Re-Using Old National Geographic Photos As Sketchbook References

I love the photos in old National Geographic magazines. Whenever I find some issues for cheap at a yard sale, I cut out the pages with the most interesting photos and glue them onto empty pages of my sketchbook.

Whenever I need reference for a quick warm up sketch, I flip the book open and start drawing whatever photo is on the opposite side.

And I asked some friends to draw in the book too:






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