Amidst the sea of sugar skulls (Calavera) and dancing skeletons….there is a meaning.
Behind the gothic dark symbolism is a beautiful celebration.
It is to honor, remember and celebrate those who have passed on.
Although today, many don the Calavera as a Halloween costume as it has become quite trendy outside of the original Mexican celebration. It is quite normal now to see multiple cultures with Calavera tattoos.
A beautiful celebration rich with traditions that is somehow lost on a youth that find skulls cool.
Both drawings drawn on my iPad Pro with my iPencil using the SketchClub app.