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Choosing Reference Photos

Professor Clara Lieu and artist Cat Huang provides guidance on choosing reference photos for creative projects.

How to Find Free Images

Free Image Management Tools

Managing images can be as simple as:

  • Renaming photos in a consistent method,
  • Saving photos in organized folders,
  • Backing up your work regularly to a cloud or other external drive. 

However, working on a large creative project can be made a lot easier by trying out image management software.

Free Photo Editing Software