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Celebrating World Design Day 2024
A.D. Cook

World Design Day 2024

From the smallest details of daily life to grand, sweeping structures, design surrounds and enhances us at every turn. Good design can improve functionality, aesthetics, and sustainability in buildings, products, and services. Whether it’s the sleek lines of a sports car or the thoughtful layout of a park, good design

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AMERICA FIRST Art Series by A.D. Cook
A.D. Cook

America First Art Series

Over the past few years, I’ve inadvertently created a collection of artworks that has fondly become my America First Series. It’s a small series of epic paintings of America’s Sports Car and American iron – aka Haley-Davidson and Indian motorcycle. Several of my America First creations include an American flag

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International World Art Day 2024
A.D. Cook

World Art Day 2024

Hey there! Did you know that World Art Day falls on April 15th every year? Art means different things to people, depending on culture, ethnicity, upbringing, and personal preferences. This day is about cultivating art appreciation and inspiring folks to notice the endless beauty and creativity around them. It’s a

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MOMENTUM Art T-Shirts
A.D. Cook

MOMENTUM Art Tees

Classic T-shirts and beautiful cars are always in fashion. Since unveiling my latest epic car painting, MOMENTUM, I’ve been asked if I offered shirts featuring the paintings. While I’m not in the apparel biz, my friends at TeesPDQ can print great images on almost anything. With that in mind, they’re

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ECLIPSE painting by A.D. Cook - CENSORED by Facebook
A.D. Cook

A Censored Eclipse

April 8th, 2024 On April 8, a total solar eclipse will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and Canada. While many parts of the country are excited about the Solar Eclipse 2024, Las Vegas will get a less-fulfilling version. LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Although southern Nevada is

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Explosive Ideas with AI Typewriter
A.D. Cook

What TheoBot Thought

Okay, I have to admit, while I am an old-school artist at heart, I am also somewhat of a geek. So, when an AI app came across my radar, suggesting it could help artists write descriptions of their art, I was curious.

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National Corvette Museum Entrance
A.D. Cook

Gateway to All Things Corvette

Recently, I had the pleasure of visiting the NATIONAL CORVETTE MUSEUM, so lately the big questions I get asked are “What is it like?” and “What did I like most about the museum?”

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Dream 103 by A.D. Cook
A.D. Cook

Realism Art vs Photorealism vs Hyperrealism

One of the big questions that often arises from collectors and museum docents is, “What is the difference between realism and hyperrealism art vs. photorealism art?” I love that question because it involves distinct differences, often blurred and blended.

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Craft Beer
Bob Barnes

Las Vegas Brewing News: April 2024

What’s Pouring in April – Craft Brewers Conference, The World Beer Cup, Triple 7, Cin-Cin Brewhouse, Boulder Dam Brewing, North 5th Brewing, HUDL, and more updates from Bob Barnes.

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Automotive Art and Motorcycle Portraits by A.D. Cook
A.D. Cook

Updated Car & Motorcycle Artwork Gallery

I’ve just updated the Car & Motorcycle Artwork Gallery on this website and all its connecting artworks. The completion and addition of CREATION and EVOLUTION (my recent 4 ft. x 10 ft. Corvette diptych, aka MOMENTUM) brings my fuel-passioned works to an even dozen, a collection of four epic sports

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