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  • This is probably why so many children are nervous around clowns – all that false, painted-on happiness, shudder.

    Problem solved

  • I put both hands down low on those painted-on jeans and push, but Big Girl laughs and leans back like she's working for the hill.

    Sisyphus of Anacostia

  • At times he captures a detail that represents the spirit of the age: a beggar boy with painted-on moustache doing somersaults by a hulking SUV at a Delhi traffic light; the gaudy temple architecture of the city suburbs where "memories of old Hindu architecture have been transformed into a simple idea of excess"; the peripatetic Indian engineer, "a mobile professional who is at home in cubicles everywhere."

    Beautiful and Damned, or Just Dazed and Confused?

  • When you look at your shoes with painted-on toes, how hard is it to keep yourself from feeling a little bit ridiculous?

    Sam Worthington On Set Interview CLASH OF THE TITANS – Collider.com

  • On the runway, models appeared to have undergone a backstage interspecies transformation: They emerged with painted-on puppy noses and hair tied into ear-resembling top knots.

    The Call of the Wild

  • Richard Montgomery's set is adorably basic: a red curtain parts to reveal a pub with a simple counter and painted-on mirror.

    Solas Nua's first musical, the loopy 'Improbable Frequency'

  • But there will be no painted-on stone-washed jeans, fringed leather bras, or bandannas for this gal.

    Keira Knightley Rides A Motorcycle For Chanel

  • Special highlights in this video include Mini Tim Gunn, Pint-Size Heidi Klum and the painted-on handlebar mustache of Tiny Paco.

    Little Kids Reenact 'Project Runway' (VIDEO)

  • The first person I noticed at Duckie Brown was a tall, foppishly-dressed man wearing a tall hat and painted-on eyebrows who had a distinctive Willy Wonka vibe about him and who seemed to be attracting the cameras.

    Una LaMarche: Crashing Fashion Week: Part One

  • Despite the obvious painted-on tattoos over his chest and arms, the actor threw himself into the role and made DAVID JOSHUA™ believable and memorable.

    The Codex Continual » Bulwark Media: Max Dawes

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