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Denise Draws Blog

Honorable Mention from SVS- I’ll Take It!!!

April 8, 2018 | Denise M. Cassano We all like to be recognized- particularly when we work hard. It’s even better when that recognition comes from professional illustrators, AND your work is compared to that of Chris Van Allsburg! Recently I was awarded Honorable Mention in a ... Read More

My Entry for the SCBWI Narrative Art Contest

October 16, 2017 | Denise M. Cassano

This year, the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators ended the Tomie DePaolo award and replaced it with the Narrative Art Award.  The rules are simple- you submit three illustrations that convey a cohesive story in the theme of ... Read More

Student Radio Theater Stories Inspired by My Art!

October 14, 2017 | Denise M. Cassano

I came across corndogart and immediately fell in love with the artwork and the possibilities that the images held.

I was honored to have my art chosen and used by the Young Writers Institute‘ in PA. M. E. Shenefiel is ... Read More