If you're a webtoon artist, but are really bad at drawing backgrounds, what tricks do you use to make it a little easier for yourself?

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  • go-unsplash

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    Use a photo, slap a painterly filter on top of it. Change the colors so it fits with your requirements. use overlay/ linear dodge layers for extra lighting. Most of my time while I'm "drawing" backgrounds goes into finding the best picture (or the pic which looks very similar to my thumbnail sketches). I use sites like unsplash.com or pexels.com or if I cant find anything there I just look at google images. Extra knowledge on photo manipulation is definitely a plus. I used to watch video like these to help me get better at photo manipulation:

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