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Sugar Skull (Calavera de Azucar) Workshop

October 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Workshop Overview: In this hands-on experience, participants will learn the cultural significance of Calavera Sugar Skulls in Mexican folklore and their role in honoring deceased loved ones during the Day of the Dead celebration. You’ll get the opportunity to create your very own personalized sugar skull masterpiece.

What to Expect:

  1. History and Significance: Begin by discovering the historical origins and profound meaning behind Calavera Sugar Skulls in the context of Dia de los Muertos. Learn about the fusion of pre-Columbian beliefs and Catholic traditions that have shaped this unique celebration.
  2. Design and Symbolism: Delve into the artistic aspect of creating sugar skulls. Understand the symbolism of various motifs and how they are incorporated into the designs. Learn how to personalize your skull with representations of departed loved ones or other meaningful symbols.
  3. Decorating Techniques: This is where the real magic happens! Discover the techniques used to decorate sugar skulls with vivid icing colors and intricate patterns.
  4. Finishing Touches: The little details make all the difference. Enhance your creation by adding decorative elements such as sequins, beads, and feathers, giving your sugar skull a unique and dazzling appearance.

All necessary materials will be provided, including the pre-made sugar skulls, icing, and decorations. Just bring your enthusiasm, curiosity, and an open mind!

Come and celebrate the spirit of Dia de los Muertos with us in this enchanting workshop as we honor and remember our departed loved ones through the art of Calavera Sugar Skulls!

*Please note: brunch is not included in the price of the workshop.


October 15
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Salad or Bust
8 E Bijou
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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