Hello, uh, I have a small question, if I may?
I was wondering... when I'm drawing a picture, would it be 'cheating'/not good/etc. to take a photograph/picture from the internet and to copy the poses of the people in it for a drawing of my own? I don't mean as practice sketches in my notebook or life drawing or anything, but drawing a picture with my own characters and... stuff... (duz'zat make sense...?) . I just feel like whenever I think about looking online for a picture that captures the pose/angles I need for a drawing, I'm being a dirty cheater (since I'm basically just eyecopying, right?) and should figure out how to make it work myself... But I'm not really sure of it. I usually just end up winging it, wincing, erasing it, and then trying something a little closer to my 'circle of comfort'... So, um, yeah. Is it OK to 'copy' like that? Or isn't it...?
Thanks for any help on this,