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

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

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, after photography became available artists' options for creating portraits were expanded. This included using photography as the final medium, as well as a tool to help create drawings or paintings without having the subject model for the artist in the studio. 
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