La Catrina - Mexican Day of the Dead Character

A digital 3D character representing the mexican day of the dead (Dia de Muertos) folk character "La Catrina"

"La Calavera Catrina" has been a very famous representation of Mexico's cult to the dead in mexican folklore.
It represents a dead upper-class woman, and it reminds us that death does not care for status or any other condition, in a ludic way.

Originally it is a zinc etching from  artist José Guadalupe Posada, and has been a treasured icon of mexican culture since 1920, when it was rediscovered and re-printed. 

I was inspired by the aforementioned Posada's sketch and the work of illustrator Sylvia Ji, to make this 3D version of the famous "Catrina".



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