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Art Prof Game Show, Episode #3

Can you tell if these artworks below are drawn from a photo reference, or are they drawn from life? 

In our game show videos, the Art Prof staff discusses why they think an artwork is drawn from a photo or not, and their opinion on how the reference photo or set up was used. To see the answer, click on the blue buttons below the images!

Maxfield Parrish

Is this painting from a photo?

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Brush Pen Drawing, Clara Lieu

Is this brush pen drawing from a photo?

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Painting by James Gurney

Is this illustration from a photo?

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