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Frequently Asked Questions - reference photographs

FAQs - reference photographs

I use both. Sometimes when the lighting is just right and I know that it will change before I can get it painted, I take a photo. I continue drawing and painting on site and then finish in the studio using the reference photo. The problem with using a photo from the start is that you often lose the sense of depth that being there gives you. That being said, I snap lots of photos as I go through my days.