8 Method acting
One of the great advantages of shooting your own photos is that you’re no longer the slave of found reference. Photos cobbled together from different sources will result in an artwork that lacks conviction. As an art director with a camera, you have the freedom to motivate your model to interpret your sketches with depth. Inject emotion into your paintings by giving your model a back story. Here, Alana’s internal motivation is seething defiance, even in defeat.