Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Weather Channel and BlackCatTips (meet Samsung)

photo by Bryan Schroeder Hi. Just wanted to share some news. I have teamed up with The Weather Channel and Samsung to help develop a new weather app available for Samsung’s new smart phones. They wanted to show some BlackCatTips … Continue reading

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SweetWater 420 Fest Poster (floppin’ fish)

I made the SweetWater 420 Fest 2016 poster. Grand Palace in Nashville printed it. Looks really great up-close. I was proud to see the final product. Big thanks to SweetWater for trusting me with your brand. Floppin’ fish are fun. … Continue reading

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The Sun Is Shiny (a solo show)

Hi. My name is Kyle Brooks. You might know me as BlackCatTips. I just had my opening for my solo show I named The Sun Is Shiny. What a show it was! So many happy people showed up in the evening sun … Continue reading

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BlackCatTips Art Workshop (makin’ bears)

While up in Clayton Georgia I did a couple all age art workshops. I taught them about street folk art and showed them how we could make a BlackCatTips Bear with a silkscreen. I talked to folks in their 70’s … Continue reading

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Mini-Mural In Clayton Georgia (rabun county good times)

I painted a little mural in Rabun County Georgia on the library in the town of Clayton— a mini-mural you might say. I also did a couple art workshops and gave a talk about my street folk art. I enjoyed … Continue reading

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WonderRoot Visits BlackCatTips ( and we ate hummus)

Today a group from WonderRoots’ Art CSA program came by my studio for a visit. I updated them on my progress on their project they have bought into. I will be making 30 hand-painted posters for them. We had a good … Continue reading

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Drawing In Red (crayon)

I have been working on my posters for WonderRoot‘s CSA Art program. I am building up the layers on a group of 30 hand-painted posters. I started drawing and writing with a red construction crayon yesterday. I am enjoying  this project. I … Continue reading

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National TV (for a brief second)

This is your TV speaking to you. Sit back and relax. Sit back and take it all in. We now will show you BlackCatTips for approximately 1 second on the Today Show on NBC. Now eat a fluffy biscuit. Thank … Continue reading

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Weather Or Not (picture taking time)

I have been making a lot of art for a project about weather conditions which surround us at all times. Then we have been taking photos — a lot of photos. Working with a team. (Edgar Allan) Wearing blue jeans. If the … Continue reading

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