Awesome effect achieved here by “scratching off” color.
"Círio de Nazaré is one of the largest Catholic processions in Brazil and in the world. About two million faithful join the Círio de Nazaré, which takes place in Belém, the capital of the northern state of Pará, on the second Sunday of October and honors the Virgin of Nazareth." (via)
Círio de Nazaré - Belém Pará Brasil