Category: Day of the Dead | Dia de los Muertos

Chicano Art at the Museum of Latin American Art

Chicano Art at the Museum of Latin American Art

If there is one thing I want to celebrate in the New Year, it’s art. I love art. The power an artist has to make you feel something is amazing. That’s what Chicano art does for me — it makes…

Video: How to Paint Your Face Like a Sugar Skull

Video: How to Paint Your Face Like a Sugar Skull

It’s October and all things fall-like, orange, pumpkin and Dia de los Muertos are upon us. There are so many sugar skull face paint tutorials out there! Some are really good and others are really…not. Heck, I even made a…

Halloween family fun: Target’s Skeletown Square

Halloween family fun: Target’s Skeletown Square

A candid of me and my family in front of Skeletown Square taken by an L.A Live photographer. My family tried something new this year and skipped trick-or-treating and the local harvest festivals and went to L.A Live to enjoy…

DIY: Calavera Block Prints

DIY: Calavera Block Prints

Make your own block prints for Dia de los Muertos using a Speedball carving block found at your local arts and crafts store. I’ve always been enchanted by woodblock prints. This technique, originated in East Asia, has been around for…

Calavera Frida Kahlo: Inspiring others through art

Calavera Frida Kahlo: Inspiring others through art

Occasionally I’ll receive an email from someone who was inspired by something I created. It’s a good right-down-to-your-bones feeling to know that something you made with your own hands excited another person enough to make them want to get up…

Halloween Time at Disneyland

Halloween Time at Disneyland

One of our favorite family traditions here in Southern California is Mickey’s Halloween Party at the Disneyland Resort. October kicks off the Halloween and Dia de los Muertos season and one of my favorite places to visit here in good…

Video: Make your own Sugar Skull Backpack

Video: Make your own Sugar Skull Backpack

I love to personalize my things. This Dia de los  Muertos-inspired is unique and easy to make. Check out this video from Jeshua V for iLovetoCreate.

How to use Crafty Chica Day of the Dead Craft Paper

How to use Crafty Chica Day of the Dead Craft Paper

We love Crafty Chica’s Day of the Dead craft paper. Here are three different ways to use the designs in your crafts. Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! September 15 – October 15 is the time of year when we pay tribute…

Riverside Local | Celebrating Dia de los Muertos

Riverside Local | Celebrating Dia de los Muertos

We celebrate Dia de los Muertos by painting our face like calaveras and heading to our local Day of the Dead festivities with our family in downtown Riverside. Dia de los Muertos was such a lovely celebration this year. Since it…

¡Feliz Día de los Muertos!

¡Feliz Día de los Muertos!

Today is the day you remember your loved ones that passed before you. Shed a few tears. Have a good laugh. You lift up your cup. Salud! Contemplate what the journey is like on the other side. Strike a match…