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Monday, November 3, 2008

Aubrey Peanut Festival





The Peanut factory closed up in the horribly hot summer of 1980 in Aubrey Texas. There is still a very down-home celebration of the peanut every year, on the grounds of the peanut factory. We live a block from there and it was fun to be a part of such a small town effort. It is like going back to a simpler time...

Here are a few sketches of the Peanut Festival by me (an Aubrey Nut!)

10 comments:

Margaret Ann said...

Small town America is really where the magic happens...especially during festival times like this...A nice flavor of your little corner of the world... I love the people sketches...so genuine :)

Cris, Artist in Oregon said...

These are charming. How fun to be part of that tradition.

susan said...

These sketches are great...sounds like such fun...the Aubrey Peanut Festival. Small Towns are great...we have the Curwood Festival every year in June! I love the softness of your sketches

Owen said...

Simple, fresh, lovely.

June said...

I feel like I got to attend the festival!

Artist Unplugged said...

Really like your watercolors. That is some Texan men for sure!

Rock Kyndl said...

Really nice, natural depiction and a great visual record: from your hand/eye...to the page...to us-your audience.

Judybec said...

Very fun watercolors Lisa! I just love the top one--you used so many colors all together and it works so well!

freebird said...

Wonderful. You did a great job with the watercolors and the subject matter.

Flashviv said...

Great sketches, I can just imagine being there.