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Metal Art, A.D. Cook, Artist, Las Vegas, NV

Metal Art

I love metal art. I enjoy creating it and I rejoice in the finished pieces. They are dynamic and fun and bring a lot of visual elements into the art-viewing

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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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Collector Testimonial - Rosharon & Jerry, Las Vegas, NV

Collector Testimonial

There is an old adage that says things happen for a reason. It seems we can’t pass a gallery without going in. As luck would have it, we decided to

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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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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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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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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

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Art Compilation Video 2012

View my collection of canvas and metal art originals. Created in Spring 2012, this video features two dozen of my favorite original figurative paintings in an entertaining format.

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Andre Gide Quote

Truth and Beauty

Truth and Beauty. Beauty and Truth. The truth is beauty inspires me. I’m sure that is the case for most artists. Some find their inspiration in sunsets, landscapes, seascapes, and

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My Ten in ’11

2011 was a creative year in the studio. I created several new bold and powerful original artworks on canvas and metal. My top ten figurative paintings for 2011 are listed

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