Scott Plantation Settlement Fall Festival 2015

Carol Dabney and Rod Ragsdale books, music and Pumpkin watercolor art

Carol Dabney and Rod Ragsdale books, music and Pumpkin watercolor art. Tis the season to read pumpkin books.

http://www.amazon.com/Happy-Pumpkin-Patch-childrens-Thanksgiving/dp/1480236675/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8

Rod Ragsdale and his book booth of The Adventures of Andrew on the Golf Course

Rod Ragsdale and his book booth of The Adventures of Andrew on the Golf Course. Golf for children is a great family sport.

http://www.amazon.com/Adventures-Andrew-Golf-Course-Adventure/dp/1514820870/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1444479938&sr=1-1&keywords=rod+ragsdale

Carol Dabney cooking up something good for pioneer days at Scott's Pioneer Settlement

Carol Dabney cooking up something good for pioneer days at Scott’s Pioneer Settlement

Carol Dabney singing for the folks at the Scott's fall festival

Carol Dabney singing for the folks at the Scott’s fall festival

Rod Ragsdale playing his guitar and harmonica at the Plantation Festival 2015

Rod Ragsdale playing his guitar and harmonica at the Plantation Festival 2015

Playing our music. Original songs, plus country and gospel and patriotic music

Playing our music. Original songs, plus country and gospel and patriotic music

We got some local honey

We got some local honey

We admired local handsewn quilts

We admired local handsewn quilts

tasted honey butter freshly churnned

tasted honey butter freshly churnned

Canned goods by local gardeners

Canned goods by local gardeners

There was Hayrides for the kids. Viewed other nteresting automobiles of the past

There was Hayrides for the kids. Viewed other nteresting automobiles of the past

The beautiful white cotton grows in the south

The beautiful white cotton grows in the south

The baked goods were amazing

The baked goods were amazing

Blacksmith demonstration was really neat

Blacksmith demonstration was really neat

tours of the train station and about the cotton and other older buildings

tours of the train station and about the cotton and other older buildings

pioneer homes on the settlement in Scott Arkansas

pioneer homes on the settlement in Scott Arkansas

making something sweet naturally

making something sweet naturally

Of course there was a horse

Of course there was a horse

My cotton field watercolor painting

My cotton field watercolor painting

My pup and pumpkin watercolor painting

My pup and pumpkin watercolor painting. I will be reading the Happy Pumpkin, Patch story at the Good Earth Garden Center Pooches and Pumpkins Festival on Cantrell in Little Rock Arkansas Oct 17 2015 from 11-3 

Pumpkin books by local children's authors

Pumpkin books by local children’s authors

My watercolor pumpkins

My watercolor pumpkins

My Razorback Arkansas watercolor (Sold)

My Razorback Arkansas watercolor (Sold)

Rod Ragsdale book one of The Adventures of Andrew on the golf course 2015

Rod Ragsdale book one of The Adventures of Andrew on the golf course 2015

My Golf watercolor art

My Golf watercolor art

Rod Ragsdale book art by Carol Dabney

Rod Ragsdale book art by Carol Dabney

Scott Plantation Settlement Fall Festival

Scott Plantation Settlement Fall Festival

Original Art by Carol Dabney part 2

"Twas The Mouse before Christmas" this is Harold the mouse original artwork for book by Carol Dabney

“Twas The Mouse before Christmas” this is Harold the mouse original artwork for book by Carol Dabney

"The happy Pumpmkin, Patch" original artwrok for book by Carol Dabney

“The happy Pumpmkin, Patch” original artwrok for book by Carol Dabney

"Twas The Mouse Before Christmas" original artwork for book cover by Carol Dabney

“Twas The Mouse Before Christmas” original artwork for book cover by Carol Dabney

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Artist /illustrator Carol Dabney

Artist /illustrator Carol Dabney

"Rainbow Falls" art by Carol Dabney

“Rainbow Falls” art by Carol Dabney

"Mississippi Tug Boat" art by Carol Dabney

“Mississippi Tug Boat” art by Carol Dabney

"Pumpkin" art by Carol Dabney

“Pumpkin” art by Carol Dabney

"Arkansas Razorback" art by Carol Dabney

“Arkansas Razorback” art by Carol Dabney

"Tall Mountains by the sea" art by Carol Dabney

“Tall Mountains by the sea” art by Carol Dabney

"Wise owl" art by Carol Dabney

“Wise owl” art by Carol Dabney

"Noah's horse by the river" art by Carol Dabney

“Noah’s horse by the river” art by Carol Dabney

"Fishing on the pier" original art by Carol Dabney

“Fishing on the pier” original art by Carol Dabney

Artist and illustrator Carol Dabney working on both oil and watercolor at home in Arkansas.

Well it was a very peaceful hobby that has become a wonderful job. It’s Quiet and learned from Elodie Bingham a dear sweet friend of mine from church. Together we talked about how to paint and write children’s stories, laughing as we went along. Also learned alot from Linda Nance a friend in my Writers Club who also illustrates her stories. I am still a beginner having only been painting since Oct 2010. I will have my first illustrated books coming out this fall “The Happy Pumpkin, Patch” and “Twas The Mouse Before Christmas” 2013. which will be available on amazon.com

Working on multi-media in Hawaii presently to put together bedtime story-telling with original music in audiobooks to go with the books and at this original artwork. Very creative and rewarding. I love going to schools all over the country and reading for schools and libraies.

My stuffed Christmas mouse Harold has been coming to my presentations lately and the children really enjoy getting to know him and seeing the illustrations about him in the Christmas book. I have even recieved letters from children asking how Harold is doing. Well he is doing great and still holding up even after many hands have touched and hugged him… he loves taking pictures with the children and he loves listening to anyone who is reading. He likes to bake cookies for Santa first and formost, but he also really loves listening to bedtime stories. Which means the stuff mouse Harold will most likely be made available by Christmas as well. Some of you may want the whole Christmas package.

stories available at http://www.amazon.com
original artwork prints available at Carol Dabney online shop at ETSY.com with signed copies by the author