31 October 2009

dias de los muertos begins tonight, at midnight .

the history of this religious celebration here, and the backstory of halloween, here.

gouache sketch by paolo rivera, 2006.


kaye said...

love the ghoul--I assume a creation of your son's ?

Happy Halloween

virginia said...

yes, it was a demo painting he completed at a workshop, which had nothing to do with halloween.

drawing from life, the very best practice. of course, in this case, it was a replica of a skeleton!

happy halloween!

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