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Ofrenda: The altar and the offerings for the dead, which include candles, pictures, decorations, and food which is eaten after the dead have "left" the ofrenda.

Papel picado: Paper which is folded and cut with various shapes like skulls into them, which are often seen in ofrendas.

Paper flowers: A common decoration on ofrendas is flowers made of twisted tissue paper.

El día de los muertos spawns much art with themes of skeletons, ofrendas, etc.


Catrina is a calaca designed by José Guadalupe Posada, a famous Mexican artist.
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