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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

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Body painting and cigars at En Fuego Las Vegas 2012 (preview)

Body Painting + Cigars + Art

It’s no secret that I love cigars… and the beautiful ladies, body art, and a good time. The En Fuego Cigar event promises to be all that. After all, where you smoke is

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ModelsMania Magazine Cover featuring A.D. Cook, September 2012 (preview)

ModelsMania Magazine – September 2012

The Artist and the Interview ModelsMania Magazine – September 2012 Cover mention and feature article – “The Artist and the Interview” – pages 89-93 Featured art: Infinity, Brooklyn, Anthem, Beaujolais, Syrah, Jubilee, Premier,

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A.D. Cook Artist Statement

Artist Statement

Celebrating Timeless Beauty Through Powerful Art… Brooklyn – 40″ x 30″, original painting on metal © 2010 – Private Collection, Las Vegas, NV “Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the

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PREMIER art nude by A.D. Cook (preview)

Creative Collaborations

Owning original art is an enjoyable experience. Participating in its creation brings that experience to a whole different level. Collaboration in the creation of art is a union of energies – a creative

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A.D. Cook ~ The Art Of Realism. The Power Of Passion. (preview)

The Art of Realism and Power of Passion

Throughout my career, I’ve enjoyed creating realistic iconic imagery of a wide variety of passions in many different genres including those in motorcycle, automotive and aircraft. I portray these passions in epic original

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DEPARTURE by A.D. Cook (preview)

The Art Of Realism

Airplane paintings and motorcycle art… While known most recently – at least over the last decade or so – for my realistic figurative paintings, I cross paths with folks on occasion who aren’t

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Comedian Michael Johns

Hot Head Happy Hour

On August 3rd, I had the pleasure of appearing on live radio as a guest on the Hot Head Happy Hour. It was one of the funnest hours I’ve had in a while,

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Rhett and Scarlett by a.D. Cook at Hollywood Vide, Lake Oswego, OR 1001

Hollywood Retrospective

Sometimes it’s fun to reflect back on an era past. During my five years (1989 – 1994) as Hollywood Video’s creative director and resident artist I created over a hundred hand-painted wall murals

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ModelsMania Magazine Cover, August 2012 (preview)

ModelsMania Magazine – August 2012

My painting “Brooklyn” was showcased in the August issue of ModelsMania magazine, announcing my forthcoming feature & interview. ModelsMania magazine – August issue, page 139 – announcing the forthcoming A.D. Cook feature and

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Provenance and Authenticity by A.D. Cook

Art Provenance

Who, What, When, Where, How…? What do you know about the art on your walls? You hear a lot about provenance in the art world. As it should be – provenance is an

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