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

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 - 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

Ireland

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

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Abstract Art Has Been Around Longer Than You Think

Think abstract art is new? Think again. While it is about 100 years old on its own, we’ve seen abstract art for hundreds of years now.

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Understanding Abstract Art

Abstract art is easier to understand when you realize that it exists somewhere in a three-point continuum between reality, meaning, and pure imagery.

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Color Mixology: the art of mixing colors

Mixing things is fundamental to human creativity. Color is no exception. Here are some of my go-to color mixes.

Painting with Complementary Colors

Painting with Complementary Colors

Using colors opposite each other on the color wheel is a a powerful way to create a dramatic painting.

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Blue + Red + Yellow: How I Paint with Primary Colors

You can paint anything with just blue, red, and yellow. But which blue, red, and yellow will you use? Here are my choices.

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

New Painting Video: The Battle of Hoth (Star Wars)

A long, long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… an artist painted the battle scene from Hoth from Star Wars.

No matter what style or medium you work with, these 3 skills will improve your painting: drawing, composition, and using color.

Do You Want to Get Better at Painting? Master These 3 Skills

No matter what style or medium you work with, these 3 skills will improve your painting: drawing, composition, and using color.