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Photographing ARDOR by A.D. Cook 2013

Picture Perfect Paintings

Picture perfect paintings… or perfect picture paintings. Either way, I’m excited to share that my book project is moving along nicely. We’re in the process of photographing my collection of

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Artist A.D. Cook painting Encore

‘Tis the Season for Art

I was out earlier and someone wished me a “Season’s Greetings.” It was the first time this year that I’ve heard holiday cheers as we transition into cooler months and

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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

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

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

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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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Jubilee by A.D. Cook Video Preview

Jubilee Video

Watch the creation of Jubilee in process, featuring the beautiful Kimi. View “Jubilee” painting – 36″ x 60″

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