was at night that the beauty of the monument was revealed.

At the base of the Porte Guillaume were sets of vibrant blue spot lights facing up flooding the surfaces and showing off the magnificent architectural detail in all its glory. I just love how the light magically provides the interior with an inner glow radiating out of the centre of the arch.

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Used a proportional divider to transfer scales from printed photo to sketch surface on canvas. Read my earlier post “How to scale a drawing” to see how the tool works.