This Day of the Dead Tattoos originates from a Mexican holiday but also observed in other cultures. This holiday is commemorated through stuff as the tattoos, portraits, paintings and murals. Apart from being common in Mexico, the culture is also widely practiced in the south and central America. It is a common practice among the latino and chicano cultures. Many people do not take keen interest on the phrase day of the dead until they hear Halloween.
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Aztecs would believe that their departed closed and loved ones will revisit them during this day.
The tattoo and painting design emanate from the significance of the holiday itself. The holiday seeks to remind the living of their loved ones who have died. The tattoos are usually a drawing of the portrait of the people who have died. The portraits are, however depicted as skeletons as opposed to real images. The skeletons are usually adorned with bright clothings and musical instruments. They may also involve inscribing the names of the dead. Sometimes the tattoos can be very scary.