Selecting a Photo for Your Drawing
Your photograph (not a drawing or cartoon) must be printed on an 8X11 sheet of paper and fill or almost fill the page. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PRINTING
Choose a subject matter that means something to you.
It can be a person, place, thing, hobby, sport, food, pet, animal, object, etc.
More importantly, choose a good photograph. Here are some tips:
Avoid photos that are:
You must use a high quality image. It cannot be blurry or pixellated. If using Google Images to make sure it is high quality select the TOOLS bar and then under SIZE select LARGE. See below. This will then display only large quality images. See below:
Once you have found a photo you must actually click VIEW IMAGE and then FILE SAVE AS. Do not just save the icon or it will be blurry.
You can select a color photo and print it in black and white but the photographer did not intend this so make sure that it actually looks good once the color is removed.
These floral photos but were shot in black & white so the photographer paid attention to highlights and lowlights and all the values in between.