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Re: Art Plagiarism
« Reply #30 on: December 19, 2013, 03:07:43 pm »
True enough.  I know in college I spent a buttload of my free time scouring the pre-Flickr internet for reference pictures and scouring books of cities and cool buildings from the library (I used a lot of Japanese books so there'd be little overlap with what anyone else was doing).  But putting it on paper is a trick because if you don't do it right, it'll feel like your characters aren't interacting with your background-- it'll look like bad greenscreen.  And you want to avoid that moment of recognition ("oh, they're in the same room that they shot so-and-so in") unless you're actually going for that.  I do save some places for that intentional recognition.

The problem with all of this is that it's a luxury most monthly artists don't seem to have, and it's why I slowly gave up on my dream of being a comic book artist first and foremost.

A photo I took once actually did get used as reference for a piece of artwork, it was a very pleasant surprise (and I was credited)

 

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