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UNDER PRESSURE © 2021 David J. Wagner, L.L.C

Under Pressure Update

UNDER PRESSURE – PAINTING WITH AIR A Survey of Contemporary Airbrush Realism Check out these great pics forwarded from David Wagner During Spring Break of 2018, museum curator Dr. David

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Luster Exhibit paintings at Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT

Luster Exhibit at New London, CT

The LUSTER: Realism and Hyperrealism in Contemporary Automobile and Motorcycle Paintings Exhibit is now showing at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, October 23, 2021, through January 2, 2022. The Lyman

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Brickyard Bull Artwork on Collector's Wall

The Brickyard Bull

Brickyard Bull, 40” x 60”, urethane on hand-ground metal, 2021 A Lamborghini Gallardo Squadra Corse Painted in Pearls My latest creation is titled BRICKYARD BULL. At a glance, this artwork

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Artist Steve Driscoll with Belushi painting

In Memory of Steve Driscoll

As many in the airbrush community may now know, this week, we lost one of the industry’s more noted artists. Airbrush legend Steve Driscoll passed away unexpectedly on June 23rd,

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THE LOOK by A.D. Cook (preview)

The Look

Created in 1994, this original painting was created on Tyvek, a non-woven surface created by DuPont. “The Look” has been in a climate-controlled archive for the last decade. Recently discovered

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Nirvana by A.D. Cook

Nirvana Complete…

Just wrapping up Nirvana. She’s signed and ready to hang. I’ll look forward to an unveiling soon. Meanwhile, watch my site for the video and Blog post. Cheers!

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Nirvana Hair Detail by A.D. Cook

Hair Nirvana

Black Friday 2012 – enjoying a fantastic day in the studio. Hair is one of my favorite things to paint, and Nirvana is no exception. She has miles of hair

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Nirvana by A.D. Cook

It’s All in the Details

Another fantastic day with my newest painting – Nirvana. She’s so close to finished now. All that’s that left is details and hair. Maybe a few days and then I

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Artist at Easel

Sometimes “at large” isn’t the best place to be. I get so much pleasure from my time at the easel that there are days I don’t even get out of

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

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

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Premier by A.D. Cook Video

Premier Video

The “Premier” art video showcases my painting in process from beginning through the creation of the completed painting – featuring the beautiful Jess Robinson. View “Premier” painting – 48″ x

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