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- For information on how to get the best portrait by choosing the best reference photos, read the quick tips section which provides a brief overview on how to choose the best possible photos for me to work from. There is also a link to a tutorial there I've put together that gives a more in-depth explanation for people that are relatively new to photography.
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Tips and Tutorials:
2d Digital Art Guide by Sonny Ngo - An excellent site with many great tutorials for aspiring digital painters. They also just made a new directory for artists and you can find my business page there at: http://www.2d-digital-art-guide.com/erin-owens-pencil-portrait-artist.html
How to choose good photo reference by Stanislav Prokopenko - It's angled more toward artists shooting their own reference, but there are some good general tips anyone can use.
Photo tips by Kathryn Beals - Good general advice and points to consider when choosing reference.
About Pencil Portraits - Shows the process of a graphite portrait. I use a different technique, but it gives you a general idea of how I work. It also gives good framing and paper handling tips.