Brad Blackman, 2014. Percy Priest Sunrise, Oil on panel

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, 2014. Percy Priest Sunrise, Oil on panel

Percy Priest Sunrise

oil on panel, 14 x 18 inches. 2014 ($349)

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

Blog Posts

Art Every Day Month Day 27

Thinking like a princess: sparkle! Day 27 of #ArtEveryDayMonth

Sometimes all a painting needs is a little sparkle. Tightening up the details doesn’t hurt, either.

Art Every Day Month Day 26

The struggle continues (Day 26 of #AEDM14)

This little blue and orange piece keeps giving me trouble! When do you know it is time to quit?

Day 25 of Art Every Day Month: Struggle

When your painting puts up a fight (#AEDM14 Day 25)

Day 25 of Art Every Day Month was difficult: the painting cooperated about as well as a two-year-old at bedtime.

Art Every Day Month Day 24

An Ominous Mass (Day 24 of #ArtEveryDayMonth / #AEDM14)

As #ArtEveryDayMonth draws to a close, day 24 of sees this bright blue and orange canvas turn rather dark and ominous.

Day 23 of Art Every Day Month

Let’s make things brighter (Day 23 of #ArtEveryDayMonth)

On day 23 of Art Every Day Month, I decided my little canvas had too much “mud,” so I turned it on its side. Result: everything got much brighter.

Day 22 of Art Every Day Month 2014

Time-Lapse: Blue & Orange Abstract (Day 22 of #AEDM14)

I started a new canvas today and gave it a blue and orange wash. I think this will be another abstract.

AEDM14 Day 20 Header

Time-lapse video: Finishing the green abstract for Day 20 of #AEDM14

Day 20 of Art Every Day Month had me finishing up the small green abstract painting I’ve been working on the past few days.