Adding color to homemade soap is definitely part of the fun. I've added hints below for adding color, and all kinds of wonderful natural colors to try.
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This glaze looks pretty cool and possible to do. Maybe put a thin line of wax resist under the outside line so it really pools relatively evenly. If the glaze is heavy enough then it should melt over the line and that would look even more awesome.