|Mark D. Ruffner|
Originally, I had contemplated stonework that was aged and maybe even a little decayed, but in the end, I didn't want an element that would contrast with the freshness of the rest of the mural. Anyway, my Pompeii is not the one of ruins!
The finished, more subtle result can be seen below.
No, these are decorations that a man named Francesco della Rovere would have recognized.