Getting Started With PureRef for Reference Images

Bailey Kalesti shows how no artist should go without using PureRef.

We all use reference images. They are an essential part of the creator’s workflow. There are a few ways to work with reference images, but few are as elegant as PureRef. Check out this tutorial from Bailey Kalesti that shows us how to get started with PureRef covering all the basics.

PureRef Keeps Track of Your Images.

PureRef is a stand-alone app for all platforms with the sole purpose to show and manage your images while you are working. Whether you’re gathering inspiration, making mood boards, or need reference images for your painting or 3D model, PureRef is there so you can focus on creating.

The app lets you drag and drop images from anywhere, keeping your inspirations close by. PureRef is highly customizable. You can utilize the many tools available to do things like to write a quick note, toggle desaturation, arrange and align images.

About Bailey Kalesti.

Bailey Kalesti is a graphic designer, film editor, and entrepreneur. He’s been working in the entertainment industry for 12 years. In 2014, Kalesti founded Forma Pictures, a company that specializes in music-driven storytelling. In 2016, Kalesti started Behind the Cinematic, a website devoted to the study of game cinematics. He’s also worked on sci-fi games at Blizzard Entertainment as a graphic designer, motion designer, and team builder.