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Implied Nude by A.D. Cook - Harley Diaz, model, Las Vegas

The Implied Nude

The implied nude. Demure and forever discrete, the implied nude is society’s answer to the tasteful nude or what I like to think of as the “hidden nipple dichotomy.” I

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Victoria Anisova with Apple - BW

Models and Muses

Beauty inspires me. I’m pretty sure I’ve posted on that a time or two. And I know I’ve declared as well that if I ever found anything more beautiful than

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Ardor over couch preview by A.D. Cook

Ardor Giclee

My third release in my newly authorized series of figurative collectibles — Ardor giclee. Beautiful from any angle, Liz in ADROR takes pause by the window as light dances across

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BLISS by A.D. Cook (detail) 2013

Bliss Oil Pastel

It seems a year hasn’t gone by that I haven’t created some form of artwork from my creative session with muse Liz Ashley a while back. 2013 is no exception.

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TRUTH art nude by A.D. Cook art video

Truth Video

https://vimeo.com/505958631 View my art in process from my photoshoot with the beautiful Liz Ashley through the creation of the completed painting. Completed on May 20th and signed during the solar

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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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Ascendant Art Video by A.D. Cook

Ascendant Video

View my art in process from my photo session with the beautiful Liz Ashley through the creation of the completed painting. View “Ascendant” painting – 36″ x 60″

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Ardor Video

Ardor Video

https://youtu.be/gv5h3TSq7bg View my art in process from my photoshoot with the beautiful Liz Ashley through the creation of the completed painting. View “Ardor” painting – 48″ x 36″

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