TracingandReferences

Is Tracing Cheating in Art?

I am a firm believer that using photos and other media for inspiration, posing, and referencing is highly beneficial. Ideas need to come from somewhere. As an artist, I can’t pull poses, anatomy, and environments out of my head, and I definitely can’t pull them out of my ass! I don’t know where this stigma against using references came from, but it needs to stop.

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How to Enjoy the Process of Making Art

“I hate my art”.
“This is ugly”.
“I need to rush to get this done”.

Hold on there, tiger!

Artists on a deadline do have to churn out things in a remarkable amount of time, but when that becomes something that needs be done day in and day out, the joy of creating gets sucked out of you, and your project.

Here’s three words to get your groove back.

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