The Ultimate Guide to Good Figure Drawing Reference
Yes it is and it is long overdue. I’ve been asked countless times by students, friends and artists in training about getting good reference for figure drawing and head drawing studies. With the unfortunate lack of a centralized and well organized image gallery, it’s about damn time this issue is settled once and for all. I’ve posted some of my personal reference collection here in one place, also known as The Official Freshdesigner Good Reference Gallery (GRG). There’s a ton of great reference I’ve personally gathered and hand-picked from various sources. In the section ‘Where To Find Good Reference‘, I’ve listed the best photographers, websites and books that I know of. If you want learn how to find your own good reference, read on… What exactly is “good” reference? There is a difference between good and bad reference. This image is a perfect example of good reference. Why is good reference important? Good reference is important for a many reasons. What to avoid #1: Flat, ambient light. t .