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My Place in Art History

May 27th, 2011

What are we doing in terms of art history? Where are we taking art?

A Message for BFA Graduates

May 20th, 2011

You’ve got a shiny new BFA degree. Now make a plan and stick to it.

Millennials and moving art forward

May 19th, 2011

I’m not sure how my art now relates to the art of the past, but I do know I have a responsibility to move things forward, or to make a connection with the past.

If art is war, what are you fighting for (or against?)

May 18th, 2011

What are you fighting for?

Updated Painting Reference Maps

March 28th, 2011

In which I update the Google Maps to show correct information regarding where I shot reference photos.

New subscription options

March 20th, 2011

I’ve updated and increased the ways you can get updates on my art, from RSS to email to a new newsletter to social media.

Thoughts on Dali and Classicism (Leda Atomica)

January 19th, 2011

I like what DalĂ­ was trying to do with geometry in “Leda Atomica,” but I really think he could’ve done better!

Build it and they will come?

December 31st, 2010

Is the “build it and they will come” idea too naive?

Goals for 2011

December 28th, 2010

It’s that time of year again, where everybody takes a look back at the year that is winding to a close and a look forward to the new year that is just days away. It turns out my goals for the new year are centered around making better use of my time.

Taking an end-of-the-year break

December 16th, 2010

Taking a little bit of downtime for now, but things should start moving again in January.

Site Update: Buying prints from BradBlackman.com

October 31st, 2010

Now you can buy prints of Brad’s art right through this website!

Upcoming Small Paintings

October 13th, 2010

I got all nerdy and sorted my photos by color scheme.

Art and Technology

October 1st, 2010

Advances in art and technology tend to come at the same time, with one influencing the other.

Lunacy: the beginnings of a manifesto

July 26th, 2010

My lizard brain wants me to take the safe route. I want to be a lunatic instead, and do things that are “dangerous” and crazy. Like not work all the time so I can spend more time with my family.

Goals from 2005

June 8th, 2010

I found an old text file with my goals for 2005. Naturally, some items are irrelevant, still on my list, or already accomplished.

If I could go back to 1997 (advice to young artists and designers)

June 1st, 2010

What I would tell my college freshman self to do differently.