Studio MPL celebrates Day of the Dead

Sarah paints flowers on the back of her skull during Studio MPL.

Sarah paints flowers on the back of her skull during Studio MPL.

The young artists of Studio MPL club filled our story-time room with brightly colored skulls last week.

They weren’t being macabre. Instead, the kids were making artwork inspired Dia de los Muertos. The holiday is an opportunity for families in Mexico and parts of Central America to get together, celebrate, and remember loved ones who have passed on.

The Studio MPL kids got in the spirit by painting alfeñique skulls, coloring skeletons, and even decorating marshmallow with edible gels—all with bold and bright colors.

Every month, the kids in Studio MPL take on a new art project. They’ve sketched live modelscreated imaginary friendsmade sun catcherspainted sunsetsweavedtried out pointillism and even garnered inspiration from Jackson Pollock.

The club is free to attend and open to all kids in first through fifth grade. We do ask that you register beforehand. You can sign up online or call us at 440-255-8811 ext. 221.

Julian

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