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Art Magazines for Artists

My Favorite Art Magazines

Magazines are great! They are a tremendous source of knowledge and information on a plethora of subjects, and they have been for generations. Over the last decade or so the Internet has changed magazines, mostly in providing demonstrations, painting tips,

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Nude Beauty Nude by A.D. Cook

Nude Beauty Nude

Nudity in art has been debated since the beginning of time. After all, the unclothed human figure is an important genre in art, as it has been since ancient times, beautifully featured throughout history. The divine beauty of the nude

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Creative 2012

My Creative 2012

For many of us, this was a fun-filled and interesting year. Memorable for sure. I know it was for me. That may be why 2012 was (and still is) such a creative year. I started mine off creatively and am

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Vitruvian Man by Leonardo DaVinci

DaVincian Principles

Anatomist, architect, botanist, city planner, chef, humorist, engineer, equestrian, inventor, geographer, geologist, military scientist, musician, painter, philosopher, and raconteur… Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci April 15, 1452 – May 02, 1519 The Mona Lisa (La Gioconda

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THE FIRE by A.D. Cook (preview) 2012

The Fire Abstract Original

Continuing my 2012 abstract series in a bold and powerful way. My latest creation, The Fire, is a creative outburst of reds and golds… The Fire – 48″ x 36″, Mixed media on canvas with 18ct. gold leafing – 1-1/2″

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Hands-On In The Studio

Having a blast this Saturday evening slinging paint in the studio. I especially enjoy the creative process of getting dirty in the name of art. Creating late in the studio tonight.

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SHARING by A.D. Cook (preview) 2012

Balance • Love • Abundance..

I love creating abstract artworks. I guess in many ways I always have. There is a certain freedom and energy in creating the art, and that energy goes forward with the art for eternity. I believe art has the power

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Abstract Day in the Studio

I’m enjoying a fantastic day in the studio putting together a few abstract paintings on panels and having a blast! I’ll look forward to sharing pics soon. Cheers!

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Vegas Underground

The Vegas Underground at Tap House in Las Vegas is the place to be on Monday nights. Always, standing room only. Tonight was no exception. Kudos to all amazing talent that stops in to share their love and music with

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NIRVANA by A.D. Cook (preview) 2012

Nirvana – New Pearl Painting on Canvas

For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream. ~Vincent van Gogh The pearl/phosphor starfield turns on when the lights go off, transitioning from pearls to a florescence. She rests quietly

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