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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

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Nude Beauty Nude by A.D. Cook

Nude Beauty Nude

Nudity in art has been debated since the beginning of time. After all, the unclothed human figure is an important genre in art, as it has been since ancient times,

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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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Vitruvian Man by Leonardo DaVinci

DaVincian Principles

Anatomist, architect, botanist, city planner, chef, humorist, engineer, equestrian, inventor, geographer, geologist, military scientist, musician, painter, philosopher, and raconteur… Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci April 15,

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THE FIRE by A.D. Cook (preview) 2012

The Fire Abstract Original

Continuing my 2012 abstract series in a bold and powerful way. My latest creation, The Fire, is a creative outburst of reds and golds… The Fire – 48″ x 36″,

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ASCENSION metal art by A.D. Cook - orb detail, 2012

Ascension Metal Art

I find the creation of abstract artworks to be exhilarating and stimulating. My power-grinded metal along with hand-scribed Orbs creates dynamic illusions in this contemporary art form. ASCENSION  | Ground

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Solstice by A.D. Cook at 26 Vintage Mixer, Las Vegas, NV

The Agency Luxury Home Showcase

Last evening’s Agency Luxury Showcase of the massive Spanish Trail estate in Las Vegas was hugely impressive. Viewers and collectors enjoyed a fantastic tour of the property  This lavish 19,000

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An Evening of Luxury DSM Mercedes Mixer at Fletcher Jones Imports 10/17/12

An Evening of Luxury

An Evening of Luxury – Fletcher Jones Imports – Las Vegas Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 6-8 pm Wednesday evening’s festivities included the introduction of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, a showcase of

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An Evening of Luxury DSM Mercedes Mixer at Fletcher Jones Imports 10/17/12

The Art at Mercedes

The Fletcher Jones Mercedes VIP Unveiling was great. Special thanks to DSM Luxury Las Vegas. I always enjoy quality time with collectors and friends. Thanks to everyone who joined us.

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ModelsMania - A.D. Cook Interview Preview

ModelsMania Magazine 2012

+The Artist A.D. Cook   A.D. Cook is a world-renowned, Internationally established, master artist whose brilliant career spans decades and includes hundreds of spectacular artworks utilizing a wide variety of

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A.D. Cook with T-Rex Hollywood Video mural (preview)

The Art of Tenacity

Tenacity; the quality or property of being tenacious. Tenacity is another word for determination. It means starting something and finishing it. And then there’s talent, defined as “a natural endowment

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