Masquerade de los Muetros

1 November 2016 ● less than 1 min read ● 1 image
Masquerade de los Muetros

Halloween night has ended with today's dawn, but every year November 1st allows one more day of festivities as the Day of the Dead. For the past six years I have done a Dia de los Muertos themed artwork which I've shared on November 1st. This will be the first year I'm posting on Canvas first!

This piece is done in watercolor and graphite on watercolor paper, with highlights of pearl acrylic.

I visited Europe for the first time in my life this past month. I wanted to make use of the inspiration of European palace visits imagining exquisite masquerade balls while still keeping hints of Mexico in the image.

With ghosts and pumpkins over, today is a nice chance to remember the positive and happy memories of those who we have lost, but who's memory we want to keep alive.

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Erica Ward

I'm an illustrator in Tokyo

Pen and watercolor illustrator from the redwood forests of California now exploring the cement forest of Tokyo. Forever inspired by Japan.

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