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

Course Number: 243PTDW015

Dates: Saturday, September 7, 2024
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Meets: Sa from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Fee: $195.00


Have you always wanted to learn to paint and draw, but don't know where to start?
Well, this 4-hour workshop for beginners teaches you the basics about materials and the art fundamentals you need to know before you dive into creating 2D art of your own.
You'll be instructed in composition, color and mixing, and value selection along with an introduction to multiple art mediums in drawing and painting.

Required supplies are a sketchbook, pencils, and eraser to take notes and complete some drawing exercises. Canvases, paint, and brushes will be supplied for you during the painting portion of the workshop.

Come and enjoy a group class setting while you learn what you need to know before you are off and ready for your first Spruill studio class!
Fee: $195.00

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

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)Non-member$ 195.00
Optional FeeDonation$ 1.00

David Paul Jackson

Photo of David Jackson
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

Photo of David’s Landscape Painting


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