Black Cat, Green Thumb
Kyle “Black Cat Tips” Brooks invites us into his curious world atop Arabia Mountain, full of surprises, his signature smiling faces, and Sasquatch.
rabbit foot fern
southern late afternoon, end of august. been watching this fern grow all summer. gift from my mother.
i collected some resurrection fern from a downed tree. i’ve been attaching bits of it to my orchids.
my hanging orchid collection. i’m just a hobbyist learning all i can but i love to watch them grow.
maria and teddy :)
things on my work desk.
KYLE BROOKS MOWING GRASS (a portrait)
KYLE MOWING GRASS 2
i saw this mexican aster blooming in the back field
art returned to me after a life in a few different spots. yippee
beautiful evening light
hot late summer day
projects half done
a native orchid to the coastal SE states.
the green fly orchid blooming for me now.
been learning to build a windmill from spare parts. i really enjoy watching the wind share it’s energy with those who reach for it.
we have 5 plants. all happened to be cherry tomatoes. not planned.
a few plants were gifts from folks not knowing what they would grow.
my two best orchids. cattleya equilab and broughtonia capri lea.
a super big pinecone with a cicada shell on it. long leaf pine i think.
Arabia Mountain is very special to me.
What is a BlackCatTips?
A BlackCatTips is a painter and muralist.
A BlackCatTips is a poet and a thinker— a teller of tales.
A BlackCatTips is Kyle Brooks, a streetfolk artist from way down in the American South.
In addition to his studio and mural work, Brooks creates street poems and whimsical roadside art installations. With his brush, bright colors and a few found materials, he paints the world happy.
Brooks lives in Arabia Mountain USA, Georgia with his pretty wife and new young son. He also likes hot drinks, biscuit houses and growing orchids.