Here is a list of resources that I've scavanged across the worldwide web, I've found them useful and I hope you do too :3
๐ŸŒŸ = My personal favourite resources


  • giant list of reference sources
  • Anatomy

  • ๐ŸŒŸ referenceangle this website helps you to find a reference for head angle with options such as; emotions, gender, age range, facial features.
  • ๐ŸŒŸ similar to the above link, except for animals
  • ๐ŸŒŸ adorkastock inclusive, accurate stock photo references for artists, by artists
  • fatphotoref photo references of fat models
  • bodiesinmotion anatomy references with multiple frames, great for animation practice
  • nude art models in classic art poses
  • Lighting

  • asaro head lighting tool with an asaro (human) head, you can move the light around
  • Clothing

  • Claireโ€™s Historical Fashion Reference & Resources
  • Photography Galleries

  • unsplash free for commercial and noncommercial use images
  • warren photographic animals & nature photography
  • texturefabrik lots of textures
  • faestock fantasy themed poses and outfits
  • shotdeck fully searchable high-definition movie stills (paid)
  • Interior

    sweethome3d Interior design application for building 3d spaces



  • ๐ŸŒŸ Paul Felix's (renaissance disney artist) notes on values Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4
  • Colour

  • ๐ŸŒŸ Light & Colour tips by Slawek Fedorczuk

  • Painting


  • Modesevenโ€™s painting tutorial

  • Traditional

  • Sarah Burns Wonderful gouache/watercolour landscape artist who uploads tutorials on using these mediums, especially for plein air painting.
  • ๐ŸŒŸ Hayao Miyazaki's short guide to watercolor painting

  • Drawing

  • how to chibi-fy flowers
  • totallynotsilversora's clothing fold tutorial
  • simple shoe shape guide

  • Animation

  • @chrompoised's animation guide
  • @magicmooshka's storyboard

  • Digital Art Brushes


  • Coloured Pencils (free + amazing)
  • dani diez's brush pack painterly and textured brushes from one of my inspirations (paid)
  • maxpacks traditional-style brushes in a variety of packs such as gouache, watercolor, oil, etc (paid)

  • Classes

  • The Drawing Codex - Website Affordable courses from a professional fantasy comic artist (paid / free)
    The Drawing Codex - Youtube Smaller classes from The Drawing Codex (free)

  • Credit

  • Page doll #1 is from "Fin Fin on Teo the Magic Planet"
  • Page doll #2 is Adeleine from Kirby