Friday, November 02, 2007

Day of the Dead

Lunar Boy Gallery has their Day of the Dead show going on this month up in Oregon. This is my contribution. The official holiday is celebrated widely in Mexico on the first of November to honor friends and family who've passed on. It's very festive with many grave side picnics and brightly colored flowers. As it's a lighthearted view on death, I thought I might place these skeletons belly up, but decided that that wasn't necessary. These fish may only be shades of their former selves, but they're still living full lives.