Posts tagged reference
Posts tagged reference
Orange Pinwheel - Marasmius siccus
Arising from hardwood leaves and sticks, these tiny orange beach umbrellas are quite beautiful when fresh. The orange, pleated cap, the wiry stem, and the very distant gills make this Marasmius easy to recognize.
Marasmius siccus (Marasmiaceae) is found in Europe and east of the Great Plains in North America, and also has been recorded in South Korea and Japan.
Photo credit: ©Damon Tighe | Locality: Bukhansan National Park, Seoul, South Korea (2013)
Tutorial: Making Armour From Foam by Hidennka
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Painted Eyebrow Trends in Tang Dynasty
This is a chart showing different eyebrow trends in the Tang Dynasty. It’s based on a chart in Chinese Clothing by Hua Mei and Gao Chunming (2004), on pg 37. I wanted to create a chart that had the eyebrows on faces.
"Women of the Tang Dynasty paid particular attention to facial appearance, and the application of powder or even rouge was common practice. Some women’s foreheads were painted dark yellow and the dai (a kind of dark blue pigment) was used to paint their eyebrows into different shapes that were called dai mei(painted eyebrows) in general. There were literally a dozen ways to pait the eyebrows and between the brows there was a colourful decoration called hua dian, which was made of specks of gold, silver and emerald feather.” (5000 Years of Chinese Costume, 77)
"…during the years of Yuanho in the reign of Xuanzong the system of costumes changed, and women no longer applied red powder to their faces; instead, they used only black ointment for their lips and made their eyebrows like like the Chinese character ‘八’." (5000 Years of Chinese Costume, 77)
The black lipstick style “was called the ‘weeping makeup’ or ‘tears makeup’.” (Chinese Clothing by Hua Mei, 37)
All from Ingrid’s Notes on Wordpress, direct link here.
I used to draw people according to head size (average human is anything from six to eight heads with comic book heroes around what… ten or eleven heads in height) buuut that’s too much to think about.
These days I organize all bodies into four parts that I can elongate, scale up, or scale down, keeping in rule of quarters. Cambiaso figures! It’s legit for reals.
My figs kinda suck but whatevs. I need a post that makes me sound almost smart about… things.
Bob Ross soothes and calms and makes me happy like nothing else I’ve ever known.
Fun fact: Bob Ross was a Marine drill sergeant for several years, but quit because he didn’t like yelling at people.
PRIVATE WHY ARE YOU NOT SMILING IF YOU DON’T LOVE YOURSELF WITHIN THE NEXT 3 SECONDS YOU ARE GOING TO DROP AND GIVE ME 50
Health and fitness comes in all shapes and sizes. Every single one of these athletes is a certified bad-ass.
Look at all the beautiful people!