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Los Dias De Los Muertos


"Calacas"*



Family Wake
Mexico mourning salon, wood frame with multimedia construction. Family wake with Mommy, Daddy, Auntie and chivo around coffin, with religious and razor blade paintings and sun motif on the walls.


*Calacas: Handmade skeleton figurines usually showing an active and joyful afterlife.






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itzel from New Mexico, US
10:44 10/22/2010
 
jaja que chistosas imagenes jaja quiero que me cojan jaja
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RC from Illinois, US
12:00 10/30/2008
 
i push toy skeletons into dough and use that as a mold for plaster castings. (take the toy out first and press his back into a new peice then put the molds together and fill with plaster)
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Angel Gonzalez from California, US
22:58 10/18/2008
 
I am a high school teacher looking for ideas on making Calacas. Do you have a pattern for making Calacas? If you do, can you email it to me? Thanks.


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