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Save $20.00 with a Spruill Center for the Arts Membership - New and Renewal

Course Number: 234DWCB150

Dates: Monday, October 30 - November 27, 2023
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Meets: M from 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM , 5 sessions

Fee: $220.00

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This course ended on November 27, 2023

Students will receive instruction from a professional comic artist on the art of making comics. Learn the history of sequential art and what makes a captivating comic for readers. From concept to drawing instruction, you’ll get a basic overview of the comic creating process! Develop your own story ideas and share with the class before completing your own comic page over the 5 week session. Discover the joy of storytelling in the comic format with an introduction to the necessary steps to creating your own comics. Required supplies are a 9x12 sketchbook or larger, 2H or H pencils, white eraser, and clear 12” ruler.
Fee: $220.00

Save $20.00 with a Spruill Center for the Arts Membership - New and Renewal

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)Non-member$ 220.00
Optional FeeDonation$ 1.00

David Paul Jackson

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David's Classes

We are excited to introduce David Jackson as a new instructor at the Spruill Center for the Arts! David is a professional artist and an art instructor who enjoys inspiring his students to create art and have fun. He prides himself on focusing on each of his student's artistic goals and then matches instruction to help students achieve them.

David works mainly in the Classical Realism style and is focused on the traditional subject matters of landscape, still life, and portraiture. He has produced works in many different mediums such as oil, acrylic, watercolor, graphite and pen and ink. His work has gained him numerous awards including a recognition in Artist magazine. He has been in juried exhibitions locally and nationally and his work is in both private and university collections. David has been represented by several galleries in the Atlanta area including the Lagerquist Gallery. To view his fine art, visit and on Instagram @jacksondavidpaul

But there's another interesting side to David. He is also a professional illustrator and writer of comics! David has worked with multiple comic publishers around the globe creating sequential art for numerous story genres. From teaching the basics of drawing comics to younger students to a more in-depth dive into sequential art for older students, David enjoys guiding his students through the art of making comics. You can view his comic art @dpjcomics on Instagram

David can be best reached at

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Date Day Time Location
10/30/2023Monday6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
11/06/2023Monday6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
11/13/2023Monday6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
11/20/2023Monday6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
11/27/2023Monday6:45 PM to 8:45 PM


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