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George Yepes

Highly prolific and esteemed Californian painter George Yepes blends an intoxicating mix of beautiful women, religion and muertos with a plethora of styles to create a diverse portfolio. Above I’ve … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

Nicola De Jager Calavera Embroidery

South African artist Nicola De Jager creates these intricate hand embroidered Calaveras. Above form top to bottom; Jesus – Ernesto, Guliana, Ramona. She says of her work; “My inspiration comes from the … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tatty Devine’s Sugar Skull S/S 2012 New Collection

Is it too obvious for me to say WANT IT!!! Just loving the new mexican influenced Spring/Summer 2012 collection from London and Kent based design team Tatty Devine. Their trademark … Continue reading

February 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Ryan Conners

In Ryan’s own words; ‘I paint happy cat folk art!’ – what’s not to love? (esp. when they are cats with skeletons all dressed up for the Dia de los Muertos … Continue reading

January 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Anatomification of Barbie

I didn’t have a Barbie myself (I was a Sindy girl – it’s a British thing. Barbie is American and Sindy had slightly less outrageous proportions and is Bristish). However, … Continue reading

November 29, 2011 · 1 Comment

Wellcome Trust ‘Charms and Miracles’ exhibition

Coinciding with the opening of the Wellcome Trust’s ‘Miracles and Charms‘ exhibition, this weekend saw their Day of the Dead event (above), with sugar skull decorating, papel picado, pan de muerte, … Continue reading

November 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

HALLOWEEN WEEK 4: Decorations

For the Day of the Dead traditions (celebrated 1st and 2nd November), Ofrendas (offerings) are set up often in the form of an altar, to remember and honor the memory … Continue reading

October 27, 2011 · Leave a comment


The Day of the Dead traditions of Mexico seem to still be inspiring the anatomically inclined… Ladies, take inspiration for Gayla Partridge’s photography; Summer Muertos, Spring Muertos, Winter Muertos and … Continue reading

October 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Making an exit

In this book Making An Exit, published by Coptic Publishing, London, author Sarah Murray explores how different cultures dignify the dead. Her travels in this book include a Balinese royal cremation, Mexico’s Day … Continue reading

July 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Skeleton Mexican Papel Picado

If you want more of an ‘edge’ to your bunting, try some Mexican Papel Picado. Available from Milagros, London, these paper cuts are used to decorate the festivities in Mexico. … Continue reading

May 27, 2011 · Leave a comment