Tag: 2022

Happy New Year from A.D. Cook
A.D. Cook

Happy New Year 2023!

With 2022 behind us, I am ready for a new year of inspiration and creativity. Looking back, this past year was productive and reflective of my creative growth as an artist, designer, and writer.

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MetalFusion original artworks by A.D. Cook
A.D. Cook

MetalFusion Flashback!

My MetalFusion™ artworks were a blast to create! Each was an original mixed media blend of my blended photography, metalwork, and art. My MetalFusion™ originals began as a photo I had taken of one of my art models or a motorcycle from a rally experience.

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Happy Launch Day 2022 - ADCook.com live since 1996
A.D. Cook

26 Years Ago Today

Officially launched on October 23rd, 1996, the ADCook.com website has always been about art & design and the celebration of creativity! Since its beginning, the website has grown to over 140 artworks, 500 posts & articles, 66 pages, and over 2,500 images (yikes!).

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Bonsai Tree in Contemporary Home
A.D. Cook

Pruning The Bonsai

Sometimes, when chatting with my fellow web designers about developing and growing a website, I reference the process to a bonsai tree. Before I get too far into my story, I must confess that I have never owned a bonsai tree, but I’ve built plenty of websites.

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Resource Links for Artists and Designers
A.D. Cook

Resources For All

We’re not magicians, but what artists and designers create is magic, but there are no secrets to accessing knowledge and growing our creative bag of tricks.

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Search Engine Optimization
A.D. Cook

Search Me

With the new Advanced Search feature, it’s easier than ever to search the ADCook.com website.

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Pinterest Community Standards Violation 09/06/22
A.D. Cook

Dist By Pinterest

“When it comes to a great idea, you know it when you see it.”
That is Pinterest’s tagline. But, of course, I would not have even known that unless I visited Pinterest as I did this morning when they declared that violation of our Community Guidelines on adult content. Bots, what do they know?

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Nirvana by A.D. Cook
A.D. Cook

2012 Flashback

Twenty-twelve was a prolific year for me. Over that year, I created a stainless steel metal wall art (Ascension) and painted four canvas life-size and more giant fine art nudes, including; Truth, Ascendant, Jubilee, Premier, and Nirvana, and wrapped it up with a series of abstract artworks. Please read my post from 2012 for the complete list.

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