Colored Pencil Adventure

Saturday, February 15, 2014 @ 9:00 AM (MST) - Sunday, February 16, 2014 @ 4:00 PM (MST)
Gallery Building 89A and Art Barn Rd. SedonaAZ  86339
Saturday, February 15, 2014 @ 9:00 AM (MST) - Sunday, February 16, 2014 @ 4:00 PM (MST)
Gallery Building 89A and Art Barn Rd. SedonaAZ  86339

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We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Sunday, February 16, 2014.

Colored Pencil Adventure

Richard Drayton
Feb 15 & 16, 2014

Learn the secrets of creating high performance art with Prismacolor Art Pencils. Award winning artist and teacher Richard Drayton will guide students through step-by step techniques and demonstrations that will result in rich blended color and exciting composition and design.  Participants  can use their own subject matter or photographic reference and projects provided by the instructor. Artists  of all levels will enjoy expanding the boundaries of creative expression with this remarkably versatile medium.


Payment Options: Students may pay in full or choose the payment-plan option during registration. The payment plan requires a non-refundable $100 deposit with the balance due 30 days before the first day of the workshop.  

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About Richard Drayton

Richard Drayton is an award-winning artist, illustrator and advertising designer. Richard earned a Fine Arts Degree from San Jose State University, followed by two years of post-graduate study at the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles.  He later returned to serve on the faculty at Art Center, teaching Graphic Design and Illustration.

During the next twenty years, Richard's career earned him over twenty-five national awards, including the prestigious Belding Award and the coveted First award from The Art Directors Club of New York.  In addition, he is an award-winning signature member of the National Watercolor Society and the Colored Pencil Society of America, as well as winner of the Top 100 Arts For The Parks international competition and numerous other fine arts competitions.

Richard brings to his work a disciplined eye for detail and a brilliant sense of design and color.  He perfected and fine-tuned these qualities during his years as a commercial artist and developed many special techniques in a variety of media, including acrylic on canvas, watercolor, and colored pencil on museum board and lacquered panel.

In his classes and workshops, Richard teaches his students to see depth, perspective, light and dark values, as well as the classical principles of art.  He teaches beyond realism, encouraging his students to combine these timeless principles with 21st century technologies. Many of his students have gone on to become award-winning artists as well. See more of his work on his website.

Class meets  9 - 4  with a one hour lunch.


Colored Pencil Adventure #RD14a


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Meeting dates

Feb 15 & 16, 2014

Activity Category


Activity Sub-Category

Studio Painting

Registration dates

Last day for Internet registration: Feb 15, 2014


11 openings remaining




All Levels


Sedona Arts Center Campus


Richard Drayton


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  • Sedona Arts Center

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Gallery Building 89A and Art Barn Rd. SedonaAZ  86339
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