Tag Archives: atlanta

NCR Beam Painting (kyle brooks paints in a parking deck)

They said I should show up early. I said, “oh good golly.” I got there before sun up and put on my hard hat— zipped up my neon yellow vest and packed up my brushes and ladder. I went and … Continue reading

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Salvageable Sections (a resting place returns home)

In 2013 I painted The Resting Place, a project with Molly Rose Freeman for the Atlanta Beltline. The outdoor room we built was temporary and lived several lives after the BeltLine installation. Recently it was returned to me, but in … Continue reading

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Georgia On My Mind (painted states)

I recently painted a set of Georgia states. I made about 50 of them and I don’t think I will be making anymore like these. They were all unique. All of them were different than each other. I painted them … Continue reading

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A Crow & A Cat (a new mural at Mary Lin)

A concrete valley. A crow perched high up upon a towering fireplace. The winds swooped down around the summer clouds and blew a hot breeze past me and my supplies. I closed my eyes and imagined I was near a … Continue reading

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Peach Dish (blue alligator boxes)

Photo by Kate Blohm for PeachDish About  year ago I was asked to create an art postcard for Atlanta company PeachDish to use as a friendly note to customers. We went through a few options and they decided to go … Continue reading

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Streets Alive Spring 2018 (pogo stick fish)

I was a new father — only two days deep into this thing called Fatherhood. Soon after we came back home with our new baby I began to feel funny. Then they sent me to the doctor and I tested … Continue reading

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An Afternoon With Kyle BlackCatTips Brooks (a friendly little visit)

Last fall, or autumn as some like to say, a few nice folks came to see me. They were attending a class at the Art Institute of Atlanta — film students with some fancy cameras and a mind full of … Continue reading

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New Year New Art (painted thoughts)

What color is your breathe? What color is your blood? What color are your leaves? What color is the mud? Things grow in their own way. Paintings develop on their own. Usually they grow in a manner that suites them … Continue reading

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Bird Fest 2018 (atlanta audubon society)

I have always been interested in birds and airplanes and flight. Recently I was asked by the Atlanta Audubon Society to create art for Bird Fest 2018. Years ago I wrote a song about a woodpecker. My Dad helped me … Continue reading

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2017 (a lot of things happened and i feel glad)

2017 was a year. 2017 was a year that brought plenty of good our way. Unfortunately we started out with a little bad. Some private things in the BlackCatTips house that made us feel sad and made the chilly days … Continue reading

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