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Artist A.D. Cook, Creating 21st Century Classics on Canvas & Metal
A.D. Cook

Back-to-Back

I love the sensual beauty of the female back. I’ve created a few paintings over the years to feature beauty from behind: Stranded, Ardor, Oblivious, Flashback… and for quite a while, I had wanted to create a complete series of

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Lamborghinis at Father's Day Car Show, Henderson, NV 2012
A.D. Cook

Fifth Annual Father’s Day Car Show 2012

Father’s Day 2012 — I enjoyed a great day with local exotic car enthusiasts at Anthem Country Club for their Annual Father’s Day Car Show. This was their fifth year (my third), and like previous years, this one proved to

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ADCFA.com 2012
A.D. Cook

The All-New ADCook.com 2012

We’re excited to announce the all-new ADCook.com Just launched this Friday evening (June 15, 2012), this new site has a ton of new features, most notedly, it’s now responsive (mobile device friendly). As a commitment to “figurative art” aka the

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TRUTH featuring Liz Ashley by A.D. Cook (face detail)
A.D. Cook

Truth

2012, 60″ x 36″ [152.40 cm x 91.44 cm], root beer colored acrylic pearls on specially-prepared pearlized canvas Completed on May 20th and signed during the solar eclipse, “Truth” is my fourth figurative painting for 2012, and features the beautiful Liz

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Artist A.D. Cook painting abstracts BALANCE and LOVE, 2012
A.D. Cook

Art Compilation Video 2012

https://youtu.be/SOLNCeIPfpMView my collection of canvas and metal art originals. Created in Spring 2012, this video features two dozen of my favorite original figurative paintings in an entertaining format. View More Fine Art Nudes

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TRUTH art nude by A.D. Cook (detail preview)
A.D. Cook

Truth – New Pearl Painting on Canvas

“Beauty is truth, truth beauty – that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.” — John Keats “Truth” by A.D. Cook 2012 Completed on May 20th and signed during the solar eclipse, “Truth” is my

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1,000 words
A.D. Cook

Creative Quotes ~ 1,000+ Words

Great art can leave you speechless or inspire novels. It’s an excepted and timeless understanding that a single image can convey a plethora of complex ideas. So, I got to wondering… If a picture is worth a thousand words, what

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One Thousands Words to inspire
A.D. Cook

Creative Quotes ~ 1,000+ Words

Great art can leave you speechless or inspire novels. It’s an excepted and timeless understanding that a single image can convey a plethora of complex ideas. So, I got to wondering… If a picture is worth a thousand words, what

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Artist A.D. Cook with Hollywood Video Mural, Lake Oswego, Oregon, 1991
A.D. Cook

12 Artist Movies Worth Watching

I have always loved movies. They have been a favorite pastime for most of my life, and for a few short years (1989 – 1994) I was even in the movie industry of sorts. As Art Director and Muralist for

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Premier by A.D. Cook Video
A.D. Cook

Premier Video

https://youtu.be/cqJTgieDJO8 The “Premier” art video showcases my painting in process from beginning through the creation of the completed painting – featuring muse Jess Robinson. View “Premier” painting – 48″ x 36″ VIDEO ARCHIVE

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PREMIER art nude by A.D. Cook (preview)
A.D. Cook

Premier – New Pearl Painting on Canvas

Las Vegas is a town of celebration and “Premier” is completely Vegas-inspired… “Premier” © A.D. Cook 2012 Premier is my third figurative painting for 2012, and features the beautiful Jess Robinson as my muse. Premier is created in pearl black and

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A.D. Cook Q&A Video
A.D. Cook

Fine Art Nudes by A.D. Cook – Compilation Video

https://youtu.be/SOLNCeIPfpM A compilation video of a original art nudes by A.D. Cook View my collection of canvas and metal art originals. Created in Spring 2012, this video features two dozen of my favorite original figurative paintings in an entertaining format.

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