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Taking basic reference photos of fish.

August 29, 2015

"Your illustration will only be as good as your references." This is something I tell myself and my students often. There are basically three types of references.  From life, from photo/video or from experience with subject matter.  What I speak to in this post is photo/video and is probably the mode of reference realistic illustrators rely on for their artwork most.  Below I outline the key points in collecting good references for a simple fish identification at least for my purposes. General keys: Fresh caught fish is ideal. Even better if you just pulled it up and it's flopping on the deck. This helps give an idea of color/pattern and because the fish is not completely dead, it's general body...

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A new look for Studio Abachar, a new look for the website.

March 30, 2015

For those of you who are returning to you may notice a completely different look.  My goal was to make it much easier for you to view all my artwork as well as provide a full catalog of all the products featuring my work. So... what's new? Each print has multiple variants including small framed giclee's in weathered wood frames. We're really excited about these frames. They are made locally by Alibi Interiors.  Since the shop is local, this allows me to go through the stock and pick out the wood with the most character or best match to my artwork.  Because of this, I'll be offering a "Specials" page where you can view some of the very unique frames...

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