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MadCow Menu 12-03-2005 08:22 AM

Reference Links
Everyone needs referance when they are drawing. Here is where you will find links to pictures that can be used for referance from buildings, to car, to everyday items and textures.

MadCow Menu 12-03-2005 08:23 AM

Referance on reloading a hand gun:
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All rights reserved.

Guns and Specs


Machine Guns

MadCow Menu 12-03-2005 08:24 AM

Stock and Reference Photos

a site dedicated to providing resources to the artist community with interviews of professionals, galleries of amateurs and professionals, and archives of figure references :kewl:

Wikipedia's Public Domain Image Resource

Image referances

Huge gallery containing over 100,000 quality stock photos

Texture library, they over 2300 free to download, free to use, high-resolution textures.
Bulk Downloading
The download limit is 30 textures per day (per IP address - you may be sharing this with others).
Awesome site!!

More textures
Great site full of a huge amount of stock pictures.
Same kinda thing but you have to pay... meh. - searchable database of photographs free for non-commercial use; arranged in 40 topic categories and 600 subcategories

Whole bunch of photo referance including cities, cats and dogs, people and places:

Whole bunch of photo ref

MadCow Menu 12-03-2005 08:25 AM


Military Vehicles

How to draw cars by George Trosley

Nice site with referance for sailing ships.
You never know when you might need it!

Train and tracks referance pics:

Huge archive of navy vessels.



High quality technical line drawings of tanks of all nationalities in World War Two.

MadCow Menu 12-03-2005 08:26 AM

Architecture, Buildings, Cityscapes, ect

Great New York reference:

The Great Buildings Collections:

Ghost Town Gallery
"This is our photo collection of more then 1300 pictures from 174 ghost towns and historic places in the United States.

Urban Japan:

Ancient Japan:


360 degree views of rooms and buildings

Cemetery Pictures

New Orleans Cemetery

MadCow Menu 12-03-2005 08:26 AM


Wings - Shows how to draw bat and feathery wings.

Drawing Dragons - A fantastic site on drawing dragons, along with drawing and coloring them on your computer as well.

Animal Pictures Archive

Reptiles and Amphibians

High quality animal pictures

MadCow Menu 12-03-2005 08:29 AM

Swords And Medievil Ref

Swords on Line

Medieval Weapons

Arms and Armor

MadCow Menu 12-03-2005 08:29 AM


Urban Clothes

Women's 80's Clothes

Folds in clothing:

MadCow Menu 12-03-2005 08:30 AM

Encyclopedia Mythica
The encyclopedia on mythology, folklore and legend.

MadCow Menu 12-03-2005 08:31 AM

Art History Resources on the Web - links to prehistoric, ancient, middle ages, Renaissance, Baroque, 18th-, 19th- and 20th-century, and non-European art, research resources, museums and galleries, and prints and photography

MadCow Menu 12-03-2005 10:01 AM

Artyfactory - detailed, illustrated, step-by-step guides on Egyptian Art, African Tribal Art and Pencil Portraiture, with specific instruction on drawing Egytian heads, Hieroglyphics, African mask patterns, large pencil portraits, drawing eyes, noses, moths, ears, pencil shading techniques and more
Great referance!!

fpi 01-04-2006 10:02 PM

Architecture images and photos:

Bulletboy-Redux 02-26-2006 07:59 PM

Here's a neat site about Japanese costumes through different historical periods. A handy resource if you're planning a samurai epic.

Click on the "Costume history of Japan" link for the full catalogue of costumes.

z7server 07-30-2007 06:18 AM

Hi, I have a new textures site:

josephrey 07-16-2008 03:30 PM

i stumbled across the following while hunting down crests and coat of arms:

TONS to euro football club logos. absolutely amazing stuff.

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