itt: every fool who ever painted their face blue

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"The drawing of blue veins onto the skin was a common practice back then since the dresses of the time exposed the chest and bosom. They would whiten the complexion with powders and then draw the veins to make the skin look like it was translucent and pale, so you could see through it. It seemed delicate and ethereal to have translucent skin,"

possibly the bad influence of the pre-raphaelite brotherhood on women's fashion, although might be getting eras crossed here.

calzino, Thursday, 11 April 2019 12:27 (seven months ago) link

"The dyer poured hot water onto the couched woad in the vat, added potash or urine. This mixture would ferment for three days before the dyebath was ready, and cloth was wetted before being immersed into the vat"

mark s, Thursday, 11 April 2019 12:33 (seven months ago) link

braveheart: quite literally pish

arli$$ and bible black (bizarro gazzara), Thursday, 11 April 2019 12:35 (seven months ago) link

Hmmm. Let's try this instead.

Mario Meatwagon (Moodles), Thursday, 11 April 2019 12:50 (seven months ago) link

willem, Thursday, 11 April 2019 12:56 (seven months ago) link

Emotional ties to Provence unknown

Boles to the Wolds (Noodle Vague), Thursday, 11 April 2019 13:06 (seven months ago) link

calzino, Thursday, 11 April 2019 13:09 (seven months ago) link

obv not a fool!

calzino, Thursday, 11 April 2019 13:10 (seven months ago) link

soref, Thursday, 11 April 2019 17:41 (seven months ago) link

(xxp) So that's what happened to David Bellamy.

Do you like 70s hard rock with a guitar hero? (Tom D.), Thursday, 11 April 2019 17:42 (seven months ago) link

i wish that was all that had happened to David Bellamy

Boles to the Wolds (Noodle Vague), Thursday, 11 April 2019 17:43 (seven months ago) link

blue meanie costume,h_350,q_70,strp/blue_meanie_bicycle_by_bertscreator_d2xfxdw-350t.jpg?token=eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJzdWIiOiJ1cm46YXBwOjdlMGQxODg5ODIyNjQzNzNhNWYwZDQxNWVhMGQyNmUwIiwiaXNzIjoidXJuOmFwcDo3ZTBkMTg4OTgyMjY0MzczYTVmMGQ0MTVlYTBkMjZlMCIsIm9iaiI6W1t7ImhlaWdodCI6Ijw9OTQ0IiwicGF0aCI6IlwvZlwvYjE4M2JiYWMtMjQ1MC00ODY5LWJmNzEtNDU1ODRmYzhkYmY0XC9kMnhmeGR3LWYzOTJmMGRhLTAyNmMtNGM4ZS05YTU5LTAzOTJhMTM1ZDlkMS5qcGciLCJ3aWR0aCI6Ijw9NjYwIn1dXSwiYXVkIjpbInVybjpzZXJ2aWNlOmltYWdlLm9wZXJhdGlvbnMiXX0.IhNtCHjG-67IOmUu_9reBXOAqI8dUylVDUD09f281I8

soref, Thursday, 11 April 2019 17:51 (seven months ago) link

It always starts small: a bit of game day facepaint, maybe a smurf cosplay. The next thing you know you're in a crowd of naked bluepeople.

jmm, Saturday, 13 April 2019 22:13 (seven months ago) link

James Cameron appears to be experiencing moderate regret about some of his life decisions there

mfktz (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Sunday, 14 April 2019 11:55 (seven months ago) link

three weeks pass...

brimstead, Tuesday, 7 May 2019 18:21 (six months ago) link

(Love all three above, obviously.)

Tuomas, Wednesday, 8 May 2019 17:28 (six months ago) link

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