Abstract Fine Art Paintings by Brad Blackman, Nashville Artist

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

Morning Mist

acrylic on canvas. 20 × 24 inches. 2015 – prints $90


acrylic on canvas, 12 × 12 inches. 2015. prints $70

The Battle of Hoth

acrylic on canvas, 14 × 11 inches. 2015 – prints $70

Black Submarines

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

Blog Posts

Tape on the sidewalk (1)

Beauty in the Dirt: Unlikely Inspiration

If you live with your eyes open, you’ll find beauty and inspiration in the most surprising places.

Brad Blackman, _Lakeside Sunrise_, 2016-2017. Acrylic on canvas, 16 x 20 inches

Time Lapse: Lakeside Sunrise

When the sun rises and hits the fog, the sky is illuminated in fruity and fragrant colors: tangerine, lemon, cranberry, and muscadine.

Brad Blackman "McGavock" 2003. Oil on canvas, 40 x 20 inches

Christmas in July! Painting inventory reduction sale

Every morning in July 2017, I’m posting older paintings on Instagram. To clear my inventory I am selling these select pieces at 50% off!

Brad Blackman - Rebirth, 2017. acrylic on canvas, 8 x 8 inches

Painting “Rebirth” (Time Lapse Video)

On the surface, this is an abstract sunrise (or sunset). But when you dig deeper you see how all the colors are connected to each other. Just like we are.

BradBlackman - "Heaven Meets Earth" 2017. Acrylic on canvas, 8 x 8 inches

Painting Heaven Meets Earth (Time-Lapse Video)

Sometimes you have to pour everything out and then scale back. I was surprised to find what appeared in that space in between.

Detail: By the Rivers of Babylon, 2016. acrylic on canvas.

The Terrible Mistake I Made Working Late

Late at night, I accidentally deleted my website. I had no backup. D’oh!

Abstract Overpass Before and After

How I made a drab painting delightful

Sometimes when I get stuck on a painting, I have to step back, let it marinate, and then come back at it from a different direction.