stained 2 or 3 times
To the statue in natural wood there is applied two or three various stain tonalities. Wood stain is an ink made up of water and wax.
The surface is slightly abraded in order to get some shadings on the statue.
After that the statue is waxed then slightly polished.
At the end, according to the subject, there will be a decoration with gold and/or silver on some details and the edges of the garments.