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Course Number: 243PTLP070

Dates: Friday, August 16 - September 13, 2024
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Meets: F from 10:00 AM to 12 N , 5 sessions

Fee: $250.00

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Come enjoy a group class setting as you venture into the wonderful world of landscape painting!

We'll begin with the basics in understanding composition, color and value when it comes to landscape painting. You'll learn the fundamentals and some tips to get you started when approaching landscape painting.
Students will first complete some drawing exercises and a value study before copying a couple of small landscapes to gain practice painting. From there, students can work from a reference of their own or some photo references supplied by the instructor.

Required supplies are oil or acrylic paints 2.0oz tubes. Recommended colors Cadmium Red Medium, Cadmium Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Permanent Green, Sap Green, Ultramarine Blue, Cerulean Blue, Phthalo Blue, Raw Umber, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna, Paynes Grey, Ivory Black and large tube of Titanium White. For oils, please bring a container of odorless turpentine and a rag, bring a jar with lid to hold water or turpentine to clean brushes. One 11" x 14" and one 12" x12" stretched canvases or canvas boards. Selection of sizes of flat and filbert brushes for either oil or acrylics. Wax disposable paper palette pad. Feel free to bring any additional supplies you would like to use!
Fee: $250.00

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

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)Non-member$ 250.00
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

Date Day Time Location
08/16/2024Friday10 AM to 12 N RM 114
08/23/2024Friday10 AM to 12 N RM 114
08/30/2024Friday10 AM to 12 N RM 114
09/06/2024Friday10 AM to 12 N RM 114
09/13/2024Friday10 AM to 12 N RM 114


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