October 23, 2021 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
IN-PERSON: Dia de los Muertos - Mexican Sugar Skulls

10:00AM-12:00PM PT
1:30-3:30PM PT

Instructor:  Diego Rios

Breathtaking colorful Sugar Skulls have long been part of the Mexican culture. Beautifully decorated Sugar Skulls are often used as decorations on graves and altars during Dia de Los Muertos or Day of the Dead. Dive into the rich history of the sugar skulls tradition alongside artist, Diego Marcial Rios, who overviews its fascinating background before giving a demo on the craft.  Learn the ingredients/recipes for creating sugar skulls and application techniques necessary to decorate them.  Once you have got the basics down, roll up your sleeves to create and hand paint your own unique, expressive work.  Let your imagination go wild while you personalize your own sugar skull.

Instructor will provide all the materials needed, even a blank sugar skull and colored royal frosting.  As an extra Bonus:  There will be a FREE Raffle in each workshop for 2 sugar skulls completed by Diego Rios!

This fun workshop is the 3rd in a series of four Dia de los Muertos cultural artistic workshops open to all ages and skill levels and is perfect for families.  Sign-up for all four!

$10-50 Sliding Scale

All Levels
Ages 10+

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Diego Rios

Diego Rios


Diego Rios is an artist of proud Mexican American Heritage. He has been professionally showing his artwork both internationally and nationally for about 30 years. Rios’ artwork has been included in over 500 exhibitions from Japan to Bulgaria.  His artwork is in many permanent museum and public art collections in the USA and abroad. Rios’ has also illustrated many books and periodicals. There have been several brief documentaries that have focused on the life and artwork of Diego Marcial Rios. To see the latest documentary go to Vimeo or Youtube and search ” Diego Marcial Rios”. 

Do not let the world get you down! Stand up everyday and do some artwork! VIVA ARTE!!!