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Elysian Dream metal art by A.D. Cook
A.D. Cook

My Elysian Dream

I’m excited to share something new from the studio and a departure regarding my figurative metal creations. ELYSIAN DREAM started as a simple little sketch over a cold beer. I must have been drawn to the shapes because I sketched them several times over a few sessions before finally power

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After Party Zedonk at ADCook.com
A.D. Cook

After-Party to Zedonk

The Merriam-Webster Time Traveler tells you when a word was first used in print. I also love its other feature, the “Select a Year” button, where you can enter any year and see what words were published that year.

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Leonardo DaVinci the Polymath
A.D. Cook

Are You A Polymath?

So, what is a polymath? A Polymath is defined as someone who excels in multiple fields of knowledge. Today, we might refer to that person as a “jack of all trades” — and some might suggest “a master of none.” I have to laugh at the master of none thought.

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Momentum Corvette paintings - Creation and Evolution
A.D. Cook

Momentum in Action

Most dictionaries define momentum as motion or a series of events and speak of mass and velocity. My new art in the studio is all of that! I could not be more excited as my latest artwork, MOMENTUM, moves forward. Momentum is not about light speed. After all, the difference

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ETERNAL Music Video featuring music by Bonzai Caruso
A.D. Cook

An Eternal Time Out

My musically gifted friend, Bonzai Caruso, sent me a soothing rhythmic tune that I wanted to share with you. This relaxing music, he suggested, compliments my latest metal artwork, ETERNAL, so I felt it only fitting to create a short video with both sight and sound — an eyes-wide-open meditative

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The Making of Eternal - Video Splash
A.D. Cook

The Creation of ETERNAL

Two years after photographing my model/muse for my latest metal fine art nude, the artwork is now finished and ready for my collector’s home.

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Yellow Blown T-Bucket at Cars & Coffee Las Vegas
A.D. Cook

Cars & Coffee Las Vegas 10/7/23

It was a fantastic morning for this week’s Celebrity Cars & Coffee. The fresh air, clear skies, and perfect temperature inspired me to include the car show in my sunrise walk, so I got there earlier than my previous visits and hung out for about an hour so, taking in

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Celebrating 550 Posts & Updates on ADCook.com, since 1996
A.D. Cook

Five Fifty

It seems like only yesterday that I shared my post, The Big Five-Oh Oh!, celebrating my 500th post on the ADCook Blog, but looking back, it was about a year ago (original post date September 30, 2022). I hadn’t thought about it until now, but I have averaged about a

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