First, a note about my wolf reference photo. I bought the right to use this photo from an incredible, well known wildlife photographer about fifteen years ago and then never drew it until now. If you do not have access to wild wolves you must either buy photos from a photographer that allows you to make derivative art from it, or go to zoos and photograph captive wolves and scenic backgrounds and combine the two. If you do not, and just copy things out of books and magazines, you are infringing on the photographer’s copyright. There are no exceptions to this rule. If you do, you can get sued by the photographer. The copyright laws are very clear on this and can be researched online very easily.
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