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    Using photos as a reference?

    If i used photos as a reference if you're i wasn't sure how to draw something, am i still an artist?

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    No! You're a blasphemer!





    ...kidding.

    Seriously though, there's nothing wrong with photo reference. Just don't use it EVERY time. Photo and life reference both have their advantages.

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    i use photo references, but not exclusively.

    i often don't really have the time to attend life drawing/painting classes, so i have my fellow artist friends pose for me, too.

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    oh good lord


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