Day of the Dead Masks to Color: Includes 16 Striking Masks by Paul ScottThis November 1st and 2nd, get ready to celebrate the Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) like never before. Inspired by the Mexican and Latin American holidays celebrating dearly departed loved ones and growing in popularity across North America this book offers 16 elaborate press-out masks to color, display, and wear. You ll find images of skulls (known as Calaveras) sporting smiles, bedecked with gorgeous flowers, and covered in intricate, decorative designs. There are also illustrations of folk art skeletons and sugar skulls, the highly sought-after artisanal sweets and chocolates made specifically for the holiday. Once you re finished coloring, pop out your creations (the pages are perforated), wear, enjoy, and share them with the world. With Day of the Dead Masks to Color, you can relax, unwind, and let your imagination run free as you partake in a joyful centuries-old tradition. Includes elastic headbands for each mask.
Dia De Los Muertos
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A multicolored, striped tablecloth is the canvas for painted sugar skulls and fiery red and yellow flowers in a vase. Tequila is the centerpiece, with an accompanying skeletal bride and groom duo. Though centered around remembrance of those who passed on, this holiday encompasses community and a synchrony that each of these creators embodies in their work. Through visual elements, each artist captures a different layer of death and the intricacies around it. For maskmaker Rachel Pozivenec, her work symbolizes an otherness and a correlation to death. The three have only heard about each other until now, but the anticipation to meet other artists builds they take their places at the waist-high table.
What Do Day of the Dead Face Painting Designs Mean?
The multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and helping support their spiritual journey., All rights reserved.
What do sugar skulls, marigolds and monarch butterflies have in common? With the help of the Smithsonian Latino Center, Smithsonian Insider has rounded up five things you should know about this holiday:. Courtesy of the Smithsonian Latino Center. While Halloween is celebrated Oct. Certain months were dedicated to remembering the departed, based on whether the deceased was an adult or a child.