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Since I get a lot of requests from people asking whether they could use my photos for reference, I thought I'd lose a few words about what's permitted and what's not.
If you want to use the photos for reference - feel free. After all, the moment you look at it, it turns into a reference in your brain anyways I would appreciate if you could link back to either www.lupinity.com (preferred) or my dA page though. And I'd love to see the outcome of it all, if you are willing to show
Please note, however, that referencing does not equal copying. Simply painting over a photo (tracing) or reproducing it in any other way (sometimes referred to as "heavy referencing" or re-painting by some artists) is not what I would call referencing. Doing that for practice and strictly non-profit personal stuff is okay, but I certainly wouldn't like to see prints of something like this sold.
If you want to use the pho