Brad Blackman Melrose Interchange

Fine Art Paintings by Brad Blackman, Nashville Artist

Exploring man’s mortality and search for peace, Brad Blackman paints urban landscapes and abstract-realist compositions. This uniquely evolving body of abstract-realist work has been seen in places as diverse as his native Nashville and Florence, Italy.

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Recent Work

Brad Blackman Melrose Interchange

Melrose Interchange

oil on canvas, 18 x 24 inches. 2012 (Not for sale)

BradBlackmanSewer1

SEWER I

oil on canvas, 18 x 20 inches. 2008

BradBlackmanBellevueCycle

Bellevue Cycle

oil on canvas, 12 x 24 inches. 2007

BradBlackman440over40

440 over 40

oil on canvas, 40 x 20 inches. 2005 ($600)

Blog Posts

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11 Great Conferences for Creatives

There are a lot of great conferences out there for creatives. If money were no object, I would love to go to all of these.

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Invitation: Join Me in Art Every Day Month 2014

For November 2014, I am committing to making art every day. I think you should try it, too!

What Taylor Swift Taught Me About Scarcity, Abundance, and Tribes

What Taylor Swift Taught Me About Scarcity, Abundance, and Tribes

Taylor Swift knows how to listen to her tribe. She believes they will always be there, and because of that, she is generous. You can do that, too.

Nine Composition Templates for Artists

9 Composition Tips for Artists

A little refresher on organizing your compositions with nine quick ideas.

Content Calendars for Artists

Content Calendars for Artists

Quick, what are you writing about on your blog next week? Next month? Next year?! Get the big picture with a content calendar.

The Purpose of Art is to Transform

The Purpose of Art is to Transform

For hundreds of years, the purpose of art was to be beautiful. Then it was to move people. What if it’s more than that? I think it is about transformation.

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Why Fog Keeps Coming Up in My Art

Fog is beautiful, quiet, serene… and deadly. It’s also a metaphor for the confusing world we navigate. That’s why it’s been in my art so much lately.