No rest for a boat painter. Once the hard slog to get the main colours on is done, there is still lots to do. Borders, coach lines, handrails, lids and hatches, bows and sterns.....
If you want to know more about the history of canal art, the traditional colours of canal carriers, and what goes where on a working boat and what each part is called, then try these books.
The Art Of The Narrowboat Painter by A J Lewery
Colours of The Cut by Edward Paget Tomlinson
Stem to Stern by John M Hill