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    Turn Around Portrait References?

    Does anyone know where to find more pictures like those found here: http://muddycolors.blogspot.com/2012...-of-women.html

    I'd love to have a folder brimming with such photos. It seems like they'd be the best thing short of a model...

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    Do what he did, hire models or use friends and take the pictures yourself. He was very clear its not okay to use other peoples photos.

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    Dan paid hundreds if not thousands of dollars to get the photo bank that he has, not to mention the time he spent.

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    You could shell out a couple of hundred bucks for the volumes of the Fairburn System that are still available. Or, you could go for these knockoffs (1, 2, 3, 4), which are easy to find used, cheap. Or, you could grab a camera, a swivel chair, and your friends and family, and go nuts.


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    There are many websites that offer turn arounds of heads and are permissive about use, like http://www.3d.sk/ and http://www.posespace.com/

    Kxhara on deviantart uploads them every now and then.

    If just for personal study, you can look at the individual frames of gifs like this by loading them in a program like ASEPRITE.

    You can also find any video that has a head turning and look at the frames in http://fixounet.free.fr/avidemux/

    There's really no shortage of this stuff.

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    Some I found.

    http://gps-tsc.upc.es/GTAV/ResearchA...ceDatabase.htm - At the bottom there is one link active but you can copy the adress, change the number and it will work for the rest.

    http://fei.edu.br/~cet/facedatabase.html

    http://pics.psych.stir.ac.uk/2D_face_sets.htm

    http://chronicdoodler.deviantart.com...rites/41008996 - It's mostly about face expressions but first few thumbnails are with different angles.

    I also made personal composites of different actors' faces (beacause it's easy to find photos of actors) in front, 3/4 and side view. Took me almost all day to find the right photos and put it together it's not much :/. It's something for a start. I can post it it you really want.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Qitsune View Post
    Dan paid hundreds if not thousands of dollars to get the photo bank that he has, not to mention the time he spent.
    I love how Dan posts something saying, basically, "this is something useful I do, you may want to try it yourself," and half the comments are "GIVE IT TO ME!"


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    Little off topic but 2 interesting site for life drawing are : http://www.posemaniacs.com and for a monthly subscription : http://onlinelifedrawing.com/fash/home. But as usual drawing from real life or your own photos are better, but if you lazy and broke like me can use friends family and online resources I guess .

    Sorry I don't have any examples of my work,
    I'll try to get some up when I feel ready and more confident,
    I hope you can appreciate my honesty and be a little patient with my lack of contribution.
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    Thanks for all the suggestions! I don't know why I didn't find all these photos when I searched before... It seems like I can just search for any set of photos from a single shoot, and grabbing single frames from videos should provide me with an inexhaustible well of studies (And would be great practice for feeling out a full range of motion, rather than the static shots of models on sites like http://lovecastle.org/draw/).

    I'm only planning on using these for practice. I'd like to be able to do drawings of the same person from many angles without needing to get a model or anything. I feel like I'd want to be better before drawing my friends and family. I seem to have difficulty really capturing the likeness of the subject very well, hence my wanting to draw the same person from many angles.

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    http://characterdesigns.com/ Here is full of reference poses for student and professionals alike.

    http://livlily.blogspot.com/
    http://characterdesign.blogspot.com/
    Not real models but full of character designs and animation test from hundreds of animated movies, an excellent reference site for those who want to work for disney, pixar or dreamworks.

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    http://characterdesigns.com/ Here is full of reference poses for student and professionals alike.

    http://livlily.blogspot.com/
    http://characterdesign.blogspot.com/
    Not real models but full of character designs and animation test from hundreds of animated movies, an excellent reference site for those who want to work for disney, pixar or dreamworks.

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