The Black & White

Connecting craft to culture

Shown here are some examples of how you can decorate your sugar skulls. Bright, vivid colors are commonly used as well as symbols like flowers, jewels, and spiderwebs.

Sarah Nelson, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017

Day of the Dead is right around the corner and is celebrated in central and southern Mexico as well as across the states. Many families will gather together to celebrate on Oct. 31 - Nov. 2 by creating beautiful alters for their loved ones who have died. Sugar art was brought to the New World by...