Papier-mâché is an art technique you may have explored in your elementary school classroom. Today, we're looking at it beyond its role in the craft room and into the world of fine art, where its use is limited only by the creator's imagination.
This common decoration used during Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, altars is called cartonerías. Made with papier-mâché, they are an important part of the celebration of both life and death. Learn more about it and make your own!