About the Artist
Dena is a representational artist who works in watercolor, acrylic, ink, and colored pencil. She also illustrates books for children, and teaches drawing and painting to adults.
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Category Archives: Artwork
A couple weeks ago I finished illustrating a book called “I Live with my Mommy,” written by Tzivia Erlich-Klein and to-be-published by Menucha Publishers. It’s a story about a little girl and boy whose parents are divorced, and it is … Continue reading
I admit it… even I am not always perfect, however this time I’m referring to the title of a small reader published by A.E.L. publications, called “Chaya’s Story: Not Always Perfect.” It’s always fun to see my illustrations in print! … Continue reading
This piece was published in Family First/Mishpacha magazine this week. Enjoy! Portrait of an Artist The self-portrait: every artist’s got one. Some have many. I, personally, have done three. What is it about a self-portrait that is so engaging? Is … Continue reading
I was asked to illustrate an e-book for someone in my area. The story is cute, but simple, and is called “I Love Everything Pink” (sound like a little girl you might know?) As I was working on it, I … Continue reading
I received the following email from someone who is looking for advice on publishing and/or self-publishing and finding an illustrator for a children’s book. I don’t consider myself an expert, but I figured I’d post whatever I have learned that … Continue reading
Last Wednesday, I was super excited to have a painting displayed in the first annual Beit Shemesh Contest for the Arts… and I was even more excited when my painting won 2nd place! The Beit Shemesh Center for the Arts … Continue reading
Girls love princesses and pretty clothes. Girls love coloring and crafts. Put them together and you get… paper dolls! But we can do so much better than Cinderella, don’t you think? Introducing the Ruth paper dolls, just in time for … Continue reading
I love the holiday of Passover: the great feeling of knowing your house is truly clean, unpacking the Pesach dishes, setting Seder table, eating all that matza! But I have to say it is a lot of work, both getting … Continue reading
Consider this my Purim gift to you! Print, color, display, admire! Achashverosh: Let’s get this party started! Esther: Not just another pretty face. Haman: That’s a noose, idiot, not a lasso! Vashti: What are you staring at?! (Why does Vashti … Continue reading