How to use Pinterest to plan illustrations

For the longest time, I’ve kept a folder called something like References when I’m working on bigger illustration projects. As you can imagine this folder is full of images of inspiration, reference, poses, etc and taking up an unimaginable amount of space on my computer. This was until I learned I could use Pinterest in the same way. I’m going to show you an easy way to set-up a reference board on Pinterest to help you plan your Illustrations a bit better.

Create a Board

I’m going to assume you already have an account set-up – if not, go do that and come back.  From here you want to create a new board. Here are a couple pictures of how to do that if you’re not sure. I like to set mine to secret for bigger projects because it’s such a mishmash of things.

Create a board in Pinterest.

Create a board on Pinterest.

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