Brad Blackman - Morning Mist. acrylic on canvas, 22 x 24 inches. 2015

Abstract Fine Art Paintings by Brad Blackman, Nashville Artist

I would love to work with you closely to create something unique.Exploring man’s mortality and search for peace, Brad Blackman paints abstract-realist landscapes and compositions.

This uniquely evolving body of work has been seen in places as diverse as his native Nashville and Florence, Italy.

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Recent Work

Brad Blackman - Morning Mist. acrylic on canvas, 22 x 24 inches. 2015

Morning Mist

acrylic on canvas. 20 x 24 inches - Prints start at $90

Brad Blackman - The Battle of Hoth, acrylic on canvas, 2015. 14 x 11 inches

The Battle of Hoth

acrylic on canvas. 14 x 11 inches - Prints $70

Brad Blackman - Ireland, acrylic on canvas, 2015. 12 x 12 inches


acrylic on canvas, 12 x 12 inches. 2015 - Original $259 - Prints $70

Black Submarines, painted by Greg and Brad Blackman, February 2015

Black Submarines

acrylic on canvas, 12 x 12 inches. 2015 - $259 (value)

Blog Posts


Gearing Up for the August Art Crawl

For the August 2016 First Saturday Art Crawl, I developed nine canvases at once. It turned out to be easier and more fun than I expected.


What I Learned from a Bad Painting

Sometimes a painting goes wrong every step of the way. That’s when you need to step back and reconsider your process.

Photo by Olga Leticia via Unsplash

4 Reasons Your Art Is Not Selling

I’ve found 4 factors that influence your art sales: style, inventory, fame, and price.

Comparing my painting from 2004 to 2016. The colors and details are different, but the overall forms are similar.

What Does My Past Say About My Future?

If you want to know the direction of your future, you have to know your past. So I’m comparing what I painted 10+ years ago with what I am painting now.

Harding University arch

Advice for Art Majors: How I Would Do College Differently

I loved my liberal-arts college. But are there some things I wish I had done differently? You bet. I think I would have gotten an extra major or minor.

"Bend" acrylic on canvas. 14 x 11 inches. 2016

My Painting was Drab and Dark, So I Did Something About It

At the end of last year, my painting was kind of drab and dark and gray. So I spiced things up with color and movement!

Welcome to #MusicCityDerbyDay 2016!

Music City Derby Day 2016: Champing at the Bit for Bridges in Nashville

How I helped raise $55,000 for a cause I love while having a great time.