What are the most important steps of your production process? Modeling? Texturing? Lighting? These are all significant, yes. But there is one more essential step you should never forget about. We’re talking about collecting references. Your choice of references might break or save your art, so you should approach this task carefully. What are the tricks here? David Croft-Sharland shared an awesome study outlining tips and tricks when it comes to being efficient with the reference research stage.
You can get a document with all these tips and tricks for free on Gumroad. Make sure to check out the artist’s works here.