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David Gordon

David Gordon has done visual development, layout and character design for numerous production companies from Lucasfilm to Pixar, including such movies as Toy Story, Monsters, Inc., A Bug’s Life, and Cars; BlueSky’s Robots and Nickelodeon’s Spongebob Squarepants. He has also written and illustrated many children’s books, among them Hansel and Diesel, The Three Little Rigs, The Ugly Truckling, and Smitten. He is one of the illustrators of Jon Scieszka’s 52-book, NYTimes best-selling series, Trucktown. His newest book is Extremely Cute Animals Operating Heavy Machinery, also a NYTimes Bestseller


Draw a truck and give it some personality!

I'll teach you how to draw a vehicle of your choice: a truck perhaps? How about a car, an airplane or a space ship? Then we'll give it some emotion, personality and expression!

David Gordon

45 Minute Program

Storytime and Drawing Demo!

You can choose one of my books to read, and then I’ll draw the character of your choice. A laughing truck perhaps? A smelly sock? A lost mitten? An Extremely Cute Animal operating some heavy machinery? Anything you want!

David Gordon

45 Minute Program

His shows include MoMA’s Pixar, Twenty Years of Animation,

Paris’s Galerie Arludnik,and various Society of Illustrators’ group shows.

He was trained at Parsons and the New York Academy of Art.

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