• “Others were coming.”

    Use Corn Dog Art images to teach your students how to infer and think critically about the visual world we live in.  Learn More...

  • “This wasn’t the only one.”

    Corn Dog Art Images provide endless opportunities for interpretation.  How will you use these images to elicit creative writing? Learn More...

  • “The next strike was hers.”

    Corn Dog Art images are ambiguous by design.  How will your students interpret the image? What will they see that others did not?  Learn More...

  • “She thought she saw it move.”

    Corn Dog Art images and videos encourage enthusiastic class discussions which evolve into creative writing responses.  Learn More...

Visually Stunning Creative Writing Prompts for Your Students

Writing Prompt Videos

Writing Prompt Videos

Video writing prompts are engaging Story Starters for students who want to write more creatively.  Preview Corn Dog Art Story Starters and try it for yourself!

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Writing Prompt Videos

Free Teacher Resources

Free Teacher Resources

In addition to my FREE eBook, I have teacher resources, websites, blogs, books, etc. that I would love to share with you.

Free ebook How to Inspire Creative Writing with Art

Teacher Resources

Writing Prompt Illustrations

Writing Prompt Illustrations

Use art to engage students and inspire creative writing! Illustrations printed on laminated, quality card stock to ensure years of use.

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Visual Writing Prompts

Denise Draws Blog

How to Draw a Dog, and Other Art Musings…

How to Draw a Dog, and Other Art Musings…

My New Tutorial Video: How to Draw a Dog! OK- time to try something new. I just uploaded a video of mine detailing how I drew my dog Paige.  Three hours of drawing boiled down to 12 minutes.  Topics include using

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Using Art to Help Children Deal With Fear and Anxiety

Using Art to Help Children Deal With Fear and Anxiety

 "It got worse by the minute.  It seemed like nothing could stop it."   I painted this image while listening to news reports of terrorism, wars, and general atrocities I can't mention here.  I couldn't help but think about the quote "Evil

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Apps for Integrating Visuals and Text in a Presentation

Apps for Integrating Visuals and Text in a Presentation

Often when children can't verbally explain the problem they are having, I ask them to show me their work.  It is then, looking at their image, that I immediately understand what they were trying to say.  Visuals speak where words

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Three Steps to Using Art as a Visual Writing Prompt

Three Steps to Using Art as a Visual Writing Prompt

Knights, dragons, queens and wizards... all the making of a great story.  The illustration Knight Time utilizes all of these details- and more- to inspire creative writing.  Visual writing prompts should be dynamic and intriguing, something clip art can not

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Observe

Observe

This is precisely what writers and artists do- they see what everyone else doesn't. For students to become better writers, mastering the art of observation is crucial.  Using Corn Dog Art Images helps students to practice their observational skills in a fun, exciting way.  They never know what they'll see until they start looking.

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Interpret

Interpret

Interpretation is subjective.   Every student who views an illustration has a unique experience.  How one person interprets the mood, colors and details in the image is completely unique.  Using Corn Dog Art images in this way teaches students to make inferences and think critically.

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Create!

Create!

We are all born with the ability to create and it is our responsibility as teachers to foster creative thinking in our students.   Creativity increases children's ability to innovate, problem solve and think divergently.  There is nothing better than being able to create.  Use Corn Dog Art images to  jumpstart the creative writing process.

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