Denise Draws Blog

24 Sep '12

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Ambiguous Illustrations

As much detail as I put into my illustrations, I purposefully leave areas that are quite ambiguous.  This is by design, and is possibly the most intriguing part of the image. So much of art is what we bring to … Read More

Model Creative Thinking in Your Classroom

Using Corn Dog Art™ illustrations can help you model creative thinking in your classroom.

One of the best ways to model creative thinking in your classroom is by questioning attitudes that children have. When children look at art, they may … Read More

23 Sep '12

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Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter

Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter.  This is a book that should be on every artist’s shelf.  It guides you through the understanding of light, atmospheric perspective, chroma, value and form.  It’s the book we should have … Read More

Leonardo da Vinci Quote

Where the spirit does not work with the hand there is no art.

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Georges Braque (1882-1963)

To work from nature is to improvise.

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“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…

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Abigail Adams Quote

My bursting heart must find vent at my pen.

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“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…

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“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…

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“She thought she saw it move.”

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

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