The Illusion by A.D. Cook 1983

The Illusion

1983, 24″ x 17″, colored pencil on illustration board

Completed on October 31st, 1983, this nearly lifesize self-portrait of artist A.D. Cook celebrates his discovery of Iwata airbrushes, in this case, his first Iwata HP-C. That airbrush, braided air hose, and the Feather knife (scalpel) are still part of the artist’s tools of choice.

Collection of the artist.

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