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Diana Fisher is a widely published illustrator whose artwork has won her a scholarship as well as several scholastic and advertising awards. She studied fine art in New York and computer graphics in Arizona. Before concentrating on illustrating, Diana was an art teacher to children with special needs, a graphic designer, and a portrait artist. Diana paints in a variety of different media, including oil, watercolor, and acrylic. Diane lives in Tempe, AZ.