Artist Danny Gordon is coming to area libraries to share his passion for teaching children to draw. His workshop will be presented at the McLoud Public Library 11 a.m. June 4, at the American Legion Hall across from the library; at The Tecumseh Public Library, 2 p.m. June 4, and at the Shawnee Public Library, 2 p.m. June 16.

Gordon will teach children basic techniques that make drawing fun and easy. His workshop — “Get Ready to Draw!” — is part of the Pioneer Library System’s Children’s Summer Reading Program, called “Be Creative at Your Library.”


Artist Danny Gordon is coming to area libraries to share his passion for teaching children to draw. His workshop will be presented at the McLoud Public Library 11 a.m. June 4, at the American Legion Hall across from the library; at The Tecumseh Public Library, 2 p.m. June 4, and at the Shawnee Public Library, 2 p.m. June 16.
Gordon will teach children basic techniques that make drawing fun and easy. His workshop — “Get Ready to Draw!” — is part of the Pioneer Library System’s Children’s Summer Reading Program, called “Be Creative at Your Library.”
Gordon, a popular artist and illustrator of six books for children, is also the creator of “Danny’s Doggies,” a series of prints emphasizing the characteristics of various dog breeds. Many of the prints have been turned into bean bag plush collectibles.
Gordon’s commercial art clients include Connecticut Magazine, Devon Energy, the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Bob Howard Auto Mall and others. He also has created caricatures and murals, as well as some editorial cartooning.
The Children’s Summer Reading Program is part of a statewide reading initiative developed by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries.
For more information about summer programs for children, or teens and adults, visit the Pioneer Web site at www.pioneer.lib.ok.us, or stop by your local library.