Next, color is laid into the mural and balance checked.
Below is an example of background lily frieze underpainting and color overlay with detailing.
Here is the center mural panel with detailing added.
|Right angel full|
|Left angel head|
|Right angel head|
The dark shiny red tone behind the angel heads is bole, or the underground for gold leaf that will be applied last. For more information about gilding, click here.
|Detail with gold leaf applied|