DON ’T BECOME DEPENDENT ON PHOTOS AND TEXTURE BRUSHES
This tip doesn’t intend, in any way, to look down or undermine the direct use of photos in the digital painting process. If it’s needed in production, then go for it. But the heavy reliance and dependency on photos should not become a designer’s priority. Your goal is to learn how to create simplified textural patterns and concentrate on the design essentials first and foremost. There’s a charm added when hand-drawn textures are applied.