A.D. COOK

Balance • Love • Abundance..

I love creating abstract artworks. I guess in many ways I always have. There is a certain freedom and energy in creating the art, and that energy goes forward with the art for eternity.

I believe art has the power to help with healing — all sorts of healing: physical, mental, spiritual. It is in that spirit that I create my art. I’m often told that my abstracts have that power about them. That in itself is the reason for me to create.

Featured below are a dozen of my newest abstract paintings on museum series panel — all created in 2012. Pearls, color-shifting pigments, gold leafs, and metal flakes make each an original and unique expression.

SHARING by A.D. Cook

Sharing – 36″ x 18″, Mixed media on panel with 18ct. gold leafing.
The i-ching symbol represents “Abundance”.

Abundance – 18″ x 36″, Mixed media on panel with 18ct. gold leafing and poured liquid gold leaf.
The i-ching symbol represents “Abundance”.

Myriad36″ x 18″, Mixed media on panel with 18ct. gold leafing.
The i-ching symbol represents “Abundance”.

Segue – 18″ x 36″, Mixed media on panel with 18ct. gold leafing.

ICON abstract artworks by A.D. Cook, 2012

Icon – 24″ x 18″, Mixed media on panel with 18ct. gold leafing.
The i-ching symbol represents “Abundance”.

Balance – 24″ x 18″, Mixed media on panel with 18ct. gold leafing.

LOVE abstract artwork by A.D. Cook
Love – 24″ x 18″, Mixed media on panel with 18ct. gold leafing.

The graphic in this painting is binary code for “LOVE”

L – 01101100
O – 01101111
V – 01110110
E – 01100101

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Twelve – (no image) 24″ x 18″, Mixed media on panel with 18 ct. gold leafing.
The larger binary code spells “12″ and the “0101…” binary spells “2012″.

2 – 00110010
0 – 00110000
1 – 00110001
2 – 00110001

Red Path – 36″ x 18″, mixed media on panel     |     NFS

Courage – 36″ x 18″, Mixed media on panel with 18ct. gold leafing

Created in support of eight-year-old Nicholas. Nick has a condition called Neuroblastoma, a stage 4 cancer that has spread to over 75% of his body. He is currently finishing stem cell harvest, several antibody infusions, and has a port in his chest. Courage is part of a raffle campaign to help in Nick’s recovery.

Recovery – 36″ x 18″, mixed media on panel

I created Recovery, my first painting of 2012, in support of friends in need. The red represents the lifeblood so vital to our existence – the gold and silver represent our hope for a cure. Please help support this very important cause: ItAintChemo.com

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All paintings in this post are original A.D. Cook artworks created on Ampersand Gessobord™ museum series panels and feature a cradled 3/4″ profile. Each is fitted with a sawtooth hanger and felt pads — ready to hang. Or, if you rather, these artworks can be easily framed.

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