7 Fundamental Ways to Improve Your Digital Art (Hint: They’re All About Referencing) | PSDFan | Drawing and Painting Tutorials | Scoop.it
A reference is something you look at to inspire your own art, and possibly draw direct elements from. It may be a photo, a sculpture or anything from the real world. Everything you draw is based on a reference, even if that reference is based on a memory, as drawing itself is a way of copying the reality. Using a reference in the moment of drawing highly increases your learning speed.