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Red or Green? -New Mexico state question. 


Hello all,So I drew this for the 'Lets Draw Sherlock:culture swap' challenge and given that few people seem to know about New Mexico and New Mexican culture I decided to give it a shot! There are four main things in this image that all symbolize New Mexico, at least for me. First is the hot-air balloons which are for the international balloon fiesta that we host every year. Next are the sunsets which are absolutely beautiful day in and day out (and something that I will miss a lot now that I have moved away). The image of the sunset used here was taken by my little brother He has a lot of amazing photos of New Mexico sunsets, I recommend taking a look at them on his DA page - HEREThirdly are the adobe houses and old adobe churches that are scattered around New Mexico. Everything in New Mexico is adobe or at the very least made to look like adobe. I’ve moved to a place that has almost everything is marble and brick and it is so weird to see.And last but differently not least is the CHILE! and this is NOT your every-day chili-beans chili, no, this is New Mexico Chile which we put. On. EVERYTHING. Our state question is ‘Red or Green?’ Which refers to if you would rather have red or green chile on your food (you can always get ‘Christmas’ if you cant choose!). Every year starting around August and September we start the chile roasting and Hatch (where they grow the chile) has a festival. Green chile is roasted and Red chile (which is ripened green chile) is made into ristras to dry out before being used to make red chile to eat. We are very very proud of our chile, if that wasn’t obvious, but it is always fun to have someone who has never been to New Mexico try it for the first time (John in this case) and to realize that we really do put it on everything. (We even named the last storm that went through town after it!) And of course most of us answer like Sherlock just did (who in this image in the native New Mexican) by asking what ELSE you could possibly put of your food? there are also a number of little things in there too to represent New Mexico, such as the turquoise door and our flag on the balloon.anyway, thank you all for reading my (very long) speal about my culture and I hope one day you all get to experience the amazing-ness that is real Hatch green chile!

Red or Green? -New Mexico state question.

Hello all,

So I drew this for the 'Lets Draw Sherlock:culture swap' challenge and given that few people seem to know about New Mexico and New Mexican culture I decided to give it a shot!

There are four main things in this image that all symbolize New Mexico, at least for me. First is the hot-air balloons which are for the international balloon fiesta that we host every year.

Next are the sunsets which are absolutely beautiful day in and day out (and something that I will miss a lot now that I have moved away). The image of the sunset used here was taken by my little brother He has a lot of amazing photos of New Mexico sunsets, I recommend taking a look at them on his DA page - HERE

Thirdly are the adobe houses and old adobe churches that are scattered around New Mexico. Everything in New Mexico is adobe or at the very least made to look like adobe. I’ve moved to a place that has almost everything is marble and brick and it is so weird to see.

And last but differently not least is the CHILE! and this is NOT your every-day chili-beans chili, no, this is New Mexico Chile which we put. On. EVERYTHING. Our state question is ‘Red or Green?’ Which refers to if you would rather have red or green chile on your food (you can always get ‘Christmas’ if you cant choose!). Every year starting around August and September we start the chile roasting and Hatch (where they grow the chile) has a festival. Green chile is roasted and Red chile (which is ripened green chile) is made into ristras to dry out before being used to make red chile to eat.

We are very very proud of our chile, if that wasn’t obvious, but it is always fun to have someone who has never been to New Mexico try it for the first time (John in this case) and to realize that we really do put it on everything. (We even named the last storm that went through town after it!) And of course most of us answer like Sherlock just did (who in this image in the native New Mexican) by asking what ELSE you could possibly put of your food?

there are also a number of little things in there too to represent New Mexico, such as the turquoise door and our flag on the balloon.

anyway, thank you all for reading my (very long) speal about my culture and I hope one day you all get to experience the amazing-ness that is real Hatch green chile!

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    Home state pride! Green of course! When ever I visit I eat as much as I can, you just can’t get that flavor anywhere...
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