Facepaint, Of The 2012 Carnival Parade

Mixed Message
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This fellow passed by on the MCCLA float. His face was painted to partly resemble a cat, partly to suggest a mythic creature. The overall effect was that of a mixed message.


MCCLA   •  Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts   •  Since 1977, A Unique Cultural Experience in San Francisco   •  Facepaint Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 16 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 10:15:13 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_4684
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Butterfly Face
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This dancer with MCCLA was not only festooned with white polka dots on red, but with a color-matching butterfly on her face.


MCCLA   •  Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts   •  Since 1977, A Unique Cultural Experience in San Francisco   •  Facepaint Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 16 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 10:18:14 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_4716
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A Design In Dots
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This dancer with ODC School had decorated her face with a pattern of white dots.


ODC School external link   •  Rhythm & Motion Dance Program external link   •  Facepaint Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 16 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 10:33:43 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_4809
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Fierce Facepaint
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The Fogo Na Roupa Grupo Carnavalesco Cultural marching drum corps had painted their faces in order to appear fierce.


Fogo Na Roupa Grupo Carnavalesco Cultural   •  Facepaint Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 16 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 11:39:19 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_5218
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Sunglasses Over Facepaint
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A drummer on the back of the Loco Bosco truck had gone to great care in decorating his face, only to hide the design behind sunglasses.


Loco Bosco   •  Good Samaritan Family Resource Center   •  Everett Mission Beacon Community Center   •  Facepaint Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 16 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 12:07:16 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_5424
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Half A Face Painted
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This woman marching with the Loco Bosco contingent, had painted only the right side of her face.


Loco Bosco   •  Good Samaritan Family Resource Center   •  Everett Mission Beacon Community Center   •  Facepaint Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 16 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 12:07:33 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_5430
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Half A Disguise
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This dancer with Loco Bosco had disguised herself by painting only the right side of her face.


Loco Bosco   •  Good Samaritan Family Resource Center   •  Everett Mission Beacon Community Center   •  Facepaint Of The 2012 Carnival Parade   •  24th Street near Bryant Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 16 June 2012)   •  (Photo taken 12:08:15 Sunday 27 May 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_5438
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