Is Using a Live Model or a Photo Reference Best When Drawing Portraits?

Dec 30, 2014 |
Before the invention of photography artists always had their subjects model for them in order to draw or paint their portraits. This practice is very deep in the tradition of portraiture. Of course, ... Read more

How to Take Good Reference Photos for Line Art Illustrations

Dec 30, 2014 |
The old saying "garbage in, garbage out" applies to reference photos for line art illustrations. If the quality of the reference photo isn't very good, the artist is going to have trouble discerning ... Read more

Reference Image Modeling With Maya

Nov 28, 2014 |
Reference image 3d modeling technique is to help modelers speed up their modeling process by drawing over their reference images or designs accurately. With just 5 to 10 minutes to insert a reference ... Read more