... or some other similar comments by artists in their deviations.
I don't get it. What's wrong with using references? Professionals use those. And why keep announcing to the whole world about its non-use? Are they just being unnecessarily defensive, or are they just trying to show people how awesome their visual library is.
The bad part is that some of those who post "no reference used" could have really used them.
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