There may be no single image more iconic than the skull. It’s used in science labs, jewelry, stickers, emoji, art, poison warning labels, metal band t-shirts—even tequila bottles. For this reason, I typically don’t want to see it in art. It’s often difficult to use well because the image is so ubiquitous.
The skeleton, and by extension, the dancing skeleton, has a lot more potential. Or at least that’s what I’ve found in my hunt for halloween party inspired animated GIFs. A few choice findings below.