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Day of the Dead Skull Art

September 23, 2020

I've been drawing mandalas and adding haiku to them as one way to work through my grief of losing my dad to Covid. I was wearing my skull shirt I got in Mexico during one of my grief counseling sessions and my counselor said the design looked like a mandala. I could see the patterns in the skull and was so inspired to recreate one of my own that I drew this skull! I put a tribute to my dad in the design and the art now is the center piece of a Day of the Dead altar I am assembling for him. The art came out good so I decided to put it on T-shirts and mugs and computer skins and masks! (Could this be my pandemic pivot?)

I've got a baseball-style shirt on its way along with a mask, which I thought was appropriate for many reasons. The skull looks really cool on iPhone cases. 

If you want to check out my Redbubble online shop, they are offering a 20% off coupon. Items should arrive before Day of the Dead, November 2.

Baseball shirt with Skull. Model not included.

 


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