Let's hope this statue is the last thing we'll paint red.
Almost unbelievably, the red liquid we're looking for is actually red paint.
Try asking around to find out if anything around here is being painted.
The queen's guard is quite knowledgable.
He says that the giant head is sometimes accessible, but currently being painted at the moment.
If it's currently being painted, then it may be accessible at different times.
Try talking to someone else.
The massive peacock in the atrium actually talks, and is able to answer some of our questions about time in this realm.
In short - fairy realm weird.
In long - The 'hermit' on the platform above can control time, as the direction of his sigh determines what time it is.
Check the signpost - it may give you an idea.
Here's the plan - the hermit turns whenever he smells nice things, and the direction he faces determines what time it is.
The statue is currently off limits while it's being painted, so if we turn time forward, that'll see that the painting work is completed quickly and the statue will become accessible again.
We already have something that smells nice - honey!
You can put it on the directional stones around the hermit - you'll find him by going through the archway next to the queen.
The one representing the best direction, of course - West.
The statue is now accessible, and there's a pot of red paint here - exactly what we need.
Geron won't pick it up for some reason, though; we need to find a brush.