Speed Painter, Artist, Speaker and Entertainer
Brad Blaze makes four minute portraits with unconventional methods of glitter, fire and gold on spinning canvasses. It’s unique, innovative and audiences can’t look away.
It’s not only the amazing art that astounds audiences, it’s in his delivery: Creativity, story telling, audience participation and comedy.
Named Entertainer of the Year at the Australian Event Awards, Brad is in high demand performing at corporate and special events in Australia and Asia. He has raised over $3 million dollars for charities.
If you want an impressive and entertaining speaker or talent for your next event, you can do no better than Brad Blaze, often touted as the fastest portrait artist in the world. He regularly provides entertainment and keynote presentations at various corporate events all over the world, and can truly wow a crowd while getting them involved in his performance at the same time.
Brad began his career working for an international finance company, but he always loved to draw, and was uniquely capable of doing so quickly. He developed his speed-painting show in 2006 and has since worked with some of the top companies and individuals in the world.
His show centres on his ability to quickly paint large portraits of iconic individuals in a unique way – painting subjects upside down, transforming paintings from one subject to another and using fire, glitter and gold in his performances. He does such paintings of celebrities and CEOS, as well as products and logos, all in less than five minutes.
Some of his most famous work includes portraits of golfers Tiger Woods, Formula 1 driver Nico Rosberg and the late Richie Benaud. He has also painted four Prime Ministers, world leaders, Sultans and countless actors, including Eric Bana and Chris Hemsworth. As at 2021, he has raised over $3,000,000 with the sale of his artwork for charities.
One of the most original and entertaining public speakers and performers, Brad definitely knows how to not only put on a show – in entertainment shows he blends comedy and story telling into his performance, whilst as a speaker he inspires with topics on transformation and creativity.
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Brad Blaze also provides keynotes into creativity, brand building and transformation for companies and at conferences around the world.
More and more businesses are demanding creativity and innovation from their employees to improve their bottom line. In today’s world such advances can mean the difference between success and failure.
Brad’s keynote not only explains how businesses and creative ideas are developed but it has a creative workshop component – atttendees will be drawing an image of lines and circles and they will be learning to draw upside down without even realising.
It goes without saying that Brad Blaze is not your typical keynote speaker – high energy, passion, excitement and knowledge is delivered onstage dressed in his paint vesture.
Brad literally ‘Blaze’s’ across the stage to entertain and delight. His act is beyond compare – his engagement with our audience, his infectious enthusiasm and ultimately utterly brilliant paintings are hard to articulate or sufficiently praise with words – you really have to see his act to believe it. Brad was generous enough to donate his paintings to our charity auction – so in terms of ‘bang for your buck’ - Brad is brilliant value. He not only gave us a performance which inspired many of our attendees to send e-mails and call in praise of the evening in general – and Brad in particular – he is also such a genuine, down-to-earth gentlemen – he generously offered the audience the chance to not only engage in Q & A sessions – he also stayed on to pose for photos with individuals and his paintings by request. We would unequivocally recommend Brad Blaze for any event – it’s hard to imagine he could disappoint.
-Australian Security Medals Foundation
Awesome!! Brad was very well received and delivered a very entertaining session. He event offered to do some caricatures later that evening at our Gala Dinner as well, for which he had 30 people lining up to receive. Brad is very down to earth and was very pleasant to deal with, so the whole process was very easy
-IOOF Wealth Management
You have a wonderful talent.
I have to say Brad, you stole the show! You turned a standard charity event in to a night to remember. You will definitely be on speed dial (‘scuse the pun!) for future events.
… a massive ‘Thank You’ for an awesome performance on Saturday night. All people were saying was “WOW”. Our clients are always dubious at the best of times to try something unseen or untested, but you certainly changed this client’s mind with your performance at our event. Your professionalism, willingness to work within the vision of the event, and your enthusiasm during the night was nothing short of wonderful.
Brad was a perfect break in our agenda – high energy, fun session that had everyone up clapping and laughing! A highlight of our conference program! And a great guy!
The Hottest Entertainer for Events!!
-Spice Magazine (Corporate Events Magazine)
Brad had the whole room gob-smacked with his performance. They were just amazed with his skill, and engaging a few from the audience was a real crowd-pleaser as well. They just loved it. The works also fetched decent sums in the auction for our fundraising.