Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican ancestry living in other places, especially the United States. It is acknowledged internationally in many other cultures. The multi-day

In 2015 the British Museum celebrated the Days of the Dead in a four-day festival full of colour, music, storytelling and art. This beautiful documentary introduces the history and evolution of the Mexican Day of the Dead, from its pagan beginnings to the multi-faceted ceremony

Some intricate and beautiful paper skulls from the hand of Tsvetislava Koleva. She is a Bulgarian artist studying graphic design with a penchant for highly detailed paper art. Tsvetislava's paper skulls are influenced by one of our favourite days, The Day of The

Elvis is back and this time in the form of an Elvis skull bust. These Elvis heads are pre-made then hand painted, Dia de Muertos style. They look damn fine. Deviant Artist Lucky Hell Cat A.K.A. Leobarda Grijalva hand painted these Elvis skull busts.

Tim Tadder's hauntingly beautiful photo series, Las Muertas, pays tribute to the Day of the Dead. The choice of skull-painted women pays subtle homage to the festival’s Aztec roots where Mictecacihuatl, the goddess of the underworld, was worshipped. Mictecacihuatl became the

I really like the effort that when into creating this photo/digital piece. This day of the dead inspired skull creation forms the basis/platform to advertise the skills of Julia Kuzmenko McKim.(there is a re-touching tutorial available to buy) This time lapse video and

Live Life Give Life is a charity about raising awareness of organ donation through  campaigns, events and activities. They recently contacted us about creating a skull illustration for their new campaign 'The Day of the Living'. The brief involved creating an illustration with a sugar skull

One of my favourite apparel brands, AnyForty, known for their collaborative illustrative work, have this wicked skull in their closet. Duo De La Muerte is a colourful skull creation by the talented Tom Mac and is available as a pullover hoody. There

It was only a matter of time before we featured the talented Emily Evans on the blog again. This time with some beautifully designed sugar skull cushions, inspired by her Day of the Dead wallpaper, which is available from Street Anatomy's online shop. The cushions

I feel like doing this to my face at least twice a day, though I don't reckon my skull would be as cool as this. This Day of The Dead Skull was a random Tumblr find so if you know who the artist is then please