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You’re Using Reference Wrong (Here’s How to Fix It!)

February 18, 20210 Comments

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In this follow up lesson from Christian Bull, we jump back into exploring the idea of the Reference Sandwich. Christian shows us his process while creating a digital sculpture of the female figure, although these are lessons that can be applied to any medium. You’ll learn what kind of details you should be pulling from your reference, and when to throw that reference away and let your imagination carry the design. Christian talks about what kind of mistakes are easier to avoid when not bogged down by reference, and when it is appropriate to bring reference back or find new reference. He also talks about balancing multiple references without losing the essence of the piece.

Be sure to check out Part 1 of the Reference Sandwich

Follow and See More of Christian’s Work:
Netflix show that he’s worked on recently: Outside the Wire Trailer

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