On this New Year's Eve, I thought it might be fun to share this art prompt from the book One Painting A Day: A 6-Week Course in Observational Painting--Creating Extraordinary Paintings from Everyday Experiences as maybe you want part of your New Year's Eve celebrating to include a bit of art.
Click on this page from One Painting A Day to enlarge and read all about this night scene art prompt.
More about the Quarry book:
One Painting A Day offers you an inspiring six-week course exploring the timeless traditions of observational painting through daily experience and routine.
This motivational guide is broken up into three parts to focus on the three major traditions of observational painting: still life, landscape, and portraiture. Each of the 42 daily exercises launches a small, immediate, and responsive painting based on a theme drawn from your daily experience. You will find suggestions on technique, approach, and materials for each day, while the “weekly lessons” explore a format or a rhythm for creating content, inspiring you to make the ordinary extraordinary as you create from every day experience. This beautiful collection of contemporary paintings serves as a workbook of ideas for aspiring artists, art students, professional designers, and art lovers alike.
Timothy Callaghan is a painter who lives and works in Cleveland, OH. He received an MFA from Kent State in 2005 and a BFA from The Cleveland Institute of Art in 1999. Presently, he is a visiting professor at Oberlin College and an adjunct faculty member at the Cleveland Institute of Art and Cuyahoga Community College. Callaghan has exhibited his work in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New York City. The Cleveland Clinic and the Cleveland Art Association have collected his work, and he is represented by William Busta Gallery in Cleveland. Visit him online at http://www.timothycallaghan.com and http://timothycallaghan.tumblr.com.